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Renowned Artist Joe Fafard Dies at Age 76

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The celebrated sculptor, painter and printmaker Joe Fafard died March 16, at his home in Lumsden, Saskatchewan. He was 76. Joe Fafard was born in 1942 in the French and Métis community of Ste. Marthe, Saskatchewan. Raised on a farm in a family...

MacKenzie Art Gallery Receives Anonymous $25 Million Endowment

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On August 30th the MacKenzie Art Gallery announced two major gifts -- the first, a $25 million gift from an anonymous donor, is the largest such donation in the Gallery’s history. By creating a new endowment for the Gallery, this gift will annually...

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....

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