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About

The Winter Festival Art Show & Sale is the premier community art event of northern Saskatchewan. In this exhibition, hundreds of artworks by emerging and professional artists from across the province are shown at the Mann Art Gallery. Each year, a guest arts professional curates the exhibition and designates awards that are sponsored by local businesses and organizations. The exhibition is unveiled and awards are presented at an opening gala reception, followed the next day by an in-depth curatorial walk through and talk. The Winter Festival exhibition is a highly-anticipated tradition that showcases the incredible level of artistic production in our community.

Important Dates

Artwork Drop-off

Tuesday, January 24 – 28th, 2023

Gallery open 10AM – 5PM each day

Opening Gala Reception and Awards

Friday, February 10, 2023 @ 7:00PM

In-person and live-streamed on the Mann Facebook page

Admission at the door is $15 for the public, $10 for members, and free for participating artists.

Curator Walk Through and Talk

Saturday, February 11, 2023 @ 10AM

In-person and live-streamed on the Mann Facebook page

Artwork Pick-up

Tuesday, March 28 – April 1, 2023 

Gallery open 10AM – 5PM each day

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Guest Curator Wally Dion

Wally (Walter) Dion is a Canadian artist of Saulteaux ancestry living and working in Upstate New York. Working in a number of media including painting, drawing and sculpture, Dion's art is concerned with issues of identity and power; it includes both representational and abstract geometric works.

 

His work can be found in the collections of the Saskatchewan Arts Board, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canada Council Art Bank, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Remai Modern, Indian Art Centre, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Portland Art Museum. (bio from wallydion.com/info)

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Thank you to our presenting sponsors

Fred Matheson

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Thank you to our media sponsor

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