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October 16, 2018
Notice of Meeting
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CARFAC SASK Annual General Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm
at Storefront, 325 21 St. W., Saskatoon

Agenda:
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Introductions
4. Minutes of previous AGM Nov 18, 2017
5. Business arising from the minutes
6. Financial Report, Audited Statement, Appointment of Auditor
7. Executive Director Report
8. CARFAC National Report
9. Activity Reports
10. Nominations and Election of Directors
11. Special Business
12. Adjournment

PARTY to Follow!

RSVP for the party by November 9th: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/carfac-sasks-35th-anniversary-party-tickets-51263281856?aff=efbeventtix

October 10, 2018
35th Anniversary Party!
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CARFAC SASK has been celebrating artists for 35 years! Please join us for a come and go anniversary party! Everyone is welcome.

featuring:
• MALINCHE POP UP! • 
• PERFORMANCE BY MICHEL BOUTIN! •
• CATHERINE BLACKBURN'S BEADED ARMOUR! •
• DJ SQUARESOUNDROUNDBODY! • 
• EXHIBITION OF PAST MENTORSHIP ARTISTS! •
• BIRTHDAY CAKE! •
• DOOR PRIZES! • 

Our AGM will be held at 6:30 pm with the celebration to follow. Feel free to come for the meeting or the party or both. 

This event is FREE. PLEASE RSVP by November 9th: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/carfac-sasks-35th-anniversary-party-tickets-51263281856?aff=efbeventtix
 
September 12, 2018
upcoming workshop: Pricing Your Artwork
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CARFAC SASK upcoming workshop: Pricing Your Artwork
Thursday, October 11 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery

Instructor: Ward Schell
https://www.slategallery.ca/ward-schell/

This session will highlight some tips and strategies for pricing artwork. The workshop will help you to determine fair market value for your work, taking into consideration aspects such as size, reputation, dealer's commission, and local context. If you'd like, bring a small piece of your own work to practice value assessment with the group.

This workshop is free to all.
Please pre-register.
Email programs.humboldtmuseum@sasktel.net
Phone 306-682-5226

August 1, 2018
CARFAC SASK Offices Closed for the long weekend
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CARFAC SASK Offices Closed for the long weekend
from Friday Aug 3rd to Monday Aug 6th

The Regina office will be open on Tuesday Aug 7th,
The Saskatoon office will be closed until Aug 19th for Holidays.

July 15, 2018
CARFAC SASK Saskatoon Office will be CLOSED for Holidays
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CARFAC SASK Saskatoon Office will be CLOSED for Holidays
Starting Monday July 16th.
The office will be open on Monday August 20th.
If you have questions please contact the Regina office at
306-522-9788  email director@carfac.sk.ca

May 28, 2018
Peter Morin Artist Talk TONIGHT!
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Join us for an artist talk by 2018 Visiting Mentor, Peter Morin!

Peter Morin is a Tahltan Nation artist, curator, and educator. In his artistic practice and curatorial work, Morin’s research investigates the impacts that occur between indigenous cultural-based practices and western settler colonialism. In addition to his object making and performance-based practice, Morin has curated exhibitions at the Museum of Anthropology, Western Front, Bill Reid Gallery, and Burnaby Art Gallery. Morin joined the Visual and Aboriginal Arts Faculty at Brandon University in 2014.

Today 7 PM · Aka artist run centre · Saskatoon
This talk is FREE and open to all. Light refreshments will be provided.

May 7, 2018
NEW Website Under Construction
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Please stay tuned for a brand new website! We are working as quickly as we can to create a better online experience for you. Sorry for inconveniences in the meantime and thank you for your patience! 

April 24, 2018
Announcing our 2018 Visiting Mentor
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The Visiting Mentor program is an advanced mentorship opportunity for emerging to established professional artists to connect with an artist, curator, or art critic. The visiting mentor provides private studio visits and/or critiques to support and strengthen the participants' practices. This program is free to CARFAC members and $45 to non-members.

Resident Mentors have included nationally recognized and acclaimed individuals, such as:

  • Brendan Lee Satish Tang, 2017
  • Luanne Martineau, 2016
  • Michelle LaVallee and Adrian Stimson, 2015
  • Ed Pien, 2014
  • Cliff Eyland, 2013
  • Nancy Tousley, 2012
  • Wayne Baerwaldt, 2011

Our 2018 Visiting Mentor is PETER MORIN! 

Peter Morin is a Tahltan Nation artist, curator, and educator. In his artistic practice and curatorial work, Morin’s research investigates the impacts that occur between indigenous cultural-based practices and western settler colonialism. In addition to his object making and performance-based practice, Morin has curated exhibitions at the Museum of Anthropology, Western Front, Bill Reid Gallery, and Burnaby Art Gallery. Morin joined the Visual and Aboriginal Arts Faculty at Brandon University in 2014.

To apply, please upload the following to a single folder in Dropbox and email to programs@carfac.sk.ca: 

  • A letter of interest. Why do you want to participate in the program? How will the experience benefit your professional practice? State your top three preferred dates and times for a studio visit. (max 1 page)
  • A resume (max 3 pages) 
  • 5 images of your work (JPG) or a short video (max 5 minute segment) labelled with artist name and title of work. Include an image list with title, date, media, and dimensions. Include links and/or password to any online multimedia documentation in your submissions email. 

Deadline to apply is May 18, 2018. Only digital submissions will be accepted. 

For more information contact Terri at the CARFAC SASK Regina office: call 306-522-9788 or email programs@carfac.sk.ca.

April 16, 2018
JOB OPPORTUNITIES The City of Saskatoon
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The City of Saskatoon

Visual Communications Coordinator
(Two permanent full-time positions available)
Posting No. 199(59)


CLOSING DATE:TOMORROW Wednesday, April 18, 2018

more info here

April 5, 2018
CARFAC and RAAV Members to vote on renewal of scale agreement with the National Gallery of Canada.
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CARFAC and RAAV Members to vote on renewal of scale agreement with the National Gallery of Canada in early May.

CARFAC and RAAV are preparing voting details for members for the renewal of our scale agreement with the National Gallery. A tentative four year agreement was reached following negotiations in Ottawa in January and March, 2018.This tentative agreement requires a vote from our members to ratify it. This vote will take place in early May.

Please ensure that your membership and contact information is up-to-date with CARFAC for voting purposes.

Not a member? no problem, Join by April 27, and you can cast your vote.

You can renew or purchase a membership online at CARFAC SASK STORE or at either of the CARFAC SASK offices.


Not sure if your membership is current, contact Grant at membership@carfac.sk.ca    or call 306-933-3206.

In early May, current members will receive instructions for voting by email.
If you have questions about the agreement or voting process, you can contact April Britski, CARFAC’s national Executive Director: director@carfac.ca.

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