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
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $998 This Development Project aims to design an innovative youth storytelling program that explores identity through painting, video, and sound.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,955 Perfecting the technique of live amplification of dancers’ heartbeats and integrating the technique into a work in progress performance.
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.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC)
Kris Alvarez
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $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.
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.
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 To establish a relationship and work collaboratively with 2 artists to develop concrete plans for an artistic project in a special care home
Town of Lumsden Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 Local artist to create an outdoor public mural in collaboration with a wide range of community members, wide range in age, displayed at the Museum.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $990 To kickstart a monthly poetry slam in Saskatoon utilizing the 'underground' slam format that highlights the 'underground' gems of Saskatoon through both location and poets
King, Karlie Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $987 Host a “Paint Night” (during the day) where students invite a parent, guardian, or family member/friend to join them in painting self-portraits that explore identity.
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.
Eden Care Communities Foundation Inc. Regina Literary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $984 In collaboration with artist Kevin Wesaquate we will participate in 3 poetry workshops to enhance our understanding of Truth and Reconciliation.
Eden Care Communities Foundation Inc.
Misty Wensel
Regina Dance Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $9,781 Collaborating with FadaDance Troupe our project will integrate the use of dance and movement to improve the overall well-being of our staff, artists and communities.
Rymestone Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $977 Western Canadian Tour in support of Album 'Neighborhood', which Rymestone released October 31st, 2019. 7 venues confirmed, 3 Collage radio station interviews confirmed.
Bracht, Kathryn Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $976 This proposal is for a free, live online reading of the new play Bros/Les Boys, which will involve 6 Saskatchewan actors.
Langwieser, Ruth Estevan Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $973 I plan to purchase the material to build a specific Gas - Kiln for the process of Raku - firing.
Trapp, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $969 I have drafts of songs saved from several years that I’d like to refine to a set for a concert and/or recording an EP.
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.
Ecole Lumsden Elementary School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $962 Nakoda Knowledge Sharing Day with Bronte BigEagle and Keegan MacArthur A few Nakoda writers and speakers will come and present their oral and written stories.
F.W. Johnson Collegiate
Holly Yuzicapi
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $9,547 After multiple land-based explorations, students will prepare materials to use for traditional art forms to create four panels which examine connections between land and reconciliation.
Kennedy, Marsha Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,514 My proposal requests funding to produce and frame 15 works for a traveling retrospective exhibition and to support experimentation and further production of new works.
Bates-Hardy, Courtney Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $951 To receive a manuscript evaluation from writer and editor Jennifer LoveGrove and attend a writing retreat to work on the same manuscript.
Han, Xiao
Riversdale Business Improvement District
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $9,508 Xiao Han works with Asian and non-Asian artists to create and install artwork in Riversdale's Asian restaurants to address racism toward Saskatoon Asian community.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
Olsen, Farideh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,500 This project is to write 60 songs, the best 10 will be recorded and performed by Farideh.
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
Thorburn, Crystal Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $948 To facilitate 2 half day visual art sessions to research and assess community needs in partnership with the Shurniak Art Gallery.
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.
Bates, Steve Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,400 To create an environmentally sensitive listening station and exhibition site from my home. Artworks will be exhibited from the same site and streamed online.
Heppner, Annalisa La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $940 Together Brandon White and I have created a series of themed pieces about our love for local ecology and the land to exhibit next month.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $937 I will work with a mentor, Tara Gereaux, to complete a solid draft of the second third of my novel. A draft of the first third of the novel is complete.
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.
Turtleford Transition School
Bonny Macnab
Turtleford Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $9,303 We will investigate how people can gain a deeper understanding of their own and others' communities through practical applied arts and quilting.
Lebel, Emilie Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $929 Artistic development at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity through Entr'Arts, a francophone multidisciplinary art program.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $925 Attending the Creative Nonfiction Collective's (CNFC) annual conference to learn, network, and present a master class with fellow storyteller Jerry Haigh in June, 2019.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $90,780 For general operating and programming support.
Paoli, Loretta Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,060 Continuation and completion of a series of interactive installations, Take Hold. Combining painting, video projection and viewer participation, each installation provides an experience of connection.
L'Association fransaskoise de Zenon Park Inc. Zenon Park Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $903 Explore the possibility of doing a music project with artist Alexis Normand and determine how to best serve the community of Zenon Park.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $90,000 For general operating and programming support.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 To continue the touring of my installation based work "Continuous" and "Context is Everything" to 7 different exhibitions, solo and group.
Noel-Maw, Martine Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 To complete my "Will James Triad" by writing a novel based on my play "Dans l’ombre de Will James".
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 The project will develop the ASL/English script, puppetry, and ASL poetry, and present a workshop reading of "1000 Ladders Down" with a small ensemble.
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 Complete several large format and medium sized oil paintings as the beginning of two new series expanding on the concerns examined in my previous work
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $9,000
Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $9,000 To empower LGBTQ2S youth by highlighting art as a formative part of expressing identity and as a vehicle for social change.
Kuzbik, Paul Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 To work with my band to adapt my debut solo album into a world class live show, and simultaneously write our follow up record.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Write and compose music and lyrics for Ponteix’s next record
Carroll, Jonathan Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Gridlocked is an augmented reality project about the history technology and how it changes our relationship to land.
Dunlop, Bonnie Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $9,000 Create 10 new pieces and polish existing 22. On retreat, write 5 pieces utilizing archived material. Meld the material into a completed manuscript. Query publishers.
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.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Writing of "Fenêtre sur cour", a collection of poems and poetic aphorisms inspired by ink drawings
Beltran, Marlene Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 The production of an original play for young audiences featuring D/deaf performers. Telling the story of forbidden love between a cat and a swallow.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $900 A 3-day micro-choreographic lab between Saskatchewan dance artist Tessa Kuz and collaborator Tia Kushniruk to research and develop a collaborative contemporary dance duet.
McKay, Jory Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $900 We are doing a 1989 album based drag show on the 29th of December at Divas Nightclub.
Marsolais, Tal Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $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.
Lyons, Joanne Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,850 This project is to create new mixed media work exploring the weight of accumulation.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $880 I am requesting money to attend a Trauma and Cultural Sensitivity training for artists.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Bradley, Bevin
Bethlehem School
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $8,700 Bevin Bradley will work with the Alt. Education class at Bethlehem high school through a series of art workshops to create an student handbook resource.
Maier, Lenore Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $870 Funding from this grant will help me to attend Trauma-Informed Culturally-Sensitive Arts Delivery Training course at the Ness creek site from July 9-11, 2021.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Tenold, Darla Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $858 Attend the St. Peter's College Colloquium with Tim Lillburn and Sheri Benning, followed by a five-day SWG individual retreat.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Murza, Michael Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,500 To compose "Cold and Lonely Kingdom," an album telling stories of a fantasy world that contains parallels to the history and geography of Saskatchewan.
Ouellette, Dianne Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,500 I will honour the memory of the extinct "buffalo wolves" and the strength of these beings, who at one time thrived in the prairie grasslands.
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.
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.
Payne, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,491 For the creation of work, including paintings and electronic media, for a solo exhibition at Galerie Roberston Arès, Montréal QC
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $830 Perform, and offer outreach teaching and presentations during the first Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival in Nebraska this coming August.
Anderson, Charles Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,265 This grant is to complete an essay collection entitled POSTCARDS FROM THE PANDEMIC.
Ecole Dundonald School
Paula Cooley
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $8,217 The focus of the project is an exploration of culture and community through texture, colour, and shape culminating in a clay art installation.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $80,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $80,000
Neufeld, Travis Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,000 To support the writing and completion of a Saskatchewan-set feature film screenplay called Wildfire.
Latendresse, Jacqueline Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,000 To create new contemporary choreographic work set to music from the operas Cosi Fan Tute and Marriage of Figaro inspired by Mozart's marriage.
Raine, Nathan Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,000 Principle photography for a short crime film about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism, set in cold and snowy Saskatoon.
Kardash, S.J. Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,000 Between November - April we will be writing new songs for future release under Reignwolf.
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 The Poundmaker Performance Festival-International Indigenous Performance and Plenary, is a 4 day event on the Poundmaker Cree Nation that presents Indigenous Performance and Culture.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 JazzFest Regina 2020 is an accessible, citywide music festival in parks, bars and venues featuring local, emerging, and national artists many events are free.
Regina Blues Association Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 The 26th Mid-Winter Blues Festival will combine free and ticketed events over 7 nights, featuring national and international performers, as well as 80% local artists.
Flamenco Borealis Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 To host the second edition of the Borealis Flamenco Festival consisting of performances by local and critically acclaimed international artists, and many workshops and classes.
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 To gain financial support for Saskatoon's free literary arts festival, The Word On The Street.
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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.