Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is proud to announce a $23,000 investment in New Brunswick artists through its 2019 scholarship and bursary programs. An active supporter of artistic education and growth, the foundation offers a yearly program of funding to assist and encourage excellence in the visual arts. SHMF International Residency Amanda Fauteux has been selected[…]
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[…]
The $5000 Advanced Studies Scholarship has been awarded to Jessica Arseneau of St. Laurent, who is pursuing a Masters in Museum Studies and Practice of the Arts (concentration in Museum Studies) at the University of Quebec in Outaouais.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]