Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Savage, Candace Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $18,000 I will collaborate with members of the Young Adult Buffalo Lifeways Society to create a nonfiction book about the restoration of buffalo to Indigenous lands.
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $6,000 I am seeking funding to create work for a successful exhibition at the Frances Morrison Library Gallery.
Gronsdahl, Todd Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,000 This project is to bring curator and gallery director, Dominique Toutant to Saskatoon to visit artist studios and to present a talk.
Bundon, Johanna Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $2,400 Senior contemporary dance artist Davida Monk gifting each Johanna Bundon and Krista Solheim a solo from her anthology of new work Songs Without Words (SWW).
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $4,000 To travel from Regina, Saskatchewan, to St. Paul, Minnesota to learn about mechanical operation and maintenance of the pedal steel guitar.
Klassen, Vanessa Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,000 This is a 2-part project for which I will create new typeset editions of three selected clarinet works by Canadian composers, then record each one.
McFadzean, Credence Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,769 To continue drafting a manuscript of connected stories inspired by American slasher films from the seventies, eighties, and onward.
Never Never Shakespeare Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $7,666 To fund a theatrical production of Twelfth Night through the lens of Queer culture, for presentation in Saskatoon, in January of 2025.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $7,000 To create at instrumental works catered toward use in film trailers.
Negraeff, Laura Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $10,000 I will produce & direct Sarah Ruhl’s play about relationships, women’s health, & sexuality, titled “In the Next Room” at Persephone’s Backstage in Saskatoon
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,450 “As a studio musician who does a lot of remote sessions (recording and sending tracks), a new computer will better help me meet this demand.”
Brophey, Erin Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 To purchase a gouging machine to precisely remove the interior of bamboo in order to produce reeds for my oboe.
Robinson, Jared Moose Jaw Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $4,010 Purchase of a Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K Pro to advance professional video production capacity
Elder, Daniel Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,485 Purchase of digital hand percussion instrument to expand live show performance ability and further artistic practice.
Minnema, Conner Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,000 Purchase a top of the line microphone to record live instruments and vocals to add a new dynamic to my music production.
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,700 To purchase a specialized desktop kiln
Williams, Janet Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $944 To purchase an all-in-one HEPAclean desk-top polisher to produce finer quality work with my jewelery practice.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 I will use a laptop for writing scripts and filming audition videos using applications like QLab for sound editing and FinalCutPro for video editing.
Blackman, Shawn Prince Albert Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,492 To purchase an Amp Profiler which is essential equipment needed to expand my musical practice to a greater extent into live performance and remote recording.
Ba, Flany Regina Dance Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $4,000 Purchase of camera equipment to record dance rehearsals and performance to assist with professional critique and support online projects.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $5,000 Purchase of a custom built computer for 3D rendering that will advance technical complexity of artist's work.
Pederson, Krystle Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 I would like to purchase a new MacBook Pro complete with Logic Pro and more storage space so I can record in my own studio.
Ferraton, Dominique Gravelbourg Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 Purchase of a digital SLR camera to document artwork and provide much-needed flexibility to my image-making practice.
Saltzman, Vera Fort Qu'Appelle Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,500 Purchasing a darkroom processor would provide a consistency from start to finish when using sensitive chemicals for colour film. Currently I borrow one.
Ulan-Hohol, Mykola Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,225 Upgrade to a Dell G 15 laptop to adequately support my professional music career
Bandur, Breanne Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $712 To Purchase a Metaltech Maxi Round 6 foot Scaffold to produce large drawings.
Craig, Robert Regina Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 To purchase a 16 inch Mac Book Pro to facilitate my video production, writing and digital art practice.
Mikkola, Elian Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $5,000 Purchase of a laptop for portable video editing to participate in professional development mentorship program and further post-production capacity.
O'Bertos, Taegan Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $3,500 A new laptop geared towards graphic design and editing because my practice is becoming more about editing and designing projections.
Lerat, Muskwa Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,000 To purchase a Dracast X-Series 1000 Lighting Kit to enable me to control lighting on location shoots and better edit my film projects.
Diederichs, Callen Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $800 Purchase of analog delay equipment to support musical performance and recording.
Cote, Toby Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Ceramic Kiln at Cone 10 level to expand glass working, fusing moulds, texture tiles, and expand work in glass bodies.
Kyle, Kevin Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $650 Purchase of Circumaural Hi-Fi/Pro Headphones for purpose of audio mixing.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Adding a cello to my performance would enhance my work.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,330 A Bose F1 speaker & sub system allows me to travel easier with a more compact speaker but It also helps me sound more professional.
Morton, Jeff Kennedy Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,191 Izotope RX 9 Advanced to enable a professional standard of audio production, mastering, editing, and repair in my practice as a sound artist and composer.
Croissant, Helen Candle Lake Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,002 Purchase proper lighting for my painting studio.
Watson, Lyndon Regina Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 To purchase a 14-inch bandsaw which will allow me to create my woodwork pieces without limits.
Benson, Scott Moose Jaw Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 A Carbon Fibre Violin would allow me to take my instrument into extreme conditions (hot and cold climates) without worrying about damaging the instrument.
Pelletier, Sharon Regina Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,319 A camcorder for video recording of the performance and for editing of the footage in addition to using the equipment for future performances.
Phillips, Geoff Maple Creek Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,399 A desktop computer is essential to edit professional photos of my artwork ready for print with photoshop, prepping for online media promotions, and for storage.
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.
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,000 Purchase an 999 Model Two Etching Press for my studio in support of my independent practice.
Perry, Jordan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,830 Purchase of a computer to meet the high-performance demands of the music software I use to create and record all of my music
Bellefleur, Stephanie Willow Bunch Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $700 A professional drawing tablet will strengthen my Mural Practice by building capacity and variation, converting relevant content in addition to elevating current portfolio.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,000 A Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Camera + Lens would elevate my practice greatly and bring the calibre of my artistic offerings to the professional level.
Lehner, Katelyn Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,649 Custom inner ear monitors to provide consistency between shows to refine live vocal skills
Beattie, Jared Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Purchase a new computer to replace my 10-year-old MacBook for video editing, motion graphic design, audio production and sound design for music and theatre projects
Kroczynski, Jackie North Battleford Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,449 I sing, play keyboards, guitar and more with my interface and computer as I create demo tracks of my music using Logic Pro.
Power, Kevin Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 A computer is essential in my artistic practice: record auditions for stage/film/tv, live auditions via zoom, my website design/maintenance , résumé, business accounting, online casting.
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,400 I need a good quality camera to enhance my art practice in all my major visual practices: media-based public art, socially engaged arts, and performance.
Hnatuk, Byron Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Lighting software to assist and enhance a designer's ability to create designs quickly and efficiently and share that information with theatres.
Vogt, Joshua Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,329 Laptop will allow me to work remotely on set during video shoots. This will increase productivity and work with newer versions of various software programs.
Wanotch, Tori-Lynn Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,000 I would like to purchase a leather walking foot machine and a Cricut to continue to grow as an independent designer of leather goods.
Wirtz, Kayanna Rae Prince Albert Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,500 Artist is needing to update aging computer for design work, iPad will be able to speed up work flow to allow for more projects.
Kinner, Monika Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $328 A wafer lightbox to transfer photos and line drawings to fabric for textile artwork, repeating patterns, layering designs and for composition placement & prep work.
Diakuw, Mike Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Purchase projector, camera, screen and associated cables, to project video, shadow puppets and storybooks to an audience.
Neumier, Jane Langenburg Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $495 To set up my home studio with this microphone interface kit replacing my current set-up, leading to greater quality of recording of my voice work.
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,385 I am switching to a new laptop for my photography/book work and the old software will not work on it efficiently. Adobe Creative will help.
Robertson, Morgan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,000 A mandolin with a built-in pick-up is essential for my practice because, in my band (guitar bass, drums) micing it is next to impossible.
Benjamin, Paul Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,200 I use my 12-year-old computer with outdated IOS for music production and editing photos for my Photo Exhibitions: a new MacBook Pro would remediate.
Caudillo, Kiela Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $690 Artist is a performing vocalist requiring a wireless microphone to improve stage performances and vocal sound.
Kent, Grahame Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,776 Purchase of MacBook Pro for theatrical sound design/editing work using Qlab.
Virgo, Sean Eastend Literary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,456 My laptop has worn out, so I’ve fallen back on an old desktop, itself pretty geriatric: portability is important to the way I write
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,400 My current MacBook Pro (2012 model) has become unreliable and insufficient in supporting my artistic practice: a new computer would help me make a living.
Hui, Catherine Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,340 Purchase the software that professional set designers use Vectorworks software to create 3D rendering of set designs.
Uhrmann, Pamela Regina Other Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Voiceover artist and audio editor requiring to update computer for recording, networking and live sessions to maintain professionalism.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $434 A ring light with stand is an essential item many film actors use for audition tapes to achieve the best lighting quality for the video
Erickson, Shannon Yorkton Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,464 Purchase of Nikon D850 will increase the resolution to 45MP and allow me to incorporate media elements into my body of work
Hanwell, Drew Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,768 My band would be able to take more gigs if we could start bringing our production equipment with us in the cargo trailer.
Goretzky, Barbara Lumsden Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,523 A new computer for ease of projection, memory storage, and screen display are greatly lacking in my current laptop when creating large murals.
Johnson, Landon Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,100 Purchase of DJI RS2 Gimbal to allow for more creative movement and shots for videography adding auto-movement to stationary shots when shooting with multiple cameras.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 My computer is struggling to keep up with the CPU demands of contorting and producing my voice within Ableton Live.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 I am a writer currently not owning a functioning laptop. My desktop and the MacBook (circa 2009) is no longer able to update nor function.
Berglund, Blake Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,450 In-ear monitors are needed as stage volume has caused inner ear damage. Their precision will assist in strengthening my vocals and tightening harmonies.
Seidel, Louise Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,899 This computer is powerful enough to design, run sound and projections along with dedicated graphics with or without a tech booth for theatre productions.
Garlimah, James Saskatoon Music Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 This project/Album is a result of over ten years of writing and recording my own music. This Project will server is my debut album professionally.
Weber, Angel Saskatoon Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $4,670 To study tsumami-zaiku, the Japanese craft of folding silk squares into complex flora and fauna arrangements, and become a certified tsumami-zaiku teacher.
Kamyabi-Chambers, Marzia Pilot Butte Multidisciplinary Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $3,000 The Horrors of Nine to Five: workplace violence impacts over 70% of Canadians. Dedicated to the victims of workplace violence who took their own lives.
Mabrouk, Rawda Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Explore the paradoxes of an Egyptian woman, bridging trauma of oppression in Egypt to the challenges of life in Canada through tracing movement onto canvas.
Kharsa, Ali Saskatoon Music Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Write, rehearse, and record 3 new songs and host a community event in Saskatoon with music with an open mike.
Jegede-Ikpen, Oghenerukevwe Saskatoon Music Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 To explore a new musical frontier by blending traditional African rhythms with modern synths and diverse languages, and fusing Afrobeats with the Canadian sound.
Shahabadi, Mahboubeh Saskatoon Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $4,000 Art gallery portraying traditional Persian mosaic patterns and design. Providing a unique opportunity to explore the ancient history of Iran through an artistic lens.
Brown, Sharon-Ann Regina Literary Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 I would like to publish the second book in the Adventure of Baby Alfie series. The book is called 'Gameday for Baby Alfie'.
Hernani Merino, Bruno Regina Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 To support the completion of 20 paintings for a solo gallery exhibition, showcasing the painting style I have been developing for the last 10 years
Umeh, Charles Regina Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $4,000 I want to develop a screenplay of my cultural feature film title Dirty Hands.
Carter, Nathan Loon Lake Music Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $3,000 A free music concert showcasing music, fashion and visual art created by myself and other artists identifying as BPOC.
Bellefleur, Stephanie Willow Bunch Multidisciplinary Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $4,885 Power Haus is a literary art book which explores; passion for community engagement and the introspective effects of colour therapy through the public art lens.
Sun, Qiming Saskatoon Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 This funding is meant to support my year-long production of new artworks and the cultivation of many solo/group exhibitions during my 2024-25 Saskatoon Bunkhouse residency.
Cabildo Esquivel, Priscila Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $2,062 'KIN Movement" is art exchanged for kindness. "Ojos de Dios" - weavings traditional to the Indigenous Huichol of Mexico - are traded for good deeds.
Reid, Sonia Saskatoon Music Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 A community weekend to learn more about Black gospel choir music workshop culminating in a live music performance.
Nafisa, Fatima Regina Multidisciplinary Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Phase 1 of an ASL Poetry multimedia project aimed at expressing the Deaf BIPOC experience.
Gascon, Girlynne Regina Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Mentorship with artist Patrick Fernandez with focus on finding cultural identity and production of individual work and collaboration for exhibition.
Al-Katib, Muveddet Saskatoon Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Finding my truth to reassess my traditional art to create a unique contemporary identity through a Western perspective and exploring the dynamic nature of truth!
Otayemi, Demilade saskatoon Theatre Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Documenting the collaboration process between SUM Theatre and EDM Lab through, interactive documentation methods. Inspiring future collaborations and youth engagement in artistic and engineering careers
Wu, I-Ying Regina Dance Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 This project invites artists to train in my Daoism-inspired improvisation practice, exploring how this approach can be a training method for diverse cultural backgrounds.
Nwabuko, Daniel Saskatoon Media Arts Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $5,000 Highlight, showcase and bring awareness to the beauty in diversity of black hair - the different types, forms and styles that it appears to come.
Zafaremili, Elham Saskatoon Visual Building Arts Equity 2023-2024 $4,383 I aim to combine Persian calliography and painting.
Thomson Community School
Chancz Perry
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,432 Our Artist in Residency project is a multidisciplinary arts program designed to decrease stress and increase resiliency in youth.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Our Grade 4 students will engage in a series of land based explorations with Leah Dorion to explore and represent understandings of our inquiry question.
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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.