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 ‘Progress’, 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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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, …

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New Shows Open July 5th!

Please join us with the artists to celebrate the third exhibition cycle of 2019 with an opening reception on Friday, July 5th, 2019 from 5:30-7:30PM! The featured exhibits are: Frazee Gallery: Prints by Inuit Artists – private collection City Gallery: ‘Elemental’ – works by New Brunswick sculptors Canada Games & Library Galleries: Carnegie Colours – works by SJAC-based painters’ guild Rotunda …

NBCCD: Expo 2019

SJAC is excited to see this year’s exhibit as we welcome back the students of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design for the second annual spring exhibition here in Saint John! More information to come soon…

‘Harbour’

Artists: Alisa Arsenault, Sara Griffin, Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Nienke Izurieta, Sarah Jones, Chantal Khoury, Ann Manuel, Sarah Power, Dan Xu; curated by Amy Ash A harbour is a place on the coast where ships may moor in shelter, protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures. The entry or exit point of solid land, it is the beginning and …