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Gerard Collins, Perry Homestead, Glassville, NB, December 30, 2016, pastel, 22 x 30 in.

GERARD COLLINS' latest - 2 views of a Glassville homestead


Gerard Collins, Perry Homestead, Glassville, NB, December 28, 2016, pastel, 22 x 30 in.




Merry Christmas!

Wishing all a very magical, happy, safe holiday! Thank you for your patronage!

Gerard Collins, Nutcracker, 2016, pastel, 22 x 30 in.

GÉRARD COLLINS paints an icy version of the Nutcracker ballet


Réjean Roy, Sous-bois, l'hiver, 2016, oil on board, 18 x 20 in.

RÉJEAN ROY welcomes winter!



David McKay, Mild December Day, 2016, watercolour, 5 x 11 in.

DAVID MCKAY's paints a mild, tranquil December day

Isabelle LaFargue, Christmas Collection

ISABELLE LAFARGUE has a charming new collection of small hand painted Limoges porcelain for Christmas!


Margot Cormier Splane, You are being watched, serigraph

Two new serigraphs just in from MARGOT CORMIER SPLANE



Kristyn Cooper, Baltic Amber Ring

KRISTYN COOPER has included some lovely rings in Christmas Choice

Let's Play

Two new exhibitions are up for December - please click on the images above and below to be taken to the websites...

Christmas Choice exhibition

Joanne Hunt, Guilding Light

JOANNE HUNT has contributed some beautiful new work to CHRISTMAS CHOICE and also this exquisite piece entitled "Guiding Light"

the Nutcracker Children's Tea fundraiser for the Beaverbrook Art Gallery Molly Lamb Bobak education program

THANK YOU to the many cookie bakers, gingerbread house makers, dancers, caroller and volunteers for the Children's Tea!

Nutcracker High Tea Fundraiser for Hospice

THANK YOU to the volunteers and merchants that helped us with this Hospice House fundraiser! It was a beautiful tea!

Nutcracker Celebration Exhibition


Stephen May, Songs of Wonder


2016 Business Excellence Award Winners

THANK YOU to the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce for awarding Gallery 78 the 2016 Business Excellence Award for Community Leadership!
Celebrating with Gisèle Petrie, Sophie Thériault, Kim Bent, Inge Pataki, Germaine Pataki-Thériault, Lévis Thériault and David McKay

Paul Healey, Friends, 2008, oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in.

A glass of wine with "Friends" by PAUL HEALEY

Gallery 78 October 18, 2017

Ahh, the beauty of October in New Brunswick!
The 40th Anniversary Exhibition was featured on Global TV - the short episode may be viewed by clicking here...


Anniversary Exhibition

Over 60 artworks in this exhibition, please click on the image above to view all on-line...

1987 10th Anniversary, Arts Atlantic Spring Issue 1987

10th Anniversary article by Stuart Smith, Arts Atlantic, Spring 1987



20th Anniversary

20th Anniversary article by Vivian Anderson, Daily Gleaner, October 1996

2006 30th Anniversary

30th Anniversary article by Richard Duplain, Daily Gleaner, October 2006

2016 October 1, 40th Anniversary Salon Cover

40th Anniversary by Emily Baron Cadloff, Telegraph Journal, Oct. 1, 2016



Yvon Gallant, Ville orange, acrylic on canvas, 12 x 36 in.

Two visions of Moncton - one in orange and one in YVON GALLANT

Stephanie Weirathmueller, Dresser, 2014, oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in.


Lionel Cormier, Rain III, 1995, watercolour and graphite, 14 x 21 in.

Tranquil rain watercolours by LIONEL CORMIER...


Werner Arnold, Sitting

...being enjoyed while "sitting". Sculpture by WERNER ARNOLD



Expulsion, The Final Cut, 2015, oil on board, 24 x 24 in.

STEVEN RHUDE's "Final Cut"



August at Gallery 78 in Fredericton

INSIDE AND OUT - our August summer exhibition in the turret room and below BLOOMS
Check out this new fun feature!
Click on any painting or ceramic in these photos to be transferred directly to the artists' webpages....

Blooms at Gallery 78, Fredericton

Andrew Henderson, Origami Crane

Newest watercolours by



Lori Doody, When I was your age VILori Doody, Fit to be Tied

Fun, nostalgic new etchings by


Molly Lamb Bobak, Blue Flowers, watercolour, 9 x 6 in.

Blue Flowers by

Raven Glass Studio

Julie and Ingo Doetsch of RAVEN GLASS STUDIO have provided new lovely Bay of Fundy rock bowls in addition to this elegant, sculptural piece



Robert Simmonds clothiers

We have a wonderful new display to compliment the beautiful styles at Robert Simmonds Clothing...we recommend a visit for fab clothes and great art...

Amber Leger, Côte à Côte, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 in.

AMBER LÉGER's summer musings...


Martin Jarman

Recent graduate of the NBCCD, MARTIN JARMAN creates incredibly thin porcelain draperies...To read about this fascinating creation and its derivation, please click here

Molly Lamb Bobak, untitled (blue cineraria), oil on board, 8 x 5 in.




David McKay, Fog Bound, watercolour, 10 x 14 in. 2014.

Cinerarias as painted so beautifully by MOLLY LAMB BOBAK


DAVID MCKAY captures the tranquility of fog...

Study for Two Dogs, oil on paper, 23 x 19 in.

Three of STEPHEN SCOTT's latest paintings



Jackie Doucette Lidded Smoke-Fire Vase

Two new smoke-fired ceramics by JACKIE DOUCETTE

France Pillière paper sculpture

FRANCE PILLIÉRE's newest piece is a life-size, must-see Great Blue Heron


Mary White

Glorious new vases by MARY WHITE



NB ceramics and wood turning

An exciting collection of New Brunswick vessels, including YOLANDE CLARK's "Atlanta Tsubo". Click on the image above to see more of Yolande's work...

Dawn McCracken, Figure with Concrete and Cloud, 1984, oil on board, 39.5 x 34 in.

We are delighted to show off this vintage painting by DAWN MCCRACKEN



Réjean Roy, Sentinel du désert, 2016, oil on board, 30 x 36 in.

RÉJEAN ROY recently visited the desert in Joshua Tree National Park,
California and we are featuring the two panels he painted upon his return...

Karen Burk, small plate, turquoise with magnolias



Karen Burk, small grey plate with leaves


Karen Burk, small plate, sky blue with orchids



A new exquisite collection of ceramics by KAREN BURK

Jessie Babin, Rose 1



Jessie Babin, Chicken

Jessie Babin, Cats

Jessie Babin, Teacup on plate



New work by JESSIE BABIN - 12 charming pencil sketches, click on any image above to view them all ...

Stairs and Graffiti, 2016, oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in.

The back alleys of Soho as explored by SARAH JONES


Stephen May, Warm Livingroom, 2016, oil on canvas, 35.5 x 35.25 in.

STEPHEN MAY's latest gem



DAVID McKAY's "Ancestral Roots"

JOANNE HUNT's "A Walk in the Garden"

France Pillière, Maritime

A beautiful new paper sculpture by FRANCE PILLIERE - this is a detail of "Maritime"


Barbara Safran de Niverville

"Frosted Stalks" in a very different, beautiful medium - layered and incised plexiglass by BARBARA SAFRAN DE NIVERVILLE



Jason Nugent May slide show

JASON NUGENT presented a slide show and talk about his travels. Here are nine minutes of the talk, taken by Nikki from the yoga matte on the floor...

Daniel Porter

Very exciting news! DANIEL PORTER's "Jock Scott" oil painting, shown above will be featured on the cover of the July 2016 edition of Gray's Sporting Journal! Akin to a model getting a cover photograph on Vogue magazine, landing a Gray's Sporting Journal cover is incredibly prestigious for an artist! Congratulations Daniel!



Anna Cameron, untitled (Flower Garden), acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 in.

ANNA CAMERON's most recent magical garden...


Feather on a Breeze, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 48 in.

MONICA MACDONALD's feather on a breeze...


Gerard Collins, Still Life with Simonds St, 2016, pastel, 22 x 30 in.

New pastels by GERRY COLLINS


Réjean Roy, La Cabane du peintre, 2016

RÉJEAN ROY has adapted his canvas tent to include a wood stove inside, and built a toboggan so he can haul his equipment.  
View two paintings that resulted after a winter camping and sketching trip.

Réjean has made a video - L'expérience du paysage hivernale - to document this trip... click here

Jason Nugent, Worlds Apart

The Travel Show


Glenn Halland Jonathan MacDonald

GLENN HALL and JONATHAN MACDONALD present new work in a duo exhibition entitled COMMON GROUND available to view on-line...

Welcome Spring!

WELCOME SPRING! is an exhibition of exuberance and colour to celebrate the new season. It is available to view on-line with

Isabelle LaFargue's most recent work

ISABELLE LAFARGUE's latest collection of gold and platinum
accented Limoge porcelain



Sarah Jones, Fire Escapes, 2016, oil on canvas, 36 x 24 in.

We are delighted to present the work of artist SARAH JONES



Ann Balch, Tenecia, 2002, watercolour, 29 x 21 in.

We are delighted to see Tenecia again by ANN BALCH
A rare beauty from 2002 that is currently available...


Sophie admiring Lee's new pieces

New whiskey cups and a MIZUSASHI by LEE HORUS CLARK

Danielle Carla Hogan

Congratulations to DANIELLE HOGAN who has been invited to participate in a four person curated exhibition,
" Every Fiber of My Being" by the Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ. View more of her work and blog by clicking the image above...


The Upland Almanac Spring 2016

Four of DANIEL PORTER's charcoals, shown above are featured in the Spring 2016 edition of the US magazine Upland Almanac.



What great fun everyone had at our Family Art Exploration afternoon! Thank you to our fabulous volunteer Leslie...





Daniel Porter explaining the pastel technique

Thank you to DAN PORTER for his guidance and Unison Colour Soft Pastels for their donation of pastels!


Thank you to DAVID MCKAY for letting everyone watch him paint and for the expert advice!




Thank you to KIM BENT who brought her loom and book marks were made by many...



Martin Jarman throwing pots

Lastly, a big thanks to MARTIN JARMAN who brought his wheel, threw a number of vessels and explained the process for many engaged particpants.



Nikki drawing a prize winner

Nikki Thériault draws the name of the winner of two lovely Karen Burk ceramic mugs following "A Time for Weddings" show at the Convention Centre -
Gallery 78 - the perfect venue for your intimate wedding....


Atlantic Salmon Journal

An essay by Suzanne Robicheau on PETER GOUGH's work is featured in the Winter 2015 edition of the Atlantic Salmon Journal with many beautiful images...

click here to read the article



Sonya Mahnic, George's Clothing Footwear, 2015, oil on canvas, 48 x 48 in.

A Fredericton landmark captured beautifully by SONYA MAHNIC

Christmas Choice - The Art of Giving

CHRISTMAS CHOICE - a group exhibition on the art of giving - click on the image above

Jennifer McInnis-Wharton 01

Congratulations to JENNIFER MCINNIS WHARTON who is the recipient of the 2015 Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Scholarship! Ms. Wharton is studying ceramics in the Graduate Studies Program, specializing in Raku firing. NBCCD Director, Keith McAlpine said that the $2000 scholarship represents the largest and most prestigious scholarship given within the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Awarded to a student in the Graduate Studies Program, the winner must demonstrate proven skills in craft or design and exemplify excellence in his or her field of study, coupled with a history of academic achievement.


Steven Rhude, Resurgent Light, 2015, oil on panel, 24 x 24 in.

A new addition to our glorious CHRISTMAS CHOICE exhibition is by STEVEN RHUDE. The exhibition has added several lovely new pieces since November 27. Enjoy!



Yolande and Lee Horus Clark

MATT BROWN and Bell Aliant Community TV1 Channel present LEE HORUS CLARK and YOLANDE CLARK in the most recent artists' studio episode.
It's a wonderful exploration into the artists' work and histories. Please click here or the image above...

Alexandrya Eaton - New Work

ALEXANDRYA EATON's New Work exhibition on-line now - click on the image above or here...
CONGRATULATIONS also to Drya for having another of her paintings recently added to the collection of the New Brunswick Art Bank and
for receiving a Creation Grant from artsNB!

Yvon Gallant, Célébration

Célébrez YVON GALLANT Celebrate - click on image above!

introducing Barbara Safran de Niverville

We are delighted to introduce Moncton artist BARBARA SAFRAN DE NIVERVILLE


Hunt, Joanne, 1, Night Owl, 21.5 x 13.5, watercolour, 2015

This piece was an award winner as part of the Annual Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour Exhibition 2015 . Congratulations to JOANNE HUNT!

Jessie Babin and the Kingston Prize!

CONGRATULATIONS to JESSIE BABIN for winning one of two honourable mentions for the 2015 Kingston Prize- Canada's Portrait Competition!
With Jessie are Terry Graff, Chief Curator and CEO of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery (left) and co-founder of the Kingston Prize, Julian Brown.
The exhibition featuring the thirty finalists' work will continue at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery until February 2016.

Guy Vézina, At the Crease - updated, 2013-2014, oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in.

GUY VÉZINA captures the spirit of the goalie..

Making Things Matter

and upstairs in the gallery during November...


Nikki Thériault speaks with WILLIAM FORRESTALL about his art, its genesis and symbolism

William Forrestall - a Vision of Still Life: Favourite and New



Joanne Hunt, Cherry Tango, 2015, oil on canvas, 14 x 18 in.

The brilliance of light captured in cherries and wool by JOANNE HUNT and


Ann Balch, Two of a Kind, watercolour with acrylic archival varnish, 23.5 x 15 in.

Congratulations to Ann!

This painting "Two of a Kind" won the Antoinette Stevens Award for Best Painting in Show, $1,000 plus medallion, at the
Society of Canadian Artists national juried show
Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary Alberta
July 24 - Aug 8, 2015

Amber Lounder, Tournesols




Amber Lounder, Three Graces, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 40 in.

AMBER LOUNDER's latest - Tournesols, to the left & Three Graces, above



MATT BROWN and Bell Aliant Community TV1 Channel have teamed up again for a third season exploring the studios of East Coast artists.

This brilliant opening episode takes Matt to the North Shore of New Brunswick where he chats with JESSIE BABIN and FRANCIS WISHART.
Matt has provided a short preview, click above.

To access the full video- click here, then choose the "Lifestyle" tab and the "Studio Tour" tab


Francis Wishart CTV interview

To watch the CTV Live at 5 video of Francis Wishart discussing his exhibition, please click the image above or here...


Peter Gough



Nikki Thériault and PETER GOUGH chat about his exhibition CANOE


Francis Wishart



Nikki Thériault discusses "A Hymn to the North Shore" with FRANCIS WISHART


Spencer Corbett



SPENCER CORBETT and Nikki Thériault examine pieces from CHILDHOOD


Peggy Smith, Two Passions

Peggy Smith - TWO PASSIONS


Nikki speaks with PEGGY SMITH before the start of her exhibition - TWO PASSIONS


William A. Robinson - BODY TYPE

William Robinson, Body Type


Nikki Thériault chats with artist WILLIAM ROBINSON about his exhibition "Body Type" at Gallery 78

Eric Budovitch, Quilts Blue, oil on metal, 30 x 24 in.




Eric Budovitch, Waves Green, oil on canvas on board, 24 x 32 in.



ERIC BUDOVITCH's latest work

Andrew Henderson, Preserved Heart, watercolour, 18 x 12 in.





Andrew Henderson, Jurassic Phone, watercolour, 12 x 18 in.

Memories preserved by ANDREW HENDERSON


Andrew Henderson, Preserved Pointe, watercolour, 18 x 12 in.



To have a little tour of the first floor of the gallery on Google Business View (by CS Photography), click, drag and play with the images in the link below.
The colour is more blue than in reality, but it's still a nice representation...

You can start the tour outside by clicking on this link...


Sonya Mahnic, The Three Graces of Rockwood Park, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in.

SONYA MAHNIC's version of The Three Graces...:)

Canadian Spirit 2015, the Tom Thompson Gallery

PETER GOUGH'S exhibition "CANOE" in October is featured on the Tom Thompson Gallery website as part of the celebrations leading up to 2017.
An introduction from the gallery's site:

"Canadian Spirit continues through to Canadian Spirit 2017: Someday they will know what I mean… marking the 100th anniversary of Thomson’s death and the 150th anniversary of Canada and which will focus on ideas and issues around Canadian identity, its past and its evolution. The Canadian Spirit series will balance the honour owed to the past with the needs of the present, while always looking forward to the future."



A stunning IGA firebox vase



Lee Horus Clark, Iga Firebox Vase





Glenn Hall, Mather's Island Beach Rock, oil on board, 8 x 10 in.



Glenn Hall, St. Paul's Anglican Church, oil on board, 8 x 10 in.


Glenn Hall, Jon MacDonald's Cabin, oil on board, 8 x 10 in.



Visions of New Brunswick by GLENN HALL

A behind-the-scenes video of GLENN HALL's life and painting by Matt Brown may be viewed by clicking on Bell Aliant Community One here...

Margot Cormier Splane, Mixed Marriage



Margot Cormier Splane, Political Stripes


Margot Cormier Splane, Cat Burgler



MARGOT CORMIER SPLANE's brilliantly conceived and executed serigraphs

Yolande Clark, Timbre



Yolande Clark, Sequelae, 8.5 in. tall x 5.25 in. wide x 3 in. deep


Yolande Clark, Meridian, 13.75 in. tall x 6.5 in. wide x 5.75 in. deep



A beautiful collection of buddhas by YOLANDE CLARK

Steven Rhude, Company House, Inverness, 2015, oil on board, 24 x 24 in.


Steven Rhude, Company Houses, Cape Breton, 2015, oil on panel, 24 x 24 in.



Company houses from the mining era in Inverness, Cape Breton by STEVEN RHUDE

Experiencing the Nahanni from Réjean Roy on Vimeo.

Réjean has created a beautiful video of his 2014 Nahanni excursion. The paintings from his trip will be in his exhibition at Gallery 78 from May 22 - June 14

pour la version française, appuyez i

for a larger picture view of the English version - please click here

Harry Forestell's CBC interview with Réjean about his adventure may be viewed by clicking here

CBC's photos and story may be found here






The beauty of winter captured in organza, wool, paper, sequins and other treasures by DANIELLE HOGAN

Danielle Hogan, February (detail)

March 27 - April 19 ...

Stephanie WEIRATHMUELLER - Bedroom Paintings

Stephanie Weirathmueller, Bedroom Paintings


HOME - an exploration

Home - A group exhibition, March 27 - April 19, 2015

featuring many new pieces by Eric BUDOVITCH, Danielle HOGAN, Joanne HUNT,
David MCKAY, Robert RUTHERFORD, Cliff TURNER and Francis WISHART. Please click on the image above to view the exhibition...



photograph by Marie-Hélène Marmen Morell

To read a wonderful article about COLIN HUGH SMITH's creative process by Marie-Hélène Marmen Morell, please click on the image above...


Eric Budovitch, Study in Red (2013)



Remembrance Day monring 2014

Remembrance Day morning looking from our side porch onto the Cenotaph and the walking bridge



Claude Monet, Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge, 1897-1899

In this exclusive video for "The Guardian", philosopher Alain de Botton gives his top five reasons why art is such a vital force for humanity.
Please click here to watch this wonderful video...



The Colours of Love, poems by Carmelita McGrath, with original woodblock prints on Kizuki Hosho paper by Charlotte Jones

The Colours of Love

Poems by St. John’s writer, Carmelita McGrath
Five original colour woodblock prints on Kizuki Hosho paper by CHARLOTTE JONES



Charles Clark, Beneath the Bark, wood turnings and carvings

CHARLES CLARK's "Beneath the Bark" features silky smooth wood turnings and bas-relief carvings of Atlantic Salmon



James Wilson, Jemseg Reflection #2, ed. 1 of 5, 23 x 71 in.

JAMES WILSON's photograph has created a buzz with its exquisite beauty...



Karen Burk, Narrow Oval Platter (yellow), 21.5 x 8 in.

Congratulations to KAREN BURK for having three pieces from her PARADISE series added to the collection of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada!Click on the image above to see her newest artwork just in at the gallery!

Very excited also that LEE HORUS CLARK had four pieces chosen for the collection of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, including TSUBO below.

All of these pieces will be on permanent display at Canadian Diplomatic Missions abroad!


Lee Horus Clark, Tsubo, stoneware with natural ash glaze


Lee Horus Clark, Tsubo, stoneware with natural ash glaze



A video of RÉJEAN ROY as he explores, experiences and paints the landscape of the Kennedy Lakes Protected Area

Le Peintre, le canot et la forêt from Réjean Roy on Vimeo.


Stephen May in front of the official portrait of Hon. Herménégilde Chiasson

Congratulations to STEPHEN MAY on the occasion of the unveiling of the official portrait of the 29th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick,
Herménégilde Chiasson. It's a beauty and worth a visit to the NB Legislature!

Michael Khoury, untitled (Cathedral), oil on board




Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Frowning Face, oil on board, 20 x 16 in.




works from the secondary market of the Christ Church Cathedral by MICHAEL KHOURY and a portrait by PEGI NICOL MACLEOD

Inge Pataki received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal from Hon. Craig Leonard

Congratulations to Inge Pataki who received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal from Hon. Craig Leonard
for Inge's significant contributions and achievements to the arts in Fredericton and New Brunswick.