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To download your copy of Still Point Arts Quarterly, Fall 2018. Issue No. 31. visit:
To download this issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly: Art Nature Spirit, Summer 2017.Issue No. 26, Click here to visit:
Meditative Art Journaling – led by Irene Naested.
NAESTED STUDIO, 1124 – 15TH ST. NW – www.irenenaested.com
8 – SATURDAYS, JAN. 13, 2018, 10:00 – 12:00 PM = $295.00
OR – 8 – SUNDAYS, JAN. 14, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 = $295.00
- large art journal included plus art supplies provided during the sessions
- Please e-mail your registration request to firstname.lastname@example.org
- once confirmed please e-transfer the registration fee.
VISUAL ART can be a meditative practice.
Participants will explore various art materials/media and various methods
that inspire image making and methods of stimulating the ‘blank paper/page/canvas’ syndrome.
The focus is on the process rather than the end results.
The goal is not to create ‘Big A Art’. (Works that you hope to frame).
What you will achieve is a rich resource of images, greater experience in handling art media,
and greater awareness of the elements and principles of composition.
Flowers: The Botany of Desire, Explored through paint, print, prose & poetry – A course starting in January
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. All participants will be given copies of the publication.
Dates & Times: Two sections offered.
#1 – 8 Mondays – 7:00 to 9:00 – Jan. 8,15,22,29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, Mar. 5
#2 – 8 Saturdays- 10:00 to 12:00 – Jan. 13,20,27, Feb. 3, 10, 24, Mar. 3
Location: Naested Studio, 1124 – 15th Street N.W. Calgary, AB.
Cost: $575.00 (limit 6 seats per session)
Irene Naested, Professor Emerita, is an author, visual artist, and educator. She has authored numerous books, chapters, journal articles, and teacher resources on teaching and learning. Her poetry and prose have been published in journals such as Gust and Still Point Arts Quarterly. Irene’s visual art and writing become multi-layers of exploration of ideas, insights, meditative moments, and principles of composition gleaned from nature. She presently writes, creates, and teaches in her newly developed studio. www.irenenaeted.com
Vivian Hansen is a poet and freelance writer. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in a wide variety of anthologies and journals. Her latest book of poetry, A Tincture of Sunlight (2017), Frontenac House, is a best seller. For many years Vivian has taught poetry and creative writing at Alexandra Writing Center, University of Calgary and Mount Royal College. She won the 2017 Continuing and Profession Educational Teaching Award from the University of Calgary. email@example.com http://www.vivianhansen.ca
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.
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
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.
At “Art in the Garden Show” – Susanne Heaton – Faeryologist, will be showing and selling her book and reading “Faery Cards”.
The show and sale will be held on Sunday, September 10th, 2017, from 10:00 – 4:00, in the Naested Garden and Studio, 1124 – 15th Street N.W. Calgary. Ab. Susanne will be among 30 artists, authors & musicians exhibiting and selling their work.
Susanne Heaton, Susanne the Sunshine Faery will be selling her award-winning children’s book, The ABC Field Guide to Faeries which has inspiring reminders of respect for self, others and the environment. Susanne will also be offering faery readings as she is a certified faeryologist through Doreen Virtue. She looks forward to connecting with your inner child and the faery energy! an award winning children’s author, inspirational speaker and FUNraiser.www.motivatedbynature.com