Category: Featured Artists

Coming to light


Tuesday May 11, 2021

An interview with multidisciplinary artist Percy Sacobie Featured artist series – Percy Sacobie It was with great pleasure that I met with Percy Sacobie for this artsnb Featured Artist blog post. I can remember first seeing his work at his solo show at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in 2019, and it had quite the impact

Written by Bonny Hill Featured artist series – Bonny Hill From Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain to Banksy’s street art, to the recent establishment of NFTs (non-fungible tokens), contemporary artists have been exploring postmodern issues of elitism, originality, and authenticity. Some of my recent work and much of my work going forward delves into an exploration of

Featured artist Well let me start by being honest. I’ve only found my identity as an artist two years ago, so I am very new to this whole community. And I’ve certainly never written a book before. Sure, I had been accepted to a national writer’s residency and I have completed a few chapters and

Creating, a Cathartic Process


Tuesday February 9, 2021

Featured artist series – Marcia Dysart How collaboration deepens the questioning to release the truth. Written by Marcia Dysart It’s a mysterious unfolding that brings forth the bones of a piece. An initial question or curiosity can branch in many directions. Being open to more questions is the beginning of finding the work’s truth. Collaboration

The mind like a parachute


Thursday January 14, 2021

Featured artist Series – Martin Daigle Martin Daigle is an interdisciplinary artist who is heavily involved in research and creation within audiovisual art forms. Having received several scholarships from artsnb over the years, he recently completed his Master’s degree program in classical music at McGill University in Montreal, and is currently enrolled in McGill’s Schulich

A CONVERSATION WITH DAWN


Tuesday December 15, 2020

Featured artist series – Dawn Steeves Dawn Steeves is a visual artist based in Fredericton, New Brunswick with a background in fibre arts, graphic design, digital art, and printmaking. Dawn currently works in ink and oil paint concentrating on portraiture and the human figure while exploring both physical and ideological tensions on the natural world

UTUKKU AT THE RIO WEBFEST


Tuesday November 10, 2020

Featured artist series – Mathieu Laprise While at L’inis (the National Institute of Sound and Image), I had the opportunity to create a 3×5 minutes web series titled “Utukku” (script: Edith Kabuya, production: Fanny Bissonnette). This horror comedy tells the story of Vielda, a young girl who decides to take revenge on her worst enemy.

MY CREATION, WHERE I AM


Thursday October 8, 2020

Featured Artist Series – Édith Bourget Thanks to a category A Creation grant, I wrote two novels for youth dealing with grief. Tu es partout où je suis  is aimed at teenagers; Au chaud dans mon cœur, for beginner readers.   Catherine and her younger sister, Mélodie, each in their own way, tell the story of their brother David, who was killed by a motorist

The Toronto-based F4A collective facilitates the Site + Cycle project, a residency that combines analogue filmmaking instruction with teachings about site specificity at Artscape Gibraltar Point on the Toronto Islands and at Anima Casa Rural in Mexico. Participants have produced films that explore the regions’ histories, topographies, and vegetation, and shared knowledge of organic plant- based film processes.

Come From Away – Gerard Collins


Friday February 23, 2018

As a writer, I often get asked where my ideas come from. I like that the question focuses, not on the artist, but on the source of inspiration. My best ideas seem to come from away. I’m a Newfoundlander by birth, as well as by design. I have been shaped by The Rock – as