The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2012 Visual Arts Scholarships.
Jared Peters of Saint John has been selected by an independent jury to receive the $5000 Sheila Hugh Mackay Scholarship Mr. Peters, a noted emerging contempory painter holds an Honors History degree from University of New Brunswick and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Craft and Design. He will commence a graduate program in Fine Arts at the University of Western Ontario in September, 2012.
Alison Willms has been selected to receive the $4000 Fred Ross Scholarhship. Currently completing her final year at Fredericton High School, Ms Willms is an active in both the Fredericton and St. Andrews art communities. She will commence an undergraduate program in Fine Arts in September, 2012.
The SHMF wishes to acknowledge the professional assistance of the scholarship jury members, Dan Steeves, Gemey Kelly and Leah Garnet