The Hand Wave Gallery is owned and operated by Saskatchewan artist June Jacobs. For 36 years, June has served art patrons and tourists by presenting the original art of 65 Saskatchewan artisans in gallery exhibitions. June’s own work features apparel and sculpture.
Here are the links and information for other artists that show their work at the Hand Wave Gallery. You will also find information in-house during our exhibitions.
Ceramist and artist sculptor works and lives in Meacham, Sask. Anita hand builds her one of a kind sculptures introducing other materials to add context to the work. She is featured annually in the Gallery and with each exhibition, she delves into rich forms and subject matter.
Internationally recognized wood artist resides at Saskatoon, Sk and provides the Hand Wave Gallery with an array of funtional turned wood bowls, platters and vases and sculptural works including, fish, shelf units and paper thin wood turnings.
Jack had an extensive ceramic history as past Head of Fine Arts Ceramic program at the University of Regina, muralist with work on The Sturdy Stone Building in downtown Saskatoon to recent recipient of Life Time Achievement Award from the Government of Saskatchewan , the prestigeous Saidie Bromfman plus numerous other awards.Jacks ceramics are luscious and graceful and treasures to behold.
Zane lives and has his ceramic - sculpture studio in Regina. His sculptural forms are strong and reflect an architectural influence. His functional wares have a clean design and a contemporary feel.
Bonny Houston of Hotshop Glass Studio in Calgary creates an array of drinking vessels, bottles, plates, bird paper weights and sculptures in exotic colors and shapes.
Sandra works out of her studio in Saskatoon. Design and architecture are strong influences in her sculptural forms and vessels. Strong colors enhance their simplicity.
June Jacobs lives in Meacham owns and operates The Hand Wave Gallery and has an art practice based in textiles. Her sculptures explore the organic life forms in her rural landscape which is reflected in the shapes and colour palette.
Mary lives and works in her studio at Pike Lake, Sask . A University of Sask graduate in Fine Arts in printmaking, drawing and painting provide the skills which are rich in her work. Animals are often a theme with dogs and horses reflecting the place in her heart. Her work always makes me smile.
Karen works out of her studio at Humboldt. She draws and paints.. As a lover of the outdoors, Saskatchewan’s landscapes and its fauna are often her subject. Painting in pastels, oils, acrylics and inks. Karen depicts her creatures with an intimate sensitivity and her landscapes reflect a time loved in their midst.
Shirley is a fabric and mixed media artist from Saskatoon. She has bee creating fabric sculptures with surface embellishment techniques alwayspaying great attention to quirky details and a wonderful sense of humor.
Daryl Richardson shares his artistic skills in several media including metal, wood and stone. His works are exquisitely designed and expertly executed. He also pays special attention to details and finishing techniques…
Anne lives and works in Regina. Her earthenware ceramic works come alive with her drawings and the colorful majolica glazes.
James is a sculptor living in Saskatoon. His recycled metal sculptures are rendered realistic with the attention to the creatures he breathes new life into. They have stories that give them a new home in the landscape.
Mel Bolen calls North Star Pottery home near Humboldt Saskatchewan. Creating ceramics for over 40 years Mel has a mature and developed studio practice. Added to his highly decorative functional wear Mel has challenged himself with a creative expressive salt sculptural work. Always intrigued he has added wood firing in a new anagama kiln and expanded his sculptural palette.
Gail lives and works in Prince Albert…Gail’s ceramics includes functional dinnerware, decorative works , intricate carved vessels and delicate crystalline vessels.
Wendy Parsons and Zach Dietrich operate their studio practice in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan. Wendy’s figurative work incorporates human and animal forms..Her animal figures display a sense of humor and mischief. Made of stoneware clay, the sculptures are high fired in a wood fired kiln with the ash deposits accenting the works.
Wood sculptor, furniture builder from Vanscoy, Sask has an extensive history in wood, building unique sculptural furniture items often with an animal theme.. His smaller carved works are organic in form using both native and exotic woods.
Shirley is a stitchery artist who uses her sewing machine to draw and impart another life to Rod’s photographs that have been photo printed onto a fabric background. Rod is a photographer and painter . Together they impart their love of the prairie landscape and its flora. They live at Buylea, Saskatchewan
Patrick lives and weaves out of his studio at Batoche, Saskatchewan.
His woven rugs and wall hangings reminisce the iconic prairie sunsets.
A past resident glass artist from Saskatchewan now resides in New Brunswick. Lynne's flame glass beads combined with silver, various cut glass and gemstones results in unique jewellery items in an array of colors and designs.
Originally from Saskatchewan Susan is a glass blower living and working out of her studio in Apsley, Ontario. Susan is a highly skilled glass artist whose work is shown nationally and internationally. Intricate drawings in luscious colours turn these vessels into gems.
M.Craig lives and works in his metal studio in Saskatoon. Forged and fabricated steel are his foundation of works. Foraying into other metals- copper, aluminum, and recycled metal and wood complement his sculptures.
Cathryn Miller has a rich history in textiles, photography and art books and lends a sculptural approach to to her work. Fine details and a wicked sense of humor, and sense of prose underlay the context of her sculptures..Cathryn lives at Grasswoods, Sask.
Lichen Study 2
free form machine embroidery