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Nancy Calef - "Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting" with Jody Weiner

Artist/Author Reading - Slideshow of 149 paintings and drawings contained in Calef's illustrated memoir

SAN FRANCISCO - June 28, 2014 - PRLog -- July 19, 2014 -- Saturday, 1:00 pm
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Corte Madera, CA  94925
(415) 927-0960

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On Saturday, July 19, Nancy Calef will read from her illustrated memoir and present a slideshow of the paintings from the visual memoir Peoplescapes: My Story From Purging to Paintings.

This transformational journey in words and 149 full color paintings and drawings, chronicles Nancy Calef's evolution from child model, suffering anorexia and bulimia, through recovery and maturation into a multi-disciplined artist renowned for her innovative "Peoplescapes:" vibrant plein-air colors applied to exaggerated snapshots of the human condition.  Characters are often rendered in 3D, sculpted on the canvas, found objects, symbolism and commentary added, together producing a razor sharp narrative on issues facing society.

Driven by honest self-examination and daily commitment to convert her self-destructive energy into creative expression and physical exercise, Calef provides in these pages inspiration for others to help themselves transcend their emotional and physical obstructions. More than a cocktail table art book, Peoplescapes -- My Story From Purging To Painting is an around-the-world tale of self-discovery, courage, and love, at turns hilarious and heart-breaking, while Calef's luminous talent shines through.

"Nancy Calef is proof that we can all overcome life's difficulties and turn negative experiences into positive creativity. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading about triumph over adversity, and finding one's own creative path and purpose." —Susan Barton, eBook Review Gal

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