Rebecca Bickerton, a graduate of Belleisle Regional High School was presented with the $8000 Fred Ross Scholarship at the opening reception of summer exhibitions at Saint John Arts Centre. Bickerton was highly recommended for the scholarship by Andrew Kierstead, Director of the centre’s James Venner Russell Portfolio Development Program. The jury took particular note of[…]
The Fred Ross Scholarship is a recognition of a young artist with drive and potential. An independent jury selected Rylee Hayes, a Simonds High School graduate, as a Fred Ross scholar commenting that “her portfolio exhibits the passion and confidence of a committed artist deeply engaged with life around her. Her dynamic photography, fresh and[…]
Tom Smith dies at 82. SHMF wishes to acknowledge the passing of Strathbutler artist, Tom Smith on May 17, 2015. He received the Strathbutler in 1992 for his mastery of ceramic art and in recognition of his important contributions as an educator and mentor. Our condolences to his family and his close friends.