Upcoming Application Deadline for SHMF Career Development Applications

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation will be accepting applications for the three following career development programs until March 1st, 2024. The $8,000 Fred Ross Scholarship is available to a graduating New Brunswick student entering post secondary studies in visual art or fine craft at a recognized institution. The $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship is[…]

2024 Application Deadline for Sheila Grant Applications Approaches

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation will be accepting applications for 2024 Sheila Grants until February 15, 2024.  New Brunswick visual arts organizations and collectives can apply for funding within the range of $10,000 to $20,000 in one of two categories: Infrastructure projects (physical, digital or human resources) that will build the long-term capacity of organizations[…]

Mountains of Wonder

Premiere of Matt Brown documentary study of Strathbutler artist Kathy Hooper

New Brunswick, filmmaker Matt Brown’s new documentary, Mountains of Wonder premieres on Sunday December 17th at Saint John Arts Centre.  This film, in conjunction with the exhibition Mountains of Wonder and Tangles of Truth, curated by Amy Ash, profiles the life and concerns of artist and community leader Kathy Hooper.  This first screening of the[…]

SHMF invites 2024 applications for its annual facilitation grant program, The Sheilas

Each year, SHMF awards funding for impactful, timely initiatives that advance opportunities in exhibition, creation, education and art appreciation. In 2024, SHMF invites Sheila grant requests from New Brunswick visual arts organizations and collectives within the range of $10,000 to $20,000 in two categories: Infrastructure projects (physical, digital or human resources) that will build the[…]

SHMF announces a $20,000 Signature Grant to Craft Alliance Atlantic

SHMF announces a $20,000 Signature Grant to Craft Alliance Atlantic, a pan-Atlantic trade association working to support the development of the craft industry in Atlantic Canada.  This grant supports the participation of six New Brunswick artists in the upcoming Collect Art Fair in London, UK from February 28 through March 3, 2024. Selected by a[…]

Kathy Hooper

Strathbutler Artist Kathy Hooper Exhibition

A major touring exhibition featuring the work of Strathbutler, artist Kathy Hooper will be presented in three major New Brunswick galleries during the 2023-24 season.  This retrospective exhibition entitled “Mountains of Wonder and Tangles of Truth” opened with an overflowing crowd at Saint John Arts Centre on November 3rd.  Curated by Amy Ash, it features[…]