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UNBF Launches first of four Art Hives!

Author: Lori Quick

Posted on Sep 24, 2019

Category: News and Notices

UNBF will launch its first Art Hive on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., in in the Art Zone Studio, Memorial Hall, 26.

An Art Hive is a free community pop-up art studio that welcomes everyone as an artist!

The idea on starting Art Hives at UNB emerged out of a collaboration between UNBF Counselling Services, the Art Zone and the Ntulsonawt Wellness Centre. “The idea was to offer a welcoming space for students to connect with each other emotionally, culturally and creatively --the art hive model seemed to offer just that!” said Susan Lee, Counsellor at UNB Counselling Services. The group decided to hold two art hive events at the Art Zone in Memorial Hall, UNBF, one at the Ntulsonawt Wellness Centre, Room 342 Marshall d’Avray Hall, and one in the Lower Atrium of the Student Union Building.

Students do not need to register and everyone is welcome to these free, informal, facilitated events.  No prior artistic talent is required.

The “Art Hive” concept was developed by Dr. Janis Timm-Bottos a professor and art therapist at Concordia University. She and her students have launched a national network of art hives across Canada. Please see

Art Hive events will be held four times on the Fredericton campus this year and will include:


What - Enso Circles using an ink wash

When - Thursday, Sept. 26, from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Where - Art Zone Studio, (#26), Memorial Hall

Who - Matt MacLean


What - Multimedia Collage

When - Friday, Nov. 22, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Where - Art Zone Studio, (#26), Memorial Hall

Who - Lori Quick


What - Ash Weaving

When - Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, from 1 -3 p.m.

Where - Ntulsonawt Wellness Centre, Room 342 Marshall d’Avary Hall

Who - Nancy Harn


What - Rock Painting

When - Friday, March 13, 2020, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Where - Lower Atrium, Student Union Building (SUB)

Who - Susan Lee


Contact: Susan Lee,

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