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PAVED Arts is presenting a full slate of workshops to keep you warm this winter.  These workshops are for producing PAVED members in good standing.  If you are interested in attending please email your RSVP to

Audio Project Show and Tell
Host – Reilly Forbes

Date – Saturday, February 8th 1 – 4
Description:  This class is meant as a casual skill sharing session for people working on an audio related project.  Members can bring in a project file, a recording, or even an idea.  As a group we will critically engage the material, ask questions, and try and solve any problems that might be occurring.  This workshop is meant for members with an intermediate level of audio expertise and experience.  
*** Limited to 5 participants

Grant Writing 2-part workshop
Host – Ellen Moffat

Date – Saturday, February 22nd 1 – 4 and Saturday March 1st 1-4
Description: Part one: will be an informal lecture-based discussion that focuses on preparing successful submissions for grants for visual and media arts (including research, production and presentation). The workshop will break down the process of grant-writing into component parts, discussing techniques for being successful.
Part two: will be a mock jury of submissions prepared by workshop participants. After having attended the previous session, participants will be asked to bring a submission in process, as well as audio or visual support media. Submissions will be presented to the group. This will be a valuable and constructive hands-on process for learning about grant criteria.
***Limited to 10 participants

About the instructor: Ellen Moffat is a media artist who has extensive experience as an artist, administrator, writer and educator.

Taxing Time For Artists
Host – Randy Clay

Date – Sunday, March 2nd 1-3 PM
Description: The workshop will cover the following topics: records for tax purposes;inventory; grants and royalties; tax returns; expenses; self-employment status; capital costs and other areas of special interest for artists. Also covered will be whether or not an artist should register for the GST and PST. Sources for further information and assistance are given, including the CARFAC SASK Financial Advisory Service for members.
** This workshop is a partnership with CARFAC SASK

Guitar Pedal Building (Attendance Full)
Host – Bryce Ennis

Date – Saturday, March 22nd 1-5 PM and Sunday, March 23rd 1-5 PM
Description: PAVED Arts is excited to offer a new workshop experience for our producing members.  Pedal Building with Bryce Ennis will offer attendees the chance to hone their soldering skills under the guidance of an experienced builder while also learning the ins and outs of how guitar pedals work and what elements go into changing the colour and character of a specific pedal.  Best of all each attendee will get a chance to build and take home a custom pedal.

– This workshop is for members with a basic understanding of soldering
– Registration for this workshop is capped at 8 attendees and the deadline to register is February 15th
– Cost to attend this workshop is $75.  This will pay for the pedal kits and extra parts that you will use to build your own pedal.

About the Instructor: Bryce Ennis holds degrees in Education, Music, and Engineering Technology.  By day, he designs rapid deployment storage silos for heavy industry.  By night, he designs, builds, and plays guitars, amplifiers, and pedals.  He rarely sells the pedals he builds, preferring to show others how to build their own.
If you would like to attend this workshop please RSVP immediately by emailing

More workshops to be added soon!