Cathy Love

Cathy has always felt blessed to live in New Brunswick surrounded by the incredible natural beauty found here.  Living for the first ten years of her life in St. Martins, the beaches of the Bay of Fundy became her playground and she continues to be drawn there for inspiration.  When outdoors with her camera the excitement of the beauty around …

The Carnegie Rughookers (Nov. 2019)

The Carnegie Legacy The Carnegie Rughookers’ History Founded in September 2004, they took the name of their meeting place, the historic Carnegie Building, 20 Peel Plaza.  Originally, the Saint John Free Public Library, it is now home of the Saint John Arts Centre.  We meet every Friday morning, September to May, to share ideas and inspiration and to work on …

Victoria Piersig

Trading Places | Musings and Muses of an Iconic Watery Highway “If we want to maintain our lifestyles, we can’t just say no all the time” Trading Places is an invitation to a new conversation that transcends polarized positions about resource extraction and industry in Canada and provides an organizing framework for individuals and groups to begin a new conversation …

Riel Nason

Modern Selvage Quilting Artist Biography Riel Nason is a Canadian novelist and textile artist (quilter). She is known for her bold use of colour, humour and whimsy in her designs. Her works have been exhibited across Canada and included twice in Quilt Canada: The National Juried Show.  Her quilts have been featured in magazines in Canada, the United States, France, …

Cross-Cultural Creation Residency Exhibit

Elisgenooasig Entre: Mêler, Lacer, Lier. Inter: Fuse, Lace, Relate Presented by ArtsLink NB and the 3E collective (Emma Hassenchal, Erin Goodine and Emilie Grace Lavoie) is INTER: FUSE, LACE, RELATE a curated touring exhibition of the 2019 Cross-Cultural Creation Residency artists (Indigo Poirier, Tara Francis, and Nicole Haché). The 2019 Cross-Cultural Creation Residency was organized in partnership with Association acadienne …

Process: NB Artists Working in Wood

New Brunswick artists, Christian Demmings, John Dougan, Gillian Dykeman, Steve Jones, Timothy Jones, Brock Jorgensen, Justin Sappier, Phil Savage, Ralph Simpson, and Jack Symonds present an exhibit of works in wood, curated by Christiana Myers. In this exhibition, each artist has adopted their own process and perspective to pay homage to wood and the many roles this dynamic material plays …

Bob Smith

Biography – Bob Smith He loved potatoes, apple pie, people, history, gardening, beer, and laughing. He was born in 1924, in Barney’s River, a suburb of Avondale, fourth of Clara and Walter Smith’s five children, in a house his father built. It was a moneyless farm, but there was always food to eat, and there was always a pump organ …

Ken Waiwood ‘Panta Lithon Kinei’ (‘Turn Every Stone’)

THE ARTIST Ken Waiwood lives near the town of St. Andrews, New Brunswick on the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay. In 1998 he retired from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans where he worked as a fisheries and aquaculture research scientist. He has been involved with stone turning since 2004 and has been a member of the New Brunswick Crafts Council …

Jared Betts

Artist Biography Born in Moncton, New Brunswick in 1983, Jared Betts earned a BFA from NSCAD University in 2010. He has exhibited in over 100 group and solo exhibitions in Canada, Paris, Tokyo, London, New York City, Germany, Costa Rica and Iceland. Jared Betts is the recipient of a Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage grant, a New Brunswick Tourism, …

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 …