INSTRUCTOR =Teach Mixed Media & Acrylic Painting
Aruna Mettler is a longtime resident of New Jersey. Surrounded with farms and gardens where she embraces her love for animals and nature and especially the “sacred role of trees” that inspire her artwork.
The artist is skilled in several different mediums and art forms which include art with recycled glass, Batik as fine art, sculpture, and photography. You can find her art in numerous private collections and businesses.
Aruna’s exhibitions include solo shows at SmarTvities Gallery at Forks, PA, and Johnson and Johnson, Skillman, NJ. She has also exhibited at Columbia Community Center and the Printmaking Council of NJ, and more.
Her art has been selected for several juried online exhibitions with through which she has won “Best in Show” and “Merit” awards. She is also the recipient of awards from Grey Cube Gallery and Today’s Photographer magazine. She's a certified Stager from New York Institute of Art & Design.
Adding to her artistic contributions, Aruna has served as a curator for exhibitions held at American University, Washington D.C, and other venues. She also donates a portion of proceeds from her art sales to “The Sunshine Kids with Cancer” sponsored by Berkshire Hathaways.
Aruna received a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts from Miranda House, Delhi University, India, and a B.A. in Social Science and History from Thomas Edison State College, New Jersey, U.S.