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Port Saint John Residency 2024-25

2024-2025 Artist Residency with Port Saint John and Saint John Arts Centre: Applications open to Indigenous Artists of Wabanaki territory Port Saint John is excited to announce the third biennial artist residency for 2024-2025! The residency will include unique access to the Port as a means to inspire a new body of work, culminating in an exhibit at the sponsored …

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SPaRT! Summer Camps

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that while masks are not mandatory, they are encouraged. Students exhibiting symptoms of illness are not to attend. Summer Camp Description SPaRT! Camps (Sports/Participation/Art/Recreation/Together!) For Kids aged 9-12 SPaRT! is a fun-filled week of art and recreation designed to foster your child’s creativity and physical activity through the arts, physical activity, and other fun …

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Summer Workshops

Registration for summer workshops is now open! We are excited to announce summer workshops for artists of all skill levels! Classes in printmaking, drawing, and ceramics are sure to bring out the creativity in everyone. Figure Drawing with Matt Watkins 1-day Etching with Natt Cann Pottery Intensive (All-Levels) with Ralph Seely Ceramic Animal Sculpture with Melissa Kennedy  

Ken & Alicia Robichaud

Artist Statement Pop Culture Cubed is a collaborative project blending sculptural pieces constructed with LEGO shown alongside acrylic paintings. This series of creations takes inspiration from various mediums across the spectrum of popular culture from movies, TV, literature, art, and more. The overall purpose of this project is to shed light on LEGO as a legitimate medium for contemporary sculpture …

Doris Chesley

(Thanks to Kelly Galbraith for the wonderful interview!) Artist Statement I have always had a strong interest in art and have been painting as a hobby intermittently since the 1970s. Instruction in art has provided me with the knowledge to progress in my work. My medium of choice is oils and each painting evolves over several weeks as I try …

Gary Blundell & Victoria Ward

This multidisciplinary exhibition features works inspired by the artists’ study of Canadian shorelines and the effects of climate change on our landscapes. Background: Abandoned industrial places have long been the major subject matter of our art-making. For decades, we have been visiting sites looking at the impacts of natural resource development on landscape, including the human history that results from …

Jeunesse Créative NB Artful Youth

This exhibition presents the artworks created by participants from the Jeuness créative NB Artful Youth program, a provincial high school arts program sponsored by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation. The participating Saint John artists are Alyssa Callaghan, Myriam Charrois, Sasha Carhart, Diana Bilokon, and Sarah Elshazli. Offered through the nine provincial arts centres and the Neqotkuk Art Studio, each location provided five …

Donald Stuart

(Thanks to Kelly Galbraith for the wonderful interview!) Artist Statement Most of my work is one-of-a kind custom, created with input from clients. I respond to the wishes of the client, inspired by their needs, but fulfilling my desire to create something beautiful and unique. As a result, often I am taken into realms previously unknown to me— sometimes technically, …

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Ceramic Animal Sculpture with Melissa Kennedy

Workshop Description Acclaimed New Brunswick artist Melissa Kennedy will teach this fun and educational hands-on workshop in creating a small scale, realistic animal sculpture in clay! During this two day workshop, students will learn technical skills in sculpting in clay, tool use, translating photo references in 3D, building forms, and representing realistic likeness. Artworks will be kiln-fired after the class …

Maria Doering & Fiona Clark

Shared Energies: The Universe Within  /  City Gallery  / March 15 – April 26, 2024 You can learn more about the artists and see their work here: http://shared-energies.com Shared Energies: The Universe Within is a collaborative project between New Jersey, USA based artist Fiona Clark and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia based artist Maria Doering. Having known each other for over 20 …