St. Charles Herald-Guide

St. Charles Parish Art Guild 2006 Annual Member Art Show

By M. Susanne Hinkle - April 26, 2006

The St. Charles Art Guild presented their 2006 Member Art Show at the St. Charles Parish Library in St. Rose. The show was presented in memory of Dee Rabalais, a charter member of the guild. The event was open to the public and there was a good turnout. Art students from Destrehan High School and Hahnville High School also participated in the show.

In addition to the awards presented, Judi Betts, an artist and resident of Baton Rouge, presented SCAG president, Merrill Zeringue, with a set of books to be donated to the St. Charles Library in St. Rose along with sets to be donated to Destrehan and Hahnville High School libraries. Each set included a copy of "Painting…a QUEST toward Xtraordinary", "Watercolor, Let's Think About It!" and "To Stalk Oomingmak, An Artist's Artic Journal" all by Ms. Betts. Merrill Zeringue also presented a check to Gerri White of the St. Rose Library. The funds are presented to the library to be used to purchase art books.

The objective of the St. Charles Parish Art Guild is to enable persons with common interests in the various medias of fine art to meet together for study and discussion and encourage the talent of the membership in the interest of fine arts in the community. Members represent visual artists, from beginners to professionals as well as anyone interested in learning about the arts or wishing to support the arts.

The St. Charles Art Guild has been in existence for over 35 years. Guests are always welcome to attend meetings. For more information about the guild or membership contact Merrill Zeringue at (985)764-7730.

Judi Betts, a artist and resident of Baton Rouge, presents a set of art books she authored to Merrill Zeringue, President of the St. Charles Art Guild.
Judi Betts, a artist and resident of Baton Rouge, presents a set of art books she authored to Merrill Zeringue, President of the St. Charles Art Guild.