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The Art Room: Create with Clay

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

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The Art Room: Let’s Draw

Students learn about the elements of art through a series of drawing exercises, aimed at developing their knowledge, skills and art vocabulary. Along with line, shape, colour, value, form, texture, and space, students will learn about positive and negative space, optical illusions, shading and layering, and patterning. They will have a great time learning fun facts about the history of drawing …

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New Art Program for Kids 9-12!

Artistic Pursuits • New Friends • Self-Expression • Confidence SJAC is very excited to introduce ‘The Art Room’: Visual Art Fundamentals Program for Kids ages 9-12! ‘The Art Room’ program provides keen young artists with an age-appropriate visual arts education that ignites creativity in a quality learning environment. Education in the visual arts fosters students’ exploration and expression of ideas while …

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Quilt or Sew with Margo

Join Margo for a six-week quilting/sewing course and learn the technique of using templates! You can choose between two pattern options for creating a lap quilt. You will also learn how to quilt your finished product. Skill level: Beginner-Intermediate / Please note: This class is for adult learners only. COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, SJAC must follow the …

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Intro to Petrykivka Painting

SJAC welcomes artist Kateryna Kryvolap to the community and as a new instructor! This introductory painting course will be of interest to beginners and professionals alike as you are guided through the wonderful Ukrainian decorative art known as Petrykivka.  Beginning with simple painting exercises, you will progress to more advanced techniques as you learn about the symbolism behind this ancient form …

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Create a Felted Bunny

SJAC welcomes new instructor, fibre artist Renata Britez! Learn about needle felting techniques in a friendly and relaxed environment. Get to know the basics of this unique technique by learning how to manipulate wool in three dimensional forms and creating beautiful animals with Renata. In this workshop students will learn how to make a beautiful felted bunny that can be used as decoration or to give as …

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Copperplate Etching – March 2021

Join Nathan Cann the printmaking studio for a fun but thorough two-day workshop in copperplate etching. During the course of the workshop, you will etch a copper plate, learning the techniques for how to prepare, etch, and finish the plate, transfer drawings, and pull prints. Classes are limited to only six participants for plenty of workspace and instruction time. All …

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Life Drawing

These weekly non-instructional classes provide artists with the opportunity to sketch and draw the human figure from live models. Classes begin with short warm up gesture studies and progress to more sustained poses. Space is limited to eight participants. Please bring your own drawing supplies, but tables, easels, drawing horses, and boards are provided. COVID-19 POLICY NOTES: In the unfortunate …

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Intro to Linocut

Join artist Nathan Cann for this introduction to linoleum block printmaking. In this four-week course students will be designing, carving, and printing their own linocut prints! Suitable for beginners and experienced printmakers alike. All supplies included. We recommend students begin planning a 5″x 7″ design in advance of the course. Thursdays, 7pm-9pm • February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 2021 (4 …

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Sewing: Christmas Stocking

Sewing with Margo: Christmas Stocking Christmas is coming – deck the halls with your own Christmas stockings! In three weeks, Margo will lead you through each step in creating a unique and festive stocking. Come and make one or one for each member of your family! (Participants can opt to complete a project of their choice as well.) Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm …