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Young artist of the week

Rhylie Balkwill, 12, Montroyal elementary

Art teacher: Carolyn Bergstrand

Favourite art: acrylic painting on canvas

Favourite artist: Kristeen Verge

Her teacher writes: Rhylie is a thoughtful artist with an eye for perspective. She has an appreciation for the beauty of art along with a respect for the work it takes to develop technique. Rhylie takes time to reflect on her art as she strives to grow as an artist. Her perseverance and passion always lead her to create something special.

Young Artists of the Week are selected from North Shore schools by Artists for Kids for displaying exceptional ability in their classroom artwork. For details, visit the website www.