LEETON'S Lee Blacker-Noble is no stranger to exhibiting her artwork, but she never thought she would be doing it again during her lifetime.
Mrs Blacker-Noble spent much of 2020 battling illness and didn't think she would ever have the chance to be part of an exhibition again.
However, now that she is well and good, Mrs Blacker-Noble is thrilled to once again be showcasing her well-known style of work within the Leeton Museum and Gallery as part of a joint exhibition with fellow artist Lynne McQuillan.
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The pair's work is currently lining the walls of the gallery, with their exhibition titled Partners in Paint and Pastel.
As part of this, Mrs Blacker-Noble has been at the gallery every Thursday since the exhibition opened to the public painting and creating.
It gives her a chance to do what she loves in a space filled with wonderful artworks of her own and Mrs McQuillan's, but it's also a chance for residents to drop by and pick her brains for any tips and tricks.
Mrs Blacker-Noble is well known for her landscape artwork, but it is perhaps her murals that are dotted throughout the shire that she is most recognised for.
These murals can be found in places such as the St Peter's Church Hall, the Historic Hydro Motor Inn and the Yanco Agricultural Institute.
For now, Mrs Blacker-Noble was thrilled to once again be sharing her work with the community.
She even sold a huge piece of hers, titled The Hidden Dragon, that she painted many years ago and was excited to see it going to a new home.
"I'm here every Thursday while the exhibition is on, so I'd love for people to come in, have a look at our work, and ask any questions they may have," Mrs Blacker-Noble said.
"I didn't think I would be part of an exhibition again, so to do it with Lynne is really wonderful.
"I think our work really complements each other.
"This space here (at the Leeton Museum and Gallery) is perfect for it as well.
"We're lucky to have it here." The joint exhibition runs until February 26. Entry is free and can be accessed each day during the building's opening hours.