Citadel Gallery is located at 162 Charlotte Street in Uptown Saint John, next to historic Queen Square Park, in the former Salvation Army Citadel building (hence the name "Citadel Gallery")

The Gallery features numerous contemporary artwork by established Canadian artists. We display artwork from local artist and work on consignment, sell privately owned artwork, and we also offer payment plans for artwork purchases.

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Citadel Gallery is co-located with Mario's Picture Framing, providing excellent customized framing selection for the artwork.

Citadel Gallery is owned and operated by Mario Brideau who, over a period 15 years experience of framing thousands of peices or artwork, has aquired expertise in local fine art and its many mediums.

Please come in and browse and feel free to ask any questions.

Citadel Gallery

Fine Art Gallery

The Gallery's direction is to focus on Canadian art — ranging from traditional to contemporary — and features works in oil, pastels, watercolours, enamels, glass, as well as a unique selection of international antique cloisonné.

Citadel Gallery

Custom Framing

Citadel Gallery is also home to Mario's Picture Framing. We stock a wide variety of frames, glazing, liners and matting in stock. Refer to the Custom Framing section for more details

Our friendly staff are please to assist you determine the best framing style that suits your artwork, personal taste, and your budget.


Citadel Gallery / Mario's Picture Framing consigns selected artworks from private collectors for sale in our Gallery, at resonable consignment rates. The gallery considers artwork for consignment from established artists which have developed a client base.

If you have artwork you wish the gallery to consider to consign, please forward an email to, and include the following infomration:

  • A picture of the art piece(s)

  • Artwork dimensions

  • Mediuam of the artwork

  • Your expectations (i.e. price point)

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are great for any special occasion (ie. Christmas, birthdays, mothers or fathers day). Gift certificate can be used for either framing or for purchasing that special piece of art. Gift Certificates are available in any denomination.

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