News Release

May 25, 2006

Contact: Jane Shaskan, 860-679-4777

Exhibit Features Nature Up Close

What: “Organic Matters” – Photographs by Linda Klapatch of Wethersfield, Conn.

Where: Hospital and Mezzanine Lobby, UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington

When: May 25 through July 26, daily 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

About the artist:
Linda Klapatch explores the fascinating qualities of nature as a painter, sculptor, illustrator and photographer. Influenced by childhood nature trips, she continues to travel, inspired by the natural environments, which she describes as “untamed, untouched, and almost immaculate.” She is particularly interested in the idea of natural destruction and exploring the structure and disorder found in nature and science. Currently enrolled at UConn’s School of Fine Art, Ms. Klapatch has worked in graphic design, illustration, advertising, silk-screening and mixed media on a commission basis.

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