Art at Home: Lesson 6

Flower Pounding Saint John Arts Centre: Art at Home Download the lesson plan Supplies: -Flowers and Leaves -Hammer -Large book or smooth flat surface -Paper or towel -Fabric Step 1: Pick some beautiful flowers and greenery.  Step 2: Lay a flower, leaf, or petal on a piece of cloth. Light-colored cloth works best. Step 3: Fold the fabric over top …

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Get your copy at SJAC!

SJAC is thrilled to be the very first seller of James Wilson’s new book, ‘Social Studies’ – we have 50 copies, fresh off the presses! This long-awaited volume is the culmination of 30 years of capturing the faces of our community. From publisher, Goose Lane Editions: There’s something strange, interesting, unsettling yet wonderfully compelling about these portraits, which reveal perhaps …

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Get ‘Harbour: A Compendium’ at SJAC

SJAC is proud to be a vendor for the book ‘Harbour: A Compendium’ – edited and published by Amy Ash, this publication accompanies the incredible group exhibition hosted here at SJAC and at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in 2019. From the foreword by Kate Wallace: “In Harbour, a group exhibition curated by Amy Ash that opened in spring of 2019, …

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Copperplate Etching

Join Nathan Cann the printmaking studio for a fun but thorough two-day workshop in copperplate etching. During the course of the workshop, you will etch a copper plate, learning the techniques for how to prepare, etch, and finish the plate, transfer drawings, and pull prints. Classes are limited to only six participants for plenty of workspace and instruction time. All …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

Join Stephanie McHugh (our ever-popular veteran of our anime and animation workshops) for art adventures! Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Stephanie – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development. (We will be practicing social distancing in our big workshop room!) COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, …

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Intro to Linocut

Join artist Nathan Cann for this introduction to linoleum block printmaking. In this three week course students will be designing, carving, and printing their own linocut prints! Suitable for beginners and experienced printmakers alike. All supplies included. We recommend students begin planning a 5″x 7″ design in advance of the course. Thursdays, 7pm-9pm • September 10, 17, 24, October 1, …