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
Ledingham, Sandra Meryl Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have just been accepted into the Korean International Ceramic Biennale 2021. I'm requesting assistance for shipping. Freight estimate $1100.00 (plus crating costs)
Perry, Chancz Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To provide support to a professional BIPOC artist who is developing new work in Saskatchewan that is advancing his artistic practices beyond Canadian borders.
Duesterbeck, Florence Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To produce exhibition-ready large-format photographs on canvas for "Litter 2020" for confirmed exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina Out of the Box space.
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create joyful spring portraits of my neighbours amid blossoming trees. I will use my large format 8"x10" film camera for superb quality.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Legacy. Half Bead, Half Woman. I am applying beads directly onto the face of myself and other family members. These will be professionally photographed.
Bent, Alexander Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 6M is a hip-hop duo consisting of Enjay and Alex Bent. This proposal acts to fund the mixing and mastering costs for their debut album.
Pacholik, Devin Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am creating a short animated film about Viking meeting a ghost and learning to confront fear and accept differences.
Willey, Leon Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Developing and creating a door to door interactive theatre show. In consultation with artists in Stratford Ontario this May, to be performed outside, this summer.
The Gallery/Art Placement Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Develop plans with Biofeedback Collective for artist in communities project proposal to support development of artist community through intergenerational dialogue, mentorship, and exchange.
Live Out Loud Performing Arts Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To run a Ranch Camp: Arts Edition in collaboration with Journey To Hope and Ponderosa Connection
River Road Festival St. Louis Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To conduct surveys to research next River Road Festival events and direction.
Wesaquate, Kevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to use my welding and fabrication skills to create metal sculptures that reflect my identity as a plains Cree.
Bluemke, Cat Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Attending Professional Writing for Visual Artists Summer Bootcamp (online course), taught by Faith Holland and Liz Sales, to improve writing components of my practice
2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games Regina Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 We are looking for an artist to lead activities at the Culture Festival of the 2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games.
Piper, Lynette Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I plan to shoot a short film in September about an elderly man with dementia who escapes the nursing home and returns to his field.
Grienke, Jennica Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to Braunschweig, Germany to represent Canadian Theatre for Young Audiences Directors & Creators in the ASSITEJ International Directors Seminar June 20- 27, 2021
Tri-Community Dance Club La Ronge Dance Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Upstage Dance Co. brings Summer Dance Workshops to La Ronge! Introductions to a variety of dance genres and the process of collaborative creation.
Toppings, Tyler Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Attend a mask and baby clown intensive hosted by John Turner.
Merasty, Marcus Creighton Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 For my continued professional development at a dance artist over the summer with a focus in somatic movement practices
Boutin-Maloney, Byrun Riceton Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to film a show and create a documentary that captures the event. I will publish the audio online as a live album.
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Girls Rock Saskatoon (GRS) is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to empowering self-identified female, trans, two-spirit, and gender non-conforming youth through collaborative music creation and performance.
Schneider, Zoë Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 'Subaqualus' is a video work depicting the elusive Unidentified Submerged Object (U.S.O.) shot in various locations throughout the Land of the Living Skies.
Junop, Shane Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Nuit Blanche YXE 2021 video installation “Watch or Bolt” has been accepted and requires this grant for video projector rentals to complete the artistic vision.
Burzminski, Dalton Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Creating music about navigating as an urban indigenous male through life, the music scenes, high academia, and reflecting on insecurities caused by colonialism. Real deadly.
Lebel, Emilie Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 éemi is representing Saskatchewan at a prestigious and international music competition in Granby, Québec with two musicians from Montreal.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I want to continue my artist development and increase my knowledge in my craft.
Saskatchewan Seniors Association Inc. Vanscoy Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Consult SSAI membership and individuals to assess interest and develop planning for artistic programming to help address issues of isolation for rural seniors in Saskatchewan.
Richter, Jessica Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This proposal seeks funding to support the creation of a short art film.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will attend my first ever residency at Chateau d"Orquevaux in France and develop my creative practice through a series of original paintings.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To travel to and participate in the Artist Parent Residency - Mothra at Artscape Gibraltar Point.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To enable me to install artwork by Richard Boulet and participate in the public program for the exhibition "La ragione c’entra poco (reason has little to do with it)" at Thetis Foundation, Venice, Italy, Sept. 12-22.
Umeh, Charles Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Applying for the grant to assist me carry out post production of my short film Black Vision.
Friday, Kristi Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To bring artists and educators together to create arts resources, such as an interactive play and workshops, that educate students and staff on systemic racism.
Holt, Savannah Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 'Analemma' is a collection of 13 ceramic moon jars, each with a unique glaze application symbolically related to ancient names for each month's full moon.
Minnema, Conner Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,000 Purchase a top of the line microphone to record live instruments and vocals to add a new dynamic to my music production.
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Requesting material support for a BAM's September Artist in Residency project, which combines art creation and research based on Chinese community history in Saskatoon.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will learn in-depth characteristics of steps, music, and cultural details of the Volyn region of Ukraine, before choreographing a famous Ukrainian play.
Severight, Tanya Whitecap Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To purchase supplies needed to create items that I have not created in the past.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Four contributors to "apart", SWG's pandemic anthology, will do readings in Swift Current and Eastend to promote the book and contribute to their professional development.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To develop Production Dramaturgy resources (including web articles, videos and Afterplay facilitators) that engage audiences beyond the stage during Yin Yang Theatre's production of Unmasked.
Bishop Lloyd Middle School Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 The funding would be used to connect with Indigenous singers, drummers, and dancers to work with students and develop partnerships for further projects in future.
Shurniak Gallery Inc. Assiniboia Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To consult and imagine with our diverse public to develop new plans for creative programming by the Shurniak Art Gallery and its partners
Thomson Community School Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are applying for an Artist in Schools Development Grant to create an outline for our proposed Storytelling through Symbolism project.
Ecole Elsie Mironuck Community School Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Tara Semple and Rosa Haynes will develop a sound (aural) experience program to for elementary students and their educators to explore mindfulness, creativity and self-care.
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To do presentations at the Frankfurt Book Fair and cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland at universities, schools, literary events and for community art groups.
Fidelak, Terri Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Documentation of a collaborative sound and performance piece created by Rania Al Harthi, Kris Alvarez, Terri Fidelak, and Jess Richter.
Ells, Chrystene Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Mentorship / professional development in poetry towards material generation for an upcoming art book project, combining new skills in bookmaking with long form poetic narrative.
Norlen, Alison Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Invitation to build an installation Moulin De Nouveau Orleans for Sound Collage Luna Fete 2021
Bandur, Breanne Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To collaborate with Alison Norlen on her project, "Moulin de la Nouvelle Orleans," as part of the New Orleans Luna Fete.
Lodoen, Ray Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to build an installation for Luna Fete Sound Collage 2021 "Moulin De Nouveau Orleans"
Firmly Rooted Homeschool Support & Resource Centre Inc. Stenen Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To introduce, homeschooled kids, to the benefits and joys of art; and to help build community within a broad spectrum of economically divers families.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Rural students in Grades 9-12 will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Metis artist.
Saskatchewan Printmakers Association Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 SK Printmakers will revive the mission and membership of the (inactive) Saskatchewan Printmakers Association and host a printmaking conference in November 2022 in Saskatoon.
Knight, Lancelot Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To record an album and branding as an artist.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To support Tessa in the micro-development of a series of short self-choreographed solos via New Dance Horizon's Winter Blueprint Series.
Pytlyk, Robert Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Re-fire my newly built test kiln, to enable me to experiment with wood firing of production pottery, and further my discipline in Post Production Ceramics
Luhning, Holly Lumsden Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To research and write a collection of poetry centred on and informed by the end/renewal of a Saskatchewan prairie farm.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Through consultation and research, MJM&AG will source an Indigenous Curator-in-Residence for a residency project and determine a new vision for our Indigenous exhibits and collections.
Dr. Martin LeBoldus Band Program Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To allow students to engage with professionals on their respective instruments in order to foster growth, enable mentorship, and expand their horizons.
City of Humboldt Cultural Services Humboldt Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To facilitate four community dialogues with Indigenous artist Kevin Peeace and the Humboldt community, especially youth, to collaborate on a Reconciliation art project.
Aubichon, Holly Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To travel to Edmonton for installation and the opening of a group show I am participating in at Latitude 53, with a BIPOC collective.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are asking for support to create a 2022 Drum Group at Lester B. Pearson School. Practice would be once a week during lunch.
Sylvia Fedoruk Elementary School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Fund beading artists to teach students indigenous beading. Develop a relationship with students, create therapeutic art opportunities and share indigenous knowledge.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will be attending the winter 2022 Banff Centre Artist in Residence program to work on two new Artist's books.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) Regina Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Generating Momentum is an activist leadership training camp for youth between the ages of 18-35 that is largely facilitated by Artists.
Age Friendly Outreach & Resource Network Bushell Park Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To research Northern and rural Saskatchewan and build relationships to develop art programs that are meaningful to a more diverse public.
Saskatoon Public Schools Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Students will explore Indigenous pre-contact knowledge through land-based learning at Wanuskewin, disrupting the narrative that the plains were barren and wild prior to European contact.
John Diefenbaker Public School Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to hold a mini winter festival in February that would showcase Indigenous Arts through activities like building snow sculptures and Metis jigging.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create a short, story-based videogame called Margo that explores the inevitably of change, and the elusivity of time and material existence.
First Nations University of Canada Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To engage knowledge keepers that hold the history of natural color pigments (plant, animal, mineral). building capacity to hold public workshops on pigment use.
Humboldt Public School Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We propose that Monika Kinner, fiber artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on the fence surrounding the school.
Stoughton Central School Stoughton Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would love to have Teagan Littlechief and Morgan Turk perform for the students in grades 7-12 and K-6
Benjamin, Paul Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To debut my new Cultural Intelligence photo exhibition "Exploring CQ" at the Warman public library during the month of January.
Pridmore, Helen Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Invited to perform with my collaborator Ellen Moffat at the Sonorities Festival, an international festival of music and sound
Devine-Tajgardan, Negar Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like a grant for installation and finalizing of my work for Mann Art gallery exhibition during Spring 2022.
Edmunds, Alexander Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am a 2-Spirit Indigenous youth who wants to create a collection of beadwork each month. I want to celebrate my Indigeneity and queer identity.
Johnston, Tamsin Lorraine Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have been invited to audition for the position of Principal Oboe with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on January 17 & 18, 2022.
Sealy, David Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Rehearse the original one-act play The Weavers for three weeks as preparation for On Cue Performance Hub’s Test Drive season.
Gares, Jessica Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Two people are stuck in an elevator, just them and their misconceptions. This site-specific play explores modern relationships between Indigenous and settler youth in Saskatchewan.
Hicks, Ryan Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to BC to write material for my new album. I have eight finished and would like to write three more songs.
Faye, Nick Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Marketing Expense Support for 2022 Nick Faye "Gettin' Better EP" Release in Germany
Pask-Thompson, Karen Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Exhibit 30-35 works at the Chapel Gallery in NB for first solo show outside Saskatoon. Taking advantage of an opportunity to exhibit in 2022. .
Smith, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Upon hearing my pre audition tape, I have been asked to audition at the RCM. I am requesting funding to complete that audition.
Greenway, Madeleine Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To participate in OSAC’s Arts on the Move program, I will need to assemble and frame an exhibition of 15 works.
Mantyka, Drew Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This grant will be to support the adapting and written of a new version of the play Arden of Faversham.
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 For theatre artist, S.E. Grummett to attend a Performing Arts Creation Residency at the Banff Centre for the creation of their new work: "Nude Parade".
Pantel, Rowan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Funds to enrol in online puppetry course. Continue my training in the art form with a Master Puppeteer.
Fink, Heike Prud'homme Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visit two European art venues specifying in felt art to develop my professional practice and to intensify international connections.
Haynes, Sierra Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to rural Caledonia, Ontario to research the history and landscape of Peggy Douglas who I will portray on stage in spring 2022.
Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan - Prince Albert Branch Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Local Artist Cheryl Ring and Elder Liz Settee will conduct 2 workshops exploring a variety of art mediums such as clay and zen doodling.
Walliser, Rachel Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 My proposal is to cover travel and accommodation expenses for rehearsals in Saskatoon for the production of my first professionally produced script, Breaking the Curse.
Lawrence, Katherine saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To expand my readership beyond Saskatchewan by presenting my new poetic memoir, Black Umbrella, at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival and Art Bar reading series.
Fletcher, Étienne Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Applying for the Microgrant program to help fund a portion of the travel expenses for our 3 concerts in Eastern Canada in March 2022.
Lloydminster Public School Division Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Provide students from grades 6-8 across the division the opportunity to participate in an enhanced art education program focusing on a variety of art types/mediums.
Rees, Alasdair Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Montréal to take part in two events for the Journée du Poème à Porter organized by La Poésie Partout
Firmly Rooted Homeschool Support & Resource Centre Inc. Stenen Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To provide an opportunity for rural homeschool children, of various economic backgrounds, to connect with, and build, community through the art of photography.
Solheim, Krista Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A rehearsal director apprenticeship in dance with Faye Thomson, one of the Artistic Directors of The School of Contemporary Dancers professional program.
Saskatoon Christian School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Taking students to experience wheel throwing with an experienced artist. Glazing pieces and trying out raku style firing. Providing an experience unattainable in a classroom.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 This project uses the physical medium of vinyl records to communicate different curriculum components with an emphasis on creation & creativity.
Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To develop a cultural/artistic team including Indigenous language groups in Treaty 6 that can contribute to GPS interpretive app stories for the Saskatoon afforestation area
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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.