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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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Intro to Video and Filmmaking

Coming this Fall: Are you a teen who loves creating videos? Are you a movie addict? Are you think about going to school for film? This course is perfect for you! Join filmmaker Michael Mohan for an exciting six-week course in filmmaking. With a small maximum class size of only four participants, this is the perfect way to get one-on-one …

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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 Molly Davidson, Joanna Pottle, and Helen Stanley for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel …

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

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Photography Basics

In this 6-week course, participants will learn the fundamentals of photography including basic camera functions such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. There will be opportunities to create images on a weekly basis that explore shooting in manual mode in various lighting conditions. Some avenues of photography that will be explored include portraiture, still life and street photography. In …

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Experiments in Printmaking

Join artist Nathan Cann for this exciting printmaking workshop! Using a variety of materials such as oil, ink, graphite and watercolour, you will learn new skills and techniques  in exploratory printing. These workshop is perfect for all skill levels, as this school of printing abandons the rules and guidelines of more traditional printing in favour of experimental adventure! Wednesdays, 7-9PM • September …

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. …