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Experiments in Printmaking

Join artist Nathan Cann for this exciting printmaking workshop! Using a variety of materials such as oil, ink, graphite and watercolour, you will learn new skills and techniques  in exploratory printing. These workshop is perfect for all skill levels, as this school of printing abandons the rules and guidelines of more traditional printing in favour of experimental adventure! Wednesdays, 7-9PM • September …

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Summer Interns 2019

SJAC is thrilled to welcome our new team of summer interns! This talented group bring lots of creative talent, and will be front and centre welcoming visitors, teaching our SPaRT! camps, taking over our social media, plus lots of works behind-the-scenes. Maureen Levangie (left) is a third year Fine Arts student at Mount Allison University studying painting and sculpture. She …

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Sculpting the Torso

SJAC is thrilled to welcome back classically-trained artist and educator Melissa Kennedy! This summer, Melissa offers a special week-long torso sculpting course. Combining demos and lots of hands-on sculpting time, students will work through observing a live model. Students will practice the techniques of modelling a small-scale torso in clay from a live model. Instruction will include ideas such as: how …

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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 Basics

Join Amy Ash for a fun and informative overview of Drawing Basics! This class is ideal for beginners who’ve always wanted to try drawing or intermediate students who are eager to hone their skills. It is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional skills and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Each week will cover exercises in …

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Art with Amy (Kids 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with artist and educator Amy Ash – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! Each Session: Saturdays, 10am-12pm SPRING SESSION 2: May 25 – June 22, 2019 (5 weeks) • Cost: $80 • All Supplies Included • UPDATE: FULL! Currently underway: March 16 – April …

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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class is now offering an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, and Manami will help you choose a suitable image for the six-week time period. For beginners, this introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you …

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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 Molly Davidson, Joanna Pottle, and Helen Stanley for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel …

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Make Some Mugs (or Bowls!)

Everyone loves to enjoy their beverages in handmade mugs (and snacks in handmade bowls!) In this class, students will join Molly Davidson for two Saturdays to make a set of mugs or bowls on the wheel, learn creative handbuilding techniques, and create unique handles for their mugs. Make them tall or wide, ornate or simple. Step into the rhythm of …