Artist Of the Month
Mixed Media by Raul Grande
Mr. Grande was born in Lima, Peru and graduated from school with a degree in art. He worked as an artist for the Peruvian newspaper, La Chronica, until he moved to Hartford in 1957. Over the course of his career in the United States, Mr. Grande has worked in NYC as an Art Director for Topps Discount Stores, opened his own studio where he has done freelance work and fashion illustration for many department stores, and worked at the Hartford Courant for more than 20 years as a Marketing Artist. In 1997 he received the prestigious Heart and Crown Award for best design and illustration. He has been a Wethersfield resident for over 40 years.
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