Summer Art with Amy

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this morning summer camp creative adventure with Amy – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! July 30 – August 3, 2018 (5 mornings, Mon-Fri) Cost: $80 • All Supplies Included (If you register online, please put a note in the ‘Additional Information > Order Notes’ field to …

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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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Plants & Monotype

Artist and printmaker Maria Doering will give you a glimpse into the endless experimental possibilities of monotype printmaking using found plant 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 various materials including cotton swabs, toothpicks, brushes and pencils. Participants are encouraged to bring along leaves, flowers, …

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Portrait Sculpture

SJAC is thrilled to welcome back classically-trained artist and educator Melissa Kennedy! This summer, Melissa offers a special week-long portrait sculpting course. Combining demos and lots of hands-on sculpting time, students will work through observing a live model. Melissa will help you to make the most of time-tested classical methods in sculpting the human face: – setting up a portrait in …

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SPaRT! Summer Camp

SPaRT! Camp August (Sports/Participation/Art/Recreation/Together!) For Kids aged 9-12 This fun-filled week of art and recreation is designed to encourage your child’s creativity and activity through exploring the arts, swimming at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre and visits to the library and museum. SPaRT takes full advantage of the multiple talents of our great team of  summer interns; campers will have …

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Drawing: Beyond Basics

Join Maggie Higgins for a creatively challenging intermediate-level course in drawing. This class is ideal for students who have already participated in the Drawing Basics course or artists with drawing experience. It is designed to extend your development of the hand and eye beyond traditional skills, and to work on stylistic explorations of personal expression. Each week will cover a …

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Classical Figure Drawing 2018

SJAC is thrilled to once again offer a special week-long life drawing course with classically-trained artist and educator Melissa Kennedy! Combining demos and lots of hands-on drawing time, students will work from an easel observing a live nude model. Melissa will help you to make the most of time-tested classical methods: – comparison techniques to achieve higher accuracy – searching for …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

SJAC is excited to welcome back artist and educator Amy Ash, who will be taking on our Saturday kids’ programs while Maggie is busy working on other projects! Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Amy – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development! Each Session: Saturdays, 1-3pm Summer Break …

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Art with Amy (Kids 5-8)

SJAC is excited to welcome back artist and educator Amy Ash, who will be taking on our Saturday kids’ programs while Maggie is busy working on other projects! Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with Amy – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! Each Session: Saturdays, 10am-12pm Summer Break – …

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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Helen Stanley (Saturday afternoons) or Joanna Pottle (Wednesday evenings) for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time …