Bio & Honors

Jim Mason was born, raised and lived most of his life in the Beatty/Melfort area of Saskatchewan.
He is a self-taught woodcarver and sculptor who combines a wild imagination and sense of humor with creativity and artistic ability to create one of a kind works. Each unique piece has its’ own blend of metal parts and pieces, copper, brass and nickel wire, and additions such as guitar strings, clock parts and computer parts. Basswood, Yellow Cedar, and Jelutong are the carving woods most often used. His work is currently being carried by The Saskatchewan Craft Council, Northern Lights Gallery in Melfort SK, and by the Fallen Leaf Gallery in Canmore, AB.

Official Selection for “Dimensions” Touring Showcase

Jim’s sculpture, “When Pigs Fly” was selected for inclusion in Dimensions, the Saskatchewan Craft Council’s biennial, open, juried, touring exhibition which encourages and rewards excellence in hand crafted work. Along with his selection he was awarded the Gail Steck Memorial Award for excellence in craft by an emerging artist.

Saskatchewan Art’s Board Permanent Collection

During Art Now 2017 in Regina Jim’s sculpture “Upstream” was purchased by the Saskatchewan Arts Board for inclusion in their permanent collection.

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