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André Cormier – Conversations2019


Wednesday January 29, 2020

I had the impression something special had occurred when the last 6 Elle lines of of poetry were spoken in a lush silence from the loft of Église historique de Barachois, as the last notes of the ensemble delicately reverberated in the mind. Thus ended Conversations2019.

Thoughts on a Toronto Art Fair


Tuesday April 28, 2015

Thoughts on a Toronto Art Fair Sarah Jones, visual artist I recently participated in The Artist Project, a contemporary art fair held at the Better Living Centre, Toronto, February 19-22, 2015. This was my first foray into the art fair world, and into the Toronto art world as well. An unnerving undertaking of product creation,

Paying It Forward


Wednesday April 22, 2015

Paying It Forward Jade Ansley In the summer of 2010, through chance and circumstance, I ended up finding the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, hidden among all the larger universities and colleges. It didn’t take long before I packed up, left my hometown of Canmore, Alberta and found myself living with five musicians

Advocating for the Arts: An Artist Responsibility Nathalie Rayne, Director of Communications, Marketing & Translation As an organization who promotes the creation of art by funding professional artists, artsnb staff spends countless hours contributing to the advancement of our artists’ careers and supporting artistic excellence in New Brunswick culture through: Capacity building through direct funding

Artist Rule: We must never let our artwork leave our hands without documenting first! Natalie Sappier, Aboriginal Outreach Officer Creative spirits usually have more than one project on the go and most active artists can relate to the chaotic world we create. Moments like commissions, running out to the studio to meet a deadline, and

Chasing the Magic of the Demo


Tuesday March 31, 2015

Chasing the Magic of the Demo Sandy MacKay I’m working with a group called ThreeFoolsPeak. It’s me, and two other guys – Bill Preeper and Clinton Charlton. We each play an array of instruments, and we are all writers. Last summer we decided to work together to create a recording, but we did not have

Graffiti: meditations on the source of our creative urges Kerry-Lee Powell, writer Spring can be a damp, drawn-out affair in Britain, but anyone who agrees with Eliot that April is the cruelest month has never spent March in New Brunswick, where winter often seems less a season than a full-blown existential crisis. I flew to

Rughooking: Tradition or Innovation?


Tuesday March 17, 2015

* This is a post from a guest blogger, the first of many in the next few months Rughooking: Tradition or Innovation? Marie-Claude Hébert, multimedia artist and translator Rughooking is set deep in the memory of most of New Brunswickers and people from the East Coast. In fact, whenever I find myself at a rughooking

I think it is time we start weaving our Provincial basket Natalie Sappier, Aboriginal Outreach Officer It’s going on two years as an Aboriginal Outreach Officer for artsnb; the partnership with JEDI (Joint Economic Development Initiative) who are an Aboriginal not-for-profit organization dedicated to working with partners to foster Aboriginal economic development in New Brunswick

Creative Aging: Understanding Our Stories


Wednesday February 25, 2015

Creative Aging: Understanding Our Stories Vanessa Moeller, Deputy Director The energy in the room was palpable on February 21st as over 40 participants gathered at St. Thomas University for the first workshop in the Creative Aging workshop series entitled Understanding Our Stories. Participants arrived to find Rhodia notebooks and pens waiting for them thanks to