Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation
In Sheila’s spirit, we are working to make NB a province where artists are supported, understood and valued.
The Foundation cannot and does not seek to replace the responsibility of the federal and provincial governments, nor the work of public institutions or professionals who work in the visual arts sector. But we can and wish to be active partners in opening new avenues, exploring new initiatives and enriching existing resources.Louise Imbeault, President of the Board of Directors
Congratulations to the chair of Board of Directors of SHMF, who has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Moncton. After a distinguished professional career and extensive volunteer involvement, Ms Louise Imbeault brings broad experience, leadership and devotion to New Brunswick to this position. See more – www.umoncton.ca
Deconstructing Singular BMG is proud to present Suzanne Hill’s 2016 oeuvre, Singular to the public as “Deconstructing Singular”. Debuting at the New Brunswick Museum, Hill’s works will now be the focus of the exhibition opening at the gallery on June 22 – July 5, 2018. “Suzanne Hill has produced a body of mixed media work[…]
After a careful examination of the diverse portfolios of the many gifted emerging artisans nominated, the jury unanimously named I-Chun Jenkins as the 2018 recipient of the Nel Oudemans Award. The jurors were impressed by the delicacy and beauty of the work, the technical mastery of the artist, and her sensitivity to environmental themes. Ms.[…]
Fred Ross Scholarship 2018 Amy Swim of Florenceville–Bristol has been selected to receive the $8000.00 Fred Ross Scholarship. After graduating from Carleton North High School in June, Ms. Swim will enter the Foundation program at New Brunswick College of Craft and Design.
Andrea Mortson is a Sackville based painter who has operates within the tradition of landscape and figurative art but pushes the boundaries of both. She has developed a unique visual language that allows her to interweave what she describes as “realms of observation, dream and memory.” Based on the recommendation of a professional, independent jury,[…]
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, an active supporter of career development for New Brunswick’s visual artists, is happy to announce the winners of its 2018 scholarship and career development programs. We are proud to invest $23,000 in the creative growth of New Brunswick artists. All scholarships and residencies are based on the adjudication and recommendation of[…]
Maya Padrov, a ceramic artist currently working from her studio in Gagetown, is most worthy of recognition through a Marie Hélène Allain Fellowship Award for her stunning body of work. A master of sculptural form, Padrov is equally an innovator in surface texture and glazing techniques. She explores the tension between the mass produced and[…]
Anna Torma, of Baie Verte, has won this year’s $10,000. Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation International Residency. An internationally respected artist, Ms. Torma will be working in Paris, France and Cipressa, Italy in preparation for an upcoming solo exhibition at the Textile Museum of Canada in 2020. A Strathbutler artist and Lt. Governor’s Award winner, Ms.[…]