Rimbey Art club to hold show and sale with special guests and door prizes

The Rimbey Art Club will showcase its talented members at a special show and sale to be held Sept. 26 to 28.

The Rimbey Art Club will showcase its talented members at a special show and sale to be held Sept. 26 to 28.

The art show and sale will be held at the Rimbey Art Studio located in the southwest corner of the Peter Lougheed Community Centre from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Special guests are to include The Kansas Ridge Quilters who have a display set up in the foyer of the community centre. This year the local quilters group is showcasing quilter Debbie Ratzlaff.

During the show and sale toonie draws will be made for a number of prizes donated by the art club including a Willie Wong painting, a buddy art workshop, a photo shoot courtesy of Mighty Ponies and an assorted grouping of fine wines. A draw will also be made for a Raku bowl and table runner donated by Kansas Ridge Riders.

Art club member Sharon Johnston said the art show and sale which is being held in conjunction with arts and culture days in Alberta is a great way to check out the latest work from local artists.

“Everyone is welcome,” she said. “There will be coffee, chocolates and refreshments. We also have invited guest artists who have done workshops for us.”

Rimbey Art Club has about 25 members and meets Tuesday and Friday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. A children’s art program called Art Fusion is also offered on Tuesdays. New members are welcome.

Kansas Ridge Quilters has around 20 members and meet every Monday evening in the Provincial building.