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.