Art Exhibition and Sale

A wonderful opportunity to enjoy (and buy) the work of local artists in this colorful exhibition that brings together Northern Alberta talent.
Please contact the exhibition organizers by email, Silvia Braithwaite and Sandy Primeau, or phone at (780) 837-4877 if you would like to introduce another artists.

Featured Artists

Jennifer Calliou

Jennifer is a self-taught artist who will introduce us to her Opiwayak period. She is a bold and creative artist intimately connected to her First Nations culture. For more information, please visit her website or Facebook page.

Sherry Crawford

Oils, pastels or acrylics; Sherry’s work will tell you a story. Visit her Facebook page to see more examples of her beautiful work.

Corinne D’Onofrio

While attending Hillside High School; Corinne received a Rutherford Scholarship and the honors award for Senior High Art. She describes her work, inspired by nature and her love for animals, as whimsical and full of personality.

Leissa McDonald

Leissa is a very talented young artist from Grande Cache. She is self-taught and loves drawing animals, capturing every detail with her amazing artistic skills.

Chantal Nicolet

An artist from the Honey Capital of Canada, born and raised in Falher; Chantal creates works of art with pure beewax using ancient encaustic techniques. Her beautiful work is a homage to the Smoky River region. In her ow words: “inspiration is the natural beauty at my doorstep.” You can contact Chantal at 780-837-1361 for more information on her art.

Shirley A. Weiss

Shirley’s work is inspired by the beauty of nature. In 2011, she won first prize at the “Capture the Beauty of the Peace” competition and she is currently collaborating and studying with Adeline Halverson. To learn more about Shirley and her wonderful work, visit her webpage at


Live Demonstrations

Beverly Osborne

Art rocks! and Bev will work with you to create your mandala to take home your very own cosmic diagram on a river rock charged with positive energy. Two session available on Saturday June 17th: 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. If you wish to register in advance, please follow this link.


Tanaya Hachey

Tanaya is a makeup artist graduated from the Casablanca Institute in Vancouver. She will bring two models showcasing her airbrush and body painting skills. You can also book a 15-minute session with Tanaya here to learn more about basic and corrective makeup. For more information, visit her Facebook page.


Special Guest

Deirdre Primeau

Deirdre is a mixed media artist, graduated from the University of Alberta and NAIT, who creates wearable pieces that will bring a smile and joy to you. Each piece is one of a kind and is hand sculpted using mixed sculpturing and layering techniques.

Deirdre has collaborated with the Honey Festival by creating our bee logo.

To learn more about her work, visit her Facebook page or blog.