Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation
In Sheila’s spirit, we are working to make NB a province where artists are supported, understood and valued.
The Foundation cannot and does not seek to replace the responsibility of the federal and provincial governments, nor the work of public institutions or professionals who work in the visual arts sector. But we can and wish to be active partners in opening new avenues, exploring new initiatives and enriching existing resources.
The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is delighted to distinguish the unique accomplishments of two New Brunswick mid-career artists, Amanda Fauteux and Sarah Petite. Based on the recommendations of an independent, professional jury, both artists have been selected to receive 2022 Marie Hélène Allain Fellowship Awards of $10,000. As part of its mandate to promote the[…]
Congratulations to Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation’s Director and Vice Chairperson on her latest work, Hands of the Horseman. This exhibition will open at the Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery on July 16th, 2022. The SHMF is grateful to Suzanne for the years of volunteer service and guidance in shaping the foundation as a support[…]
The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is a champion of the visual arts in New Brunswick. Through its annual juried award programs, we celebrate of artists who have achieved career milestones and who continue to push the boundaries of their creative practices. Currently the Foundation is inviting nominations and applications for two major awards: The Nel[…]
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, an active supporter of artistic education and growth, offers a yearly program of funding to assist and encourage excellence in the visual arts. Christiana Myers has been selected by an independent jury to receive a $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship. Ms. Myers, a leader in the New Brunswick contemporary arts[…]
The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation celebrates artistic excellence through its juried awards program. Nominations are invited for the following 2022 awards: The Marie Hélène Allain Fellowship is a biennial award of $10,000 available to New Brunswick mid-career artists and craftspeople. It is given on the recommendation of an independent jury who select artists who have[…]
SHMF is pleased to recognise the accomplishments of jeweller, Laura Boudreau, the highest-ranking student in Advanced Studio Practice certificate program at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Ms. Boudreau received the inaugural Brigitte Clavette Merit Award at a small ceremony at the college hosted by Carrie Nolan, Dean of NBCCD. SHMF established this[…]
The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation’s Career Development programs support of the creative growth of New Brunswick artists. It is a double pleasure to award the 2022 Maurice Henri Merit Bursary to Lucia Choulakian and to honor the many contributions of Maurice Henri during his tenure as a Director of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation. This[…]
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