New gallery in Bouchtouche honours Strathbutler artist Marie Hélène Allain

Strathbutler artist Marie Hélène Allain was honoured at the March 2nd inauguration of a new gallery in Bouchtouche. In recognition of her status as an internationally known sculptor and her long time commitment to the region, the Société de Kent-Sud has named the new exhibition space on Irving Boulevard the Marie Hélène Allain Gallery. Daniel[…]

Strathbutler Artist Thaddeus Holownia among finalists for Photography Award

Strathbutler Artist Thaddeus Holownia among finalists for the $50,000 Scotiabank Photography Award. The largest peer-nominated and peer-reviewed “celebration of excellence” in Canadian contemporary photography was founded in 2010 by Edward Burtynsky, who chaired this year’s jury comprising Candice Hopkins, Marie-Josée Jean and Mark Lewis. The winner will be announced on May 8, and in addition[…]

Histoires de souche & other family stories…

Marie Hélène Alain (Strathbutler 1996) and Alisa Arsenault Organized in partnership with the New Brunswick Museum January 24 to March 25 2018 Press release_Histoires … As a senior artist looking back with gratefulness on a spiritual and artistic life, Marie Hélène Allain speaks of belonging. Her parents are thus featured in the genesis of her[…]

2017 Strathbutler Welcome

On behalf of the members of the Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, I am delighted to join with the Aberdeen Cultural Centre and all gathered here this evening to honor Herménégilde Chiasson. The foundation is thrilled with René Légère’s invitation to present Mr. Chiasson with the 2017 Strathbutler Award here during[…]

Herménégilde Chiasson’s art – Tom Smart

Herménégilde Chiasson’s art: Speaking to angels for fifty years – Tom Smart “they, too, without asking any questions, without knowing why, and without really wanting to know, will see the gates of paradise open, the multitude of angels kneeling as they pass by, the power of salvation filling their bodies and radiating with glorious light,[…]