2007-10-19 / Front Page
Lover of life paints S.C. with happiness
At age 87, Ilona Royce- Smithkin paints, teaches, sings, and dances with a contagious love of life.When visiting Columbia or teaching on SCETV, she brings joy to all who meet her. Van Gogh cut off his ear. Pollock drowned his depression in alcohol. Goya's paintings reflected his growing despair as he faced deafness and old age.