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Maggie Higgins on CBC Arts

We are so excited for our very own Maggie Higgins (Education & Outreach Coordinator and art educator here at SJAC), who has been featured in the latest episode of CBC Arts ‘Exhibitionists’. Filmmaker Matt Brown’s mini-documentary interviews Maggie about her current body of work as a practicing artist, Black Flock. View this great video spotlight below (note: there’s a very …

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SPaRT! Summer Camp

SPaRT! Camp August (Sports/Participation/Art/Recreation/Together!) For Kids aged 9-12 This fun-filled week of art and recreation is designed to encourage your child’s creativity and activity through exploring the arts, swimming at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre and visits to the library and museum. SPaRT takes full advantage of the multiple talents of our great team of  summer interns; campers will have …

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Gallery Hop

The members of the Saint John Gallery Association proudly present the uptown Gallery Hop! The first hop of the year is early this year and coming up soon, so mark your calendars – come out and support your local galleries and the artists they represent on Friday, February 8th, 2019! (UPDATE: due to the weather and school cancellation, SJAC is closed – …

May2019

Please join us with the artists to celebrate the opening of new exhibits in our second exhibition cycle of the year on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:30pm. Featuring works by: Frazee Gallery: Margo Cormier Splane City Gallery: ‘Harbour’ – curated by Amy Ash Upstairs Galleries: New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

SSJ Stone Carving Workshops 2018

Finding Form: Creations from Sculpture Saint John Stone Carving Workshops In the summer of 2018, Saint John Arts Centre had the wonderful opportunity to partner once again with Sculpture Saint John to offer workshops to the public during the International Sculpture Symposium. With the assistance of generous funding by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation and Canaport LNG, SJAC presented a …

Laura Lamey

Fissures and Faults Artist Biography Laura Lamey has been teaching high school for over 20 years in Riverview, NB and continually advocates for the arts in the school and community. She has recently recommitted to her own practice following a one year educational leave and the completion of the Advanced Studio Practice program through NBCCD. The momentum Laura has built …

SAQA 2019

Transitions Every life, every city, every human interaction undergoes change; combine this with nature’s changing seasons and landscapes, and a plethora of transitional episodes occur. With a combination of fabrics and threads, along with embellishments in lace, embroidery floss, wool, and found items, including dyeing, painting, colouring or stamping, the artist have hand-stitched or machine quilted their interpretation of the …