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Art with Amy (Kids ages 5-8)

While Maggie is busy with another project, SJAC is thrilled to welcome back artist and educator Amy Ash to lead our Saturday morning kids’ programs. Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with Amy – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! Each Session: Saturdays, 10am-12pm SPRING SESSION 2: May 5 – …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

While Maggie is busy with another project, SJAC is thrilled to welcome back artist and educator Amy Ash to lead our Saturday morning kids’ programs. Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Amy – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development! Each Session: Saturdays, 1-3pm SPRING SESSION 2: May 5 …

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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Helen Stanley (Saturday afternoons) or Joanna Pottle (Wednesday evenings) for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time …

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Sewing with Margo

Sewing with Margo is back! Have you been meaning to make time for yourself to enjoy the hobby of sewing? Is it time to look at your sewing machine with a new perspective? Master your fear of the machine and become more comfortable with its use and care. In this six-week sewing course you’ll learn fundamental skills that you will …

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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class is now offering an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, and Manami will help you choose a suitable image for the six-week time period. For beginners, this introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you …

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Drawing: Beyond Basics

Join Maggie Higgins for a creatively challenging intermediate-level course in drawing. This class is ideal for students who have already participated in the Drawing Basics course or artists with drawing experience. It is designed to extend your development of the hand and eye beyond traditional skills, and to work on stylistic explorations of personal expression. Each week will cover a …

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Drawing Basics

Join Maggie Higgins for a fun and informative overview of Drawing Basics! This class is ideal for beginners who’ve always wanted to try drawing or intermediate students who are eager to hone their skills. It is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional skills and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Each week will cover exercises in …

Relief Printmaking Masterclass

It’s not too early to look ahead and plan for an exciting creative masterclass in June! Visiting artist and printmaker Maria Doering returns to teach you all about her passion: relief printmaking. In this Master class students will get a solid foundation to relief printmaking methods and should be able to use the SJAC printmaking studio on their own after …

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Life Drawing

These weekly non-instructional classes provide artists with the opportunity to sketch and draw the human figure from live models. Classes begin with short warm up gesture studies and progress to more sustained poses. Space is limited to ten participants. Please bring your own drawing supplies, but tables, easels, drawing horses, and boards are provided. Mondays, 10am-12pm (sessions start at 10am …

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Art with Maggie (Kids 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with Maggie – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! About the instructor: Maggie Higgins is a multimedia artist based in Saint John, New Brunswick. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction from Mount Allison University in 2014 and a Bachelor of Education …