Salmon Run 2020 Hits the Streets of Saint John

June 09, 2020

Public Art Installation Now Includes 23 Sculptures

Saint John, NB June 9, 2020: Discover Saint John’s popular public art installation - Salmon Run – is being installed throughout the uptown this week.  Two new sculptures are joining the collection bringing the total number to 23 salmon sculptures.

“The Salmon Run has been a favourite of locals and visitors since 2017,” says Victoria Clarke, Executive Director of Discover Saint John. “Our beautiful historic uptown coupled with unexpected, amazing local art provide the perfect backdrop for selfies and photos primed for social sharing.”

Returning local artists Kelley Joyce-Floyd (“Paisley Pisces”) and Fabiola Martinez Rodriguez (“Memories”) painted the new 2020 sculptures. This is the third sculpture for each artist in the Discover Saint John collection. New Brunswick artist John Morgan created the casts of Atlantic salmon.

Artists participating in Discover Saint John’s Salmon Run over the years have included:

  • Amy Ash from Hampton, NB (2019)
  • Corinne Monique Long from Saint John, NB (2019)
  • Deanna Musgrave from Saint John, NB (2017, 2019)
  • Fabiola Martinez Rodriguez from Quispamsis, NB (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Geordan Moore from Saint John, NB (2017, 2019)
  • Holly McKay from Grand-Bay Westfield, NB (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Jack Hudson from Rexton, NB (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Jared Betts from Moncton, NB (2018)
  • Jean Hudson from Rexton, NB (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Kelley Joyce-Floyd from Quispamsis, NB (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Lisa Robinson from Fredericton, NB (2018)
  • Lisa Ann Schichilone from Quispamsis, NB (2017, 2018)
  • Matt Shields from Saint John, NB (2019)
  • Peggy Woolsey from Quispamsis, NB (2017,2018)
  • Steve Chanyi from Quispamsis, NB (2019)
  • Tammy Capstick from Bloomfield, NB (2018, 2019)

“Saint John is a must-see cultural destination in New Brunswick,” says Clarke. “Our Salmon Run is moving people around using art.  It offers New Brunswickers an interesting, outdoor art experience while exploring our cool uptown where they can pop into galleries, pubs, restaurants and shops.”

Discover Saint John is offering an online Salmon Run map:

2020 Salmon Run Map


Media Inquiries:

Jillian MacKinnon
Director Marketing & Communications – Discover Saint John