Darien Rowayton Bank will host an art opening and wine reception for Darien artist Linda Lyons on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. Titled "About Town," this new collection of artwork will be on display through the end of November.

The sea and changes of season are Lyons's favorite themes in painting. This collection of new works celebrates favorite local destinations throughout Darien.

A graduate of the School for the Arts at Boston University, she is also an alum of Yale School of Art Summer Program in Design, which was conducted for 21 years in Brissago, Switzerland. Now working toward her masters degree in painting, Lyons has recently studied with Robert Alberetti, William Bailey, Robert Berlind, Riley Brewster, Judy Glanzman, Margaret Grimes, Barbara Grossman, Stanley Lewis, Marjorie Portnow and many others.

A wine tasting will be conducted by Nicholas Roberts, Ltd. -- Fine Wine Merchants of Darien.

All works are available for purchase. A percentage of the proceeds goes to The Neuropathy Association, supporting research for the causes and cures for peripheral neuropathy.

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For additional information about Lyons' artwork, contact Ellen Bay at Darien Rowayton Bank, 203-669-4119 or ellenbay@drbank.com.