Since 2014, Festival Inspire has been delivering colour to the streets of Riverview, Dieppe and Moncton in an annual week-long event. This year’s festival brought a total of 13 new murals to these streets and continued toward Festival Inspire’s goal to turn Greater Moncton into a visual wonderland for all to enjoy.
While every mural and art piece created at Festival Inspire this year demonstrated outstanding talent, we chose some of our favourite murals to highlight for those who may have missed out on the action. Continue reading Our Favourite Murals From Festival Inspire 2017
Deanna Musgrave’s artwork should be familiar to many people in Saint John. Her massive 56′ x 10′ painting ‘Cloud’ hangs in the Hans W. Klohn Commons at the University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus. It’s hard to miss.
Still working on an equally impressive scale, and in an even more high traffic area, Musgrave’s latest work, ‘Nest’ fills the available surfaces of Saint John’s pedway system outside of Markey Square. Continue reading Canada 150: Artist Deanna Musgrave Unveils New Mural In Saint John
Glenn Priestley is a Fredericton, New Brunswick artist whose drawings, pastels and oil paintings can elevate aspects of daily life, even the mundane, to classical opulence. The intuitive play he creates is a confluence in the interacting figures, everyday places, and a rediscovery of forgotten kitsch treasures. It’s a balance that can only be struck by an artist who has achieved a mastery of skill in the language of painting, colour and form. Continue reading The Unnoticed Batman, Suburban Pearls and Divine Muppet Dolls: The Art of Glenn Priestley
Welcome to this year’s East Coast Christmas gift guide. Not only have we put together a stellar list of potential gifts for you to peruse, we’ve taken our gift guide to the next level! This week we’ll be releasing a six part series for you to mull over with suggestions for Atlantic Canadian gifts for all ages! Continue reading Christmas Gift Guides 2016: Art Lovers
Get them while they’re young. After all, it’s worked for the likes of tobacco, sugar, and politics. Why not art? Continue reading How A Fondness For Drink Taught Me To Love Paul Mathieson