RAYSIDE BALFOUR WHITEWATER
BRUSH & PALETTE ART CLUB
Vikki Girard, on the left, President of the Rayside-Balfour
Whitewater Brush & Palette Art Club, and Shelvie Boivin, Treasurer of
the Club, are shown taking a break from demonstrating some of the
techniques used by Shelvie and other members to whom she has given
instruction. The Club conducted their First Annual Valley East Art Exhibit
from November 24 to 26 at the Hanmer Valley Shopping Centre in Hanmer.
The club meets every Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. at the Club House which is situated in the Azilda Waterfront Park.
Every Monday and Wednesday evening members provide lessons to people who
are interested in learning more from the gifted artists.
With over 70 active members, the Rayside-Balfour Whitewater
Brush & Palette Art Club offers local residents an opportunity to
explore a different form of recreation. Membership fees are only $20 per
year. Private lessons can be arranged for about $100 for ten weeks of
three-hour sessions, therefore, this is something that even inexperienced
persons will find enjoyable. Club members hail from all over the Greater
The Club conducts one Art Show in June in Rayside-Balfour
and has now added the November Valley East Art Show to its annual calendar
For more information on the Rayside-Balfour Whitewater
Brush & Palette Art Club, call Vickki at 855-9791.
Anyone interested in finding out more information about the Valley East
Art Club is invited to contact Rachel Ranger at 897-5101. The Valley East
Art Club meets Mondays at 10:30 a.m. at the Senator Rheal Belisle Centre
in Blezard Valley.
Here we see Madeleine Belisle demonstrating the technique
of acrylic painting. She is copying the image from a photograph to the
left. This project will take at least a full weekend according to
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