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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Molly Davidson, Joanna Pottle, and Helen Stanley for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel …

SJ High School IB Art 2019

In This Place SJAC is proud to host this 17th annual exhibit featuring young artists from the Grade 11 and Grade 12 International Baccalaureate Art classes at Saint John High School.

Portfolio Development 2019

For the thirteenth straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre has offered an 18-week Portfolio Development Program to high school students in this part of the province. This program, which is unique in New Brunswick, is designed for students who are dedicated to the pursuit and study of visual art. The students selected for this years’ program were: Amber Cho, …

Frank D. Allison

A Travelling Artist Returns Home Biography of Frank D. Allison from A Dictionary of Canadian Artists by Colin S. MacDonald Born in Saint John, N.B. in 1883, son of Frank Octavius Allison and Mary Sara Bonsall Kaye, Frank Drummond Allison studied painting under Wilfred Molson Barnes in Montreal; John F. Carlson, Woodstock, New York; and George Elmer Browne in Europe. …

Colin H. Smith

Fresh Start Artist’s Biography Since leaving England at 16, Colin Hugh Smith lived in the United States, the Bahamas, and Jamaica, but for the last 50 years he has called New Brunswick home. On his journey he’s been a Registered Interior Designer, a restaurateur, a journalist, a published fiction writer and an art promoter, but these days his creative energies …