John V. Hicks Gallery

Located at the Prince Albert Arts Centre (1010 Central Avenue)


Located in the historic Prince Albert Arts Centre, the John V. Hicks Gallery is a satellite space of the Mann Art Gallery. In partnership with the Prince Albert Council for the Arts, the Hicks Gallery presents a diverse schedule of exhibitions by local art artists, guilds, and organizations, as well as touring exhibitions programmed through the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils. . As the Hicks Gallery is the former location of the Mann Art Gallery, we are pleased to continue nurturing and developing the appreciation of excellent local and provincial art.

Current Exhibition

July 17 - August 23, 2020 

Call for Submissions
2020 - 2021 Programming Year

Deadline: October 15th, 2019

The John V. Hicks Gallery is located in the historic Prince Albert Arts Centre. The gallery’s mandate is to present a diverse schedule of exhibitions by Prince Albert-based artists, guilds, and collectives, and touring exhibitions through the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils. Exhibitions at the Hicks Gallery are programmed and presented by the Mann Art Gallery and the Prince Albert Council for the Arts, thanks to the support of the City of Prince Albert, Sask Culture, and Sask Lotteries.

We welcome proposals for exhibitions in all media from local Prince Albert artists, guilds, and collectives for 2020 - 2021. The Hicks Gallery has one exhibition space and provides professional technical services for the selected projects. Exhibitions change on a monthly basis. Artists are responsible for transporting pieces to and from the Hicks Gallery and to ensure the work is presentable (i.e. framed; outfitted with hanging hardware, etc.)
The gallery does NOT currently offer CARFAC/CARCC exhibition fees. Submitted projects are assessed and recommended for program inclusion by the Director/Curator of the Mann Art Gallery.

Submission Requirements

  • Artist Statement

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Exhibition Statement of Intent or A Specific Project Description

  • 10 - 20 Digital Images (cd-rom, USB Drive, or digital files).
    Submit only .jpg files at a resolution of 72 dpi, with a maximum size of 5 MB and a maximum of 1024 x 768 pixels.
    If the project is not yet complete, please submit images of previous work and, if possible, images that indicate the intent of the project.

  • Image Identification (Artist, Title, Medium, Size, Year. Optional: image descriptions)

  • Self Addressed Stamped Envelope if you would like your materials to be returned. If you do not include a S.A.S.E. we will assume that you do not want your materials returned.

Proposals may be submitted via email or mail to:
Lana Wilson
Mann Art Gallery
142 - 12th Street West
Prince Albert, SK  S6V 3B5

For more information, please contact Lana Wilson at or 306-763-7080

Past Exhibitions (2019-2020)



Cate Francis: Paper Wildlife Conservancy

1 – 23 January 2019

Cate Francis has created a parody organization titled the Paper Wildlife Conservancy or PWC. Featuring a series of illustrative prints and collages, the project examines cohabitation with wildlife on the prairies, and is interested in highlighting the role that wildlife plays in defining a sense of place and home.

“Our interactions with urban wildlife can be at once precious, precarious and mundane. All of these interactions come together to form not just the physical landscape but also our psychological sense of place and home. Through this series of prints I hope to highlight the complexities of these relationships and draw attention to the important and unique role urban wildlife plays in shaping the cultural identity of various prairie communities.”- Cate Francis. A multi-faceted exhibition, the gallery visitor is invited to contribute their own experiences and anecdotes to the evolving project. This exhibition is sure to connect with all gallery patrons, creating an opportunity to reflect, engage and connect.


Programmed by the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils.

© 2020 by the Mann Art Gallery Inc.

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142-12th Street West, Prince Albert SK, S6V 3B5

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