KIRSTEN NASH

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Kirsten Nash has of­ten been called a “Re­nais­sance Woman”. This true Cana­dian mul­ti­in­stru­men­tal­ist and vo­cal­ist has played sax­o­phone and sung with tour­ing acts such as Long John in count­less bands, jam­ming with per­form­ers such as Stephen Stills, Boz Scaggs, Jeff Healey and Tom Jones over the years in Van­cou­ver. As a com­poser Kirsten has writ­ten two rock op­eras; “Alice in Modern­land”, which was work­shopped off Broad­way by Maxwell Pro­duc­tions and had its world pre­miere at “Sledge­ham­mer Theatre” in San Diego, then “the Bird and the in West Van­cou­ver at the Kay Meek theatre. “Bridg­ing the Gap”, re­leased in 1994. She recorded and re­leased her sec­ond CD, “The View From Here”, in 2012, fol­lowed by in 2014 an EP called “Sal­vador Dolly”. She has just re­cently re­leased her new CD, “A Feather and a Scale”. Through­out the span of her colour­ful musical ca­reer Kirsten has al­ways cre­ated visual art; from ceramic sculp­tures to oil and acrylic paint­ings. Kirsten’s work will be fea­tured by Novem at the New York Art Expo in 2017 as well as the 2017 Art Van­cou­ver, and her paint­ing, “Pe­ony Ride” was just used for the Park and Buzz jew­elry box, in­cluded in the 2017 Academy Awards “Ev­ery­one Wins” gift bag.

top left, A Pe­ony for Your Thoughts, acrylic on can­vas, 48” x 48” right top, Field of Dreams, acrylic on can­vas, 24” x 36” right bot­tom, See­ing Red, acrylic on can­vas, 24” x 36” fol­low­ing pages, left, See No Evil, acrylic on can­vas, 30” x 48” right, Hear No Evil, acrylic on can­vas, 36” x 48”

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