Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Slusar, Zoe @level1.client.city@ Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Creative sessions with the Grade 6s, 7s and 8s to build on existing relationships and explore the students’ needs/interests in developing future artistic musical projects.
GGFN Elders @level1.client.city@ Share and Connect 2023-2024 $19,752 Create an after-school program aimed at First Nation Arts in collaboration with Students, Elders, and community members, showcasing students' work in a final celebration.
Körner, Miriam Air Ronge Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This project is to attend a colloquium with Heather Benning and Tim Lilburn, receive manuscript consultation and create new work.
Körner, Miriam Air Ronge Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $10,000 This project is to complete a first draft of the novel ‘Burnt’ , including travelling to the places the protagonist encounters in her journey.
Carriere, Kenneth Air Ronge Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 Conduct and record Swampy Cree language interviews, record historical photos from family albums, attain permissions to use recorded photos and interviews for a book.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 My grant proposal is Landscape Creations By Molly R Ratt
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To support "What's Mine Is Yours", a series of paintings and drawings associated with medical research on organ donation and transplantation for Indigenous persons.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 My project will consist of painting 8 landscapes of various areas of the Lac La Ronge and surrounding area landscapes.
Körner, Miriam Air Ronge Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,500 This project is to create an illustrated children's book (text and illustrations) that addresses climate grief and climate change in a literary way.
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.
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. Air Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2023-2024 $14,175 For general operating and program support.
Körner, Miriam Air Ronge Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 This project is to attend the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild winter retreat to work on my current writing project.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 Stage 2 of Pilot Project that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future workshop facilitation.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,500 Music-collaboration with professional-musician Kiera Dall'Osto to inspire/complete/infuse fresh music ideas; proceed to workshop album material in Nashville before recording new full-length album.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Consult with First Nations Artists and Trauma Counsellors to develop an Artist-In-Residency/Workshop Training Course to educate artists in program delivery from a trauma-informed culturally-sensitive perspective.
Doyle, Eliza Mary
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon
Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Providing continued opportunity for female empowerment by building local capacity through strengthening, mentoring and expanding the Girls Rock Saskatoon program to under-served/remote communities in Saskatchewan.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated Asquith Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated
Zoe Slusar
Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $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
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Independent Artists Program 2023-2024 $15,898 Music collaboration with professional musician Kiera Dall'Osto to inspire/complete/infuse fresh music ideas; proceed to workshop album material in Nashville before recording follow-up full-length album.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated Asquith Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2023-2024 $12,810 For general operating and programming support.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated
Zoe Slusar
Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2023-2024 $19,329 Building local capacity/mentorship opportunities through a music camp centered on empowering/encouraging Indigenous females/female identifying youth through music/cultural arts in the under-served community of Stanley Mission.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To deliver a public lecture on Zachari Logan's work and visit Verona's renowned Palazzo Giusti to begin to co-curate Logan's solo exhibition for April, 2021.
Thorburn, Crystal Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $948 To facilitate 2 half day visual art sessions to research and assess community needs in partnership with the Shurniak Art Gallery.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,116 To conduct original research, develop curatorial premises, write critical essays and deliver art exhibitions in Saskatchewan and abroad
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To enable me to install artwork by Richard Boulet and participate in the public program for the exhibition "La ragione c’entra poco (reason has little to do with it)" at Thetis Foundation, Venice, Italy, Sept. 12-22.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,884 To complete my research and writing to realize a collaborative artist book project with Richard Boulet
Shurniak Gallery Inc. Assiniboia Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To consult and imagine with our diverse public to develop new plans for creative programming by the Shurniak Art Gallery and its partners
Shurniak Gallery Inc.
Crystal Thorburn
Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 The project "Metamorphosis" will engage the community through participatory art workshops, conversational gatherings and a collaborative public sculpture, stimulating Assiniboia's interest in the arts.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To attend the exhibition installation, opening events and media promotion of my guest-curated Toronto exhibition of works by Taras Polataiko
Shurniak Gallery Inc. Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 Shurniak Gallery will host Tracey-Mae Chambers to create installations of premade crochet, woven, knit pieces made with yarn to encourage dialogue regarding reconciliation and decolonization.
Deiter, Christine Balcarres Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Re-Creation of a Treaty Suit for hereditary Chief Dieter of Peepeekisis, documented in a PowerPoint for Treaty educational - TRC/repatriation purposes.
Deiter, Christine Balcarres Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To learn how to construct a tipi with tranferable indigenous teachings, documenting as a teaching aid with powerpoint.
Deiter, Christine Balcarres Share and Connect 2022-2023 $2,000 I would like to plan for a youth/Elder Saulteaux Tipi camp. This camp would be about Saulteaux language, culture and games.
Bird, Lianne Balcarres Share and Connect 2022-2023 $10,000 Singers from Peepeekisis FN joined with Saskatchewan Gymnaestada to perform at Amsterdam World Gymaestrada Festival to promote Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action.
Sakimay Goose Lake School Balcarres Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Interview Metis Elders and ask, what do you want children to know about the Metis culture?
Nordstrom, Alexandra Battleford Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 This project provides grades 5-9 students of Chief Poundmaker School with a week of creative workshops that use land as pedagogy for art practice.
asokan Project Camps
Alexandra Nordstrom
Battleford Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 This project provides youth of Poundmaker and Little Pine First Nation with five days of creative programming that use land as pedagogy for art practice.
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 Create 6 large sculpture. Sharing Our beliefs and customs pertaining to mourning and loss. These I share with the blessings of my Elders and community
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Regina to receive the Queen's Platinum Jubilee medal for the work I've done in the Arts in the province
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $9,000 Create a series of sculptures that will speak about nehewuk way of dealing with loss and grieving, geared to those who never learned these techniques
Romero, Alejandro Battleford Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will be creating on site a mixed media installation using wood, clay and other materials
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $15,000 Working on major pieces for upcoming shows in 24/25 in various venues in sk/can utilizing the stories, guidance and blessings of my Elders
Daigneault, Nap Beauval Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To Create four Birch Bark Baskets and mentor other indigenous and metis individuals in this traditional art practice by offering a workshop in Ile-à-la Crosse.
Centre Francophone BDS Bellevue Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 To discover through community consultations, research, and project planning how to bring music back to our communities.
Centre Francophone BDS
Alexis Normand
Bellevue Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 To start a youth choir who will perform three songs in French for “Les rendez-vous de la francophonie” and host Café Culture gatherings in Bellevue/St.Louis/Domrémy.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2023-2024 $26,000 For general operating and programming support.
Big River Metis Local #59 Big River Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Big River Metis Local would like to have a cultural mural painted on the west wall of our 50 year old heritage theater.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $2,000 Country at the Creek is a first time applicant. We are a grass roots non profit organization that is 8 years old.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 Country at the Creek Music Festival is an annual outdoor Music event held just outside of the community of Big River.
Big River Metis Local #59 Big River Share and Connect 2022-2023 $20,000 The project animates community through our stories, music and connection to our land by highlighting knowledges of past to create new pathways forward.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Music SaskFestivals 2023-2024 $8,000 Country at the Creek Music Festival is an annual outdoor Music event held just outside of the community of Big River
Big River Metis Local #59 Big River Share and Connect 2023-2024 $17,000 The project connects community through stories, music and connection to our land by highlighting knowledges of past to create new pathways forward.
Larouche Ellard, Diane Biggar Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To complete a mixed media encaustic mentorship with Bobbi Clackson-Walker consisting of 8 one-on-one sessions.
Desgranges-Jean, Elizabeth (Ellie) Birch Hills Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Framing and printing supplies to create the "Individuality" installation to be exhibited at the Winter Festival Art Show and Sale in the winter of 2021.
Pacquette, John Black Lake Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $4,000 Following the Denesuline ancestral skills teachings, creating traditional drums from barren ground caribou hide I have tanned and birch trees I have harvested.
Pacquette, John
Churchill Community High
Black Lake Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $10,000 Traditional skills knowledge keeper John Pacquette. Dene drum teachings workshops. Drum making, Dene singing, traditional dancing along with hand games. Denesuline Language support.
wilson, Thorina (Nina) Broadview Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $18,000 The project focuses on the Cree creation story regarding the importance of the moose, using color, symbolism, syllabics to retain the story for the future
Floen, Dawn Lawrence Bruno Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,440 In my practice as a jewellery artist, a pulse ARC welder would allow me to solder precious metals quickly, saving time/energy and requiring less ventilation.
Woytiuk, Jamie Buena Vista Media Arts Artists in Communities 2023-2024 $1,000 I plan to offer an introduction to photographic storytelling.
Bulyea Elementary School Bulyea Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2023-2024 $1,293 Shaunna Dunn and I would like to explore the idea of "changes in personal and topographical landscapes" with the K-6 students at Bulyea School.
Bulyea Elementary School
Shaunna Dunn
Bulyea Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2023-2024 $10,000 Shaunna Dunn will come to Bulyea Elementary School to work with Grades K-6 students on a collaborative multidisciplinary installation project to present to the community.
Age Friendly Outreach & Resource Network Bushell Park Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To research Northern and rural Saskatchewan and build relationships to develop art programs that are meaningful to a more diverse public.
Seniors Centre Without Walls Saskatchewan Bushell Park Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Brain Engaging Art for Seniors
Croissant, Helen Candle Lake Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,002 Purchase proper lighting for my painting studio.
Cando Community School Cando Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Indigenous culture through the arts - drumming
Daniels, Kelly Cando Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 A workshop of deer hide preperation and hand drum making following protocol and the participants will learn ceremonial and social Cree songs and sacred stories.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Robert Mcarthur is bringing back the Nakoda language through song, specifically children's lullabies. Writing lullabies helps preserve the language by putting it in children's ears.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 I want to build on my existing work; the creation of Nakoda lullabies, and the creation of a recording, a book, and a presentation series.
Lenko, Timothy Caronport Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 An invitation has been extended to perform a concert at the Mae Wilson Theatre, but I have no advance funds to pay musicians for rehearsals.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This oversized depression moccasin is fully beaded outside and inside in blue shades representing tears will spread awareness on various factors associated with depression.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Legacy. Half Bead, Half Woman. I am applying beads directly onto the face of myself and other family members. These will be professionally photographed.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $966 I will lead a beading class focusing on our mental health. Class will be held once a month at The Nest located downtown Prince Albert.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I plan to create new beaded face and body work. I will preserve the work through photography, printing, framing and epoxying the original bead work.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to the White Buffalo Youth Treatment Center and teach the importance and benefits of knowing your culture through teaching traditional beadart and moccasin making.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Share and Connect 2023-2024 $6,084 I would like to carry out a mentorship that is shaped by ideas of matriarchy and intergenerational relationships.
Krause, Larry Christopher Lake Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To perform my Western music before an audience that has great influence in talent buying for gigs in BC and Alberta for the 2023 season.
Blacklock, Leslie Christopher Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have registered for "Abstracting the Landscape" workshop, October 29 to 30 in Regina, thru AGR and require funding for travel and accommodation
McDonald, John Brady Christopher Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $6,820 It will be a series of paintings addressing my personal experiences as a Residential School survivor in the 1980s
Gronsdahl, Todd Clavet Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $18,000 Funding for materials and some living expenses to create new sculptures, prints and a video for three upcoming solo exhibitions.
Haywire Farm Festival Codette Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,539 Funding would be used to bring artists together to offer workshops at the festival.
Coronach Old Town Street Festival Coronach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 The Coronach Old Town Street Festival will reinvigorate the rural community through a multi-disciplinary, participatory arts experience which celebrates Coronach's unique cultural identity.
Old Coronach Street Festival
Stephanie Bellefleur
Coronach Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $8,000 Local professional Artist, Stephanie Bellefleur will engage and collaborate with community members to create a large scale mural on Coronach's historic Centre Street.
Coronach Old Town Street Festival Coronach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,000 The Old Coronach Street Festival will reinvigorate the rural community through a multi-disciplinary, participatory arts experience which celebrates Coronach's unique cultural identity.
Hume, Diana Creelman Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Research and develop artistic programming for the village of Creelman by recruiting artists to share their skills locally with the community and with neighbouring communities.
Kozak, Kathryn Creighton Visual Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,300 To support experimental sculptures, photographs and recorded soundworks to be made during and following a July 2019 land-based residency at the Sointula Art Shed.
Creighton Community School
Karen Clark
Creighton Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $7,356 This school led program will provide opportunities for youth and parents to experience visual arts and gain knowledge of traditional Cree teachings, values,
Dillon, Daniel Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Local gallery exhibition (at NorVA) and the self publication of book (Blurb) related to a COVID-19 project.
Merasty, Marcus Creighton Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 For my continued professional development at a dance artist over the summer with a focus in somatic movement practices
Kozak, Kathryn Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Do you hear what I hear, is a participant activated installation. It's focused on the inner sounds of trees and the non-human world.
Constant, Shannon Cumberland House Share and Connect 2022-2023 $10,000 Create jackets with an indigenous artist
Czemeres, Jena Cupar Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2023-2024 $600
Tootoosis, Shelly Cut Knife Visual Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Fully porqupine quilled Woman's accessory set will include a chocker with breast piece attached, two braid-ties,back barrette, and side of head medicine wheel.
Thompson Ramsay, Sydney Dalmeny Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Marsolais, Tal Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $890 An artist-school collaboration to assess the potential for professional artists to support learning outcomes and youth activism by inspiring, teaching, and engaging students through art.
Farrow, Kody Dalmeny Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $200 Shakespeare Intensive Workshop facilitated by renowned Shakespeare actor, director, and educator Christopher Weddell. Participants will improve their acting, text work, and understanding of Shakespeare.
Dufour Bowes, Arnolda Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 A written and/or audiovisual preservation of traditional northern Metis stories and songs.
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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.