James Sinclair Ross

James Sinclair Ross
Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1993


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James Sinclair Ross is one of Canada's finest craftsmen of the novel and short story. He is the author of 4 novels and 18 short stories, published between 1934 and 1974, many of which uniquely capture the harsh lives of prairie people during the Depression years. Largely unheralded as a writer until his seminal 1941 novel As For Me and My House was reprinted in Canada in 1957, he kept his job at the Royal Bank until his retirement in 1968. The power of his work is credited with influencing many Canadian prairie writers.

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Funding results online

Lists of recipients for the spring 2014 funding deadlines are online.

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Chair and SIT!

Visitors to the Queen City Ex and Saskatoon EX worked with Saskatchewan Arts Board artist-in-residence Jody Greenman-Barber on a collaborative art project. Chair-themed art from our Permanent Collection was also on display.

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Lieutenant Governor's Arts Awards

This year's awards will be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Saskatoon at TCU Place. The evening includes performances by Saskatchewan artists and features host Jeffery Straker as well as artwork from the Arts Board’s Permanent Collection.

 

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