March 2019

Please join us with the artists to celebrate the opening of new exhibits in our second exhibition cycle of the year on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 5:30pm. Featuring works by: Frazee Gallery: Colin H. Smith City Gallery: Mary Joyce Canada Games & Library Galleries: SJHS IB Art Class of 2019 Percival & Rotunda Galleries: James Venner Russell Portfolio Development …

SSJ Stone Carving Workshops 2018

Finding Form: Creations from Sculpture Saint John Stone Carving Workshops In the summer of 2018, Saint John Arts Centre had the wonderful opportunity to partner once again with Sculpture Saint John to offer workshops to the public during the International Sculpture Symposium. With the assistance of generous funding by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation and Canaport LNG, SJAC presented a …

Laura Lamey

Fissures and Faults Artist Biography Laura Lamey has been teaching high school for over 20 years in Riverview, NB and continually advocates for the arts in the school and community. She has recently recommitted to her own practice following a one year educational leave and the completion of the Advanced Studio Practice program through NBCCD. The momentum Laura has built …

SAQA 2019

Transitions Every life, every city, every human interaction undergoes change; combine this with nature’s changing seasons and landscapes, and a plethora of transitional episodes occur. With a combination of fabrics and threads, along with embellishments in lace, embroidery floss, wool, and found items, including dyeing, painting, colouring or stamping, the artist have hand-stitched or machine quilted their interpretation of the …

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Remembrance Day Exhibit 2018

In 2015, SJAC instituted a new tradition of honouring a local military veteran with a display case featuring photos, artifacts, and memorabilia from their service. This year, we recognize the contributions of William Harris, who served in the First World War as a boy signaller onboard a ship that was on patrol at the mouth of Halifax Harbour during the …

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Read about our exhibits!

As we work to repair our website menus, please use this handy guide to our exhibits opening Friday, Nov. 2nd! Frazee Gallery: Kathy Hooper City Gallery: Ian McEachern Canada Games Gallery: Kyla Chung Library Gallery: Karen Knight and Helen Stanley Rotunda Gallery: Francis Riley

Francis Riley

Francis Riley: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints Francis was born in Sheffield, England in 1936. He loved painting and drawing from an early age, but first studied part time at the Sheffield College of Art. He soon became a full time student, and upon his graduation, won a place in the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL in London. After he …

Karen Knight and Helen Stanley

Shop Talk Artists’ Statement Two artists meet over tea in handmade pottery mugs, of course, for a never-long-enough conversation about life with clay. For fifteen years these two friends have shared their passion for creating in the same medium while expressing that passion in contrasting ways. A second cup is filled to celebrate a brilliant success, a shoulder is offered …

Ian MacEachern

The Lost City “For the first time, a Beaverbrook Art Gallery touring exhibition opens in Saint John – and for good reason. Seventy-five black-and-white photographs drawn from the artist’s exceptional archive are presented, depicting 1960s life along Main Street in the city’s North End before ‘urban renewal.’ Poignant and sublime, these narrative photographs are among the finest visual documents of …