Lucille Banick of Scranton is the June Artist of the Month at Dunmore Activity Hub. Lucille, who only began painting when she joined the group two years ago, finds her inspiration from the outdoors, since she enjoys fresh air and nature.
For one of her featured painting, Grazing Sheep, she painted trees and then decided she wanted to add animals and she thought of sheep.
She gets her ideas because this area has so many beautiful mountains and farmlands, and she enjoys looking at both the scenery and the animals.
Banick loves the painting class, noting, “We’re like a family and enjoy exchanging thoughts and ideas. Our instructor, Jill Sweirse, is wonderful and makes us aware of talent we never even knew we had!”
She goes on to say, “I enjoy going to painting class. It is so relaxing. Alison Boga, the director of the center, takes care of all things and informs us about other activities and events that are going on.”