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Ars Longa Vita Brevis | Sculptures by Alan Shepp | Napa River Inn in Napa
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Ars Longa Vita Brevis - Sculptures

Featured In Napa River Inn, Napa, CA

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Alan Shepp’s mosaic fountain reflects the Napa Valley’s role in the epic of the American West. Titled Ars Longa Vita Brevis, this work of art at Napa River Inn seeks to capture the essence of the whole Napa Valley story, its glories its tragedies. Beneath the waterfall, the mosaics reflect the flora and fauna living in the Napa River. They also show bountiful harvests such as grapes, wheat, prunes, and more, as well as the native animals inhabiting its banks. This multimedia artist takes pride in creating large-scale sculpture and public art.

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“Alan Shepp is a multimedia artist who creates large scale sculpture and public art.
His art can be seen in the collections of the walker art center, the Oakland museum and the Italo American museum, and in numerous corporate collections. He has exhibited in Italy, Egypt, England and Israel and throughout the United States. He and his wife Diane, also an artist, have their studio in Napa, California.”