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Julie Forgues – Artist Residency Programs


Thursday December 12, 2019

Living in Moncton, New-Brunswick, Julie Forgues obtained her BFA at Universitéde Moncton in 1995 and her MFA Studio –photography at Concordia University in 1999. She has been a faculty member of the Department des arts visuels of Université de Moncton since 2000 as a photography professor and is the Head of department since July 2016.

(Fredericton, December 10th 2019) –  Working toward its strategic goal of increasing the number of grants awarded to New Brunswick artists by the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA), the NB Arts Board (artsnb) gathered data spanning the last five years and organized it into a report with the help of the CCA. The full

(Fredericton, December 4, 2019) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is proud to announce that Mélanie Parent has joined the Board of Directors. Furthermore, Carol Collicutt, Chair, has been re-appointed for a second term. Download and read the full press release below.

Greg Everett – Old Burial Ground


Friday November 29, 2019

Greg Everett is a Fredericton based playwright and performer. His plays CARRION BIRDS (2018) and GULLYWHUMP (2019) were winners in the one-act category of the NB Acts festival. Entwined in the supernatural, his works underpin a world of ghosts and monsters with a surreal framework of history and lived experience.

(Fredericton, November 21st 2019) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is pleased to announce two changes to program criteria as well as a renewed partnership.

Material Exploration – Alanna Baird


Wednesday November 20, 2019

I applied for funding towards completing a new body of work in Bronze for an exhibition as well as to continue explorations through new technologies, material and scale. I wanted to spend time developing a concept that revolved around ceramic forms found in my past work in clay, reaching back 30 years but involving new

Solo Doesn’t Mean Alone


Wednesday November 6, 2019

Abby Paige is a poet, playwright, and theater maker whose work often traverses borders between countries, languages, peoples, and generations. Her writing has appeared in both countries, in publications including the Arc Poetry Magazine, Room Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Montreal Review of Books, as well as the recent anthology, Heliotrope: French-Heritage Women Create.

(Fredericton, October 30th 2019) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is proud to announce that two vacant seats on its board of directors have been filled by Hubert Francis and Domenic Bro.

(Fredericton, October 7th 2019) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is pleased to announce the laureates of the Lieutenant-Governor’s Awards for High Achievement in the Arts.

Revisiting Ronald Després


Wednesday September 25, 2019

Xavier Lord-Giroux is originally from Dieppe. With a degree in drama (Moncton 2013) he is currently applying for a master’s degree in literary studies at the University of Moncton. From 2016 to 2017, he was acting president of the Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA). He has a professional practice in theatre and has become known by the public for writing and directing his work Foreplay/ Les préliminaires in 2018.