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2019 Bruce Gray

Based on the recommendation of a professional jury, the Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation announces that Bruce Gray has been selected by a professional jury as the 2019 recipient of the $25,000 Strathbutler Award for excellence in the visual arts. Mr. Gray becomes the 25th New Brunswick artist to receive the prestigious[…]

2017 Herménégilde Chiasson

Jurors lauded both Mr. Chiasson’s accomplishments as a visual artist and his sustained advocacy work for the cultural life of the province. Based on the recommendation of a five-person professional jury, the Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation announces that Herménégilde Chiasson has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Strathbutler[…]

2013 Susan Vida Judah

The exquisite visual poetry of her work embodies decades of sustained mastery … As a textile artist, Susan Vida Judah makes an ancient art form new again. The exquisite visual poetry of her work embodies decades of sustained mastery and a profound technical command of her medium. She explores and expands the expressive power of[…]

2011 Herzl Kashetsky

His rich and multi-layered works are a deep and honest exploration of the human condition … With a career spanning over thirty-five years, Herzl Kashetsky’s oeuvre has had a profound impact on the cultural fabric of New Brunswick. His rich and multi-layered works are a deep and honest exploration of the human condition. Recognized for[…]

2010 Linda Rae Dornan

As we age, our personal memory repositories are full of sensorial experiences and processes lived, witnessed and dreamed. I like to gather these experiences and create moments of questioning … – Linda Rae Dorman, 2010