Unframed 11×14 acrylic painting of a beautiful seaside scene by David Gilmore, a local artist who volunteers at The Mess. David Gilmore, a retired consulting engineer turned painter, is a resident of Kingston area. He started painting in oils at age 8 while growing up in Montreal. He took courses at McGill in Montreal and, after moving to Kingston, he attended courses given by a local artist Don McCallum, the Kingston School of Art, and St. Lawrence College. View Davids work at www.dcgilmore.com.