Photo: Esperanza Sanchez Espitia

Jeff Morton is a curator, 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, Jeff’s work integrates music, sound, and media, exploring themes of sound-making, listening, communication, and transcription. Drawing on traditional instruments, found musical objects, natural materials, and technologies, his performances and installations have been presented in galleries, festivals, and showcases across Canada and internationally since 2001.

Jeff has worked for arts organizations including the Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian New Music Network, 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, website designer, preparator, technician, editor, writer, and graphic 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