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
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,480 To assist with the costs of childcare for my three children while I create a new body of paintings for exhibition.
Bellegarde, Bradley Regina Music Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,487 To write 6 songs, all stories with Indigenous relevance for an EP with the working title, "Rediculous Stories".
Standing, Cyrus Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,488 Developing my art form of story telling and tell the stories of Dakota history, Kinship, language and my community in Saskatchewan
Staples-Jetko, Sandra Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $450 To shoot a participatory Documentary with three older women living independently in rural Saskatchewan in the time of COVID 19.
Lavallee, Terri Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,500 I would like to create a stylized bridal gown embellished with Nehiyaw bead work, along with beaded accessories and matching mens cufflinks and tie clip.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,500 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues centred around an Indigenous Comedy perspective and expand into comedy skits.
McKenzie, Tiess Estevan Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 To produce a five-track cycle of experimental, soundscape-based, electronic music. Working title: "Walking Music."
Baird, Gavin Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 8th Street Menace is an online series about protagonist Mitchell “Menace” Dubois, a failed welder and aspiring Métis musician who moonlights as an auto-parts thief.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Swift Current
Shon Profit
Swift Current Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $45,000 To provide a professional artist-led weekly creative art class for the Long-Term Care facilities in Maple Creek, Shaunavon and Eastend Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum
Ruth Langwieser
Estevan Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $45,000 Contemporary Art Meets Parks (CAMP) is a COVID-19 friendly satellite artist residency featuring art and artist led projects in our regional and city parks.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Rebecca La Marre
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $45,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to collaborate with and provide workshops for clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre and Out Saskatoon Pride Home.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Fourstar, Gabrielle Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,536 I intend to paint an art series of 100 abstract acrylic blob paintings on 18"X 24" canvases. Remaining paintings with vegan paint.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
Brochu Lambert, Anne Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,577 To create a multimedia triptych installation that integrates a motion activated soundscape, celebrating the close relationships and creative voices of four generations of Francophone women.
Reimer, Joel Dash
E. D. Feehan Catholic High School
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $4,580 We will engage a group of 10th grade newcomer students in an exploration of spoken word poetry through the themes of identity & balance
Zdunich, Emily Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,600 To create and research a new body of work exploring the human condition for the purpose of exhibitions and professional development.
Lynch, Rory Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,644 A period of time dedicated to practice and research, with the goal of developing specific technical skills and expanding aesthetic horizons.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Michèle Mackasey
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 A residency led by visual artist Michèle Mackasey with fransaskois youth from Saskatoon and Indigenous/Métis youth, from three northern Saskatchewan communities.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 Stage 2 of Pilot Project that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future workshop facilitation.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Eliza Mary Doyle
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $46,500 Community Arts Mentorship Programming that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future community program facilitation.
Johnson, Ashley Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,700 To develop a peer led somatic learning space to support the transition back to in person dancing with Ashley Johnson and Johanna Bundon.
Meneley, Barbara Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,751 This proposal is to support travel costs related to the creation and development of my project "White Land / Treaty For?"
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.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,780 Direct and finish a narrative short film about beekeeping and the ecological issues effecting bees.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $4,800 The 2022 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,800 Requesting funds to work on my poetry manuscript tentatively titled Of Rooms and Memory. I will revise 30 poems and write 25 new poems.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,821 Three day artist residency in Quebec to workshop, develop and rehearse live visual set before departing on German tour in November and December.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $4,825 Upgrade and replace aging and soon to be obsolete computer and technology infrastructure. Manage change and succession for a new Director & Curator position.
SRMTA - Regina Branch Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $485 Regina Branch is hosting our provincial convention entitled Music: A Collaborative Affair! - online through Zoom. Discussing how we can continue to collaborate musically, online.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,862 Short film based on the book by J.M. Bergman, about a teenage girl who is kidnapped, illustrating the plight of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,884 To complete my research and writing to realize a collaborative artist book project with Richard Boulet
Fornwald & Wilson Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,900 We are working as a duo to produce an installation of 50 flags and wallpaper for the Alberta Biennial at the Remai Modern in Saskatoon.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $49,000 For general operating and programming support.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $49,000 For general operating and programming support.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $49,000 For general operating and programming support.
Megan Kent and Sara Kreuger Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,905 Megan Kent and Sara Kreuger want to further their study of Egyptian dance with master instructors at the Ya Salam Canada workshop in May 2020.
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.
Krips, Spencer Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,989 Immersive 360-degree music performance, pairing improvised music with recorded natural sounds. Custom visualizers will be created to respond to the music and projected during performance.
Coflin, Caitlin Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,997 I will be travelling to Toronto to study Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals with Janet Kaylo and other certified instructors.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $500 Belle Plaine is the opening act for Colter Wall’s UK and European tour in March. The tour includes 17 shows in 12 countries.
Muirhead, Laurie Shellbrook Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $500 Work with professionals in the area of children's literature to assist me with editing and finding a suitable publisher for my manuscript (Loonies for Lazaro).
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $500
Sylvia Fedoruk Elementary School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $500 A class field trip to SCYAP art gallery and art centre to learn about their activism in the Saskatoon community based on Saskatchewan curriculum.
Canadian Light Source Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $500 CLSI's Bison Project engages Indigenous students through Traditional Cultural Expressions (play scripts), that incorporate Indigenous women’s role in Bison ecology, synchrotron science, and Traditional Knowledge.
Canadian Light Source Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $500 Bison Herstory begins initial collaborating, transcribing the untold story about First Nation and Metis relationships between Bison and the women who saved them from extinction.
Bourque, Marie-Véronique Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $500 Participation in the The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Master Class. This training will be offered online from January 3 to January 8, 2021.
Larson, Melanie Simmie Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $500 Fund two virtual exhibitor booths for children’s books that I was invited to. North Central Teachers Convention & Might Peace Teachers Convention, based in Alberta.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 Together with the Community Association, Home and School and SCC we want to have the students of BV create a mural on the rink boards.
Eagle's Nest Youth Ranch Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 We would like to showcase our student's stories through their lens as artists. We would end up with a magazine they can share.
Hykaway, Natasha Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $500 Looking for funding to continue working on my series and to continue expanding my skills.
Gonie, Jalisa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Writing a full length script (75-90 minutes), ready to be work shopped by October 2022.
Polischuk, Katelyn Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Hiring a dramaturge for final script edits.
Himsl, Jaynie Weyburn Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Funding for a residency at Wallace Stegner House for November 2022.
Bernbaum, Joel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 To apprentice with Forklift Danceworks' Artistic Director Alison Orr on her new community engaged production of Givens Swims - the culmination of a 3-year residency.
Keating, Bridget Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 This application requests financial assistance from the Saskatchewan Arts Board for the development of Culling Season, my second book of poetry.
Garneau, David Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 To create forty metaphoric still life paintings in which mundane objects are arranged and titled so they evoke complex themes and ideas.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Developing technical quality and scope of abstract digital video art utilizing natural textures.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Script development & world premiere production of My Own Personal Jesus? by Tim Bratton
Knutson, Cole North Battleford Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 The study and performance of lieder and opera in Europe and the prairies ie. lessons with professional coach, and concerts in the prairies.
Chabros, Diana Val Marie Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Expand current body of work, (samskāra: Stories of Discernment), with ten large oil paintings for potential solo exhibition at mid-sized gallery venues in western Canada.
Craig Penner, Josephine Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Working under the mentorship of Rachela Abate (a senior artist in my field), I will spend time on research and professional development.
Broadway Business Improvement District Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $5,000 RedBall is a traveling public art piece considered “the world’s longest-running street art work” and moves through a city with a new site each day.
Ramsay, Jessica Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 I plan to study with a teacher in Berlin who is both an incredible mentor and networker, but also specializes in teaching physiology of violin.
Kazan, Lina Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 We will develop techniques of Flamenco duet performance (Dance & Guitar) by inviting two top artists specialists in the area to coach us.
Bernbaum, Joel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 To travel to Australia and do an artistic apprenticeship with BIGhART - Australia's leading social arts and social change organization.
Stonhouse, David Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Participate in the Wassaic Project Summer Artist Residency, New York.
Boechler, Jared Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $5,000 To undertake production on project influenced by local study in arctic region of Lapland, Finland.
Johnson, Ashley Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 A continuation of a collaborative project The Moving Heart between Karlie King and Ashley Johnson. We combine dance, sculpture with an interactive exhibit exploring anatomy.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 A professional development project for Saskatchewan based dance artist Tessa Rae Kuz to research the creative process of Margie Gillis via The Legacy Project.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 Integrating musical and physical theatre practices while developing a one-person show at the Manitoulin Conservatory of Creation and Performance.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,000 I will create a one-woman production of spoken word, song and dance for the Regina Fringe Festival 2021.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Video capture training of SSO team and musicians as we launch online streaming/digital concerts to remove barriers of access for audiences during pandemic and beyond.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Diversifying our program delivery by incorporating live streaming into the production model of independent performing artists.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Expanding Sum Theatre's e-capacity by creating a participatory website.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 The purpose of this project is to perform technological upgrades to improve our ability to deliver programming and content online via video and live streaming.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Hire a consultant to provide training on the ethics of online programming and support artists with strategies on how to engage community through virtual platforms.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Complete overhaul of our Ticketing, Point of Sale and Membership software, combining all into one web-based system.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 PAVED Arts intends to create an online open-source equipment booking and members access portal, in partnership with Video Pool artist-run in Winnipeg.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Request for support week long Theatre Manager intensive training for Youth Tour Coordinator, Box Office Management and Staff.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Build digital capacity and aquire accessible digital equipment to increase organizational capacity, resilience and responsiveness within Saskatchewan through disability arts and culture.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 To increase our organizational capacity to produce effective online content through increased community connections and redistribution of funds to skilled though precariously employed cultural workers.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We will hire a professional videographer to create virtual tours of our next two upcoming exhibitions to help us regain, retain and broaden our audience.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Staff and board will take a 6-day training course and create concrete change for more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments for our staff and public.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We want to increase our digital production capabilities, to enable us to record and broadcast Saskatchewan artists via podcast, live stream, etc.
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Re-envision AKA's organizational framework, working with diverse consultants and colleagues challenge institutional assumptions and biases in order to better support artists, communities, and staff.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Address the barriers to equity at Neutral Ground Artist-Run Centre through an in-depth anti-racism training program lead by Future Ancestors Inc.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We would like to work with a consultant and explore ways to increase our digital capacity and navigate/adapt to the future of the literary/arts/festival sector.
Battie, Kyath Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 To research the creation of multiple fictional landscapes by unifying 16mm colour film imagery and digital editing techniques.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 I will revise and polish the manuscript for a novel about three generations of a Saskatchewan farm family.
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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.