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Amber Goodwyn (a.k.a. Natural Sympathies) translated her album into "an episodic, experimental feminist science fiction musical" with the help of eight filmmakers and 25 collaborators in total.

Meacham artist June Jacobs is known for transforming fibre into unique sculptural forms inspired by the flora of Saskatchewan. SK Arts was fortunate to add two of these pieces, SubAqueaous Gentiana I and Gems of the Salt Flat, to our Permanent Collection this year.

Creighton photographer Daniel Dillon gathered a team of 12 artists to create and document art projects during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Miriam Körner had planned to travel to research her latest novel but had to come up with a new plan after the pandemic hit.

Instead of cancelling due to COVID-19, the Nutrien Children's Festival of Saskatchewan decided to go online for a month-long celebration.

An Artists in Communities project helped trans and non-binary people express themselves and challenge the cisgender gaze.

SK Arts was pleased to add ēkawiya nepēwisi by Joi T. Arcand to our Permanent Collection at the recent submission deadline.

Depression can be difficult to talk about, even though it has touched the lives of so many. Métisartist Marcy Friesen is creating artwork that will start that conversation. 

Saskatchewan artists and arts organizations are finding ways to reach the public during a time of social isolation.

For world-renowned Regina composer Laura Pettigrew, music is colour. Pettigrew has synesthesia, a condition in which one of the five senses – in this case, hearing – is perceived as other senses, such as sight. Every instrument is a different colour for her, and a completed orchestral piece is like a beautiful painting.