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Celebrated Regina Artist Jack Sures Dies at Age 83

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Regina ceramic artist Jack Sures died this past Saturday, in Regina. He was 83. Jack Sures was born in 1934 in Brandon, Manitoba, and grew up in Melita and Winnipeg. He completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the the University of Manitoba in 1957,...

Thelma Pepper Receives Saskatchewan Order of Merit

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Saskatoon photographer Thelma Pepper has just been awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province's highest honour. Thelma Pepper was born in 1920 in Kingston, Nova Scotia, where both her father and her grandfather were serious amateur photographers....

Jack Sures Receives Governor General Arts Award

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Regina ceramic artist Jack Sures has been awarded the 2018 Governor General's Award for Excellence in the Fine Crafts. The Saidye Bronfman Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of fine crafts in Canada....

Renowned Saskatchewan artist Ken Lonechild dies, Age 57

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Well known Saskatchewan paintier Ken Lonechild died on November 10th, in Calgary Alberta. He was 57 years old. Ken Lonechild was born in 1960 on the White Bear First Nation, near Carlyle, southeast Saskatchewan. He was the younger brother of renowned...

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