Wednesday, October 12, 2011


2011 Dimensions award winners Cathryn Miller from Saskatoon wins the prestigious Premier’s Prize for the most outstanding work in the exhibition Dimensions for her altered book entitled “Thinking Cap #3”. The $3,000 award is sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport. It was one of 13 awards announced at the opening of Dimensions, a juried exhibition organized by the Saskatchewan Craft Council. The awards were unveiled at a gala ceremony and reception at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina. “Dimensions is the showcase for the very best Fine Craft produced in Saskatchewan,” said SCC Board Chair Rusty Kurenda. “The 33 pieces on display were selected from 156 entries and show the best work in craft mediums ranging from woodworking to jewellery, from textiles to ceramics.”Dimensions is the SCC’s open, juried, touring exhibition of Fine Craft. The 2011 jurors, Paul Lapointe from Batoche, Saskatchewan and Jane Kenyon from Vancouver, British Columbia are nationally respected and known for their work. Dimensions will be on display at the MacKenzie Art Gallery until August 14, 2011. It is also scheduled to appear at the SCC’s Affinity Gallery in Saskatoon, Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Yorkton, and Chapel Gallery in North Battleford. DIMENSIONS 2011 AWARD WINNERS MERIT AWARD: Melody Armstrong (Regina) for “Hinged Pyrite Cube Bracelet”, jewellery. Sponsored by Saskatoon Fastprint