Stephen May's "Glass bowl with oranges and pears (colourful)", oil on board
St. Thomas University’s Yellow Box Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of paintings entitled “Tactile” by Stephen May, one of New Brunswick’s leading figurative artists.

The exhibit opening is Monday, November 17 at 5 pm in the Yellow Box Gallery, located on the third floor of McCain Hall. It will run until January 10, 2015.

“The Yellow Box Gallery is committed to presenting the work of leading New Brunswick artists to both the university and greater community, and is delighted to be able to feature the work of this Fredericton based artist,” said William

Forrestall, director of the Yellow Box Gallery and an instructor at the university.
Stephen May was born in Témiscaming, Quebec. He attended Ryerson University in Toronto, the Ottawa School of Art, and graduated from the Fine Arts program at Mount Allison in 1983. He has lived in Fredericton since 1984 and is an active member of the arts community - both as a professional and as a volunteer.

Stephen May’s paintings and drawings have been regularly exhibited in Atlantic Canada and Ontario. In 2006, his work was featured in the museum survey, “Stephen May: Embodiments,” a retrospective exhibition at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.  In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious “Miller Brittain Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts.”