NBCCD: Expo 2019

SJAC is excited to see this year’s exhibit as we welcome back the students of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design for the second annual spring exhibition here in Saint John! More information to come soon…

‘Harbour’

Artists: Alisa Arsenault, Sara Griffin, Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Nienke Izurieta, Sarah Jones, Chantal Khoury, Ann Manuel, Sarah Power, Dan Xu; curated by Amy Ash A harbour is a place on the coast where ships may moor in shelter, protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures. The entry or exit point of solid land, it is the beginning and …

Margot Cormier Splane

Pandora’s Trojan Horse; Exploring Issues around Climate Change (Read Margot’s writings on each piece of the series on her website here:) Artists Statement “Pandora’s Trojan Horse; Exploring Issues around Climate Change,” is a series that grew both out of love of this wonderful planet we call home, and fear for the future of our world as we currently know it. …

SJ High School IB Art 2019

In This Place SJAC is proud to host this 17th annual exhibit featuring young artists from the Grade 11 and Grade 12 International Baccalaureate Art classes at Saint John High School.

Portfolio Development 2019

For the thirteenth straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre has offered an 18-week Portfolio Development Program to high school students in this part of the province. This program, which is unique in New Brunswick, is designed for students who are dedicated to the pursuit and study of visual art. The students selected for this years’ program were: Amber Cho, …

Frank D. Allison

A Travelling Artist Returns Home Biography of Frank D. Allison from A Dictionary of Canadian Artists by Colin S. MacDonald Born in Saint John, N.B. in 1883, son of Frank Octavius Allison and Mary Sara Bonsall Kaye, Frank Drummond Allison studied painting under Wilfred Molson Barnes in Montreal; John F. Carlson, Woodstock, New York; and George Elmer Browne in Europe. …

Colin H. Smith

Fresh Start Artist’s Biography Since leaving England at 16, Colin Hugh Smith lived in the United States, the Bahamas, and Jamaica, but for the last 50 years he has called New Brunswick home. On his journey he’s been a Registered Interior Designer, a restaurateur, a journalist, a published fiction writer and an art promoter, but these days his creative energies …

May2019

Please join us with the artists to celebrate the opening of new exhibits in our second exhibition cycle of the year on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:30pm. Featuring works by: Frazee Gallery: Margo Cormier Splane City Gallery: ‘Harbour’ – curated by Amy Ash Upstairs Galleries: New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

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 …