2018 Congress Resiliency Panel: So What Now? Panelists included Ruth Cuthand, Felicia Gay, Steven Loft, Jeremy Morgan, and Adrian Stimson. Moderator: Jen Budney
Interdisciplinary artist Adrian Stimson performs at the 2018 Arts Congress.
Read this month's Op-Ed by Brenda Niskala: Guaranteed Annual Income for Artists and Writers? For All?
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Interdisciplinary artists Krystle Pederson and Tomson Highway in conversation at the 2018 Arts Congress.
Each month SAA posts an Art Works article highlighting an arts organization making a positive impact in its community. This June, SAA features New Dance Horizons’ Pelican Project. Photo Credit: Daniel Paquet.
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Sâkêwêwak brings an Indigenous edge to literary, visual, media and performing arts around the city of Regina and area First Nations communities, ensuring that the Indigenous arts gain that essential foothold in public consciousness.
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Written by Carle Steel, this month's article features Sâkêwêwak Artists Collective. Through events, mentorship, professional development and service to the community, Sâkêwêwak Artists Collective helps Indigenous artists and their work take their rightful place on the Canadian stage. Read more here.
The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance would like to give thanks to all the presenters, panelists, delegates, and to the SAA board, staff and Congress Commitee. It was two days of thought provoking presentations, performances, conversations, and workshops. Read a summary of the event here.
We would encourage you to share your thoughts about this years Arts Congress by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are creative, you get busier as you get older.
I've always hid behind the music despite the fact that I have a huge personality. I'm thrilled that the music is bigger than me and will outlive and outlast me. It frees me up to take risks.
Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.
Making a living in the arts, though, creates so many jobs for other people.
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
Life is short, art is long...
I know how demanding the process of creation is.
I see music as fluid architecture.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
The real function of artists is to give fresh vision to their own generation.
Dancing is the way I can express the things that cannot be said.
Music brings people together. So my function in anything I do is to help bring people closer in."
I’ve found that a song can be more effective than a 400-page textbook
Every work of art which really moves us is in some degree a revelation.
Writing is an act of faith. I believe it's also an act of hope, the hope that things can get better than they are.
Our brains are organized by stories and images, not statistics.
I sing my sorrow and I paint my joy.
Well-written words are music.