Begbie Studios opens with a party

By David F. Rooney

Tina Lindegaard’s Begbie Studios opened with a bang on Saturday as friends joined her for an official opening party.

The studio features work by nine artists from Revelstoke, Calgary, Canmore and Duncan and is open to the public on a by-appointment basis. If you’d like to see the works on offer, you can make an appointment by calling Tina Lindegaard at 250-814-9798 or by sending her an e-mail at You can also visit her website at

In the meantime, here are some photos from the party:

Krista Stovel (left) talks with Nancy Geismar and Josee Zimanyi about one of her works on exhibit at Tina Lindegaard's Begbie Studios on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
Robin Brooks-Hill and his wife, Virginia Thompson, talk with Bud Stovel at the Begbie Studios opening. David F. Rooney photo
A tray of bread and some fantastic French cheese proved to be irresistible to Marg Stovel (left), Karen Scott, Sophie Lindegaard and Ariel Christman. David F. Rooney photo
Josee Zimanyi talks with Jackie Pendergast at the official opening. David F. Rooney photo
Jackie James shares a laugh with David Walker and his daughter Taryn. David F. Rooney photo
What's an opening without a little dance. Sandra Davis and Krista Stovel spin around the room to the amusement of Heather Lea. David F. Rooney photo