Signature Grant Program Deadline

The Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation considers requests for exceptional, one of a kind project grants twice annually. All letters of application or appeal must be postmarked by September 1, for consideration in the 2018 cycle. Signature Grants are made in response to exceptional opportunities and needs and they are contingent[…]

$20,000 granted to 2018 NB International Sculpture Symposium

SHMF proudly announces a $20,000 grant to support the internship and education program of the 2018 New Brunswick International Sculpture Symposium. From August 9 until September 22 a fusion of Canadian and international artists will transform the Saint John waterfront into an open sculpture studio. Four Canadian artists, Patrick Sullivan, Oliver Harwood, James Boyd and[…]

Retiring Board Members Honoured

At the Annual General Meeting of the SHMF, retiring Board president, Louise Imbeault announced new appointments to the Board of Directors. Jason Alcorn has been elected to succeed her as president and Brigitte Clavette elected as vice president. Maurice Henri of Moncton and Ann Manuel of Fredericton were appointed as new directors of the foundation.[…]

Congratulations to Louise Imbeault

Congratulations to the chair of Board of Directors of SHMF, who has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Moncton. After a distinguished professional career and extensive volunteer involvement, Ms Louise Imbeault brings broad experience, leadership and devotion to New Brunswick to this position. See more – www.umoncton.ca

Suzanne Hill at Buckland Merrifield Gallery

Deconstructing Singular BMG is proud to present Suzanne Hill’s 2016 oeuvre, Singular to the public as “Deconstructing Singular”. Debuting at the New Brunswick Museum, Hill’s works will now be the focus of the exhibition opening at the gallery on June 22 – July 5, 2018. “Suzanne Hill has produced a body of mixed media work[…]

2018 Nel Oudemans Award goes to I-Chun Jenkins

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 artist, and her sensitivity to environmental themes. Ms.[…]

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[…]