Histoires de souche & other family stories…

Marie Hélène Alain (Strathbutler 1996) and Alisa Arsenault Organized in partnership with the New Brunswick Museum January 24 to March 25 2018 Press release_Histoires … As a senior artist looking back with gratefulness on a spiritual and artistic life, Marie Hélène Allain speaks of belonging. Her parents are thus featured in the genesis of her[…]

Matt Watkins Chosen for 2017 Nel Oudemans Award

St. Andrews resident, Matt Watkins has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation “Nel Oudemans Award” recognizing the pursuit of excellence in the field of fine craft and design by emerging New Brunswick artisans. An an artist and goldsmith, Mr. Watkins draws inspiration from New Brunswick landscape and exhibits exceptional[…]

2018 Nel Oudemans Award Application Guidelines

The annual $2,000 Nel Oudemans Award acknowledges the extraordinary contribution of Fredericton weaver Nel Oudemans to Canada’s applied arts field, as well as to fine arts & craft education in New Brunswick. This Award recognizes the pursuit of excellence in the fields of fine craft and design by emerging New Brunswick artisans. It is intended[…]

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[…]

2018 Sheilas Application Guidelines

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 review[…]