Beneath the Surface | New Blog Post
At the start of October, we spent an amazing week in Fundy National Park with our Beneath the Surface participants, and curator Vicky Lentz. It was an unbelieveable experience, and such a treat to see the artists soak in all the inspiration that Fundy has to offer. In the coming months they will create work to be installed in Fundy National Park, and we just can’t wait to see what they each come up with!
We just posted a blog about the whole experience. Check it out below!
The Events Calendar | Members – send us your events!
Juried Members – please send us all of your Christmas events to add to the calendar. Remember the public can search your name and find all of your events in the same place, so this is an excellent place for people to check where they can find you!
Christmas Festival | Register Now!
Juried Members! Registration for the Christmas Festival closes November 11 at midnight! Don’t miss your chance to be part of the biggest event of the year! Sign into your account to register now!
Shop Craft NB | Shop our new merch!
We are SO excited to announce the launch of out new merch! We have one new design, and a whole bunch of new clothing, including crewneck sweatshirts! New colours and sizes are available, and are the perfect Christmas gift for any crafty person on your list this year! .. Or anyone who loves a good craft-related pun.
The new design was created by Anna at Sunnybank Printhouse, and as always, the printing was also done by her!
Craft NB | Board Features
This month we are featuring our board treasurer – Tracey O’Brien!
Tracey O’Brien is a Fredericton, NB based textile artist. From a young age, Tracey was drawn to textiles. though, it wasn’t until later in life that she decided to return to school to pursue her passion and in 2020 she graduated from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design’s Textile Design program.
Since then, she has become a juried member of Craft NB. Some of the galleries her work has been exhibited at include Gallery 78, UNB Art Centre, and the Charlotte Street Art Centre. She has also participated in numerous artist residencies, including Kings Landing, Fredericton Botanic Gardens, and Fredericton Arts Alliance.
Tracey is also active in the local arts community and is a member of the Fibre Arts Network, the Connexion Artist Run Centre and serves on the board of Craft NB.
On a typical day, you can find her in her studio, weaving, spinning, natural dyeing, and sewing.
Happy to have you back for another year, Tracey!
New Juried Members | Welcome to Craft NB!
We have some new juried members we would like to give a warm welcome to! We had the largest jurying session to date in September, and some absolutely incredible artists came through, and we are so pleased to have them in our organization! We have also had a couple of members from Craft NS join as well! We encourgae you to give them a follow and keep up with their journeys!
– Dorothée Rosen – @dorotheerosengoldsmith
– Shauna McLeod – @blackcrowpottery
– Danielle Currie – @satellite_stitches
– Manon Proulx
– Lucie Quintal – luciequintal.com
– Sandra Di Domenico – @coverdaleceramics
– Brenda Parks – @brendaparkspottery
– Laura Richard – @saltwindscoffee
– Cynthia Johnson-Phillips – @fiddlingferns
– Angela Rogers
– Kari Haines
Welcome to all our new members!
In other news
Sunbury Shores | Call for Submissions
Members are invited to submit artwork to Sunbury Shores’ Deck the Walls, an exhibition and sale of the work of NB artists and artisans from November 25 – December 22, 2022. For application forms and more information, call 506-529-3386 or visit the link below!
ArtsNB | Upcoming deadlines
ArtsNB has only November deadline coming up.
The Career Development Program: Deadline November 1
“The Career Development program is designed to recognize and encourage arts professionals who have demonstrated exceptional artistic talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the arts.”
Darren Emenau | Annual Christmas Sale
Juried member Darren Emenau is holding his annual Christmas Sale at his studio on Manchester avenue in Saint John. If you are in the area, you won’t want to miss this one!