Creative Aging – An Art4Life and UNB Project

What is Creative Aging? Creative Aging is a movement which recognizes the beneficial role of the arts in improving the quality of life for older adults and its contribution to their psychological, physical and emotional health. Over the past decade there has been a fast-growing field of Arts and Aging based on a growing body of research linking the arts …

Fibre Art Network

20/20 Vision July 9 – September 3, 2021  |  City Gallery The Fibre Art Network (FAN) is a co-operative of Western Canadian artists committed to promoting fibre as an art form and each other as artists. FAN membership includes emerging fibre artists, teachers, authors and judges. Many members have been recognized both nationally and internationally for their work.  FAN was …

Alan Grabelsky

Love Songs: A Journal of Fateful Encounters July 9 – September 3, 2021  |  City Gallery Each of these prints is my attempt to capture and make manifest a particular moment in time. They represent an experience that included a visual component, but more importantly, a feeling component, that struck a chord deep within me. My formal art training was …

NBCCD: Expo 2021

Expo 2021 May 7 – July 3, 2021  |  Upstairs Galleries | Expo 2021 Online SJAC is excited to welcome back The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design for their 2021 Expo! This exposition has been designed to give you a look inside the life and art of NBCCD students, including Foundation Visual Arts Students, among them our very own …

James Wilson

Social Studies May 7 – July 3, 2021  |  Port Saint John and City Galleries Inspired by predecessors ranging from Saint John photographer Isaac Erb to American portrait photographer Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, James Wilson’s recent suite of black and white portraits he calls ‘Social Studies’ is a deeply moving and precious document that embodies the diverse character of …

SJ High School IB Art 2021

Unmasked Canada Games & Library Galleries: March 12 – April 30, 2021 This annual exhibition showcases the works of young artists from the Grade 11 and Grade 12 International Baccalaureate Art classes at Saint John High School. Featured artists in the Class of 2021 are: Emily Gordon, Catherine Gray, Anja Hannberg, Sydney Johnson, Erin O’Rourke, Marta Sagrati, Tasha-Marie Speight,  Adrian Smith, …

Portfolio Development Class of 2021

For the fifteenth 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: Amelia Cyr, …

Amy Ash

Different Layers of the Same Water City Gallery: March 12 – April 30, 2021 This exhibit is supported by the New Brunswick Arts Board.

Alexandrya Eaton

Becoming: The Stories We Tell Port Saint John Gallery – March 12 – April 30, 2021 This exhibition is supported by the New Brunswick Arts Board

Gerard Collins

Something for Everyone Port Saint John Gallery | Nov. 6 – Dec. 18, 2020 A Collins ‘Decameron’ – essay by Robert Barriault We live in a dark time. Not perhaps as dark as that of the 14th century plagues that beset Europe from Florence to London, but enough of a dark time to make it more difficult to apprehend painting …