Celebrating Success

Ramses Calderon incorporates traditional instruments and rhythms into his music and compositions. The result of his creation process is a unique fusion of classical, traditional and popular music.

The Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective of Prince Albertis dedicated to sharing interdisciplinary contemporary Aboriginal and urban art practices with northern audiences. 

Singer/songwriter Megan Nash strongly believes that “you can base yourself out of rural Saskatchewan and be a full-time artist.” 

Sylvia Legris, the only Saskatchewan writer who has won the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize, is drawn to poetry because of its musicality and attention to language. 

Baroque music ensembles are popping up in major cities across Canada. Regina’s Per Sonatori brings this historical music to audiences in Southern Saskatchewan. 

The ecology of theatre in Saskatchewan and beyond has evolved in the last few years. Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre has adapted its programming to serve the needs of the theatre community.

Arts Board grant recipients Sylvia Legris and Lisa Bird-Wilson have been nominated for Saskatchewan Book Awards.

The play, Salt Baby, has toured thousands of kilometres with thanks to a Culture on the Go grant from the Arts Board. 

In 2015-16, Common Weal Community Arts brought the Art Lodge program to the Prince Albert Correctional Centre. Artists Joseph Naytowhow and Cheryl L’Hirondelle engaged the men through songwriting and creative expression, leading to the collaborative writing and recording of an uplifting song.

In 2016, mispon: A Celebration of Indigenous Filmmaking marks ten years of showcasing and developing Indigenous storytelling in Saskatchewan.