Passport to the Arts in the Garden, Show and Sale September 9, 2018 — Thirty local artists, authors and musicians will be exhibiting and selling their work from 10:00 to 4:00 – in the garden, on the large deck, and in the Naested Studio and garage, at 1124-15 Street N.W. Calgary. Please join us. Free admission, Refreshments. :-)) for more information please check out – www.irenenaested.com
The Fragments @Art in the Garden “The Fragments” will start to perform at 12:00, at The Art in the Garden Show – 1124- 15th Street. N.W. Sunday, September 10, 2017. (www.thefragments.ca) with Innes Cheng, Chris Gaston, David Martin, and Natasha Sayer, Their new album, Erratics, is now available for purchase. The Fragments perform an eclectic range of indie pop, including diversions into jazz and folk music, with lyrical tangles that will keep you scratching your head while you tap your feet.
“My Son Ted” will start to perform at 2:00 at the Art in the Garden Show. 1124 – 15th Street N.W. Calgary. (URL is www.tirnanogtheband.ca) with Brian Volke, Colin Peters, Christie Simmons, R.J. McConnell. The Ted’s brand of eclectic fusion, British folk with NA roots, Calypso and Ceilidh charms audiences. With a combination of original songs, traditional material and esoteric interpretations of some oft-hear pieces, My Son Ted loves to energize and uplift.
Stephanie Hrehirchuk, Children’s Book Author, lives in Calgary where she reads with her daughter, learns how to use technology from her son, plays gin rummy with her husband, and writes about the world outside her door and inside her imagination. Anna and the Earth Angel is Stephanie’s first children’s book. She has since published two others. Every print copy sold plants a tree. Follow the growth of Anna’s forest at www.createyourforest.ca/visit/anna-forest . Stephanie will be exhibiting and selling her children’s books at Art in the Garden, Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 10:00 – 4:00.
Sharon London, card maker, has always loved Japanese paper and spotting an origami kimono in a paper art shop started her hobby as a paper artist. Moving from Japanese inspired cards to mixed media has been a fun journey. Inspiration and knowledge come from working with and learning from other artists.
Spring Forest Qigong is an amazingly simple and profoundly powerful energy practice focused on health, healing and longevity. It’s a moving meditation practice consisting of the elements of breath, visualization, simple postures/movements and sound to help you open your energy channels, transform any blockages and balance your energy. With balanced energy you experience your optimal health, peace of mind, and happiness. Core Energy Wellness is a Calgary based company dedicated to spreading the Qi~Joy with Qigong Master Munira Jiwa and her talented group leaders and fellow instructors. For more information on local classes please visit www.coreenergywellness.com
Beverly Kelly, a painter who paints with vivid colors and textures gleaned from nature. She is often drawn to water, light, and shadow, movement and abstraction. She sets out to capture their essence in her paintings. www.bevkellyfineart.com
Irene Naested is a visual artist, published author and director of Art, Nature & Meditation. Irene will be selling two of her art teaching books as well as some of her paintings in her newly completed art studio above a double car garage, overlooking downtown Calgary. Irene gleans from nature the elements and principles of composition as a pathway in becoming grounded. She approaches her teaching as a form of meditative art making, as a means toward an understanding, and a method of communication to oneself and others. Currently, Irene has published some of her poetry and is working on combining words with images into her paintings. www.irenenaested.com
Alishia Alibhai is a Essential Oil Educator, Soul Coaching Trainer, Soul Coach, Past Life Coach, Reiki Master/Teacher, and Social Psychologist. She will be discussing, demonstrating, exhibiting and selling essential oils and crystals. www.divinebliss.ca
Joanne Morcom is a Calgary poet who has published four poetry collections. She also contributes to poetry journals and anthologies. Like Ocean Waves: Tanka Poems is her most recent poetry collection.
Tammy Watt, a painter, works predominately with acrylic paint and takes pleasure in the challenges of design fundamentals and colour relationships. Her work is displayed in private and public spaces in Canada and the United States.