Cross-Cultural Creation Residency 2020

Turbulence Canada Games Gallery | November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artists’ Statement We acknowledge that New Brunswick is situated on unsurrendered and unceded traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Passamaquoddy, the original keepers of this land. The Peace and Friendship Treaties signed in 1725 and 1726 were not to surrender the lands and resources but to establish rules …

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Opening Reception: Thursday, Nov. 25th

With the Public Health ‘circuit breaker’ removed, SJAC invites you to join us for a re-scheduled opening reception celebrating our current exhibitions that opened on November 5th! Please note the atypical day change: Thursday, November 25th, 5pm-7:30pm Please note that proof of vaccination/Government-issued ID and face masks are required. Regular galley hours Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm! Gallery visits are free (donations gratefully accepted!) …

Ripley Stonebrook

Citizens of Concordia Percival Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 What is Concordia? Founded in 1825, the factory City of Concordia covered an island off the Northern shore of New Brunswick. Now forgotten, it was once one of the most important cities of the world. But the city held a dark secret, its people ruled by a government …

Bernard Quintal

Maritime Beaches… Rock! Rotunda Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artist Statement I have been collecting rocks since early childhood and you wouldn’t believe how much space that takes in my house. As a kid, I walked many Maritime beaches because I thoroughly enjoyed the search, the digging, the joy of discovery. To this day that still represents …

Brandt Eisner

Shirts Vs Skins Library Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artist Statement Using sports as a theme, Shirts Vs Skins questions what masculinity is, and how our identities are formed through cultural norms. “Shirts Vs Skins”, is a familiar phrase for any man who has played team sports. Rather than team colours, players would be divided into groups of those …

Bob Morouney

The Hidden House Catalogue of Artisanal Brassieres Port Saint John Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artist Statement My practice is to explore a theme through numerous works. The Hidden House Catalogue of Artisanal Brassieres consists of one hundred and fifty drawings that imagine garments to express personality and empowerment, confront indignity, and remonstrate against the unquestioned assumptions …

Stephen Scott

“The Saint John Arts Centre has long been recognized as an organization which is dedicated to supporting New Brunswick artists by offering quality gallery space promoting contemporary exhibitions.  Fredericton artist Stephen Scott’s exhibition “The (un)certainty of Seeing; the Paintings of Stephen Scott” marks a reflective moment in the production of work which has taken place over almost a decade. During …

Sean Bourque

Vistas September 10 – October 29, 2021  |  Rotunda Gallery Artist Statement In 2018, Sean began creating abstract textures in search of spontaneous results to generate ideas for his work. He often compares this process to identifying images in clouds and discovering meaning within them. Although subjects are prompted, they are seldom predetermined. Importantly, he withholds his interpretation of the …

George Chase

Hope September 10 – October 29, 2021  |  Canada Games Galleries Artist Statement If one of these painting in my HOPE series looks into your soul and asks a very private question, then my attempt to capture a moment on canvas has happened for you.  Artist Biography George’s little boy daydreams of becoming an artist came to reality after forty …

Dawn Steeves

Structure: Cage and Column September 10 – October 29, 2021  |  City Gallery Artist Statement Structure is at the base of everything, in family, government, religion, the environment, the economy, a human body, or a building. Structure is the skeleton that holds a thing together and stabilizes it. My goal for this series is to focus on the rudimentary aspects …