Celebrating Success

The recipients of the 2019 Saskatchewan Arts Awards were announced on November 4 in Saskatoon.

Martha Cole is an internationally renowned textile artist who is receiving the Lieutenant Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Saskatchewan Arts Awards.

The new Saskatchewan Arts Awards sculpture, North, South, West, East – Nothing, Something, Wavelengths, Everything, is by Saskatchewan Artist Marie Lannoo.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board is pleased to announce the short-listed nominees for the 2019 Saskatchewan Arts Awards and the recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Soprano Andrea Lett credits her undergraduate training at the University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music for giving her the foundation for success as a professional opera singer. Her final two years there were supported by Saskatchewan Arts Board’s Prince Edward Arts Scholarships.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board has added 26 works by 15 artists to our Permanent Collection at the recent submission deadline. Two are pieces by Patuanak-born artist Catherine Blackburn, who was recently long-listed for the Sobey Art Award.

Silent headphone concerts and discos have gained popularity in recent years, particularly in Europe. Saskatoon indie rock band Close Talker is taking that concept once step further, with a touring 3D Binaural Silent Concert Series, supported by Saskatchewan Arts Board grants. 

The nȇhiyawak Summer Language Experience uses traditional Indigenous arts to help participants learn Cree.

The art exhibtion, I do not have my words, featuring Indigenous artists Joi Arcand, Catherine Blackburn and Audtrey Dreaver, is touring to 13 communities across Saskatchewan over the next three years with the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils' Arts on the Move Program.

At the 2018 Saskatchewan Arts Awards, Artistic Excellence recipient Marjorie Beaucage read a poem she wrote in place of her acceptance speech.