To celebrate her 80th birthday, local artist Nan Williamson will hold an art exhibition and sale at the Mount Community Center on April 23.

‘Young Girl’ oil pastel on toilet paper by Nan Williamson.

Williamson took studio classes at Fleming College, Haliburton School of Fine Arts and the Toronto School of Art and studied with abstract artists Lila Lewis Irving (Oakville), Britt Zeist (San Miguel, Mexico) and many private instructors. She has exhibited in many exhibitions and competitions and in many places.

Her work is in the collection of the Peterborough Regional Health Center and in private homes in Ontario, British Columbia, Texas, Switzerland and Mexico.

In honor of his birthday, all proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Mount Community Centre.

More than 30 works will be exhibited on April 23 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and April 24 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mont Community Center. Refreshment Saturday 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.