Lifetime Achievement Recipient

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and celebrates an individual, group or collective engaged in the arts in Saskatchewan who: is recognized as an established professional in their field who has reached an advanced level of accomplishment; has produced a substantive, cumulative and prominent body of work or has a history of continued contribution to the arts over a number of years, and has had a particularly significant impact on the arts in Saskatchewan through distinguished lifelong career achievements; has attained critical recognition nationally and internationally for an art practice and/or outstanding sustained and progressive contribution to the arts.

Recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award:

Sponsored by the Saskatchewan Arts Board

Short-Listed Nominees

The Saskatchewan Artist Award recognizes and celebrates an established professional Saskatchewan artist, group or collective working in any art form who: is at an advanced stage in their career; has created an extensive independent body of work and is making a sustained and progressive contribution to the art form; has attained significant critical recognition nationally and perhaps internationally and has had an important impact on the arts in Saskatchewan through publication and/or public presentation of their work.

Short-listed nominees for the 2014 Saskatchewan Artist Award:

Sponsored by PotashCorp

The Emerging Artist Award recognizes and celebrates an emerging professional Saskatchewan artist, group or collective working in any art form who demonstrates exceptional promise through early notable accomplishments and who: is in the early stage of their career; has created an independent body of work, and is making a continuing and progressive contribution to the art form; has received regional and perhaps national recognition and has had an impact on the arts in Saskatchewan through publication and/or public presentation of their work.

Short-listed nominees for the 2014 Emerging Artist Award:

Sponsored by Her Honour, the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan

The Leadership - Individual Award recognizes and celebrates an individual engaged in the arts in Saskatchewan who demonstrates outstanding leadership and commitment to the advancement of the arts and artists in the province through exemplary management, presentation, production, distribution, marketing, research, collection or curatorial practice.

Short-listed nominees for the 2014 Leadership - Individual Award:

Sponsored by North Ridge Development Corporation

The Leadership - Organization Award recognizes and celebrates an organization engaged in the arts in Saskatchewan that demonstrates outstanding leadership and commitment to the advancement, presentation and promotion of the arts and artists through exemplary programming, governance, operations, administration and/or innovation.

Short-listed nominees for the 2014 Leadership - Organization Award:

Sponsored by TD Bank

The Arts and Learning Award recognizes and celebrates a Saskatchewan educator who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the arts and learning by means of: innovative approaches to education in the arts through exemplary programs, instruction, an art practice, or partnerships with artists or arts organizations that foster the creative and intellectual development of young people through education and experiences in the arts and; the engagement of students in the exploration of contemporary artistic ideas or creative experiences that stimulate their understanding of the arts. The award may be for career-long accomplishments or for a particularly innovative project.

Short-listed nominees for the 2014 Arts and Learning Award:

Sponsored by Shurniak Art Gallery

The Volunteer Award recognizes and celebrates a Saskatchewan resident who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the arts by volunteering and dedicating their time and energy to one or more arts organizations. In doing so they have contributed substantially to enriching the arts and the cultural life of their community and the province.

Short-listed nominees for the 2014 Volunteer Award:

Sponsored by SaskCulture

2014 Lieutenant Governor's Arts Awards Event Sponsors

  • North Ridge Development Corporation
  • PotashCorp
  • SaskCulture
  • Shurniak Art Gallery
  • Bradbury Branding and Design
  • Impact Printers
  • RAWK Entertainment
  • Tourism Saskatchewan
  • SIGA
  • Unisource
  • Andrew Peller Wines