Art & Poetry


Course participants will explore the theme of Flowers: The Botany of Desire, explored through paint, print, prose & poetry. The course will culminate with an anthology of participants’ art and writing, a book launch and talk, and a gallery exhibition of the work. These opportunities will give course participants a professional venue for exhibition and publication of their work. Some art supplies (various media) will be supplied....

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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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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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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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