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Category: Greater Napanee

Meet the Artists: Joanne Kells Chalmers and Tim Nimigan

MEET THE ARTISTS on a blue background with headshots of Joanne Kells Chalmers and Tim Nimigan

JOANNE KELLS CHALMERS Award-winning Napanee artist Joanne Kells Chalmers declares art provides the perfect outlet when life starts to feel a little overwhelming. Once a shy kid, Kells (her “art name”) notes painting gives her a bolder voice and greatly extends the ability to share what’s on her mind. “If I’d had this voice back then, I would have spoken up more,” she explains, adding art also offers up excellent right brain/left brain balance. And while this journey of ...