Celebrating Success

At summer camp, kids typically enjoy activities such as canoeing, hiking, bonfires and craft time. In 2015, Lumsden Beach Camp (LBC) made a small change with a big impact – switching “craft time” to “art time.”

As a French-language school in rural Saskatchewan, École Notre-Dame-des-Vertus in Zenon Park faces some unique challenges, particularly when it comes to arts education. A GénieArts grant provided a unique opportunity to bring a professional Canadian Francophone musician, marijosée, to the community. 

LIVE Arts is a fee-free program that connects classrooms with professional art-makers. The program provides students with access to a wide-range of Saskatchewan artrists and learning opportunities. 

North Battleford musician Cole Knutson received an Indigenous Pathways Initiative grant to represent Canada in an international youth wind orchestra. 

An Independent Artists grant helps Saskatoon tenor Spencer McKnight explore his emotional connection with classical music.

Thirteen-year-old Elina Lucky is following her dream of becoming a professional ballerina.

Saskatoon art jeweller Mary Lynn Podiluk uses a unique mix of resin, precious metals, gemstones and linguistics to make work that speaks to wearers and viewers.

The next time you're in downtown Regina, swing by the corner of 12th Avenue and Hamilton Street to see a wood-working exhibition from the Saskatchewan Arts Board's Permanent Collection.

Zondra Roy's new chapbook, homecoming, is published by JackPine Press and supported by a Saskatchewan Arts Board Indigenous Pathways Initiative grant.

Marc Courtemanche’s Trompe l'oeil is a chair crafted not out of wood or metal or even ceramic, but acrylic paint.