Queba James is the Artist of the month for October- November by the Mid-West Texas Artist's Guild located at the Cook Gallery 804 Hutchings Ave.

Queba James is the Artist of the month for October- November by the Mid-West Texas Artist's Guild located at the Cook Gallery 804 Hutchings Ave. The Ballinger native has enjoyed painting in all mediums for more than 30 years.

She has studied with several teachers over the years, learning new techniques and has also won awards. She says painting is therapeutic as well as a lot of fun. James is a member of The Mid-West Texas Artist's Guild and The Creative Art Club of Abilene. The Cook Gallery is open during regular business hours Monday through Friday