Napa Valley Hospice and Adult Day Services held a reception Tuesday to thank and accept a painting donated by Calistoga resident Ira Yeager.
“We are so honored that he has chosen to invest in our vision through this fabulous gift,” said Linda Gibson, president and CEO of Napa Valley Hospice and Adult Day Services (NVHADS). “Visitors to our office will be warmly greeted as this beautiful artwork will provide an uplifting visual focal point as it graces our entryway.”
Yeager’s painting “Floral Still-Life, 1785” is an original oil painting, measuring 66-by-66 inches, that was installed in the agency’s lobby.
A supporter of the mission, Yeager was inspired to contribute after attending the agency’s recent gala at Castello di Amorosa, where his good friends Mary Cunningham Agee and Bill Agee served as the honorary chairs.
“I have recently learned about all the wonderful things Napa Valley Hospice and Adult Day Services has accomplished through their staff and services. I want to give back and share a bit of joy by donating my ‘Floral Still-Life’ painting. It is my hope to offer some inspiration to the incredible administrators and those receiving services at NVHADS,” Yeager said.
Yeager’s reputation as an artist spans the world. He divides his time between Calistoga, San Francisco and a home and studio on the Northern California coast. Museums and galleries around the globe display his work.