Grapp, an award winning artist, has gained recognition in a number
of publications including the books Realism in Revolution: The
Art of the Boston School and The Best of Flower Painting
which features her artwork, "Lilac", on the cover. Haddad’s
Fine Arts has published prints of "Lilac".
paints in oils creating still lifes, landscapes, portraits, and
imaginative paintings. Commissioned portraits include that of Chief
Justice Edward Devitt of the United States District Court (which
hangs in the historic Landmark Center in St. Paul, Minnesota) and
Mr. Dwight Opperman the former Chief Executive Officer of West Publishing
studied for three years at the University of Minnesota and for
four years at Atelier Lack, a unique school which draws its esthetic
and teaching philosophy from a direct lineage to the Boston School
of American Impressionists and the French Academy.