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
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,050 Creation of a contemporary dance duet to be accompanied by original poetry and music.
Prairie Roots Ensemble Lloydminster Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,103 We plan to produce three collaborative-focused concerts this year that include different members of the various unique art and music scenes in Saskatoon.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,169 To substantially revise and rewrite the mixed-genre manuscript, Unclear Future: Situating Uranium.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,175 This project is to produce a live performance for touring and shows
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Sharpe, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,283 This proposal is to support the production of new work based on travel through Saskatchewan along a stretch of highway called Ghost Town Trail
Himsl, Jaynie Weyburn Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $330 Tuition costs for a 6 week internet based course called "Art on the iPad".
Logan, Adam Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,311 Dedicate significant time to working on the completion of my first independently developed release while solidifying my artistic identity through the exploration of sound.
Bundon, Johanna Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,316 Three-week solo research period to consider the Feldenkrais Method ® in relationship to solo contemporary dance practice and ongoing movement training and teaching.
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.
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.
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.
LaRiviere, David Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,400 Deliver paper at 12th annual Deleuze & Guattari Studies academic camp and conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, and apply research to collaborative project.
Lavallee, Zachary Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $3,400 Capture the images of Indigenous people experiencing poverty to display their enduring attitude despite living in a society that marginalizes Indigenous people.
Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective of Prince Albert Inc. Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $34,000 For general operating and programming support.
Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective of Prince Albert Inc. Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $34,000 For general operating and programming support.
Balion, Audra Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,410 Creation of final two chapters of "Flight Nineteen," a silent (wordless) sci-if/fantasy graphic novel exploring biological and technological transformation.
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.
Stooshinoff, Alexander Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,443 To complete the writing of my third LP, "Cold House," which features finger-style guitar and voice with an emphasis on performance.
Lavoy, Landon Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,473 The Year Long Ukrainian Dance Immersion Program allows dancers to spend a year in Ukraine training and performing with five unique, professional Ukrainian Dance ensembles.
Schwab, Jordan Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,486 Attend the late winter residency to research the relationship of scale, isolation and space in a geographically contrasting location to the prairies.
McKnight, Spencer SASKATOON Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,500 To provide two months of living expenses to be able to develop a recital for touring in Saskatchewan for summer of 2020.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,500 This grant is for the creation of four ten minute plays. I plan to take these pieces and pitch them to companies for further development.
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.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $35,000 For general operating and programming support.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,617 The project is the development of a script by Joanne Weber about the Deaf settlers who immigrated to Qu'Appelle Valley in the early 1900's.
Wong, Wing Tak Nova Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,640 Presenting Historically Informed Performance of early and late Italian, French and German violin-harpsichord music, and Baroque dance step workshop, to the Saskatoon community.
Sefton, Ben Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,707 I have recorded 4 songs that need to be mixed and mastered and 2 more songs that are ready to be recorded, mixed and mastered.
Stebner, Jacob Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $380 Attend and participate in four unique virtual events, 1 festival and 3 conventions, for my professional development as Editor in chief of Hexagon SF Magazine.
Meldrum, Jeff Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,800 To assist in production of a touring exhibition exploring my project Art For Animals which introduces sculpture to the forest and wildlife of Northern Saskatchewan.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Highland Festival Association Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $3,815 This project will support Celtic music performance at the SHGCF, featuring local professional musicians and world-renowned musician Fred Morrison from Scotland.
Floen, Dawn Lawrence Bruno Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,816 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.
Friday, Kristi Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,931 Kristi Friday and Nathan Coppens are working together to create a Video by combining Kristi's illustrations and written prose and Nathan's composed music with narration.
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.
Winston Knoll Collegiate
Chrystene Ells
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,432 Deaf youth engage with personal artistic practices, guided by curated artists reflecting areas of classroom cultural demographics and intersectionality, including Deafness, LGBTQ, Indigenous and Newcomer.
Warman High School
Ray Keighley
Warman Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,433 Ray Keighley will be working with Warman High staff and students to explore Truth and Reconciliation through the Arts.
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.
Thorn, Elly Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 Allan Gilliland will arrange 4 of Elly Thorns original Christmas songs so that she can perform them with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra Christmas 2019.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 This project will see me compose music and lyrics for 10 new songs, between May 1 and June 30 2019
Abrupt Dystopia Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 Abrupt Dystopia, a band formed during the Girls Rock Regina’s inaugural Adult Camp in March 2019, will be writing and recording their first album.
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 This project is to write two new works for: Low Brass, premiere Portugal August 2020; Flute duet with piano, premiere Canada USA 2020/21
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 In the time of COVID-19, what is a performing/recording artist to do? Learn and practice. I'll use the grant for lessons and paid rehearsal time.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 This grant would be to facilitate the development of Tallus Scott's proficiency at drumming, drum tuning, and electronically capturing the sound of the drums.
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 Write two new works for Low Brass ensembles which will be premiered at 11th ed. Gravissmo International Low Brass Festival August 23-27 2021, Alcobaça, Portugal
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Plaines aquarelles is a collection of water color paintings and poetic aphorism in reaction to confinement in the western plain.
Dynamic Video Imaging Corporation Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Across the Hill is a short narrative film surrounding the life of an elderly woman as she struggles to live alone in a barren landscape.
Mehlsen, Erik Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Erik Mehlsen is the principle songwriter for Sharp 5 Records; is seeking opportunity to write the music for the 2022-2023 production cycle.
Hardy, Greg Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I have a solo exhibition of drawings on paper and canvas. I would like funding assistance to produce a catalogue from Lac la Ronge
Holland, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 To create a film using archival photographs of the Regina tornado of 1912.
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.
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.
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I'm applying to re-develop a First Nations stage adaptation of Anthony Burgess' cult classic novel "A Clockwork Orange" for script submission purposes in 2022.
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.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,000 Songwriting period, collaborating remotely with Award Winning Songwriters.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
St. Michael Community School
Karrnnel Sawitsky
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $40,000 In reconciliation, St. Michael Community School will collaborate with Metis Knowledge Keepers, elders, fiddlers to explore the relationship of music, cultural identity and colonization.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $40,000 Advance student school engagement using art as a means to strengthen language culture and expand student's spectrum of expression.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $40,000 The Residency is to provide the students and teachers of Mistawasis Nêhiyawak with access and support to professional art resources.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
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
Phelps Bondaroff, Amber Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,015 To further develop my performance art practice through attendance at a ten day workshop in Merida Mexico, with Guillermo Gomez Pena and LaPocha Nostra.
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,025 Complete the third draft of Dame, my novel-in-progress.
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School
Mitchell Dureault
Pinehouse Lake Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $41,500 Return a music educator to our Northern community to rejuvenate lost culture, strengthen intergenerational connections, teach music to youth, and building local capacity through mentorship.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $42,580 For general operating and programming support.
Lapointe, Ky Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,264 The aim of this project is to create French and bilingual spoken word centered around my Fransaskois experience with language and community.
Harris, Carla Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,290 Conduct a workshop for a multimedia script, consulting with a dramaturg, disabled artists, musicians, and actors hired to experience the script aloud.
Erickson, Shannon Yorkton Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,328 Purchase of Nikon D850 will increase the resolution to 45MP and allow me to incorporate media elements into my body of work
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
Earle, Shawn Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,350 I will perform the Don Byron Clarinet Concerto with the SUNY Geneseo Wind Ensemble, then study clarinet repair with master clarinet repair technician Wojtek Komsta
CARFAC Saskatchewan
Clint Neufeld
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $43,500 We propose an artist residency where Travelling Mentor Clint Neufeld offers critical engagement, professional development opportunities, and expanded community for artists working in rural Saskatchewan.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,393 Learning 3D rendering software and exploring unconventional projection surfaces to enhance technical quality and conceptual aspects of abstract video art practice.
Benjamin, Paul Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,400 Attending Colombian and South American private music master classes by drum instructor Juan David Castano at the Berklee Satellite campus EMMAT in Bogota, Colombia.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $44,000 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $44,000 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $44,000 For general operating and programming support.
Peet, John Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,412 This grant is to cover materials, firings and studio costs, enabling me to development a new body of work for a solo exhibition.
Harder, Kristel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,466 To gain the professional skills necessary to develop "EmotionLoss", a comedic cabaret exploring mental health, through two workshops and a mentorship program.
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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.