Made possible by the philanthropic support of the family of the late Marion (Billie) McCain, Billie: Visual ∙ Culture ∙ Atlantic is a forum for conversations about all aspects of Atlantic Canada’s art and culture. With regular reviews, interviews and insightful articles by some of our best writers, Billie: Visual ∙ Culture ∙ Atlantic will reflect the evolving idea of Atlantic Canada as seen in the work of its finest creators.
Looking at our present through knowledge of the past, and projecting a future that builds on our present, Billie: Visual ∙ Culture ∙ Atlantic is dedicated to communicating the excellence, the innovation, and the uniqueness of our regional culture. More than a publication, Billie: Visual ∙ Culture ∙ Atlantic is a platform, a way to reach beyond our geographic limits, and to expand horizons for Atlantic Canada’s artists, wherever they may be.
Above: Marion McGregor McNair (aka Marion “Billie” McCain”) in 1951 with her father John Babbitt McNair, who was premier of New Brunswick at the time, attending her graduation applied arts exhibit at the Owens Art Gallery. Photo: Mount Allison University Archives – Ref. 2007.07/201.