Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1991

Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1991 - Mina Forsyth

Mina Forsyth is celebrated as a Saskatchewan visual artist who achieved recognition for her own work in many different media, and for her generous efforts in the education of other artists, both children and adults. Mina Forsyth worked in paint, mixed media, collage, pottery, printmaking and also was a published poet. Her visual style has been described as expressionist, both figurative and non-figurative, using primarily landscape figure and still life as subject. Born in Estevan in 1920, she attended the University of Manitoba and studied extensively at the Emma Lake School Workshop. She taught at the Winnipeg School of Arts, Emma Lake, the University of Saskatchewan and the University of British Columbia.