Melissa May

Artist Statement l am completely self-taught as an artist and I love to paint animals as it is a way to facilitate a long-forgotten connection with the world around us. These creatures are separate individuals and my hope is to capture the unique qualities of each animal and shine a light on the spirit of the species they represent. An …

Alanna Baird

Artistic Statement for Pentamerism Pentamerism – state of being pentamerous, the most familiar type of radial symmetry. Where the “penta” indicates five rays of an organism are arranged around a central point or axis. A new word for me, one which aptly describes a current focus in my work, a focus derived from close observation of the shell patterns belonging …

SJHS IB Art 2020

Featuring young artists from the Grade 11 and Grade 12 International Baccalaureate Art classes at Saint John High School. Featured artists in the Class of 2020 are: Marine Bramat, Emily Butler, Adam Chappel, Amy Cui, Jonah Dysart, Nataliia Fylypchuk, Aurora Hattie-Beyea, Camryn MacInnes, Gabrielle Maisonneuve, Kailyn Mask, Zainab Najm, Lacey Nickerson, Lydia Paterson, Julie Seaward, Riley Small, Bing Bing Wang, …

Arthur Bourke Warwick

Selected Works of Arthur Bourke Warwick Art was born in Moncton, New Brunswick, but was raised in an apartment building on Main Street in the North End of Saint John. He started drawing as a young boy at his mother’s kitchen table while he was supposed to be doing his homework. He began his career at CBC Halifax as a …

NB Art Bank 50th Anniversary

Psi kekw k ti mewi Tout va bien aller Everything is gonna be fine Wela’sitew na Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the New Brunswick Art Bank Message from the Premier The Government of New Brunswick is proud to mark the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest cultural heritage treasures in the province: the New Brunswick Art Bank. In 1968, …

Junctures

This group exhibit features the works of artists I-Chun Jenkins, Steve Jones, Maja Padrov, and Ralph Simpson. I-Chun Jenkins Artist Statement Growing up in a tiny fishing village on the small island of Taiwan surrounded with a rich heritage of native culture and natural beauty, I became sensitive to vibrant colours and texture at an early age. I was formally …

Craft NB ‘Beneath the Surface’

Beneath the Surface In June 2019, a group of New Brunswick craftspeople immersed themselves in the wonders of Fundy National Park for five days. They were given the time and space to develop new ideas as they experienced the natural landscapes of New Brunswick, stimulated by scientific processes that shape and change the natural world. Beneath the Surface 2019 is …

Cathy Love

Through My Heart Cathy has always felt blessed to live in New Brunswick surrounded by the incredible natural beauty found here.  Living for the first ten years of her life in St. Martins, the beaches of the Bay of Fundy became her playground and she continues to be drawn there for inspiration.  When outdoors with her camera the excitement of …

The Carnegie Rughookers (Nov. 2019)

The Carnegie Legacy The Carnegie Rughookers’ History Founded in September 2004, they took the name of their meeting place, the historic Carnegie Building, 20 Peel Plaza.  Originally, the Saint John Free Public Library, it is now home of the Saint John Arts Centre.  We meet every Friday morning, September to May, to share ideas and inspiration and to work on …