$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[…]

Retiring Board Members Honoured

At the Annual General Meeting of the SHMF, retiring Board president, Louise Imbeault announced new appointments to the Board of Directors. Jason Alcorn has been elected to succeed her as president and Brigitte Clavette elected as vice president. Maurice Henri of Moncton and Ann Manuel of Fredericton were appointed as new directors of the foundation.[…]

Congratulations to Louise Imbeault

Congratulations to the chair of Board of Directors of SHMF, who has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Moncton. After a distinguished professional career and extensive volunteer involvement, Ms Louise Imbeault brings broad experience, leadership and devotion to New Brunswick to this position. See more – www.umoncton.ca

I-Chun Jenkins

I-Chun Jenkins Chosen for 2018 Nel Oudemans Award After a careful examination of the diverse portfolios of the many gifted emerging artisans nominated, the jury unanimously named I-Chun Jenkins as the 2018 recipient of the Nel Oudemans Award. The jurors were impressed by the delicacy and beauty of the work, the technical mastery of the[…]

Winners of the 2018 scholarship and career development programs

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[…]

International Creative Residency 2018

Anna Torma, of Baie Verte, has won this year’s $10,000. Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation International Residency. An internationally respected artist, Ms. Torma will be working in Paris, France and Cipressa, Italy in preparation for an upcoming solo exhibition at the Textile Museum of Canada in 2020. A Strathbutler artist and Lt. Governor’s Award winner, Ms.[…]

2018 recipients of MHA awards for excellence

SHMF announces the 2018 recipients of excellence awards As part of its ongoing recognition and support of visual art careers in New Brunswick, SHMF is pleased to announce recipients of the 2018 Marie Hélène Allain Fellowship Award. Andrea Mortson of Sackville and Maya Padrov of Gagetown will be recognised as artists who have distinguished themselves[…]