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 …

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Maggie Higgins on CBC Arts

We are so excited for our very own Maggie Higgins (Education & Outreach Coordinator and art educator here at SJAC), who has been featured in the latest episode of CBC Arts ‘Exhibitionists’. Filmmaker Matt Brown’s mini-documentary interviews Maggie about her current body of work as a practicing artist, Black Flock. View this great video spotlight below (note: there’s a very …

Kyla Chung

The Study of Saint John Artist Statement Having grown up in South Korea with modern architecture, I find myself absolutely intrigued by the rich heritage buildings in Saint John. I have a great appreciation for the fine craftsmanship that went into rebuilding the city after the Great Fire of 1877. It is amazing how well preserved some of these buildings …

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Textile & Fibre Monotype

Artist and printmaker Maria Doering will give you a glimpse into the endless experimental possibilities of monotype printmaking using textile and fibre materials. Students will manipulate non-toxic Akua Printmaking ink on a Plexiglas plate combining it with found materials and mark-making through the use of cotton swabs, toothpicks, brushes and pencils to then print it on paper.  Participants are encouraged to bring …

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Remembering Greg Klassen

All of us here at SJAC were saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Greg Klassen. We are very grateful for the outstanding art he shared with us and especially the chance to enjoy his company. We send our deepest condolences to his loving family. We invite you to visit Greg’s website to experience his artwork: www.two-ravens-studio.ca Biography Greg Klassen was born just outside …

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Portfolio Development Class of 2018

For the twelfth straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre will offer an 18-week Portfolio Development Program. This program is designed for students who are dedicated to the pursuit and study of visual art, and is aided by the generous support of the James Venner Russell Foundation. Our scholars have now been chosen for the Class of 2018! Congratulations to MacKenzie Hachey, Abbi …

SJAC’s Annual Report

As a regional facility serving Greater Saint John, SJAC presents reports to the Regional Facilities Commission annually. Please enjoy browsing our mid-year report to the Commission covering 2016 and 2017 to date; it details much of the activity here at SJAC in the categories of Workshops, Events, Rentals, and Exhibitions. SJAC Report May 2017

Art Saint John Gallery Guide

With the help of our generous sponsor, Uptown Saint John, the members of the Saint John Gallery Association have produced a helpful printed guide to the galleries in the Uptown area. This handy brochure, with contact information for all the locations and a helpful map to aid visitors, is available at all of the galleries and key tourist information locations.