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The Art Room: Let’s Paint

Watercolour and acrylics are explored through weekly exercises where students experience exciting techniques that produce different effects on paper and canvas board. Subjects range from still life to animals, plants, and other things that exist in nature. While learning the elements of art, students will develop an art vocabulary as they learn to talk about their work and the work …

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Scratch the Surface: Clay Tiles

This workshop introduces you to the wonderful world of sgraffito on pottery. Coming from the Italian word for “to scratch”, sgraffito is a technique of scratching through layers of colour on the surface of ceramics to reveal the layers below, and enables an endless exploration of drawing, carving and painting techniques for your ceramics projects. You will work on flat …

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Bookbinding for Beginners

Back by popular demand! Join instructor Angela Black and find your creative outlet through this introductory bookbinding workshop. You will fashion beautiful pages with drawing elements, decorative papers, and other found objects that make up the content of your books. Design and produce your very own ‘zine’, while exploring three distinctive bookbinding techniques in a fun and exciting learning environment. Workshop …

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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 …

NBCCD: Expo 2021

Expo 2021 May 7 – July 3, 2021  |  Upstairs Galleries | Expo 2021 Online SJAC is excited to welcome back The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design for their 2021 Expo! This exposition has been designed to give you a look inside the life and art of NBCCD students, including Foundation Visual Arts Students, among them our very own …

James Wilson

Social Studies May 7 – July 3, 2021  |  Port Saint John and City Galleries Inspired by predecessors ranging from Saint John photographer Isaac Erb to American portrait photographer Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, James Wilson’s recent suite of black and white portraits he calls ‘Social Studies’ is a deeply moving and precious document that embodies the diverse character of …