Saint John Artist To Celebrate 10 Years In Business With Biggest Project Yet
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Saint John Artist To Celebrate 10 Years In Business With Biggest Project Yet

SAINT JOHN – Many Saint John locals know Sarah Jones as a successful gallery owner and artist, known especially for her portrayals of the gritty, industrial beauty of Saint John. But what many don’t know is before she decided to be a professional artist, she wanted to be a professor. While she was getting her masters in art history at Queen’s University, she had her sights on a long career in academia. “I really liked school and academia and I was planning just to keep going, but in grad school, I became very aware of how that actually works and what kind of career path looks like,” says Jones. “I really liked entrepreneurship . . . and I really missed New Brunswick, so I came back.” Next year will mark 10 years since she came back to Saint John and made her art practice into a full-time business – and she’s celebrating the anniversary with her biggest project to date. When she first returned home in 2010, she rented her first studio on German street, beside Backstreet Records. “I did know from school that there was a bit of a barrier sometimes between the public and art and I […]

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