Studies & Facts
(SAA Reports)

November 10, 2016

Future Innovators: Developing Creativity Through K-12 Arts Education in Saskatchewan Schools

By Dianne Warren. A Position Paper and Recommendations in Response to “Achieving Growth Through Innovation” by C. Brooke Dobni Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance.

September 24, 2016

Member Stories

Stories from SAA Members and Congress Attendees about the importance of arts and arts organizations to their lives.

December 1, 2015

Fine Arts and Arts Education Resources at Saskatchewan Universities: An Analysis of Trends 2015

This report documents changes in fine arts and arts education resources in the province's universities over approximately the past 20 years. It updates and complements the SAA's similar report of 2014.

September 2, 2015

Election ARTS: Platforms and Candidates

2015

September 1, 2015

Resources for the 2015 Federal Election

October 19, 2015

June 1, 2014

Preliminary Observations of the SAA Member Consultations

February 27, 2014

Fine Arts Resources at Saskatchewan Universities: An Analysis of Trends 1995-2013

Provides and analyzes trends in the resources committed by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan to fine arts credit programs from 1995 to 2013. Data are quantitative and without judgments re: effects of gains or losses in fine arts.

November 13, 2013

What is happening in Arts Education today? Initiatives at the local, national and international levels.

Ann Kipling Brown, PhD

June 27, 2012

Understanding the Arts Ecology of Saskatchewan

A SAA Research Project

June 21, 2012

Privacy Policy

Saskatchewan Arts Alliance

December 6, 2011

From Policy to Action

An action plan by the Arts Community in response to the government's Pride of Saskatchewan policy document

July 21, 2011

Cultural Industries "Community of Interest" Consultation: Final Report

May 5, 2011

Cultural Industries "Community of Interest" Consultation

Interim Summary of Key Findings; May 5, 2011

September 23, 2010

The Menace of Measurement: A discussion about arts indicators

SAA commissioned Marnie Badham to write a position paper on arts metrics. The Abstract and Executive Summary are posted on this website. For a copy of the complete report, please contact the SAA.

April 10, 2010

Celebrating Saskatchewan Artists

a book by Steven Ross Smith

October 23, 2009

Arguments for the Arts

To support our call to action and your arguments, the following benefits, in no particular order, offers ideas about how the arts sustain our quality of life.

November 30, 2008

Arts Patrons, Impresarios, and Philanthropists in Saskatchewan

Part 5: Carol Hill, Arts Patron

November 27, 2008

Arts Patrons, Impresarios, and Philanthropists in Saskatchewan

Part 4: Jacqui Shumiatcher

November 18, 2008

Status of the Artist: A Progress Review and an Opportunity to Look Forward

May 2008

April 22, 2008

Arts Patrons, Impresarios, and Philanthropists in Saskatchewan

Part 3: Cheryl & Henry Kloppenburg, Arts Patrons

April 21, 2008

A Brief History of Status of the Artist in Canada

Updated April 2008

April 15, 2008

Arts Patrons, Impresarios, and Philanthropists in Saskatchewan

Part 2: Bill Shurniak, Arts Patron

April 1, 2008

Arts Patrons, Impresarios, and Philanthropists in Saskatchewan

Part 1: Lynda Haverstock, Arts Patron

October 26, 2007

A Snapshot of the Saskatchewan Arts Sector

A selection of facts about the arts and culture sector.

July 5, 2007

Valuing Artists' Work

First in a series of four stories by Steven Ross Smith.

July 5, 2007

Art: At the Heart of Society

Fourth in a series of four stories by Steven Ross Smith.

July 5, 2007

Art: A Risky Business

Third in a series of four stories by Steven Ross Smith

July 5, 2007

For Love, Not Money

Second in a series of four stories by Steven Ross Smith

January 28, 2007

Business and the Arts

Service Relationship Indicators

December 17, 2006

Improving Work Opportunities for Artists

Saskatchewan Arts Alliance Submission to the Commission on Improving Work Opportunities for Saskatchewan Residents

November 14, 2006

Re: Final Report of Minister's Advisory Committee on Status of the Artist

Saskatchewan Arts Alliance Response and Commentary

October 3, 2006

Deborah Buck

Multi-talented artist creates connections.

October 3, 2006

Diana Tegenkamp

Up-and-coming filmmaker working the best in the biz.

October 3, 2006

Brian Johnson

Musician and bow-maker connects with the human spirit

October 3, 2006

Rigmor Clarke

Fearless painter captures nature's soul.

October 3, 2006

Barry Weiss

Holed up and Painting in Maple Creek

October 3, 2006

Martha Cole

Finding Spirit in Fabric

October 3, 2006

Yvette Moore

Vision and Resolve Makes Success for Yvette Moore

October 2, 2006

Yuka Yamaguchi

At Play at Art

October 2, 2006

Linda Duvall

Using Technology to enable community

October 2, 2006

Roger Jerome

A Humble Painter of the North

August 13, 2006

Saskatchewan Status Act? What does the Act do?

August 12, 2006

Collective Bargaining for the Cultural Sector

Information Bulletin

April 28, 2006

Business and the Arts Case Study #6

Theatre Saskatchewan

April 28, 2006

Business and the Arts Case Study #5

Station Arts Centre and the Saskatchewan Valley News

April 27, 2006

Business and the Arts Case Study #4

Saskatchewan Book Awards

February 2, 2006

Business and the Arts: Case Study #3

New Dance Horizons

February 1, 2006

Business and the Arts: Case Study #2

Ness Creek Music Festival

January 29, 2006

Business and the Arts: Case Study #1

Art Gallery of Swift Current

December 14, 2005

Robert Currie

A Catalyst for Saskatchewan Writing

October 9, 2005

Celebrating Saskatchewan Artists

a book by Steven Ross Smith

September 5, 2005

Quick Facts

A selection of facts about the arts and culture sector.

September 5, 2005

Action Plan Proposal to the Government of Saskatchewan for the Arts Sector

... Short term steps. What can be done now!

June 1, 2005

Status of the Artist - Where Are We?

An update on Status of the Artist developments and SAA's position.

April 8, 2005

Rory Allen

Elvis Lives in Rory Allen's Success!

April 8, 2005

A Brief History of Status of the Artist in Canada

Prepared by the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance, based on Canadian Conference of the Arts Materials

January 14, 2005

Equity for Saskatchewan Artists

September 2001

January 12, 2005

Kennetch Charlette

Art as Tool to Educate and Heal

December 21, 2004

Arts Energize Rural Saskatchewan

Artists are contributing to the well-being of small communities with a sense of stimulation, affirmation, celebration, and hope.

December 12, 2004

Celebrate Books, Break a Record

By Steven Ross Smith

December 9, 2004

Re: MACSA Final Report

SAA letter to Hon. Joan Beatty responding to Government's Response to the MACSA Final Report (October 2003)

July 13, 2004

Luke Poitras

From Biggar to Broadway?

June 13, 2004

Cheryl L'Hirondelle Waynotêw

Finding Community Through Art

March 23, 2004

Barbara Terfloth

Working for Artists in the Boreal Forest

March 23, 2004

Mel Bolen

An Alchemy of Ideas and Ideals

March 23, 2004

Kenny Marco

Soul Sauce: Recipe for Success

March 23, 2004

Saskatchewan Publishing

Homegrown Publishers Bloom

March 23, 2004

George Glenn

Making Art as a Positive Force

March 23, 2004

Floyd Favel Starr

Starr's Global Vision Seeks Change

October 3, 2003

Arts Aid Town's Renewal

Part 3: St. Peter's College & Abbey, Muenster; Hilary Clark, Saskatoon

October 3, 2003

Arts Aid Town's Renewal

Part 2: June Jacobs, Hand Wave Gallery, Meacham Ley Ward, Eon Music, Meacham

October 3, 2003

Arts Aid Town's Renewal

Part 1: Dancing Sky Theatre Meacham

May 1, 2003

Sustainability of Saskatchewan's Arts Sector

May 2003

January 1, 2002

Profile of the Cultural Workforce

Saskatchewan Arts Alliance 2002

November 1, 2001

Executive Summary

Minister's Advisory Committee Report on Status of the Artist (1993)