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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class is now offering an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, and Manami will help you choose a suitable image for the six-week time period. For beginners, this introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you …

November 2019

Please join us with the artists to celebrate the last exhibition cycle of 2019 with an opening reception on Friday, November 1st , 2019 from 5:30-7:30PM! The featured artists are: Frazee Gallery: Riel Nason City Gallery: Victoria Piersig Canada Games & Library Galleries: Carnegie Rughookers Rotunda Gallery: Cathy Love

September 2019

Please join us with the artists as we celebrate the opening of new exhibits, Friday, Sept. 6/19 at 5:30PM! Featured exhibits are: Jared Betts – Frazee Gallery ‘Process’, curated by Christiana Myers – City Gallery Ken Waiwood – Library Gallery Cross Cultural Residency exhibit – Canada Games Gallery Works of Bob Smith – Rotunda Gallery

Jason Nugent

Sanctuary Biography Jason was born in Bathurst, New Brunswick, and graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia with an honours degree in Chemistry. After working as a chemist in Toronto he moved back to the Maritimes and switched careers to web and graphic design, which reignited his passion for the art of photography. He is now a landscape, action …

Carnegie Colours 2019

Carnegie Colours 2019 Exhibition In the spring of 2013, a watercolor class led by artist Charlene Barry concluded.  Charlene did not wish to teach another class, but she and her students wanted to continue painting together.  And so, arrangements were made with the Saint John Arts Centre to have a space where we could come to paint and share ideas. …

NB Stone Sculptors

Elemental Arcade  Albert.  Born in Caraquet in 1935, Arcade had an outstanding career as an architect including projects such as the Richibucto Church, the Assomption Complex in Moncton, hospitals in Bathurst, Campbellton, Edmundston and Tracadie and a major addition at the Dr-Georges-L-Dumont Hospital. own personal residence in Shediac Bridge. Upon retirement, as a way to further pursue and explore esthetic …

Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset

SJAC is excited to have the opportunity to host a private collection of incredible prints by some of Canada’s most celebrated Inuit printmakers. Many thanks to local artist Octavio Ribeiro for sharing his collection with the community. Biographies Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) is regarded as one of the most notable pioneers of modern Inuit art. She is one of Canada’s most …

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Summer Interns 2019

SJAC is thrilled to welcome our new team of summer interns! This talented group bring lots of creative talent, and will be front and centre welcoming visitors, teaching our SPaRT! camps, taking over our social media, plus lots of works behind-the-scenes. Maureen Levangie (left) is a third year Fine Arts student at Mount Allison University studying painting and sculpture. She …

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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 …