2017 Art and Poetry Events


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...

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Roberta Rees, Calgary Author,  will be exhibiting, discussing and selling her books at Art in the Garden Show and Sale, Sunday, September 10th from 10:00 – 4:00. Roberta Rees grew up in a coal mining town in the Rocky Mountains of south western Alberta.  She has published three award-winning books: Beneath the Faceless Mountain (novel), Eyes Like Pigeons (poetry), Long After Fathers (linked stories).  Her writing is described as...

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Beth Everest, is a writer and jeweller based in Calgary. Her silver work has appeared in galleries such as The Red Door and The Rubaiyat, she has a new book of poems, Silent Sister: the mastectomy poems, (2016) Frontenac House Press. Beth will be exhibiting and selling her silver work and books at the Art in the Garden Show and Sale, Sunday, September 10, 2017, from 10:00 – 4:00 in the Naested Studio, 1124 – 15th Street....

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Valerie Walker is a Calgary, self-published author of “The Adventures of Hedley the Hedgehog” series as well as two juvenile time-travel novels, “Mystery in the Attic“, and “The Quest for Kananaskis”. Her latest book “Looks Can Kill” is an adult/Young adult adventure thriller set in Italy in the 1950’s. She is currently working on a prequel to the Hedley series. Valerie will be showing...

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Kirk Miles, (Hamlet Enterprises, Clown, Poet, Musician, Manager of  Inside Out Theatre). Hamlet the Clown will be at Art in the Garden Show and Sale, Sept. 10, 2017, in Naested’s Garden, 1124 – 15th Street. N.W. Calgary. Hamlet the Clown has an all ages show at 11 am, with pass the hat admission, so plan to come early! Balloon sculptures will be available all day for a small donation! kmiles@nucleus.com....

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