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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

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

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 |

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.

May 11, 2017
Regina Humane Society - Call for Expressions of Interest from Artists and Illustrators
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Call for Expressions of Interest from Artists and Illustrators
The Regina Humane Society Education Department is seeking an artist or illustrator to contribute illustrations to the development and publication of a learning guide intended for students Grade 1 through Grade 4, approximately ages six through 10 years.
Pet overpopulation and associated animal welfare issues are challenging problems that continue to affect people and animals in our community. This learning guide will be used to educate children about the rescue, care and rehoming of pets. It will feature the story of a cat and dog as they make their journey through the Regina Humane Society from arrival to adoption. It will also introduce students to the importance of spay/neuter, pet identification (including microchip and licensing programs) and responsible pet care through age appropriate illustrations and easy-to-read text.
An estimated 30 illustrations will be needed for the 30 page guide, including front and back cover. Once completed, this learning guide will be distributed to students through the Regina Humane Society Education Department and provided to classrooms, community groups and summer camps.
Submission Requirements
Artists and illustrators interested in this commission should submit an expression of interest that includes:
 A summary of relevant projects and experience, including experience with commissioned work
 Examples of previous relevant work
 Financial expectations
 Projected timeline for completing the necessary number of illustrations
Since the commission is for a children’s learning guide about pets, emphasis will be placed on seeking illustrations that are appropriate to the age of the audience and show an interest in animals, particularly companion animals. Interested individuals are encouraged to showcase experience and work aimed at young audiences and/or animal welfare.
About the Regina Humane Society
The Regina Humane Society is a non-profit registered charity which respectfully serves animals and the community. Since 1964, the Society has passionately encouraged responsible pet ownership and humane policies, legislation and progressive animal welfare programs. We provide clean, healthy and safe facilities to unwanted, lost, abused and neglected animals. We offer compassionate, professional and caring adoption, cremation, and animal protection services, and educational and public safety programs.
Regina Humane Society education programs teach a new generation of animal advocates about empathy, responsibility and caring. In 2016, more than 3,500 Kindergarten through Grade 8 students participated in programs promoting humane values, responsible pet care and dog bite prevention. From caring for the family pet to taking action to prevent suffering, the Society’s education programs empower children to realize that they can make a positive difference in their community and the world around them.
Submission Deadline: June 5, 2017
Successful Applicants Notified: June 16, 2017
Estimated Date of Publication: Fall 2017
Questions and Expressions of Interest should be directed to:

Kristin Folk, M.A. Education Coordinator Regina Humane Society Highway #6 & Armour Road, Box 3143 Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3G7
Phone: (306) 543-6363 (ext. 224) Fax: (306) 545-7661 E-mail:

July 5, 2017
Employment Opportunity
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Employment Opportunity - Visual Communications Coordinator with CARFAC SASK

Visual Communications Coordinator (CARFAC SASK 2017)

CARFAC Saskatchewan is seeking a casual part-time Visual Communications Coordinator for a one year term. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director and in collaboration with other staff. The ideal candidate will work outside CARFAC offices, with flexible hours. The Visual Communications Coordinator will rejuvenate all visual communication materials to reflect CARFAC SASK’s vital role in the province’s contemporary creative community. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Graphic design including:
    • A complete redesign of CARFAC SASK’s newsletter to achieve a contemporary visual layout and aesthetic
    • Cohesively branded brochures, posters, online surveys, etc as needed
  • Member communications including:
    • Preparation and distribution of CARFAC SASK’s monthly e-bulletin
    • Preparation and distribution of occasional special Mail Chimp promotions
    • Collaboration with the newsletter editor to ensure clear, effective, visually appealing bi-monthly issues

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Knowledge of graphic design, especially layouts and template creation
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and/or other design programs
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines; self-motivated
  • General awareness of the issues and concerns affecting the visual arts community
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Applications should be made to and should include: a CV, a cover letter, and a portfolio or online examples of work. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. Application deadline is July 28th, 2017.



7 flexible hours/week

1 year term, beginning September 2017

July 26, 2017
Culture Days Open House
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Join us for a delightful Culture Days Open House event! Friday Sept 29th 2017 noon to 6 pm

We will host artist Kathering Boyer, who will lead a workshop on Métis Fingerweaving. The day will also showcase an exhibition of artwork created by participants of our 2016-17 Mentorship Program. 

Workshop Details: Participants will learn the basics of fingerweaving, a technique used in the creation of the Métis sash, amongst other handwoven objects. Beginning with materials, set up, and an overview of the variety of patterns, we will move on to learning one design together as a group. Workshop Start Times: 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm

The workshop is suitable for ages 14 and up. All materials will be provided. 

Exhbition Details: Featured Artists are Greg Allen, Diana Chisholm, Gabrielle de Glatigny, David Dyck, Betty Gibbon, Ashely Marshall, Jessica Morgun, Mike Sainsbury, and Maia Stark.

Light refreshments will be served. Come out to view the exhibit and create a piece of art!

Image Credit:

Katherine Boyer, "It Takes Two to Meet (Blanket and Sash)"

two blankets, unwoven, woven


September 5, 2017
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Employment Opportunity – Newsletter Editor with CARFAC SASK

CARFAC Saskatchewan is seeking a contract Newsletter Editor for a renewable one year term. Our organization plays a vital role in the province’s contemporary arts community. Our newsletter will reflect our interest in connecting artists across the province, with a focus on inclusivity and creativity.

Under supervision of the Executive Director, the Newsletter Editor will work outside CARFAC offices, with flexible hours, to produce six newsletters per year and a monthly e-bulletin. Working collaboratively with other staff, particularly the Visual Communications Coordinator (who is responsible for the design and branding of the newsletter), the Newsletter Editor will coordinate all aspects of newsletter production, including content, layout, and printing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and produce engaging, 28-page newsletters, to be released once every two months
  • Consult with CARFAC SASK’s Executive Director to ensure the approval of all content
  • Collaborate with the Visual Communications Coordinator to ensure visually appealing and effective presentation
  • Manage newsletter administration, including hiring writers, editing articles, preparing contracts, collecting invoices, seeking fresh sources of content, etc
  • Communicate with members, artists, businesses, and community organizations who wish to promote their activities through the newsletter
  • On occasion, write feature articles for inclusion in the newsletter (subject to an additional fee paid above and beyond the Editor’s remuneration)
  • Preparation and distribution of CARFAC SASK’s monthly e-bulletin if needed.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Effective communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience working as a writer and/or editor
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines; self-motivated
  • General awareness of the issues and concerns affecting the arts community
  • Ability to work collaboratively

Details:   $15,000.00/annual    1 year contract, with possibility for renewal.

Applications should be made to and should include a CV and a cover letter. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Application deadline is September 22nd, 2017.

CARFAC SASK Newsletter Editor call

October 18, 2017
Save the Date!
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CARFAC SASK's Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday, November 18th at the Art Gallery of Regina. The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm and will be followed by a series of short artist talks from the mentors of our newest program, Rent a Mentor. Come out to learn about this exciting new program and hear from the artists who are available for mentorship. Refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

Art Gallery of Regina, 2420 Elphinstone St, Regina

November 18, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

December 6, 2017
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The CARFAC SASK Regina office will be closed from noon, Wednesday, December 6th through Friday, December 8th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

December 15, 2017
Holiday Greetings!
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Wishing you abundance and joy this holiday season, and all the best in 2018!

from CARFAC SASK Board & Staff

December 15, 2017
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Heads up to all CARFAC SASK members!

Beginning in January 2018, you'll receive a complimentary subscription to BlackFlash Magazine!

When your subscription expires, you can renew at 

using the code BlackFlash35 to receive a special 50% discount! 

This offer is valid for CARFAC SASK members only. Enjoy! 

If you'd prefer not to receive the magazine, you can email to opt out. 

December 18, 2017
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Sorry for any inconvenience. See you in 2018!

December 20, 2017
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The CARFAC SASK offices in Regina and Saskatoon will be CLOSED for the holidays from December 20th 2017 to January 5th 2018.

We will be open on Monday January 8th 2018.

Have a very happy Holiday and a joyous and creative New Year.