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 …

Carnegie Colours 2019

Carnegie Colours 2019 Exhibition In the spring of 2013, a watercolor class led by artist Charlene Barry concluded.  Charlene did not wish to teach another class, but she and her students wanted to continue painting together.  And so, arrangements were made with the Saint John Arts Centre to have a space where we could come to paint and share ideas. …

NB Stone Sculptors

Elemental Arcade  Albert.  Born in Caraquet in 1935, Arcade had an outstanding career as an architect including projects such as the Richibucto Church, the Assomption Complex in Moncton, hospitals in Bathurst, Campbellton, Edmundston and Tracadie and a major addition at the Dr-Georges-L-Dumont Hospital. own personal residence in Shediac Bridge. Upon retirement, as a way to further pursue and explore esthetic …

Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset

SJAC is excited to have the opportunity to host a private collection of incredible prints by some of Canada’s most celebrated Inuit printmakers. Many thanks to local artist Octavio Ribeiro for sharing his collection with the community. Biographies Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) is regarded as one of the most notable pioneers of modern Inuit art. She is one of Canada’s most …

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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, …

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.

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. …