Turkish Artist Presents Painting to Government House
On July 1st a collection of original art by painter Heekmet Cetinkaya from Turkey was on display at Government House. Mr. Cetinkaya donated one of the pieces to the Government House collection and one to Memorial University. The paintings all portray poppies, the symbol of remembrance, growing in the wild.
Their Honours pose with Turkish Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Selçuk Ünal, the Ambassadors wife and daughter, artist Heekmet Cetinkaya and President of Memorial University, Dr. Gary Kachanoski in front of the donated paintings.