Cross-Cultural Creation Residency Exhibit

Elisgenooasig Entre: Mêler, Lacer, Lier. Inter: Fuse, Lace, Relate Presented by ArtsLink NB and the 3E collective (Emma Hassenchal, Erin Goodine and Emilie Grace Lavoie) is INTER: FUSE, LACE, RELATE a curated touring exhibition of the 2019 Cross-Cultural Creation Residency artists (Indigo Poirier, Tara Francis, and Nicole Haché). The 2019 Cross-Cultural Creation Residency was organized in partnership with Association acadienne …

Process: NB Artists Working in Wood

New Brunswick artists, Christian Demmings, John Dougan, Gillian Dykeman, Steve Jones, Timothy Jones, Brock Jorgensen, Justin Sappier, Phil Savage, Ralph Simpson, and Jack Symonds present an exhibit of works in wood, curated by Christiana Myers. In this exhibition, each artist has adopted their own process and perspective to pay homage to wood and the many roles this dynamic material plays …

Bob Smith

Biography – Bob Smith He loved potatoes, apple pie, people, history, gardening, beer, and laughing. He was born in 1924, in Barney’s River, a suburb of Avondale, fourth of Clara and Walter Smith’s five children, in a house his father built. It was a moneyless farm, but there was always food to eat, and there was always a pump organ …

Ken Waiwood ‘Panta Lithon Kinei’ (‘Turn Every Stone’)

THE ARTIST Ken Waiwood lives near the town of St. Andrews, New Brunswick on the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay. In 1998 he retired from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans where he worked as a fisheries and aquaculture research scientist. He has been involved with stone turning since 2004 and has been a member of the New Brunswick Crafts Council …

Jared Betts

Artist Biography Born in Moncton, New Brunswick in 1983, Jared Betts earned a BFA from NSCAD University in 2010. He has exhibited in over 100 group and solo exhibitions in Canada, Paris, Tokyo, London, New York City, Germany, Costa Rica and Iceland. Jared Betts is the recipient of a Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage grant, a New Brunswick Tourism, …

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, …