The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery owns and operates the River Art Centre & Studios, located at 8746 Main St in Florenceville-Bristol. This beautiful studio space has 4 private artist studios rented year-round to professional artists. Short term rental is available in the communal creative space upstairs for periods up to three months. Call 506-392-6769 for more details.
Studio Space Rentals – Long-term studio space is fully occupied, Spring 2021
Downstairs at the River Art Centre are two studios; one dedicated to carving classes and the second is a versatile creative space that is used for workshops, school programming, summer art camps for all ages and transforms into the Print Studio when required.
River Art Centre Print Shop
In 2018 with the assistance of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, https://sheilahughmackay.ca, the RAC purchased an etching press from Takach Press in New Mexico. With a 24″ x 48″ bed, it is a professional press and the shop is set up for non-toxic etching (ferric acid) as well as other techniques.
Print Shop Rental is available to interested printmakers who can demonstrate suitable technical skill. The cost is $30 per day. There is an artist-in-residence programme at the Gallery. Interested emerging and professional Printmakers please inquire. Call 506-392-6769 for more details.
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