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Textile & Fibre Monotype

Artist and printmaker Maria Doering will give you a glimpse into the endless experimental possibilities of monotype printmaking using textile and fibre materials. Students will manipulate non-toxic Akua Printmaking ink on a Plexiglas plate combining it with found materials and mark-making through the use of cotton swabs, toothpicks, brushes and pencils to then print it on paper.  Participants are encouraged to bring …

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Remembering Greg Klassen

All of us here at SJAC were saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Greg Klassen. We are very grateful for the outstanding art he shared with us and especially the chance to enjoy his company. We send our deepest condolences to his loving family. We invite you to visit Greg’s website to experience his artwork: Biography Greg Klassen was born just outside …

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Portfolio Development Class of 2018

For the twelfth straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre will offer an 18-week Portfolio Development Program. This program is designed for students who are dedicated to the pursuit and study of visual art, and is aided by the generous support of the James Venner Russell Foundation. Our scholars have now been chosen for the Class of 2018! Congratulations to MacKenzie Hachey, Abbi …

SJAC’s Annual Report

As a regional facility serving Greater Saint John, SJAC presents reports to the Regional Facilities Commission annually. Please enjoy browsing our mid-year report to the Commission covering 2016 and 2017 to date; it details much of the activity here at SJAC in the categories of Workshops, Events, Rentals, and Exhibitions. SJAC Report May 2017

Art Saint John Gallery Guide

With the help of our generous sponsor, Uptown Saint John, the members of the Saint John Gallery Association have produced a helpful printed guide to the galleries in the Uptown area. This handy brochure, with contact information for all the locations and a helpful map to aid visitors, is available at all of the galleries and key tourist information locations.

Emily McCumber

The New Brunswick Museum and the Saint John Arts Centre are pleased to announce that Saint John fiber artist Emily McCumber, a graduate of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, is the recipient of 2016’s Professional Visual Artists’ Fund grant. Ms. McCumber will be using this money to attend a lace-weaving course being taught by Master Weaver Laura …