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Small Fleurs du Midi by Veronique Branger      small IMG_2727



The Palm Desert Community Gallery will highlight artwork from Veronique Branger and Myrn-Ellen Barrett Krengel in its new exhibition, Inspired, on display June 8 through August 24. A public reception to honor the artists will be held on Monday, June 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

French born Veronique Branger presents a new body of work in this exhibition. Branger studied art at the National School of Fine Art in Lyon, France, and continued her artistic education in San Francisco. She has painted murals throughout the Coachella Valley.

The California desert and its beautiful flowers are the theme of Myrn-Ellen Barrett Krengel’s oil paintings. She begins most of her paintings outdoors where she paints in plein air and then finishes them in her studio. Ms. Krengel studied art at the School of Fine Art in Boston and Tufts University.

The Palm Desert Community Gallery is located in Palm Desert City Hall, and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  For more information, please call 760-346-0611, ext. 664 or visit

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Artwork on the left:   Fleurs du Midi by Veronique Branger

Artwork on the right:  On the Way to Laguna by Myrn-Ellen Barrett Krengel