Lake County Arts Council

Main Street Gallery
325 North Main Street
Lakeport, California 95453
(707) 263-6658

Featured Artist

The Arts Council supports, encourages, and develops all cultural and artistic endeavors in Lake County by highlighting the works of a local artist.

Richard Schmidt

"Smitty" is a born storyteller of the outdoors.

Award winning artist and author, Richard is a long time resident of Lake County and has been involved in several local writing projects, such as Big Reads, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts.

He facilitates the first Thursday evening of the month “Writers Circle” and is the bi-monthly host for the Poet & Author Series at the Main Street Gallery in Lakeport.

Richard has earned his place as this month’s Feature Artist as his amazing watercolor talents show at his exhibit this month at our Main Street Gallery.

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