Jeff Morton (he/him) is a composer, media artist, and arts worker based in rural southeast Saskatchewan, Treaty 2 territory, land of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Assiniboine, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation.
As an artist and composer, Jeff’s work integrates music and media art, exploring themes of sound-making, communication, and transcription. Drawing on traditional instruments, found musical objects, natural materials, and technology, his performances and installations have been presented in galleries, festivals, and showcases across Canada and internationally over the past 20 years.
Jeff has worked for and with arts organizations including the Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian New Music Network, Zula Presents, the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Saskatchewan Arts Alliance, CARFAC SASK, SK Arts, the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Dunlop Art Gallery, Neutral Ground Artist Run Centre, Holophon Audio Arts, Open Space, and the University of Victoria, among others. As a self-employed arts professional, Jeff takes on roles as project leader, consultant, producer, curator, preparator, technician, editor, writer, and designer.
Education / Formation
Mentorat et visibilité, Conseil cultural Fransaskois, 2019-20
M.Mus Composition, University of Victoria, 2008
Young Composers Meeting, Apeldoorn, Netherlands, 2008
Composer’s Kitchen, Quatuor Bozzini, Montreal, 2006 B.Mus Composition and Theory, U of S, Saskatchewan, 2003