Thursday, 4 August 2016

We will have a display at the exhibition. Check out who will be manning the booth at:
Exhibition Schedule

If you are a SWAA member and would like to help out contact Beth at

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Frame Sale

Sherry Morris let me know that J&S Picture Frame Warehouse is going to be doing some reno's and so all their stock size frames are on sale. Buy one get one free (of equal or lesser value) and some are on for 80% off. There are 4x5's and all the way up to 20x24.  Stock pre-cut matts are also buy one get one free. 

And don't forget - they now feature a gallery for artists' to display their work. Contact her for more information. 
Phone: 306-373-1171

2016 Raffle

We have our 2016 raffle tickets ready to go. Contact Audrey Boyd at  if you would like some to sell. We will make arrangements to get some out to you. 

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Summer Art camps are filling up! Gail Adams Studio of Arts is offering a variety of art camps for children from 5 yrs old and up!
  • General art camps, a.m. or full day, ages 7 and up
  • Drama/Art camps, full day, ages 7-12 yrs
  • Pre/K art camp, a.m. only, ages 5-7 yrs
  • Cartooning camp, p.m. only, ages 12 and up
They are also taking registrations for the fall semester of weekly art classes for children and adults beginning in September! Register now to save your spot!

607 Dufferin Ave. S7N 1C4
Carey-Lynn 931-7790

Forest ART

July 3 - 7
Ness Creek Festival site near Big River, SK
Part of the Forest ART Program

Forest ART will be offering a selection of four workshops running concurrently with FiddlyNess fiddle and music camp.  
Workshops include:
- Drawing & Movement with Miranda Jones
- Basic Blacksmithing with M. Craig Campbell
- Plein Air painting with Paul Trottier 
- Nature Photograohy with John Murphy.  It should be lots of fun if we can get this off the ground.

Miranda's workshop comprises of a combination of yoga and drawing activities designed to get down to the basics and tap into our deepest creative levels! ... But also to have lots of fun in a beautiful natural environment.  She has taught various versions of this workshop at The Neil Balkwell Arts Centre in Regina and through the University of Saskatchewan extension program at the now defunct Kenderdine Campus.

For more information go to:

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Reuben Unger - Blackstrap Art Studio Tour

Reuben Unger is part of the Blackstrap Art Studio Tour - be sure not to miss it!  He will be at Hieberts Hot Shop. Marion Janzen is also a part of this tour. She will be showing with three other women at her studio - Bluebird Hills Studio. Visit their website for more information:

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

SWAA Member hosting Argentina Tour

Leslie Tuchek will be going to Argentina this fall. She will be doing a presentation showing many of the photos she has from her previous trips to these areas. This will be on:
June 1 at McNally Robinson at 7:00 pm

Information about her next adventure is below:

November 9 – 22, 2016
Worldwide Ecotours Worldwide Ecotours is offering an exciting up-close encounter with the wildlife of Patagonia and Ibera Marshes. Tango with penguins, Capybara, Rhea, and other South American wildlife. Your tour host, Leslie Tuchek, is an ecological educator who has guided tours for the University of Saskatchewan Distance Education for eight years. Leslie is an avid birder, nature lover and wildlife photographer.

For more information and a detailed itinerary contact:
Leslie Tuchek
Tel: 306.230.0941

Ruth MacRae
Tel: 1-888-778-2378