Rose Blanche art studio, gallery becoming popular destination
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Rose Blanche art studio, gallery becoming popular destination

Marlene McRoberts shows off some of her fused glass art at the Katie-Lew Art Studio and Gallery, which she operates with her husband Steve in Rose Blanche. JULIA GOODYEAR – Contributed An artist’s retreat ROSE BLANCHE-HARBOUR LE COU, N.L. — Julia Goodyear Special to The Gulf News In the little village of Rose Blanche, there is a blue cottage nestled on the rocky banks of Parsons Point. Surrounded by ocean and with a picturesque view of the community, this cottage is also the unexpected location of the Katie-Lew Art Studio and Gallery. Marlene and Steve McRoberts, a retired couple from Ontario, purchased Katie-Lew (a name derived from its original owners, Kathleen and Lewis) while on one of their many travelling adventures. After spending two months on the province’s southwest coast, they fell in love with the area, and when given the opportunity to own a summer home here, they decided to go for it. The Katie-Lew Art Studio and Gallery opened its doors last year, and Marlene McRoberts, who owns the business with her husband Steve, has been surprised that the gallery has become a destination for many people in the area. JULIA GOODYEAR Marlene, an artist with training […]

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