Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Nourse, Sheila Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,450 I am applying for support to bring this project to a conclusion. It will be installed in the Elsie Scherie Art Gallery in February, 2023.
Olsen, Farideh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To write 40 songs about motherhood for the musical component of a one woman show that integrates music, comedy and storytelling.
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.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 I will complete the first stage of a story-based videogame featuring original art/music that explores finding personal groundedness amongst unfamiliar psychological and social spaces.
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
Popoff, Alexandra Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,398 To produce a first draft of a biography of a prominent investigative journalist and daughter of a Ukrainian UN diplomat, Anna Politkovskaya.
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.
Ppl r Ppl Productions Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,935 Ppl r Ppl Productions is creating professional work for theatre artists and will present 'Hand to God' by Robert Askins in Live Five's 2022/2023 season.
Profit, Shavaun Eastend Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 An artistic response of personal reflections to the previous 3 years spent developing programming and facilitating art with individuals residing in Long Term Care.
QuarterTones Flute Ensemble Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,600 The QuarterTones Flute ensemble will work in collaboration with emerging composer, Makenzie Hay to create a work for flute trio.
Redding, Katlyn Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Attend Midwest Band Clinic for world-class professional development, networking, community building and rejuvenation of self and teaching / creating practice.
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.
Ripplinger, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,500 Cosmic Tundra will be a short 16mm experimental film, aiming to represent surreal landscapes paralleling the rugged realism of the Yukon environment.
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.
Rosenwald/Rose Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 To create new work for Journal of the Plague Year(s) exhibition and on-site residency at Remai Modern, Saskatoon.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 To devise, rehearse and perform "Homebuddies" an absurdist interactive outdoor performance exploring housing insecurity and biopolitics, in Saskatoon, in preparation for the Prague Quadrennial.
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.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 The proposed grant is to study with renowned drum educator Dave Elitch in his studio in Los Angeles.
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.
Shaw, Carey Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To create a narrative short film about a 2SLGBTQ+ character who who has an unexpected encounter during an isolated period in her life.
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
Slade, Arthur Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 To write a graphic novel based on my award-winning novel DUST.
Sparrow, Don Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,008 I intend to write, illustrate and publish an original 64-page comic book memoir, titled “Does Your Mother Know?”
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $14,000 Framing new work for solo exhibitions Art Placement (Jan-Feb. 2023) and VivianeArt/Exposure Photography Festival, Calgary (Feb. 2023).
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.
The Coterie Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Funds to produce Measure For Measure with Live Five in March, 2023.
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
Vryenhoek, Leslie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,000 I require support to draft a novel, tentatively called Separate and Apart, that follows the journey of a woman whose husband is being held overseas.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,000 Songwriting period, collaborating remotely with Award Winning Songwriters.
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.
Walliser, Carson Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 Application for funds to support myself and my devising partners as we develop "Annette is a Bimbo!" for RISER Regina 2023
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).
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 A staged production of the "Multi-Cultural, Multi-Lingual King Lear: Cree, French, English" script adapted in 2021-2022.
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.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,197 To create a new series of paintings in my home studio and two residencies in Saskatoon, SK.
Ziwa, Thandiwe Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Income for living expenses while working full time on music
Agecoutay, Richard Regina Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $6,125 I want to produce an independent feature length video documentary on Saskatchewan Pow Wows.
Badger, Joanne Sturgeon Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 To introduce the practice of porcupine quilled birchbark basket making to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
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.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $11,360 I am an established and award-winning author and poet in Canada. The project I wish to produce is a new collection of short stories.
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.
Ewenin, Ron Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $2,000 Production and sale of 100, 2023 native art calendars to be sold across Saskatchewan.
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.
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.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 My proposal is to create a body of work that fosters personal healing and inspires others to pursue their life's dreams.
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,250 Create a full length album of original songs rooted in truth and reconciliation, while touching on PTSD and showcase internationally at Folk Alliance International.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,000 My proposal is to continue working in painting, printmaking and drawing. I also will be carving and other sculpturing opportunities. Collaboration with others is important.
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.
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,000 To complete the body of work "Erasure is Futile" for a scheduled group exhibition and future solo exhibition potential.
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.
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 This project is to help us write season two of our comedy series "The Feather News" streaming on APTN Lumi.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create a script/play in a musical format, along with music, with story lines of life and love on a reserve and urban setting.
Ahmed, Iftu Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $624 Adapt, rehearse and perform “Holloway”, originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, for Darke Hall, an indoor accessible venue in April 2023.
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
Anderson, Emma Jean Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 We are seeking support for a NW Canadian tour which will spread awareness of our band folowing the release of our debut single.
Anderson, Mikhaila Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 3 live performance videos of The Radiant to be used for showcase applications. Filmed @ PR Productions by Little Jack Films
Andrew Stuckel, Cristine Grandora Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Create an immersive experience in the gallery with floor to ceiling drawings highlighting the importance of urban forestation and preservation of essential ecosystems within cities.
Arcana Kings Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,617 Create a new drum and percussion interactive performance piece for our band Arcana Kings that will be added to our new 2023 tour and on
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is to purchase two new MacBooks for use by Artesian management staff.
Ay, Caramba! Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To attend COYUNTURA, a National Latinx Theatre Gathering to connect and network with Latinx artists across Canada
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
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,500 To create a documentary short that features drag queens and king who have read stories to children to discuss the backlash in an artistic response.
Bellefleur, Stephanie Willow Bunch Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Artist has been invited to travel to London - England, United Kingdom to create a piece of Contemporary Public Art.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A workshop and staged reading of my play 18 Jews Order Chinese food with 6 actors, a director, dramaturge and videographer.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A three-day song writing workshop and song coaching session offered on Zoom by Grammy nominated songwriter, Mary Gauthier.
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
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.
Bourque, Marie-Véronique Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $918 Purchase of effect pedals for flute to use in new creative duo project with Christine Tassan, jazz guitarist from Montreal, QC
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.
Brant, Chelsea Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Host a collaborative pop-up arts market/event with local artists and organizations such as Nuit Blanche YXE to increase awareness of our contributions to the community.
Broussard, Rachel Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $965 To print adhesive photographs for my show (April 1 - May 15) in the window gallery at Neutral Ground and travel to Regina to install.
Brown-McEwen, Belle Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To rehearse, adapt and perform “Holloway,” originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, to be presented at Darke Hall in April 2023.
Bryans, Amber Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $610 Provide framing for my linocut prints that will be featured in a solo exhibition August 15-17, 2023.
Carrier, Sarah Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 The purchase of a film camera to take photographs that will be used in my short-form documentary.
Chinese Dance Club of Saskatoon Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Professional dance instructor Zhaojia Wu instructs Korean K-pop dance routines. They will be presented on January 22, 2023 at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.
Da Silva, Gabrielle Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 “Invisibly ill” is a free and accessible, 6-spread, DIY magazine for those who hold, or have experiences with invisible illnesses and disabilities in Saskatoon.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,650 The world premiere of THE CURST by Kelley Jo Burke, music by Library Voices, including projections and complex sound design. Developing new personal artistic skills.
Enzo, Aspen Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $600 Support my expansion from poetry into creative nonfiction by attending Saskatchewan Writers Guild's Facilitated Retreat and learning from poet & nonfiction author Mark Abley.
Erickson, Shannon Yorkton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To develop terrarium art displays for a two-month self-directed residency at GDAG, Jan-Feb 2023, and to expand my artistic work and develop an exhibition proposal.
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.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
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.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Ellen is embarking on a tour across Saskatchewan, Alberta and the NWT up to Folk On The Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, NT.
Gallagher, Thomas Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Complete a draft of a screenplay for a short film over a two week period
Gauthier, Jean-Sébastien Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Assistance to attend Emma Collaboration 2022, July 27th - August 4th, 2022, Big River, Saskatchewan.
Gerein, Amy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Symbiosis, a 2022 Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon) exhibit, of realistic soft sculpture, representative of various Saskatchewan wildlife species.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $565 I am applying for funding to cover the cost of poet Ronna Bloom’s online course, “Community Engagement through Poetry, a Primer and Practicum”
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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.