Haliburton School of The ArtsValerie Kent, B.Ed, BFA, MFA,OCT, is an experienced artist and instructor. She studied at Ecole des Beaux Arts, Concordia University, University of Iowa, St. Francis Xavier University, York University, University of Toronto, and Ontario Institute of Education. Valerie paints in watercolours, acrylics, oils and mixed media. She presents workshops widely to art societies, colleges and leads art river cruises in France and land trips to Italy. She is represented by Gallery Artplus in Belleville, ON and is a member of IAOCA International Association of Contemporary Artists (Japan). She writes art articles and enjoys doing art demonstrations on television.