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Sheila Ballantyne

AFC Conservation Artist of the Month for July, 2013

Membership in Artists for Conservation is a significant base for Sheila Ballantyne to fulfil her desire to help in raising funds and awareness for both local and National Conservation efforts. Sheila, along with her husband George, enjoy transforming what they experience in nature into art at their studio/gallery located near Brockville, Ontario. 

Sheila began her lifelong artistic journey at the age of twelve, is self-taught and now painting primarily in acrylic. Capturing the strength and beauty found in nature through dramatic composition and a soft life-like quality the viewer is drawn into each painting. Her skill and versatility as a painter are demonstrated in the many and often unexpected subjects she portrays. Dedicating a career to preserving these images on canvas, Sheila’s work has received numerous awards and has gained International recognition in the world of nature art.

She is a supporter of  Friends of Charleston Lake (2011), Ducks Unlimited Canada (2001 & 2008), Brockville Ducks Unlimited Fundraiser (2009 & 2010), Trumpeter Swan Program - Mac Johnson Wildlife Area (2007), Friends of the Osprey - Kawartha Lakes (2005), Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters (1999) and the O.S.P.C.A. Humane Society - Brockville (1997 to present). Also Sheila and her partner, George have been great supporters and volunteers at AFC's annual festival.  Learn more about Sheila.

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