Sheila Hugh Mackay International Creative Residency Application

The Sheila Hugh Mackay International Creative Residency is an initiative aimed at the advancement of the careers of professional New Brunswick visual artists. Bursary funds of up to 10,000.00 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[…]

2017 Fred Ross Recipient

Saint-Quentin native wins 8000 Fred Ross Scholarship in Visual Arts. The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 winner of its annual Fred Ross Scholarship. Justin Roy, a native of Saint- Quentin was selected as the outstanding applicant in 2017 and will be awarded the 4-year Fred Ross scholarship to support his[…]

Justin Roy

Justin Roy, who will graduate from Ecole secondaire Polyvalente Alexandre J. Savoie in June, is a young entrepreneur currently producing films locally through his video production company J.R. Visuels. He has won the provincial 2017 francophone competition Programme Le Maillon and the2016 regional competition of Radio Route 17. He is a photographer and musician and[…]

2017 Scholarships

Application Deadline for 2017 Scholarship Applications Approaches The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation will be accepting applications for both the Fred Ross Scholarship and the Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship until March 1, 2017 The $4,000 Fred Ross Award rewards a student graduating from secondary school in New Brunswick who intends to pursue post-secondary studies in[…]

Suzanne Cormier receives a SHMF Merit Bursary

Congratulations to Suzanne Cormier who was selected by the faculty of the University of Moncton to receive a SHMF Merit Bursary of $2000. Presented by SHMF president, Louise Imbeault, this bursary recognises Ms. Cormier’s accomplishments in painting and printmaking. SHMF Merit Bursaries are offered at Mount Allison University, University of Moncton and the New Brunswick[…]

Congratulations to Recipient of SHMF Merit Bursary at NBCCD

Ralph Simpson, was selected by the faculty of New Brunswick College of Craft and Design as the recipient of the 2016 Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Scholarship. Mr. Simson is a graduate of the Aboriginal Visual Arts diploma program and currently enrolled in Graduate Studies Program, specializing in basketry. NBCCD Director, Marc Briathwiate said that the[…]

Emilie Lavoie

As a ceramic artist, Emilie Lavoie exhibits both technical expertise and conceptual rigour. Her work in large scale installations and innovative glazing techniques serve to amplify her exploration of thematic issues such as genetic manipulation and environmental degradation. Her innovative spirit and organizational expertise characterized her recent multi-level work in fashion/performance art at the University[…]