The EMMA International Collaboration

Every two years, one hundred artists from across the globe come together in the boreal forest of Saskatchewan to share in an experience of raw creation and open possibility. Affectionately known as 'Emma', this biennial weeklong event takes place at the Ness Creek Site in the heart of the Boreal Forest in Northern Saskatchewan, a place where form and function collide. Artists at various stages of their careers are challenged to step outside their usual art practice, to explore medium, technique and subject matter through hands on collaboration and exciting creative exchange.  Read more...

Upcoming Events

EMMA Bound Art Exhibition

Saskatoon Craft Council Gallery - July 15-August 20, 2016
Opening Reception July 26th, 7-9pm

2016 EMMA Collaboration

Ness Creek Festival Site, Big River, Saskatchewan
July 27 - August 4, 2016

Ness Creek EMMA Auction

Ness Creek Festival Site, Big River, Saskatchewan
August 3, 2016

Saskatoon EMMA Auction

Holy Family Cathedral, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
August 4, 2016

“What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things…we must gather it together from far and wide.” I saw this quote in NYC right after Emma last year and it spoke to me as describing Emma pretty perfectly

— Bird Ross

A glimpse into the some of the magic uncovered at the 2010 EMMA Collaboration: