Application Deadline for 2019 scholarship opportunities is approaching

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[…]

Sheila Hugh Mackay International Creative Residency Application

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[…]

2019 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship Application Guideline

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[…]

2019 Fred Ross Scholarship Application Guidelines

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[…]

Best wishes to our scholarship students

Best wishes to the recipients of SHMF Scholarships as they begin their 2018 studies. Congratulations to: Justin Roy, Université de Montéal Eric Duplessis, NSCAD Amy Wren Swim, NBCCD Seamus Hays, NBCCD Jessica Arseneau, Université de Québec Elise Anne LaPlante, Université de Montréal The 2018 scholarships and bursaries are awarded on merit. They are given in[…]

Winners of the 2018 scholarship and career development programs

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[…]

International Creative Residency 2018

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.[…]