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.
The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation will be accepting applications for the Fred Ross Scholarship, Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship, and the SHMF International Creative Residency until March 01, 2019. The $8,000 Fred Ross Scholarship is available to a graduating New Brunswick student entering post secondary studies in visual art or fine craft at a recognized[…]
Objectives Sheila Hugh Mackay International Creative Residency is an initiative aimed at the advancement of the careers of professional New Brunswick visual artists. Bursary funds are made available through this juried program to: Encourage artists to develop their skills by giving them access to stimulating new cultural environments Promote the exchange of artistic views and[…]
The Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship is available annually to New Brunswick residents entering a recognized graduate or doctoral program in either studio based work or in academic studies in Art History, Art Education or Art Gallery and Museum Studies. A maximum of $5000 is awarded on the recommendation of an independent jury of art[…]
The Fred Ross Scholarship, valued at $8000, is available to a graduating New Brunswick student entering post secondary studies in visual art or fine craft at a recognized institution. This is a 4 year renewable scholarship. An initial payment of $2000 will be awarded on entrance to a recognized institution. It will be renewed annually[…]
Vernissage de lauréate Strathbutler, Herménégilde Chiasson à Centre des arts et de la culture Dieppe
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New Brunswick artist Brigitte Clavette wasn’t born with a silver spoon in her mouth. She grew up in a family of humble means in Edmundston, New Brunswick, under the shadow of a church. As a silversmith, the irony is not lost on her that she has now spent the last three or four decades working with a material that[…]
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Annual Facilitation Grant Program Grants of $2000 to $10,000 are made available annually to New Brunswick based visual arts organizations or collectives to support one of a kind projects aimed at fostering new initiatives in the province of New Brunswick. They are awarded on the recommendation of independent assessment panels who[…]