Blanche Geus Machtelinckx is shown donating one of her many art prints to K’Lynn Ess, library assistant. Mrs. Machtelinckx donated 13 prints in her Southern Memories print collection to the Bridge City Public Library to be used for donations for their building fund.

Mrs. Machtelinckx is an artist from Brussels, Belgium who studied at the Academy of Art in Brussels. She taught art classes there to the Upper Levels for four years. She then moved to California and worked for the Disney Corporation for 28 years in their Decoration department. Copies of these prints can be obtained at the Library during their open hours of M-W 10-6; Th 1-7 and F 9-2.

Pictured is Blanche Geus Machtelinckx, presenting one of the pieces of art she donated to the Bridge City Library.