This exhibition featured 29 artworks by 12 artists who are members of Third Space. It was on view at The Art Warehouse (120 Prince William St.) in Saint John from December 5th-17th.
Nat Cann is a Canadian artist of settler ancestry exhibiting work across Canada in public galleries, artist-run centres, and workshops dabbling in new media, assemblage, experimental printmaking and critical inspections of heritage. Nat now resides in Saint John, New Brunswick, on the traditional lands of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq Peoples where he currently instructs workshops in printmaking at the Saint John Arts Centre.
Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the Global Hub Coordinator for People Protecting Landscapes and Seascapes, a project of WWF-International, supporting the vital role Indigenous and local communities around the world play in protecting and safeguarding land and seascapes essential to global conservation goals. Contributing to environmental and arts initiatives across Atlantic Canada, Graeme brings his unique insight and passion to issues ranging from arts advocacy to climate change. With over thirteen years of experience in designing, implementing and managing community-based projects, his work challenges our collective relationship with landscape and nature and continues to explore the depths of how we define humanity and its role in natural systems.
Sofia Cristanti is a contemporary visual artist based in Hampton, NB. She is a painter and fibre artist. Visit her on www.sofiacristanti.com or @dreamlivingstudio.
Sean Bourque is an artist who combines techniques related to Surrealism and Viennese Fantastic Realism in order to explore the realm of his imagination.
Natalie is an Acadian painter living in Woodstock, New Brunswick. She is taking on the work of decolonizing herself in her personal life as well as in her creative practice.
Lindsay Jacquard is a painter and arts administrator living in Saint John, New Brunswick. She holds a BFA from NSCAD University and a Graduate Diploma in Arts Management from Queens University. Her practice focuses figure painting — exploring new ways to depict and obscure the human form.
Jack Bishop is originally from Quispamsis, New Brunswick, and received a BFA from NSCAD University in Halifax in 2007. Jack has shown his paintings regularly between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and has received creation grants from ArtsNB, Arts Nova Scotia, and the Canada Council for the Arts. His work is in numerous public and private collections across Canada and abroad. He has been featured in The National Post, Visual Arts News, in photo essays on CBC.ca, and most recently on the CBC television Arts program “Exhibitionists”. Jack lives and works in Halifax / K’jipuktuk, Nova Scotia.
Ashley Henwood is a 26 year old artist located in the beautiful province of New Brunswick. Nestled in the woods close to the Bay of Fundy, she draws most of her inspiration from nature and the world that surrounds her. She pays attention to the simple pleasures in life and makes sure to always stop and smell the roses. These small moments are what inspire her most.
John Murchie is an artist who has been living and working in Sackville since 1990.
Derek Wurts is an artist living in Saint John, New Brunswick. He holds an extensive background in various woodworking trades but is self-taught in the ways of painting and drawing. He plies his stream of consciousness craft in a smallish room of his Uptown apartment.
Christiana Myers is a Saint John-based curator, writer, and artist, born of settler ancestry. She holds a BFA from Mount Allison University and an MLitt Curatorial Practice from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. Previously the Programming Coordinator of Third Space, she is now employed at the New Brunswick Museum and teaches part-time at NBCCD. She has exhibited her work and participated in arts panels throughout New Brunswick, as well as Montreal, Toronto, the UK, Finland, and the Netherlands.
Cheryl is a taxidermist in rural New Brunswick. She works with natural materials to create unique works of art using a variety of preservation techniques