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.[…]

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[…]