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Art in the Library January 2016

The art of Dyan Grant, Biswajit (Mukul) Mukherjee, and Barbara Skopp will be featured in the Case Memorial Library Art Show, which will be opening January 7, 2016. The opening reception will be held from 5:00-7:00pm at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange.

Dyan Grant

Dyan Grant is an Orange native and is currently employed in the wine industry. She holds an MBA from Quinnipiac University. She has traveled extensively throughout the world visiting wineries in many different wine growing regions and countries. She works closely with both winery owners & wine makers. Dyan has always been very passionate about food & wine and this led her to a love for corks. For her, every cork tells a unique story about the wine, the winery, the vineyard sites and finally, the people. She is drawn to the beauty, pictures & information on each cork. Dyan adds different elements to complement the beauty including jewelry, fabrics, shells & sea glass.

Biswajit (Mukul) Mukherjee

Mukul started taking lessons in water color from Audrey Gailer in 2002. Mukul is a Mechanical Engineer. He graduated from Imperial College, University of London, UK and earned a Ph.D. from University of Waterloo, Canada. He worked as a Research Engineer for Ontario Hydro, Canada. His wife Jayanti relocated to USA from Canada for her job. Mukul retired and moved to Connecticut with his family. The art lessons with Audrey were Mukul’s first introduction to water color painting. He has painted landscapes, cityscapes, birds, dogs and portraits. He has displayed his paintings with Audrey’s students at Orange Library. This is his first solo exhibition.

Barbara Skopp

Barbara has been a professional artist for many years specializing on the coastlines of Connecticut and Cape Cod. She also loves to do landscapes and animals. Barbara has traveled to Europe twice and has painted scenes from Monet’s garden and his home, Rome and Tuscany as well. She has traveled extensively around the United States and has painted many scenes of Rocky Mountain National Park, the Continental Divide and the wolves who live in those places. She has taken many ribbons for her work and has also shown her work in several galleries and art shows. Barbara has studied under Hank McLaughlin, a world famous artist, for over 15 years.

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