Issue: 2017.3


“I believe it’s an exciting time for printmaking in Saskatoon because it’s a time when it’s becoming less tied to institutions. We now see it moving into more public spaces that better reflect what our communities want it to be.” – Michael Peterson, Reflections on Starting an Artist-Run Centre

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New Directions in Printmaking

Nik Semenoff portrait, James Rosenquist, toner chalk litho, rag paper, 3/3. Nik Semenoff is many things: an accomplished printmaker, painter, jeweller, drawer, architectural model builder, tool manufacturer and published inventor. He is also a dear friend and mentor. Since the...

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Filling the Void

Borne out of the need for more accessible spaces for printmakers in Saskatoon, Ink Slab Printmakers was formed in 2010 by a group of students and recent grads from the University of Saskatchewan. Void, a commercial gallery for emerging artists,...

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Featured Artist: Cate Francis

Cate Francis is a printmaker and illustrator from Saskatoon Saskatchewan, she obtained a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan in 2008. In 2012 she received a of a SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier grant to pursue an MFA at the Nova Scotia...

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isms: On Starting a Feminist Zine in Saskatoon

“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” — Audre Lorde Kelsey Philipchuk and Marissa Bialowas It all started with assigned readings in our respective university classes: Audre Lorde,...

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