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Dec 5-31, 2014 - Meet Lionel Artist Angela Trotta Thomas - Charleston, SC

LCCA member, Angela Trotta Thomas (RM 13961) will be promoting Lionel trains and her original Lionel Art during an art gallery exhibition in Charleston, SC on Friday, December 5, 2014. Angela will be showing new paintings of Lionel Trains at her art exhibition at Coco Vivo Gallery, 25 Broad Street, Charleston, SC. Come and meet with Angela from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Bring your Angela Trotta Thomas boxcars and catalogs and she will be happy to sign them for you!

The show, "Lionel Memories!" will open Thanksgiving weekend and Angela will be present for the First Friday art walk on December 5th. It will be open to the public through the end of the year. Angela will exhibit a collection of original oils depicting nostalgic toy train art. Many paintings depicting Lionel train memories throughout the century An exciting COCO VIVO Christmas window scene will feature the Angela Trotta Thomas Signature Express toy train set traveling through a holiday snowy village. Angela’s powerful images are a mixture of Lionel trains, childhood, and the holiday season. This year’s Lionel operating toy train layout in the front window will be even bigger than last year’s display. This layout will feature an Angela Trotta Thomas train consisting of her Lionel engine and boxcars. This layout will help introduce Lionel trains to the people of Charleston, SC during the holiday season. If you are in the area during the holiday season, stop on by and see and experience the magic of Lionel trains on this operating train display.

Join this Jingle & Mingle holiday event and relive the memories of Christmases past. Angela will be handing out and signing the latest Lionel Christmas catalog. Angela’s latest artworks draw on memories of Lionel trains and a simpler time. She is creating still life paintings that combine Lionel trains with period objects that evocatively freeze time. Many paintings will depict Lionel trains of the era, and children playing with their favorite trains.  
For more detailed information, please contact Angela at
Tis the season to enjoy Lionel Trains!
Al Kolis
President Elect & Special Events Manager
Lionel Collectors Club of America