Signature Grant Program Deadline

The Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation considers requests for exceptional, one of a kind project grants twice annually. All letters of application or appeal must be postmarked by September 1, for consideration in the 2018 cycle. Signature Grants are made in response to exceptional opportunities and needs and they are contingent[…]

$20,000 granted to 2018 NB International Sculpture Symposium

SHMF proudly announces a $20,000 grant to support the internship and education program of the 2018 New Brunswick International Sculpture Symposium. From August 9 until September 22 a fusion of Canadian and international artists will transform the Saint John waterfront into an open sculpture studio. Four Canadian artists, Patrick Sullivan, Oliver Harwood, James Boyd and[…]

New Brunswick Museum accepts donation from Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation

Media Release Publication: March 12, 2018 The New Brunswick Museum thanks the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Inc. for the recent generous donation of $20,000. The funds will be used for the development of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Collection of Strathbutler Award Winners at the New Brunswick Museum as well as strategic initiatives relating to the[…]

Beaverbrook Announces 2016 SHMF Critic Residency

Beaverbrook Art Gallery Announces 2016 Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Critic Residency Fredericton, NB, October 18, 2016 — The Beaverbrook Art Gallery has announced that Stephanie Buhmann will be the 2016 Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Critic-in-Residence at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. This program, now in its second year, furthers the Gallery’s commitment to an engaging program[…]

Stephanie Buhmann

Writing Workshop with art critic-in-residence

Save the Date: Beaverbrook Art Gallery Presents SHMF 2016 Art Critic in Residence Workshop and Panel Discussion How to Write about Art, Formulate your Artist Statement or Art Review Writing Workshop with art critic-in-residence Stephanie Buhmann Saturday, November 12, 10 am – 12 noon During this workshop, Stephanie Buhmann will present examples of her own[…]

International Creative Residency Grants

Results of SHMF International Creative Residency Grants Announced by Artsnb The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is proud to have partnered with the New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) on a pilot artist in international residence project for 2015. Grants totally $10,000 were awarded on the recommendation of a jury of professional artists to fund residencies in[…]

2015 Sheilas announced

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of “The Sheilas”. The 2015 facilitation grants were dedicated to the assistance of organizations with the delivery of programs dedicated to the creation, presentation and promotion of the visual arts. Four dynamic art centres were selected from among many applicants, based on a[…]