2019 facilitation grants awarded to New Brunswick organizations

SHMF is pleased to announce a series of 2019 facilitation grants awarded to New Brunswick organizations working to enhance their capability in exhibition. Through this annual program, affectionately known as “The Sheilas” the foundation will dedicate $36,000 in 2019 to enhance the presentation, curation, documentation and promotion of contemporary art in New Brunswick. Based on[…]

2019 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. 2019 Nel Oudemans Award Application Guidelines This Award recognizes the pursuit of excellence in the fields of fine craft and design by emerging[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]