June 28, 2018 (Fredericton, NB) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has released the results of its April 1, 2018 Creation and Documentation competitions.
Grants totaling $318,750 were awarded to the following artists to help with their creation projects, as well as in the documentation of art production in New Brunswick. Creation Grants – A Category For senior artists who have achieved a superior level of accomplishment and who have made a nationally or internationally recognized contribution to their discipline or to the arts in general.
Recipients: Allan Cooper, Alma, Literary Arts, $15,000
Lesandra Dodson, Fredericton, Multidisciplinary Arts, $12,950
Mario Doucette, Moncton, Visual Arts, $15,000
Ginette Pellerin, Grande-Digue, Media Arts, $15,000
Camilien Roy, Tetagouche-Sud, Literary Arts, $15,000
Janice Wright Cheney, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $15,000
Total awarded: $87,950
Creation Grants – B Category For mid-career artists who have been practicing professionally in their discipline for a sustained period of time and are able to demonstrate their recognized contribution to the arts regionally or nationally.
Recipients: Chantal Baudouin, Moncton, Dance, $5,600 Renée Blanchar,
Caraquet, Media Arts, $10,000 David Champagne,
Maisonnette, Visual Arts, $6,000 Marc-André Charron, Moncton.
Theatre, $7,500 Jon Claytor, Sackville, Multidisciplinary Arts, $9,000
Chris Eaton, Sackville, Literary Arts, $9,000
Marie Fox, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $10,000
Nadia Francavilla, Fredericton, Classical Music, $8,400
Mélanie Léger, Moncton, Media Arts, $9,000
Jean-François Mallet, Moncton, Classical Music, $8,300
Andrew Miller, Saint John, Classical Music, $8,000
Deanna Musgrave, Saint John, Visual Arts, $10,000
Kerry Lee Powell, Moncton, Literary Arts, $6,000
Craig Schneider, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $10,000
Maria Stephanie Weirathmueller, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $8,000
Total awarded: $124,800
Creation Grants – C Category For emerging artists who are striving to achieve a professional level in their discipline and who can demonstrate their commitment to the development of specialized skills or knowledge in their discipline as well as their commitment to the achievement of a professional level in their discipline through training, mentorship or peer recognition, and who are producing a growing repertoire or body of work.
Stéphanie Belanger, Bas-Caraquet, Multidisciplinary Arts, $4,000
Kristen Bishop, Fredericton, Craft, $4,500
Lance Blakney, Fredericton, Media Arts, $3,000
Nathalie Blaquière, Shippagan, Literary Arts, $4,950
Yalda Bozorg, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $5,000
Nawal Doucette, Saint John, Dance, $2,000
Todd Fraser, Sackville, Media Arts, $5,000
Ricky Frenette, Nigadoo, Classical Music, $5,000
Michel Goguen, Dieppe, Non-Classical Music, $1,500
Rory Greythorn, Fredericton, Craft, $3,000
Yeon Bae Jung, Fredericton, Craft, $3,000
Laura Lamey, Grand Barachois, Visual Arts, $2,000
Sandra Le Couteur, Pointe-Alexandre, Literary Arts, $4,500
Melissa LeBlanc, Nashwaak Bridge, Visual Arts, $5,000
Daniel Léger, Saint-Thomas-de-Kent, Literary Arts, $4,600
Xavier Lord-Giroux, Fredericton, Theatre, $2,000
Arianna Martinez, New Maryland, Media Arts, $4,000
Gordon Mihan, Fredericton, Media Arts, $4,000
Indigo Poirier, Fredericton, Non-Classical Music, $4,000
Lorne Power, Saint John, Visual Arts, $4,050
Rachel Thornton, Sackville, Visual Arts, $4,900
Robin Turner, Saint John, Craft, $2,500
Julie Whitenect, Saint John, Visual Arts, $5,000
Matt Williams, Sackville, Visual Arts, $4,500
Total awarded: $92,000
Documentation Grants For professional New Brunswick artists and arts professionals for the research, development and execution of original documentation of arts activities, arts products or art history; preference is given to projects addressing New Brunswick art or artists.
Daniel H. Dugas, Moncton, Media Arts, $4,200
Tim Rayne, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $4,100
Julie Whitenect, Saint John, Multidisciplinary Arts, $5,700
Total awarded: $14,000
For information on these and other artsnb programs, visit http://artsnb.ca/site/en/programs/ or call 1-866- 460-ARTS (2787) toll-free within NB. -30- Media Contact: Sarah Elizabeth Parker, Program Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 506.440.0037 The New Brunswick Arts Board is an arm’s length arts funding agency with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art as well as administering funding programs for professional artists in the province. Most of the funding for these programs is provided through the province’s Arts Development Trust Fund and by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.