Grant Recipients

See below for a searchable listing of grants that SK Arts has awarded since 2019-20. Use the general search box for multiple search terms and use the other boxes to locate grants by specific organization name, discipline, year and community.

SK Arts - Grant Recipients
Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
The Dark Lady Collective
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 William Brooks will work with theatre and visual artists to engage with the community by creating large-scale, interactive, outdoor theatre-based installations.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated
Zoe Slusar
Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 Initiating Phase 2 of the Canoe Lake-Beauval Arts Mentorship Program that continues to build local capability to sustain future programming through the CAMP Mentorship Model
Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop
Muskwa Lerat
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 The Future Artistic Minds (FAM) is a program at CNYC for youth to explore their creative practice in a safe, identity affirming space.
Eastend Branch Library Eastend Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $995 To host two cultural events; a live musical performance and a visual art exhibition to reignite our community interest and supports in the arts.
Eden Care Communities Foundation Inc.
Misty Wensel
Regina Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 To deliver innovative intergenerational dance programming to residents of Eden Care Communities involving creative dance workshops, adaptive movement, exploration, youth participation and intergenerational performance.
Firmly Rooted Homeschool Support & Resource Centre Inc. Stenen Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To provide an opportunity for rural homeschool children, of various economic backgrounds, to connect with, and build, community through the art of photography.
Global Gathering Place Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 The project is painting classes with newcomers. The completed works will be on display at the Bridges Art Movement Gallery for two months.
Goretzky, Barbara
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home
Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $14,739 Create a collaborative, legacy mural for Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home. Design door decals to make exit doors unique and less confusing for dementia residents.
Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan - Prince Albert Branch Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Local Artist Cheryl Ring and Elder Liz Settee will conduct 2 workshops exploring a variety of art mediums such as clay and zen doodling.
Lloydminster Public School Division Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Provide students from grades 6-8 across the division the opportunity to participate in an enhanced art education program focusing on a variety of art types/mediums.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Perform of a recital, assess the needs of the community, and evaluate possibilities for developing a longer term residency.
My Humanitas Family Services Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 This development project (MyHumanitas Dance Summer Camp) aims to help children develop creative dance skills and improve social interactions through dance training and movement activities.
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Rebecca La Marre
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $45,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to collaborate with and provide workshops for clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre and Out Saskatoon Pride Home.
passion2action Youth Empowerment Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 passion2action hopes to engage young artists to produce multidisciplinary content for INSPIRE, our flagship youth empowerment celebration that introduces students to new, local role models.
Reimer, Joel Dash
Chokecherry Studios
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 This 12 week project will provide young male participants with hip hop skills as a form of expression for a tandem project on healthy masculinity.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To hold an exploratory one-day virtual art workshop for 30 newly arrived refugees from Afghanistan.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC)
Melanie Rose
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $9,900 To work with Saskatchewan artists to provide young leaders with creative and supportive spaces to engage with ideas related to social justice and global citizenship.
Tri-Community Dance Club
Hip Hop Hoop Dance Productions
La Ronge Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $12,658 Tri-Community Dance Club (TCDC) hosts innovative Hip Hop Hoop Dance creators Terrance Littletent and Chancz Perry for a 4-day, youth-oriented, engaging, and enlightening dance workshop.
Youth Matter Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Indigenous artist Kevin Pee-ace and Musician, J.J. Voss will be sharing their lived experiences with youth at our Mental Wellness for Youth Symposium.
YWCA Regina
Lloyd Dubois
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 To provide art-making workshops and co-create a kinship mural that explore Indigenous experiences under colonialism for YWCA residents, staff and public.
Cameron, Ian
St. Augustine Community School
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $5,000 Vinyl records will be used as a platform to teach different school subjects and achieve curriculum outcomes. Students will then write/record/produce their own compilation record.
Ecole Elsie Mironuck Community School
Tara Semple
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Tara Semple (musician, Sound Bath practitioner) will create Sound Bath experiences for elementary students/teachers using cross curricular/cultural outcomes selected with Rosa Haynes (Arts Ed. Specialist).
Ecole Vickers Public School Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Artist Monique Martin and my grade fours will visually represent butterfly pollinators to educate other students as we build possibilities toward a future grant.
Humboldt Public School
Monika Kinner-Whalen
Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,820 We propose that Monika Kinner, Fibre Artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on 15 fence panels surrounding the school.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 seeking support to provide one month of beading classes to the Grade 8 classroom at Kitchener Community School with assistance from a knowledge keeper.
Johnston, Christine
King George Community School
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Teaching youth composition/music production with a midi keyboard. We will write lyrics to the songs created, and perform a selection or two every June.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School
Kathleen Arndt
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $20,000 Lester B. Pearson Elementary (Gr.1-8) explore personal wonders & cross curricular big ideas, through technical visual arts training, to develop holistical understanding & creative skills.
Martin, Monique
St. Anne School
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $13,309 The students will create an installation artwork for Nuit Blanche that uses lighting and plastic containers, and organize a community participation project at the event.
Maverick School Swift Current Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Provides an overview of the persons involved and processes undertaken to investigate and construct an effective art program for the Artist in Schools Project.
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $40,000 The Residency is to provide the students and teachers of Mistawasis Nêhiyawak with access and support to professional art resources.
Saskatoon Christian School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Taking students to experience wheel throwing with an experienced artist. Glazing pieces and trying out raku style firing. Providing an experience unattainable in a classroom.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Harelkin Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Students will be part of a creative community as they create primary books in Cree/English to help themselves and other students learn Cree.
Allard, Mark Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 "Into Oblivion" (working title) is a graphic novel about the heroic deeds of a handful of Chinese-Canadians in the face of war and pejudice
Baird, Gavin Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 8th Street Menace is an online series about protagonist Mitchell “Menace” Dubois, a failed welder and aspiring Métis musician who moonlights as an auto-parts thief.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 Create music and lyrics for the Belle Plaine project that explores the theme of home.
Blom, Monique Waldheim Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,350 To construct a sod house for my performance "Ethics of the Dust" for Remai Modern Sustained Artist Project.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,770 Initial research, community building, and creative development towards a new site-specific contemporary dance project in the Heritage neighbourhood of Regina, SK.
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,120 To write and workshop a two-person play about adult ADHD that will be produced in the 2022-23 season with On Cue Performance Hub.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,142 This is a research project to better integrate the lived experiences of survivors of the military regimes in Bolivia 1964-1982 into my novel "Shedding Skin".
Dowling, Katherine Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To independently produce and present “The Elegy Project”—an intimate solo piano performance on expressions of grief and loss—at three historical Saskatchewan venues in May 2023.
Erwin, Keisha Spiritwood Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $16,300 This project is to produce a short 10-minute film about a disconnected Sixties Scooped father and his reconnecting half-Black daughter returning home to La Ronge.
Ferguson, Anastasia Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,493 Shoot and hand-develop a 5-minute film, using 16 and Super 8 film. Title: The Garden of Curiousities, Chapter 2: From the Dying of the Day
Ferraton, Dominique Gravelbourg Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,772 Travel to a solo exhibition in Montreal as part of the Wild City Mapping collective and housing expenses while hosting accompanying workshops
Fletcher, Étienne Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 To compose 8 songs to be added to bilingual live concert, and eventual recording.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,800 Requesting funds to work on my poetry manuscript tentatively titled Of Rooms and Memory. I will revise 30 poems and write 25 new poems.
Goobie, Beth Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 I want to write a novel, titled Dark Rainbow, that explores Phillipa Upchurch's expansion of consciousness in her senior year at a bible college.
Gronsdahl, Todd Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,500 A new chapter for my "Saskatchewan Maritime Museum" project. Here I humorously re-examine The Emma Lake Workshop Series considering legacy, hubris, the SK historical project.
Harder, Kristel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,000 Through private lessons, self-study, journaling and regimented practice, I will retrain my voice to better serve my work as an actor, singer and voice teacher.
Harris, Carla Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,290 Conduct a workshop for a multimedia script, consulting with a dramaturg, disabled artists, musicians, and actors hired to experience the script aloud.
Hlady, Dustan Moose Jaw Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 Looking for funding to assist in the production and distribution of a highly engaging web-series.
Hosaluk, Michael Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,650 Take time to create new work that is completely unfamiliar to previous processes in my artistic career in remote unfamiliar locations and studio.
Johanna & Jayden Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,865 A 4-month work term to research and develop a new performance work, as an evolution of 'Live Duet'.
Kardash, S.J. Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 I'm about to release a self-funded debut solo album, and this grant would enable me to continue writing more music for the next release.
Kovach, Jaye Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 Responding to Ross and Mackay’s Gendertroublemakers, we will produce an experimental short film exploring our trans-for-trans and butch-femme relationship through kink and the everyday.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,100 To produce and premiere 'The Open Soul Of The Prairies' - a solo dance work choreographed by Margie Gillis, performed by Tessa Rae Kuz.
Laird, Tonia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 Continuation of planning and writing of high fantasy novel series with themes of decolonization, kinship, and intergenerational trauma and healing.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,175 This project is to produce a live performance for touring and shows
Lynch, Taidgh Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 Complete edits and order poetry manuscript, Developing Home. Evaluate then submit to publishers.
MacDonald, Ruaridh Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 A 3-month creation process to develop a libretto and record tracks for “The Picture of Dorian Gray - A New Musical”
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,025 I will be travelling to Gothenburg, Sweden to work with Alexandra Hedberg on a printmaking project that will be exhibited in Sweden and Canada.
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,025 Complete the third draft of Dame, my novel-in-progress.
McKenzie, Tiess Estevan Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 To produce a five-track cycle of experimental, soundscape-based, electronic music. Working title: "Walking Music."
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,104 To research and create a dance piece/study for five local dancers, informed by the work of Saskatchewan dance pioneer, Amelia Itcush.
Moore, Sandee Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Remount an interactive electronic sculpture, The Mixer (2001) and update the work with a new video game element that turns statisticcs into skateboard ramps.
Nash, Megan Palmer Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Write and arrange songs inspired by Crescent Park for an upcoming album in the Moose Jaw Public Library Theatre from mid July to mid November.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,415 I will create a story-based, hand drawn web game that explores the inevitably of change, the elusiveness of time, and material existence.
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 Write new work for Orchestra and Choir; Hymn for Peace, my gift to orchestras and choirs globally, performance September 21, 2023 International Day of Peace
Pottle, Adam Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Revise and polish my graphic novel script, SHADOWS ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY, into a second draft worthy of submission to publishers and artists.
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 This proposal seeks funding to support the creation of a solo exhibition of film and installation work at the Estevan Art Gallery in February 2023.
Rose, Karen Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,307 Collaborating with three composers to create the music/soundtrack for three of my choreographic solos.
Schindelka, Dara Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 To research, arrange, and create a modern interpretation of traditional folksongs that highlight the historic plight of women with connections to the present.
Seesequasis, Paul Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,600 Enclosing Some Snapshots: The photography of Métis activist James Brady. A photobook coinciding with Saskatchewan exhibitions.
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $14,400 To create Walking the Prairies, an augmented reality photographic book combining still nature photographs, videos, and thought-provoking notes to share as a hand-held visual experience
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,400 This project is to compose 8 new songs covering a range of themes. Works will be used in performance & recording.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,500 To write a book of creative nonfiction reflecting on my departure from the Christian God in whom I was raised to have absolute faith.
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,091 This project is to further my artistic practice in charcoal mark-making in burnt forests in northern Saskatchewan by examining the impacts of weather and time
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 To revise and polish a children's literature manuscript, Crybaby.
Wahl, Nathen Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,300 I plan to compete an 88 page graphic novel featuring Joe Zombie and the “Danse Macabre or Dance of Death in the current pandemic environment.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,319 To develop the script through exploration of physical movement, sign language, projected visuals, and surtitles to present to an invited audience (workshopped presentation).
Willett, Edward Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,809 To write a creative nonfiction book ruminating on the writing of science fiction and fantasy, drawn from experience and interviews with more than 100 authors.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 I will learn more about the craft of writing short fiction, polish five stories, research and write two new stories, working toward a story collection.
Yan Miller, Mindy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,000 A series of six wall mounted smocked and woven cane cowhide works.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,378 Drag Me Across the Prairies will present LGBTQ+ drag artistry across the three Prairie provinces expanding on last years successful Saskatchewan Drive-in tour.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,320 To honour the land and the formations that have existed her for millennia by creating new compasses for future generations.
C. Lysias Designs Rosthern Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,500 Passion for Fashion Project, "Project Iskotew" raises awareness on the residual effects of residential schools, while promoting culture, and healing through fashion.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create and Install a Metis healing garden and create interdisciplinary artworks while Mentoring a local Metis Artist in the process.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $13,842 To write the story of The Battle of Cut Knife Hill accompanied by Chief Poundmaker's speech in English, Cree Syllabics, Roman Orthography, and PISL illustrations.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $14,975 To acquire materials and equipment required to create and document Aanjitoon, a series of twelve large paintings using an original hybrid Woodlands/Realist style.
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
Quewezance, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating traditional and modern styles of ribbon skirts and jewellry using custom-designed fabric and mixed textiles.
Reynolds, Jamie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating a series of paintings that reflect on the use of crownland in Saskatchewan, and how it relates to themes of reconciliation and the environment.
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Funding for the costs of shipping and packing paintings for exhibition at the Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, September 17 - November 17, 2022
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $400 This application is for shipping costs of my painting to the Chianciano Biennale in Chianciano in Italy. I have already been accepted.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A collaborative mentorship with master printer Jillian Ross at Jillian Ross Print studio printing to learn Intaglio etching print methods.
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking financial support to participate in a US encaustic retreat and exhibition which I was recently awarded through the International Encaustic Association.
Fink, Heike Prud'homme Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visit two European art venues specifying in felt art to develop my professional practice and to intensify international connections.
Fortier, Zoe Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Orange, contemporary art group exhibition at the Expression professional arts centre in St-Hyacinthe Quebec in June.
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Photo Credit: Artist Evie Ruddy partnered with UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity on a photography project featuring trans and non-binary people. Photo by Charity Marsh.