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Craig Erickson says art is a way for him to communicate despite his disability. "Painting helps me to make sense of the world. It gives me purpose. I'm just lucky to paint."

Saskatoon Artists Kendra Harder and Michelle Telford are among five recipients of a new prize honouring emerging Canadian women composers and librettists.

We are currently accepting applications for the Arts Entrepreneurship and Business Development Course for both E-Learning and Classroom (Saskatoon) workshops.

The talents of many Saskatchewan artists have caught the attention of the world. Here are ten artists who have made their mark nationally and internationally.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board recently added 43 works by 17 artists to our Permanent Collection. These include pieces that push the limits of clay and represent the immigrant experience, as well as a significant bequest of artwork.

Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus is rarely performed due to the logistics of depicting horrors such as stabbing, maiming, amputation and decapitation with live actors. Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan's solution? Perform it with puppets! 

The work of Saskatchewan artists and organizations has ripple effects, influencing other artists and the arts community as a whole. Here are just 10 artists and organizations making a real difference in our province.

Many people have been involved in the successes of the Saskatchewan Arts Board over the past 70 years. To help celebrate our anniversary, we asked 10 of them to share memories of their time working with the Arts Board.

Chris Campbell Gardiner uses art to help families grieve the loss of children with disabilities.

Saskatchewan is known for its festivals and events, such as the PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival in Saskatoon and the Regina Folk Festival. If you venture out of the main cities, however, you will find experiences that are well worth the trip. Here are just ten of them.