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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Emilie Lavoie

As a ceramic artist, Emilie Lavoie exhibits both technical expertise and conceptual rigour. Her work in large scale installations and innovative glazing techniques serve to amplify her exploration of thematic issues such as genetic manipulation and environmental degradation. Her innovative spirit and organizational expertise characterized her recent multi-level work in fashion/performance art at the University[…]

2016 Scholarship recipients

The SHMF is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 scholarships. Eric Duplessis, a graduate of Bernice McNaughton High School will receive the $8000 Fred Ross Scholarship. Emilie Lavoie, a graduate of the University of Moncton will be awarded the $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship. The foundation gratefully acknowledges the professional assistance of[…]

2015 Advanced Studies Scholarship

Press Release Congratulations to Moncton native, Samantha Noseworthy, 2015 recipient of the $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship. Ms. Noseworthy will enter the MFA program at Western in September. The SHMF is grateful for the expertise of the members of the 2015 scholarship jury, Sarah Jones, Martha Ailish Moore and Phillip Savage. Jury Statement Noseworthy’s[…]

Samantha Noseworthy

Ms. Noseworthy won the scholarship based on the recommendation of a professional jury who characterized her work as reflective of a committed interdisciplinary artist of great promise. “Her work is conceptually strong, relevant and contemporary. She is engaged in a wide range of visual art exhibition, curation and experimentation beyond her personal practice. The Visual[…]

2015 Awards Evening

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, a private charitable foundation, has been investing in the visual arts of New Brunswick since 1987. The programs of the foundation include awards, grants, scholarships and advocacy initiatives. On November 27th, the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is hosting its 2015 Awards evening in celebration of the Visual Arts of New Brunswick.[…]