Master Painter, Richard Schmid is turning 80-years old this October! Knowing that many people would love to be with him on this special day, we would like to extend an invitaiton to all artists, friends, admirers, learners, teachers, collectors, and fine art aficionados to participate in a Global Card Party for Richard! To take part, please mail a birthday card by Oct. 4. Include any thoughts you would like to share with him regarding how he may have affected your painting or your life. Our goal is to surprise him with all of our best wishes and gratitude from around the world! Please mail your cards the old-fashioned way by mailing them to: Village Arts of Putney Attn: Richard Schmid P.O. Box 600, Putney, VT 05346 USA By October 4th! Tell everyone you know, but Richard! Thank you! Nancy, Family and Friends