Painting Fermilab – WGN broadcasting from Geneva on Friday

WGN broadcasted live from Geneva on Friday. A local artist, Joe Gagnepain, painted a portrait of Tom Skilling with connections to his background: the tower in Aurora where he grew up, Fabyan Windmill, Chicago and Fermilab and bison.

Fermilab is depicted in the lower right corner of the painting. Photo: Georgia Schwender, OC

Fermilab is depicted in the lower right corner of the painting. Photo: Georgia Schwender, OC

WGN's Larry Potash interviews Joe Gagnepain. Photo: Georgia Schwender, OC

WGN’s Larry Potash interviews Joe Gagnepain. Photo: Georgia Schwender, OC