Calgary Artist


Connie Ptasinski, painter and ceramist, is fascinated with all things trees. She began with a focus on the splintered, hollow stumps at Emma Lake in Saskatchewan. Later she became involved with Raku clay work and became interested in the various textures in the bark of the trees. Today she is studying the graceful silhouettes and their strength. She likes to create both 2D and 3D works that she hopes will touch viewer’s heart,...

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Nancy Roberts & her Glass Sculptures at Passport to the Arts in the Garden, Show & Sale Naested Studio & Garden, 1124-15th Street N.W. Calgary Sunday, September 9, 2018, 10:00 – 4:00 Nancy Roberts, sculptor…As Picasso once said “I am always doing what I cannot do in order that I may learn how to do it.” This is a good description of how Nancy approaches her artwork. She loves to explore and discover new materials...

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Join Irene Naested at Passport to the Arts in the Garden Show and Sale, Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 10:00-4:00 at Naested Studio, 1124 -15th Street N.W. Calgary. Irene Naested is a visual artist, published author and director of Art, Nature & Meditation. Irene will be be showing and selling books of poetry as well as paintings and prints in her art studio above a double car garage, overlooking downtown Calgary.  Irene gleans...

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Passport to the Arts in the Garden Show & Sale, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, 10:00 – 4:00 at Naested Studio and Garden, 1124-15th Street N. W. Calgary, Free admission and refreshments Twenty-four Calgary Artists and Authors will  be exhibiting and selling their work. Plus two musical groups will be performing. 12:00 – 2:00 “The Fragments” 2:00 – 4:00  “Midnight Yoga for Alcoholics” The artists...

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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.

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