Napa Charm

When you mention Napa, California, most people think of wine and vast panoramas of vineyards stretching over the horizon. If you’ve been there, perhaps you were mesmerized by the mountains and rolling hills which turn the rows of vines into a hypnotic interplay of rhythmic designs. You probably enjoyed sampling the numerous wines which have earned respect of vintners worldwide. Perhaps you were also charmed by the beautiful rose gardens adorning the wineries, and possibly, you even noted that there are as many varieties of roses as there are wines. Did you also notice that each row of vines has a rose bush planted at the end, and thought they were there to entertain the tourists? Au contr

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Fran Di Giacomo

Striving to establish her career in oil painting, Fran Di Giacomo found herself most excited by the methods and concepts of the Dutch masters.  “I focused on seeking out living masters to study with.  Perfecting the drama of light, shadow, and mystery has been a constant theme.  Fad and fashion will ebb and flow, but classical realism is endless and enduring.”  Her paintings are represented by galleries in several states, and are in demand for their lush colors and dramatic lighting.


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