The Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Arts Board has announced the appointment of Michael Jones as Chief Executive Officer of the Arts Board, effective October 13, 2015.
Jones has had a diverse career in the arts for over 25 years, working as an artist, arts administrator, and arts funder. Since 2007, he has been the director of the performing arts program at the Metcalf Foundation, one of the largest private family foundations in Canada making significant, large grants to the performing arts sector. To view the full story.
To view the official Press Release. News Release: Saskatchewan Arts Board Appoints Chief Executive Officer
Monday, June 15, 2015
Man will begin to recover the moment he takes art as seriously as physics, chemistry or money.
Creativity is contagious, pass it on.
If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing...
Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.
We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.
Our brains are organized by stories and images, not statistics.
Creativity takes courage.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music
William Edgar Stafford
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Imagination rules the world.
How important are the visual arts in our society? I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.
Kermit the Frog
If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.