About

Welcome to the Sculptors’ Association of Alberta

Formed in 1986, the Sculptor’s Association of Alberta (SAA) has grown from 6 founding members to become an increasing influence on the artistic landscape of Alberta with many of its members being sculptors of incredible importance in the arts scene.  Sculptors and students of all levels of involvement are encouraged to join and become part of the future of sculpture to share and contribute to the wisdom and experience of our members.


SAA  Mandate:

-To encourage and promote the creation of sculpture by providing a means of communication and information exchange among sculptors.
-The SAA exhibitions, workshops and demonstrations encourage public awareness and appreciation of sculpture.
-Through SAA workshops and meetings ensure the continuing artistic development of its members.
-The SAA also provide a forum for the exchange of information between arts-related groups and agencies.
-The SAA also supports artistic engagement at local schools by providing sculptors to lead activities and inspire young minds.


Membership

Membership in the SAA is open to anyone interested in sculpture student, amature or professional. Any member can be elected to the board and mold the future of our association. All members are encouraged to participate according to their availability and skills.

Membership in the SAA is $40.00 a year. We offer 50% off our membership to students who are currently enrolled or a recent graduate of an Arts Program. Fee includes email newsletter, Website promotion, exhibition opportunities, workshop opportunities, meetings, events and more .

Download Membership Form⇒


SAA Monthly Meetings

SAA member’s meetings are held the first Tuesday of the Month (September to June). As well as discussing and planning past and  current business there is usually a guest speaker and always coffee and cookie

Next Meeting is Potluck Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

Please RSVP with Maria before end of Nov 27    saamariak@gmail.com   
Executive Meeting at 6:30 pm
All Members’ Meeting at 7:30 pm
Harcourt Annex 10211 112 St


Exhibitions

The Sculptors’ Association of Alberta has organised many group exhibitions over the past thirty years. These shows provide members with the opportunity to display their work in a multitude of venues. These exhibitions expose the public to experience sculpture in numerous forms and media. The SAA  venues include: The Works, Muttart Conservatory, McMullen Gallery, The Royal Alexandra Hospital, Beaver House, Stanley Milner library, Johnson’s Gallery, Whyte Avenue Art Walk and many more.


SAA Workshops

To full fill its mandate to provide a means of communication and information exchange among sculptors, the SAA offers a variety of workshops. Internationally recognised instructors as well as local artists and craftsmen share their technical skills and knowledge in a multitude of mediums (i.e.:concrete, wax, Styrofoam, plaster and silicone casting, clay, raku, welding, CAD, photography, business planning  and glass). Workshop costs vary to cover material, venue and training.