2016 Scholarship recipients

The SHMF is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 scholarships. Eric Duplessis, a graduate of Bernice McNaughton High School will receive the $8000 Fred Ross Scholarship. Emilie Lavoie, a graduate of the University of Moncton will be awarded the $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship. The foundation gratefully acknowledges the professional assistance of[…]

2015 Advanced Studies Scholarship

Press Release Congratulations to Moncton native, Samantha Noseworthy, 2015 recipient of the $5000 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship. Ms. Noseworthy will enter the MFA program at Western in September. The SHMF is grateful for the expertise of the members of the 2015 scholarship jury, Sarah Jones, Martha Ailish Moore and Phillip Savage. Jury Statement Noseworthy’s[…]

Samantha Noseworthy

Ms. Noseworthy won the scholarship based on the recommendation of a professional jury who characterized her work as reflective of a committed interdisciplinary artist of great promise. “Her work is conceptually strong, relevant and contemporary. She is engaged in a wide range of visual art exhibition, curation and experimentation beyond her personal practice. The Visual[…]

2015 Awards Evening

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, a private charitable foundation, has been investing in the visual arts of New Brunswick since 1987. The programs of the foundation include awards, grants, scholarships and advocacy initiatives. On November 27th, the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is hosting its 2015 Awards evening in celebration of the Visual Arts of New Brunswick.[…]

2014 Advanced Studies Jury Bios

Jury Members Peter Dykhuis has been the Director/Curator of the Dalhousie Art Gallery since 2007. Prior to this, he was the Director of the Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD University.Currently, he is serving as the national president of the University and College Art Galleries Association of Canada. Dykhuis is also an internationally exhibiting visual artist[…]

2014 Advanced Scholarship Jury Statement

Kristen Atkins In reviewing the applications to the 2014 Sheila Mackay Advanced Study Scholarship applications, the jury was struck by not only the breadth of Kristen Atkins’ experience in varied art gallery and artist-run spaces, but also the scope of her involvement in the cultural community as volunteer, fundraiser and board member.  In addition to[…]

Kristen Atkins

En revoyant les demandes de candidatures à la Bourse d’études supérieures Sheila MacKay 2014, ce qui a frappé le jury n’était pas seulement la vaste expérience de Kristen Atkins en matière de galeries d’art et d’espaces d’art auto-gérés, mais aussi l’étendue de son implication comme bénévole au sein de la communauté culturelle, en tant que[…]