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DiscoverSJ: ‘Salmon Run’ Fundraiser For InterAction School Of Performing Arts

Discover Saint John and the Province of New Brunswick Fund Public Art Initiative in partnership with the Province of New Brunswick have announced ‘Salmon Run’, a project that is creating art, supporting artists and raising funds for the InterAction School of Performing Arts in Saint John. Continue reading DiscoverSJ: ‘Salmon Run’ Fundraiser For InterAction School Of Performing Arts

Multidimensional Landscapes Call For Conservation – The Paintings of Michael McEwing

Artists paint objects, people or places of beauty in an effort to conserve life’s precious and ephemeral moments. The reality is that all of it comes to an ending at some point. Conserving their longevity is of the utmost importance, especially  in the case of our natural New Brunswick landscapes, which define our sense of place in the province. Artist Michael McEwing embarked on a journey in 2013 to conserve nature by visiting all of the thirty-six Nature Trust of New Brunswick Preserves and complete a landscape painting of each location. Four years later, the exhibition of this work opened at the New Brunswick Museum.  Continue reading Multidimensional Landscapes Call For Conservation – The Paintings of Michael McEwing

Our Favourite Murals From Festival Inspire 2017

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

Canada 150: Artist Deanna Musgrave Unveils New Mural In Saint John

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

Market Square Celebrates Canada 150 With A New Sculpture From Phil Savage

From time to time I like to revisit the work of one of my favourite artists, and now thanks to Market Square thousands of people will be able to do that daily. Phil Savage, a sculptor from Kingston, New Brunswick is having a multi-piece work permanently installed in Saint John’s Market Square Atrium today in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. Continue reading Market Square Celebrates Canada 150 With A New Sculpture From Phil Savage