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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The Saskatchewan Arts Board is accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. Deadline is August 15.

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Visitors to the Queen City Ex and Saskatoon EX worked with Saskatchewan Arts Board artists-in-residence Gabriela Garcia-Luna and Twyla Exner to create collaborative artworks.

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Guy Vanderhaeghe receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On September 25, 2013, Guy Vanderhaeghe was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement. Other recipients were: Andrew Salgado, Misty Wensel, Ruth Cuthand, Shona Stapleton, Chrystene Ells, and Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative.

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