Patterson receives Order of New Brunswick

Stratbutler artist, Freeman Patterson, receives Order of New Brunswick. The award honours current or former long-time residents of New Brunswick who have demonstrated a high level of individual excellence and achievement in any field, having made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of New Brunswick and its residents. For more info:

Cheney receives excellence award

Strathbutler artist, Janice Wright Cheney, receives 2013 Lt. Governor’s excellence award: “My creatures, whatever they are and whatever they are made of, must be life-size,” says Janice Wright Cheney of her current textile-based sculptures, which include grizzly bears, coyotes, rats and cockroaches. Accuracy in form and scale matter, she insists; she wants the viewer to[…]