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Joe Fafard, Sculptor

Visual Art Saskatchewan

Bonnie Bucklyvie, Bronze 1999, 8.5 ft high, University of Saskatoon

Nationally and internationally acclaimed sculptor Joe Fafard lives and works from his studio near Regina. Joe was an instructor in sculpture, University of Saskatchewan, Regina, and visiting lecturer in sculpture, University of California at Davis. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Order of Canada (officer) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Allied Arts Award.
Already well-known as a ceramic sculptor, he turned to bronze sculpture and opened a foundry, Julienne Atelier Inc. in Pense. He has works in major collections across Canada, including the National Gallery of Canada and The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and in numerous collections around the world.

Regina, Saskatchewan


Joël Fafard Band

Performance Art Saskatchewan

A fiery blend of urban and rural music that is forging a new voice for the prairies. Fafard’s music is world class, but his heart and home are deeply rooted in his home, Saskatchewan’s Qu’Appelle Valley.
The Joël Fafard Band’s latest CD, “Head Smashed In”, is a rich, spontaneous blend of folk, pop and blues; a musical brew of Fafard’s roots. From Canada to New Zealand, Fafard developed his craft traveling the world performing his eclectic verse. Moving across Canada, he settled back into his home in Saskatchewan where he produced his first solo album in 1996, “Fierce Warmth”.


Qu’Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan