Alain Belzile’s works, currently on exhibit on the art wall,
are vibrant, bold and full of texture.You will see by this exhibit that he has impressive creativefacility with canvass and paint.
Alain is a native of Peace River who first schooled in fine
arts at Red Deer College and later in
graphic design at Grande Prairie Regional College.He says he has always ‘been an artist at
heart’.As a student at Glenmary School
he was awarded the Best Artist and credits teacher Sheena Wolfe (nee McNiff) as
a strong influence in his decision to further his art. He believes that passion
for your work is more critical than technical know-how.
Alain’s work as a graphic artist, creating brochures,
advertising, logos and other promotional products has kept him busily employed
in the Peace over the years. Pursuing both art forms taps into his desire to be
expressive in both the world of computer design and textual art.
He says that creativity is the driving force behind his
ideas for promotional items and his painting. While at Red Deer College he
experimented with glass blowing, sculpture and bronze casting. You can see
these influences in the works on exhibit.
No admission is charged to view this exhibit and other art works in the Museum Gift Shop.