April 19, 2017
Call for Submissions
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Apply today for a private studio visit with Brendan Lee Satish Tang! More information available here.

April 19, 2017
Call for Submissions
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Emerging artists - apply today for a private critique with Heather Benning! Find more information here.

April 13, 2017
CARFAC SASK offices CLOSED for long weekend
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The CARFAC SASK offices will be closed April 14th to 17th for the long weekend. We will be OPEN on Tuesday April 18th.

April 10, 2017
Call for Submissions
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Seeking visual artists to participate as mentors and mentees in our annual mentorship program! Deadline for applications is June 15, 2017!

For more information visit or contact Terri at 306-522-9788 |

March 28, 2017
JOB OPPORTUNITY| Community Consultant, Art and Cultural Heritage | City of Regina
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Community Consultant, Art and Cultural Heritage
City of Regina

Position Summary
Using a community development approach this position is responsible for leading community engagement activities; providing consulting services to a variety of stakeholders, partners and community-based organizations; managing key civic cultural assets (public art) and special projects; providing support in areas of cultural heritage (civic identity).

Typical duties include:   
o    Provides consultative services to community based groups, internal partners, and creative industry businesses pertaining to the identification and delivery of cultural opportunities.
o    Facilitates the development and sustainability of community based cultural organizations to build capacity in the delivery of programs and services through organizational development, needs assessment, strategic planning, volunteer recruitment and development, and leadership training.
o    Supports community-based cultural organizations to develop plans to access funding and assists them to apply for City of Regina community investment programs, where appropriate.
o    Facilitates and negotiates the development of partnerships with community organizations and businesses in order to assist in the coordination of cultural programs, facility use/access and community services.
o    Supports projects, policies and engagement related to issues of civic identity; e.g. languages, historic places, stories and objects, events
o    Develops and facilitates public engagement and input processes to help guide development and implementation of programs and services within the mandate of the department.
o    Assists in the development and management of capital and operating budgets as required.
o    Selects, supervises, recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates performance of staff as required.
o    Prepares and negotiates contracts with cultural service providers and vendors as related to special projects and public art.
o    Responsible for day to day management of civic art collection conservation, maintenance, staff, assets and budget.
o    Responsible for special project management as required.
o    Performs related work as required.

For more information:
If you require any further help, or have any questions regarding the recruitment process, contact City of Regina Human Resources at 306-777-7000 or

Applications are being accepted until April 21, 2017

February 23, 2017
Canadian Network for Arts and Learning (CNAL) “hub”
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You are invited to

the Canadian Network for Arts and Learning (CNAL) “hub” held in Regina                   on Tuesday, March 14th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The hub is FREE and for anyone involved in arts and learning – artists, arts educators, academics, researchers and arts organizations.
Please register here.

Tuesday, March 14th
4 – 7 p.m.
University of Regina, Education Building, Room ED 230

4:00 p.m. Opening remarks
4:15              Artful Practices in Story Telling – concurrent workshops
Kathryn Ricketts will lead Artful Practices on Storytelling, a series of dynamic concurrent workshops with a selection of artists/teachers who have backgrounds in the K - 12 context. Together participants will explore new methods in Dance, Theatre and Visual Arts with a focus on personal stories as the foundation. The workshop will end with collective 'incubation/application' whereby the participants can synthesize these experiences towards their own teaching contexts, personal styles and interests.
5:15              Working (Light) Supper: Artful Practices – Incubation/Reflection
5:45              Advocacy for Arts and Learning – Re-energizing the Seoul Agenda
The Canadian Commission for UNESCO commissioned CNAL and the UNESCO Chair, Larry O’Farrell, to write a position paper as a first step to reengage the world in arts and learning. O’Farrell will lead a discussion seeking input on the importance of arts education and advocacy strategies.
7:00              Closure

December 22, 2016
Happy Holidays!
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CARFAC SASK Holiday Hours

Regina office: closed from December 23rd, reopens January 9th

Saskatoon office: closed from December 22nd, reopens January 3rd

November 16, 2016
New Web Series!
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Over the past year, CARFAC SASK has engaged artist Heather Cline to research and develop a web series on The Business of Art. Heather has created a sleek, interactive, educational resource about the business of pursuing a career in the arts. The site features the advice of seasoned professionals from Saskatchewan’s arts scene, including Joe Fafard, Leah Dorion, Holly Fay, Kimberley Fyfe, Grant McConnell and Robin Schlaht.

 The series covers a range of topics which are categorized under tabs The Big Picture, Show & Tell / Exhibitions, Packaging for Success, and Business Basics. The site offers a hefty list of links to online resources and we hope it will prove to be an invaluable tool for artists across Saskatchewan and Canada. CARFAC SASK’s development of the web series has been a focused outreach effort to provide relevant and accessible information to artists. Please let us know what you think!

November 15, 2016
Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts
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CARFAC SASK is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2016 Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts Award is Marsha Kennedy. The award celebrates an artist’s substantial contribution to CARFAC SASK and to the visual culture of Saskatchewan over a period of time. Marsha is a passionate artist, a devoted teacher and mentor, and an engaged member of the Saskatchewan creative community. We are thrilled to honor her with this award and thank those who made and supported her nomination.

Marsha will receive the Patrick Close Leadership in the Arts Award on November 19, 2016 following CARFAC SASK’s Annual General Meeting. Join us at AKA Artist Run at 424 20th Street West in Saskatoon at 1:00 pm to celebrate. Light refreshments will be served. 

November 10, 2016
CARFAC SASK Annual General Meeting
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Join us for our Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 19th at AKA Artist Run. The meeting begins at 1:00 pm in the gallery space at 424 - 20th St West, Saskatoon.
The meeting will be followed by our presentation of the CARFAC SASK Visual Arts Awards and an informative roundtable discussion of Pension Planning for Artists. Light refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you there!