I-Chun Jenkins

I-Chun Jenkins Chosen for 2018 Nel Oudemans Award After a careful examination of the diverse portfolios of the many gifted emerging artisans nominated, the jury unanimously named I-Chun Jenkins as the 2018 recipient of the Nel Oudemans Award. The jurors were impressed by the delicacy and beauty of the work, the technical mastery of the[…]

Matt Watkins

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[…]

2017 Herménégilde Chiasson

Jurors lauded both Mr. Chiasson’s accomplishments as a visual artist and his sustained advocacy work for the cultural life of the province. Based on the recommendation of a five-person professional jury, the Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation announces that Herménégilde Chiasson has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Strathbutler[…]

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[…]

Jessica Arseneau

Jessica Arseneau of Tilly Road is pursuing a Master’s of Fine Art in Leipzig, Germany, concentrating in performance art. The jury characterized her work as a sustained conceptual and formal investigation of contemporary art. Biography Jessica Arseneau is an Acadian artist working in performance, video, drawing and installation. She received a Bachelor’s degree in visual[…]

Patrick Allaby

Patrick Allaby, a 2015 graduate of Mount Allison University, will enter the University of Waterloo to pursue a Masters of Fine Arts. His distinctive work as a cartoonist and illustrator impressed the jury as rich in creative promise Biography Patrick Allaby, originally a Fredericton native, has been working in Sackville since his graduation from Mount[…]