Celebrating Success

Bronwyn Schuster used her Premier's Centennial Arts Scholarship to attend the Atelier Stockholm fine arts school in Sweden.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board is pleased to support the International Indigenous Art Program (IIAP) at the Regina 2014 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), July 20-26, 2014.

Grade 3 students at W.S. Hawrylak School in Regina created a graphic novel to share what they learned about how a city park is made. The project was supported with funding from the ArtsSmarts program.

Sculptor Sarah McKen is contributing to the thriving tourism industry at Little Manitou Lake by offering experiential tours of her art studio and private foundry.

Saskatoon's Sum Theatre presents professional, live theatre free-of-charge in the city's public parks, with original performances that appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Celebrating its 67th anniversary this year, the Yorkton Film Festival is North America's longest-running film festival. One of the secrets to its success is year-round programming supported through local, provincial and national partnerships.

Jean Freeman has been named ACTRA National's 2014 Woman of the Year! Jean is the first Saskatchewan actor to be given this honour.

Congratulations to Saskatchewan singer/songwriter/pianist Jeffery Straker, who won first place in the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in Chile on February 27, 2014.

When Chrystene Ells tells people that she moved from San Francisco to Regina to pursue a career in the arts, they are surprised. "When it comes to the community-at-large supporting the arts, Saskatchewan has San Francisco beat," she says.

Business for the Arts, Canada's national association of business leaders who support the arts, announced August 14, 2013 the successful completion of the 2011-2013 artsVest™ program in Ontario, Calgary, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Vancouver.