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48th Annual Winter Festival Art Show & Sale

February 10 - March 23

The Winter Festival Art Show & Sale (WFAS) is the foremost community art exhibition in our region, featuring over 120 artists from across the province each year. Any member of the Mann Art Gallery is eligible to submit, exhibit, and sell one artwork, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

This year, Bevin Bradley, Assistant Curator at Remai Modern in Saskatoon, serves as the Guest Curator. With 133 artworks on display, the event promises a diverse and vibrant showcase of artistic talent.

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Bevon Bradley

An Assistant Curator at Remai Modern with over twenty years of diverse experience. This includes the not-for-profit sector, co-owning a commercial gallery, and working within the school system. In the not-for-profit sector, she worked with underserved youth, using art as a tool for re-direction. She was the co-owner and co-founder of a successful commercial art gallery. Bevin maintains an active studio practice, including art residencies within the school system. Her founding belief is that art needs to be publicly accessible, and relevant to local, national, and international issues.

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Best in Show

Mayor's Prize sponsored by On the Avenue Artisan's Gallery and the Mayor

Marcy Friesen (Carrot River), Come Eat, mixed media including beadwork and fur

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Second Place Prize

Sponsored by Prince Albert Council for the Arts

Janaya McCallum (PA), Bow Down, acrylic on canvas

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Third Place Prize

Sponsored by the Prince Albert Arts Board

Hilary Johnstone (La Ronge), Morning Swim, Welcoming Sky, fabric, needlepoint batting, thread

Art Placement Award for Accomplishments in the Medium of Acrylic | Sponsored by: Art Placement

Shelley McGillivary (Regina), Cat's Cradle, acrylic and mixed media on birch panel

Art Placement Award for Accomplishments in the Medium of Oil Paint | Sponsored by: Art Placement

Brennan Cantin (PA), Borghese Gardens, oil on canvas

Art Placement Award for Accomplishments in the Medium of Watercolour

Jerome Mrazek (PA), Lane View North, watercolour , graphite, oil pastel on canvas

Art Placement Award for Accomplishments in the Discipline of Drawing | Sponsored by: Art Placement

Ruby Lalonde (Leask), Cow/Calf Pair, vine charcoal

Prince Albert Spinners and Weavers Guild Fibre Award

Shelia Devine (PA), Reflections #2, woven silk

Northern Image Photographers Club Award

Ryan Arnott (Regina), Four Tulips in a Glass Vase, photograph printed with archival pigment ink, acrylic and coloured pencil on Strathmore rag paper

Northern Image Photographers Club Geoff Payton Memorial Photography Award

Ken Tickner (Saskatoon), Green Thumb, photograph

The Creative Stitchers Guild Needlework Award

Annette Lanoie (PA), Fly Little One, mixed media including beadwork and fur

Lorraine Mathiason Memorial Pottery Award sponsored by the Prince Albert Council for the Arts

Tie: Tabata Bagatim (Saskatoon), Botanical Guardian, stoneware, underglaze with sgraffito carving

Adrian Golban (Saskatoon), Self Portraiture, Series 2, Saggar fired stoneware and found objects

Hue’s Art Supply Store Award for Excellent Use of Hue

Jason Doucette (Saskatoon), Morning Trumpets - Trumpeter Swans, oil on canvas

Award for Expressing Canadian Identity through Landscape Painting | Sponsored by: Men who Paint

Lorelle Meyer (PA), Serenity at 7, acrylic on canvas

KYLA Art Group Award for Landscape

Uihyang Kim (Melfort), One Summer Day, oil on canvas

Frank Sudol Memorial Award sponsored by the PA Woodturners Guild

Don Schoenfeld (Saskatoon), Sounding the Alarm, acrylic and carved basswood

Dana Wareing Popescul Memorial Award for Mixed Media

Elissa Brown (Langham), Listening to the Spirits, beadwork on brain-tanned hide

Peggy & Sandy Kerr Memorial Award

Wayne Longjohn, Be Proud of Who You Are (But Be Careful Where You Do It), acrylic on canvas

John & Marjorie Hicks Memorial Award

Lana Wilson (PA), For Kevin; Self-Portrait of the Artist as "a fat and grinning 40-year old woman with long brown hair receiving an award for her artwork," Artificial Intelligence generated artwork using https://perchance.org/ai-text-to-image-generator

Lemon Yellow Art Studio Award for Creative Exploration in Any Medium

Carmen Bellehumeur (PA), A Journey of a Thousand Threads, mixed media, fibres

Guy Rutter Memorial Award – People's Choice Award

Lorelle Meyer - Serenity at 7

Winter Festival Art pickup dates:

  • March 26, 27, 28: 10am - 5pm

  • Closed March 29 for Good Friday

  • March 30: 12pm-5pm 

Artists whose works have sold during the show will have already been contacted regarding their sale.

Please let us know ahead of time if you have someone else picking up a piece on your behalf.

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