Fredericton – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has released the results of the November 1st, 2020 competition for the Career Development program. A total of eight (8) grants were awarded, amounting to $25,000. These funds were allocated as follows:

Artist in Residence

Stacy Arseneault Coteau Road Theatre $ 5,400

Sydney Hallett Fredericton Dance $ 4,000

Mathieu Léger Moncton Visual Arts $ 4,000

Guillaume Lépine Dorchester Visual Arts $ 6,500

Arts By Invitation

N/A – No applications received

Professional Development

Tracey Lavigne Waasis Media Arts $ 1,469

Professionalization & Promotion

Hilary Ladd Saint John Music $ 1,500

Craig Schneider Fredericton Visual Arts $ 1,500

Annie Taylor Burton Visual Arts $ 631

Applications Submitted 9Grants Awarded 8Success Rate 88.9%

4 out of 8 awardees (50.0 %) had never previously received a grant from artsnb.

The Career Development program provides financial assistance to professional artists wishing to enhance their practice through travel, study and promotion. This flexible program has four separate components: Arts by Invitation, Artist in Residence, Professional Development and Professionalization and Promotion. To learn more about the Career Development Program, you can visit our website .

Programs Contact: Sarah Beth Parker, Program Officer, prog@artsnb.ca , 506.440.0037 Media Contact: Audrée Hamelin-St-Amour, Communications Officer, comm@artsnb.ca , 506.259.9776

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.

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