News & Events

 


Stone Carving in the Arts Building

Posted in Arts & Culture, Indigenous, College Vision
Feb 4, 2020 to Feb 7, 2020

Small samples of slate will be carved at the top of the ramp in the Arts Building during Indigenous Achievement Week. (Photo: David Stobbe)

All are welcome to join University of Saskatchewan (USask) Indigenous Artist-in-Residence Lyndon Tootoosis during Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW) in the creation of new artwork titled anohc kipasikônaw/ we rise /niipawi.

Thirteen large reclaimed stone stairs will be etched with Cree syllabics in the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery during IAW. Smaller samples of slate will also be carved at a satellite station in the Arts Building.

Date: February 4 - 7, 2020
Location: Top of the Arts Ramp, Arts Building
Time: Noon - 2 pm

A member of the Poundmaker First Nation, Tootoosis is a carver, storyteller and interpreter of petroglyphs. He joined the USask community in January 2020 as the newest Indigenous Artist-in-Residence with the University Art Galleries and Collection and will be working on campus until April 2020.

 

Back to News Listing

Related Articles

Picture perfect: USask alumnus recognized in prestigious photo competition

Posted on 2020-03-23

A photo by Jason Leo Bantle (BSc’94, MSc’98) has received international attention and acclaim


Uniquely USask: Marvelous medley of medieval manuscripts

Posted on 2020-03-13

A collection of medieval manuscripts that have withstood the test of time are on display at the University of Saskatchewan


Making waves: USask researcher explores literary and artistic links between coastal cities

Posted on 2020-03-10

English professor Dr. Joanne Leow (PhD) has created a new website for her Intertidal Polyphonies project


USask organizes international celebration of student research

Posted on 2020-03-04

World Class Day 3 will take place on Monday, March 16 through an online platform


Faculty and alumni make Saskatchewan Book Awards shortlist

Posted on 2020-03-03

More than a dozen alumni and faculty of the College of Arts and Science have been shortlisted for awards