Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Kim, Hyon Suk Regina Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I would like to participate in 50th International Clarinet Festival.
Lafferty, Richard Prince Albert Media Arts Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 This project will be to develop a photographic portfolio following the lifecycle of three Metis community gardens with the Prince Albert region in central Saskatchewan
Prairie Saxophone Initiative North Battleford Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 To perform a concert in the Greater Vancouver Area and develop connections with their artistic community.
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.
Poitras, Jarrid Curtis Lee Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $585 I have been successfully nominated for Country Album of The Year for the Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards and need to attend in person.
Devine-Tajgardan, Negar Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $430 I would need a grant to create an installation for Nuit Blanch, as the program budget can't cover all my material and labor expenses.
Sun, Qiming Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I plan to create an ephemeral sculptural installation accompanied by a ritualistic performance piece during my stay at Monica Bodirsky's "Awakening" Artist Residency.
Fehr, Alex Nipawin Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To create and shoot a dance film, to be presented throughout Saskatchewan and Canada at large.
Sirett, Nicola Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 For one hundred consecutive days over the summer, I will make one public sidewalk chalk drawing (usually of an animal) each day.
Cunningham, Tahnis Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 A dance workshop allowing Metis dancers and musicians to share and solidify knowledge of traditional Metis jigging and Canadian social and square dancing.
Giesbrecht, Jessica Swift Current Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Attend the CANSCAIP Packaging Your Imagination 2023 Conference in person by traveling to Toronto.
Biofeedback Art Collective Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,985 Biofeedback Collective creates collaborative artworks for an exhibition at Alt Haus inspired by an exploration into “womens-work” and craft.
Van Opstal-Tamez, Ingrid Windthorst Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Paint a mural at a local music festival to expand my skills in public art and meet the needs of visual arts in small communities.
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
Hawkes, Nena Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 This funding would support me in attending the Summer Intensive Program at Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre with a focus on Mask.
Bzdell, Rebecca Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I intend to attend the professional semester at Broadway Dance Center.
Glenn, Allyson Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $700 Travel to Portugal to attend Córtex Frontal Artist-in-Residence to conduct research and make new paintings for Eclipse series for solo exhibitions in Greece in 2024.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,865 We will host choreographer and educator Kunji Ikeda to develop KSAMB’s performative practice of "Falling Queer" by critiquing 2 public performances and leading 2 workshops.
Conquergood, Lorna Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $800 Create a portrait of a woman who fled Kabul in 2021 as part of a collaborative exhibition to highlight Afghan women's stories.
Wylie, Carol Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $800 Create a portrait of an Afghan woman refugee for an exhibition that pairs Saskatchewan female artists with Afghan women to help amplify their voices.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,500 One week of artist fees (for 3 artists) to test and prepare materials and technical elements, prior to a workshop week on a new script.
Coombs, Chad Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I have a solo art show that presents my autistic struggles in photographic form. I have 25 pieces I intend to show.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $800 I will research deep meaning of Lesya Ukrainka play Forest Song, second and third acts. Make a plan of dances, music for future folk ballet.
Wensel, Misty Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $700 To attend Chhandika Summer Intensive in Boston, MA from July 6- 10 to study with guest artists Joanna de Souza & Marni and Chris Ris.
Neilsen, Ross Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Create new material. Record a live performance of said material. Use this fresh audio video for bookings for the 2024 festival season.
Veith, Ulrike Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Print a large format photograph in 9 panels for installation in a bus shelter, part of Kunst im Weg, a 2 day event in Germany
Griffin, Lauren Dundurn Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I would use this grant to attend a three day intensive on mask and physical theatre through the Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry.
Bohn, Brooke Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To create art to prepare for the IA grant while experimenting new techniques & ideas to understand myself as an artist.
Grant, Colin Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will re-compose a suite of old Jazz/Spoken Word compositions for Nuit Blanche 2023 and lead rehearsals for the performance.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 We are creating artworks (sculptures, videos, performance art) which accumulate into a collaborative performance piece during our month-long artist residency at Banff Center.
Holmes, Shannon Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will share my new work-in-progess devised peice "Brux" at the Freedom & Focus Conference and will receive critical freedback and support from voice-centred artists.
Sanchez Espitia, Esperanza Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I want to honour Saskatchewan land by creating an experimental cameraless short film. Project name: Prairie Tribute Genre: Experimental 16 mm cameraless Length: 3 minutes
Dunbar, Geanna Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Culturally immersive myself, honor and celebrate Indigenous art while fostering cultural appreciation. To showcase skills and contribute to the economic empowerment of Indigenous artistic talent.
Hunter, Della Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To assist in making an important professional developmental transformation I will be consulting two feminist artists to provide mentorship on a new body of work.
Chaplin, Connie L. Fort QuAppelle Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I've been invited to submit one outfit that I have botanically printed and designed for ecoprinting conference in Indonesia. Time sensitive Oct. 2023
Gilmour, Bonnie Meacham Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To travel to the CAVA gallery in Edmonton for my exhibition setup, public reception, and then the takedown of my exhibition one month later.
Ifeanyiukachu, Uzochi Lolia Regina Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $750 This grant will be used to mix and master 4 songs which will be released on a 7 song EP
Garlimah, James Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $750 This will be my first professional body of work as a recording artist. My intention is to produce an Extended Play (EP).
Janvier, Sylvia LaLoche Other Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To support cultural art in ribbon skirt making and beading practices. To keep traditional art and culture alive in the Dene/Metis community.
Alvarado, Ricardo Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Level 1 and 2 Foundations of Consent and Intimacy online training courses.
Pridmore, Helen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $500 Use my own compositional ideas to create a structured improvisation with two other musicians, with recording in Saint John and concert in Sackville, NB
Johnstone, Hilary La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Solo show booked at SCC, need to frame art, go 3 times to bring , collect art , and teach a workshop after the opening.
Skeard, Edith Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 This project explores passive and active audience collaboration and playfulness through through technology, installation, and a durational, responsive, sound performance.
Malbeuf, Nolan Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To immerse myself in culturally specific environments that enrich my understanding, provide opportunities for networking, and foster growth in my personal life and professional career.
Mercier, Isabelle Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Funding will help cover the cost of a unique recording opportunity for a special francophone project to be released during Winnipeg's Festival du Voyageur.
Prince Albert Potter's Guild Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 We would like to bring in Dawn Candy, a Canadian ceramic artist from Red Deer Alberta, for a workshop on extensive surface design.
Pottle, Adam Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will travel to Toronto to present my new novel APPARITIONS at two events, and do a panel at the Unify Deaf Film Festival.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 My first book, Only in Saskatchewan, is shortlisted for the 2023 Taste Canada Awards and I would like to attend the awards ceremony in Toronto.
Lowry, Nancy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Prototype new tools to assist me in painting new large scale work, phase 1 of 4 supporting my first solo exhibition in August 2023.
Dynamic Video Imaging Corporation Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 Facilitate the travel and professional development of Dynamic Video Imaging through attending the "Reelworld Film Festival" and premier of our film "A Storm Blows Over".
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I am invited by Peripheral Review, a national Canadian contemporary art journal, to interview Vancouver artist and co-founder of Western Front artist-run centre, Glen Lewis.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To present my film Gentle Hum of Spring at two back-to-back festivals on the West Coast: 2023 Vancouver International Film Festival and Tacoma Film Festival.
THE 525 ART POP-UPS INC. Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 Our pop-up art exhibition on November 25th and the pre-exhibit artists’ workshop aim to develop early-career artists who have little to no prior exhibiting experience.
Aubichon, Holly Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $620 Prepare for solo exhibition in the fall 2024 and afford my studio while taking time off to do this work!
Merasty, Marcus Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $980 Professional development, see the first multilingual Métis Opera celebrating Riel's life, the roles that women have played in it, and includes Métis and contemporary dance.
Mendez, Edward Warman Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will dive deeply into pedagogy, stage combat, and movement systems at the Paddy Crean Workshop taking place in Banff, AB January 3-9, 2024
Wanotch, Tori-Lynn Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I wish to procure 7 buffalo skulls to paint. In my paintings I will share the 7 sacred teachings, depicted in acrylic paint.
Live Five Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 To increase our capacity and solidify our future goals through the creation of an organizational strategic plan with guidance from an external facilitator
Tyler, Tim Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I have been contracted by the Eye Gallery for a 20 piece Exhibition entitled Light Floats on Black Water that runs March and April.
Suchan, Paul Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Help cover artistic and travel costs for a live performance album launch by composers Paul Suchan and Silas Friesen at the Bassment by the SJO.
Gliem, Melodie Regina Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $400 I'm a Nominee in the SIMA music awards and would like to offset the cost of travel to attend the Awards.
Chinese Dance Club of Saskatoon Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $2,000 One of a kind and traditional Chinese drum dance, illustrating dancers using drums as their stages, a combination of classical dance and Han dynasty poetry.
Gravelbourg Artisan Co-operative Gravelbourg Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $675 All local youth aged 5-18 are invited to participate in a public youth art exhibition. All art mediums will be accepted.
Whitbread, Elizabeth Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I would like to take Maddie Tarbox's Voice Function 101 pedagogical online course in order to enhance my coaching and singing practice.
Mirlin, Mike Warman Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $825 To have a custom tap dance floor/box designed & built to amplify and integrate tap into the creation of future work with rock musicians.
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will enrich and develop my encaustic/oil painting practice at a one month invitational artist residency in February in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland.
Kayler, Christopher Moose Jaw Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $500 Greg and I would collaborate in performing music related to the theme of the above conference: a response to trauma and a call to action.
Xiao, Li Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To purchase a computer, an external hard drive and updated software for my professional photography development. Current computer works very slowly and malfunction frequently.
Selkirk, Jesse Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 A project to collaborate with my friend Maggie Blue-Waters to compose a song about her experience as a survivor of the Sixties Scoop.
Brenna, Beverley Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I am a Saskatoon-based artist and this Solo Exhibition will take place at Regina Beach/Last Mountain Lake at the Elsie Scherle Gallery
Ledoux, Maureen Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I want to purchase Embroidery Embrilliance applications to create and develop embroidery to sew onto clothing, mossbags, shirts, skirts or quilts.
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.
Afro Tribes Festival Incorporated Regina Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,540 Love Jazz is a celebration in commemoration of black history month and to raise awareness about our initiatives with enchanting music.
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.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Participate at Contact Ontarois
Bernbaum, Joel Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To do 20 interviews with Saskatchewan Jews and Muslims to begin a verbatim theatre play about the Gaza war and its effect on our community.
Banga, Kaydence Stockholm Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 A music, soundscape and dance based theatrical production exploring youth and artist mental health.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,921 To tour our award-winning queer theatre/comedy show "Creepy Boys" to Regina (presented by Curtain Razors), Winterruption festival (Saskatoon) and OUTStages festival (Victoria) in early 2024.
Poulin, Danielle Prince Albert Other Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 The project will consist of two foundational beading classes that will help individuals start to learn how to bead simple projects.
Utman (Koops), Victoria Macoun Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I hope to successfully launch my debut novel, WHO WE ARE IN REAL LIFE published by Groundwood Books, which releases February 6, 2024.
Mycyk, Sofia Riverside Estates Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I will prepare an informative lecture-recital to present Ukrainian composers, relating to the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra fundraising concert “A Kolomyika Fantasy” on March 9, 2024.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I want to work with manuscript editor, Anne Simpson, to complete the final stage of my poetry manuscript about my father, Metis activist Don Nielson.
Morrow, Nicole Fort Qu'appelle Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $800 Attend a Caribou Hair Tufting class and learn this medium to incorporate in my own work.
Write Out Loud Poetry Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,950 We will bring a mini-tour of spoken word poetry workshops and performances for youth to smaller SK urban centers.
Pantel, Rowan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Travel to Montreal to take part in creation workshop scheduled to take place from March 4th to March 9th, 2024, with écH2osysteme project.
Kovach, Jaye Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Attend Buddies in Bad Times’ Rhubarb Festival to showcase my performance 'I don’t want to see or be seen by cis people'
Wolverine Wood Fire Collective Meacham Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,250 Members Paula Cooley, Tabata Bagatim, Anastasia Kinzel, Rebecca La Marre, will learn to fire salt and soda kilns during the CARFAC SK Mentorship program.
wherewe.collective Tisdale Dance Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Develop dance progressive dance workshops geared towards students age 12-18 as well as teachers. All workshops developed for the collective's upcoming sleep-away dance camp.
Bates-Hardy, Courtney Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 To read from my second book, Anatomical Venus, in Vancouver, BC for the Real Vancouver Writers' Series and make connections with the writing community there.
Houghtaling, Theo Swift Current Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Stay in and travel between cities in Ontario and Quebec for artistic research and development opportunities
Pepper, Gordon Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I would like to introduce, present and discuss my experimental documentary film 'Discarnate: McLuhan's Wake' at the Ethnografilm festival in Paris, France.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Present and perform at SHE Festival of Women in Music in Arkansas during an international conference which celebrates the contributions of women in music.
Burns, Brody SASKATOON Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Purchase painting materials to continue my development as an artist while i have a studio space until the end of March at AKA/Paved Arts
Heinek, Emily Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 I want to be able to take the 3 week devising intensive hosted by Ghost River Theatre in Calgary.
Burwell, Marissa Regina Music Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Marissa Burwell will attend South By Southwest to perform in an official showcase in Austin, Texas between the dates of March 12 - 16.
Shadowpaw Press Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $726 Introduce Shadowpaw Press to a wider audience by attending a book launch at the Calgary Public Library for two titles I'm publishing.
Wolfe, Aurora Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $1,000 Attend Emma Lake Artist Collaboration residency in summer 2024.
Robinson, Fiji Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $314 My goals is to undertake professional development in story telling/performance for a multidisciplinary project entitled "The Secret Realm."
Akintade-Oluwagbeye, Oluwaseun Peace Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2023-2024 $960 Purchase African textile prints, linens, and sewing equipment to create Interdisciplinary Art-pieces for my BAMSaskatoon Residency
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2024-2025 $1,000 Reproduction of the body of work for the exhibition at The Bunkhouse Gallery
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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.