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
Froese, Robert Moose Jaw Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,000 Production of ceramic and wood installation work based on material and musical composition/improvisation for exhibition at the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, February 2020.
It's Not a Box Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,000 To devise and stage a live Overhear pod-play with Prague storytellers for the Prague Quadrennial 2019 and bring local content for geocache stories.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,000 To develop and produce the world premiere of Unmasked at Live Five in 2020.
St.Germaine, Yvonne Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 New project ready to present to public, summer of 2020 Cd release tour, Expenses, Production, technician fees, promotion, rehearsal space, venue and equipment, travel accommodation
Dumont Walker, Dawn Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 To outline and write a novel in supernatural genre about a woman who is possessed by the spirit of a deceased cop and a cow.
Will, Elaine Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 The Last Band On Earth is a graphic novel about a noise rock band who are trapped in a ramshackle unearthly city run by demons.
Les Éditions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000
Ferre Play Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000 For general operating and programming support.
Lumsden Beach Camp inc.
Shaunna Dunn
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $15,000 This project will provide the Camp community exposure to, and education through, diverse artistic practices, while offering professional artists meaningful engagement on the land.
Sheri & Heather Benning Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,000 To complete a short film cycle, "Let Them Rest," which will give affective voice to the seismic shift in rural Saskatchewan to intensive farming practices
Les Éditions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $15,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nash, Megan Palmer Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Write and arrange songs inspired by Crescent Park for an upcoming album in the Moose Jaw Public Library Theatre from mid July to mid November.
Allard, Mark Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 "Into Oblivion" (working title) is a graphic novel about the heroic deeds of a handful of Chinese-Canadians in the face of war and pejudice
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
The Coterie Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Funds to produce Measure For Measure with Live Five in March, 2023.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
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?”
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,120 To write and workshop a two-person play about adult ADHD that will be produced in the 2022-23 season with On Cue Performance Hub.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,150 Producing an exhibition, artist's book, and texts as an artist and 2021-2022 writer-in-residence at Gallery 44 in Toronto.
Goretzky, Barbara Lumsden Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,523 A new computer for ease of projection, memory storage, and screen display are greatly lacking in my current laptop when creating large murals.
Cameron, Steph Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,300 This application supports 6 months of song-writing, engaging my artistic process, demoing songs for my 4th studio album and expanding my live original repertoire.
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.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,500 To create a triple screen film installation for a confirmed solo exhibition at the Remai Modern opening April 5, 2019
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,500 Acknowledgement is a creative response to the impact that my current work of opening up about race has had on me.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,500 To build upon the theme of ‘The Flower People’ and create 13 new 2D and wearable art pieces for an exhibition at Godfrey Dean Gallery.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,975 Production of new work towards the AGA/Remai 2020 Biennial and La Presence des Femmes at CAVA Edmonton.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nolan, Yvette Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $16,000 To produce The Art of War, an original play by Yvette Nolan at the Refinery in September 2020.
Bradford, Michael Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $16,000 This project is to complete a middle-grade novel called Bonewalkers, the third book in the Nightside series, published by Orca Books Publishers.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 Create 6 large sculpture. Sharing Our beliefs and customs pertaining to mourning and loss. These I share with the blessings of my Elders and community
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 I want to build on my existing work; the creation of Nakoda lullabies, and the creation of a recording, a book, and a presentation series.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 To create a new Theatre for Young Audiences show exploring gender diversity for presentation in Calgary and Saskatoon planned for May 2023.
The Dim Coast Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 To create a custom digital instrument that ‘performs’ a group sound installation, online audio stream and audiobook inspired by Moose Jaw writer, Vivian Darroch-Lozowski.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 Creation of a one-person show directed by John Turner with music by Sheldon Corbett that coalesces music and neo-bouffon from October 2021-March 2022.
Buttered Ghost Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 We are seeking funding to pay the engaged artists of an all original horror comedy anthology radio play series that is presented as a podcast.
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.
Knight, Daniel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,080 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues and comedy skits centered around an indigenous comedy perspective, and develop into an episodic series.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,116 To conduct original research, develop curatorial premises, write critical essays and deliver art exhibitions in Saskatchewan and abroad
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
Rowley, Mari-Lou Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,200 This grant will allow me to complete, revise and polish my manuscript Palingenesis, a poetic memoir of trauma, survival, revival and ultimately, redemption.
Erwin, Keisha Spiritwood Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $16,300 This project is to produce a short 10-minute film about a disconnected Sixties Scooped father and his reconnecting half-Black daughter returning home to La Ronge.
LaRiviere, David Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,448 Production of new large-scale artwork for the 2020 Biennale of Contemporary art, opening September 26th at the Alberta Gallery of Art (confirmed).
Lehner, Katelyn Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,649 Custom inner ear monitors to provide consistency between shows to refine live vocal skills
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.
Hill, Gerald Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,500 I’ll complete the first draft of a book of poems called The Table.
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.
Kazan, Lina Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,585 To create a Flamenco screen dance film with original music and choreographies to be presented at the Victoria Flamenco festival and other digital platforms.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,714 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.
Payne, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,859 Creation of a body of electronic light-based work, consisting of light box compositions and projection installation, for public exhibition across Canada
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,700 To purchase a specialized desktop kiln
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Winston Knoll Collegiate Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Thurmeier, Tim Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $17,000 To produce a 45-60 minute documentary called The Great Train Reverie, which follows four Saskatchewan musicians who toured Eastern Canada by train.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $17,000 Develop the script and music of the musical Breathe by Sienna Holden and produce the world premiere in Saskatoon
Fidelak, Terri Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $17,000 Creation of new, large scale, sculptural installation, with exploration of performative elements, occurring from November 2020 to October 2021.
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $17,000 To support the pre-production, rehearsal and presentation of a new performance work called The Last Children.
Garcia-Luna, Gabriela Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $17,000 To create multimedia studies and works for a confirmed solo exhibition at the MJM&AG, exploring concepts of human and natural environment resilience and adaptation.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Lazurko, Anne Weyburn Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,000 This project is for 5.5 months writing time, with one month of travel to Italy and Germany embedded, to complete my novel, One Woman.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,000 Full-time writing resulting in a completed 120-page poetry manuscript, In Search of My Métis Father, with related elder and community member interviews and research.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $170,000 For general operating and programming support.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,077 Ellen Froese will be presenting her brand new album via residency and touring from November 2022 - March 2023.
Goodwyn, Amber Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $17,110 We are seeking funding for the collaborative production of an episodic experimental feminist science fiction musical called Porous (working title).
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $172,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bates-Hardy, Courtney Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,740 To attend the Sage Hill Summer Poetry Workshop, where I will work on my second poetry manuscript, tentatively titled "The Anatomy of a Monster".
Exclamation Productions Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,750 Provide affordable and engaging professional musical theatre productions to rural Saskatchewan communities while expanding theatre viewing and performance opportunities in Regina and area.
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.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $17,685 Full-time writing resulting in a completed 120-page poetry manuscript, In Search of My Métis Father, with related elder and community member interviews and research.
Ferraton, Dominique Gravelbourg Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,772 Travel to a solo exhibition in Montreal as part of the Wild City Mapping collective and housing expenses while hosting accompanying workshops
Jungwirth, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,800
Mackasey, Michèle Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $18,000 To create two Memory-bottle-portraits commemorating lost family members, using tiny glass bottles filled with coloured transparent liquid; a pixelated process resulting in two-dimensional sculptural works.
Emel, Tod Invermere Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $18,000 To complete a new body of intermedia work combining audio, sculpture and painting; using post-painterly abstraction to explore 'natural' and 'artificial' worlds
Gronsdahl, Todd Clavet Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $18,000 Funding for materials and some living expenses to create new sculptures, prints and a video for three upcoming solo exhibitions.
Bird, Keith Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $18,000 I will continue to create and finish a visual collection of art pieces using traditional and spiritual values to be disseminated for our youth.
Philips, Elizabeth Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 I intend to complete a new poetry manuscript centred around the long poem as a conduit for the transcendent power of personal and environment grief.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $18,000 Create a full length album of original songs, while bringing light to the suicide crisis our communities have been experiencing.
Legris, Sylvia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 During my project period I will complete the first draft of a new poetry collection, The Principle of Rapid Peering.
Pottle, Adam Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 Finishing the first handwritten draft of my new novel, tentatively titled APPARITIONS, and typing, arranging, and editing the manuscript's second draft.
Kirkby, Mary-Ann Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 Over the course of a year, I plan to write the first draft of an historically based, non-fiction book titled “Untold, The Hutterite Story”
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Drag Me Across Saskatchewan a Drive-In Drag Show Tour will provide drag entertainment for prides across Saskatchewan in a drive-in setting this summer.
Bornstein, Eli Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Publication of my journals from two Arctic trips (1986-1987), together with artwork and photographs, for my 100th birthday in 2022; introduction, editing by Roald Nasgaard.
Uzelman, Kara Nokomis Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 To support a solo exhibition at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, including production of new work and remounting of older work, scheduled for March 2022.
Rosenwald/Rose Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Develop "exhibition-in-a-box" package to tour our installation, Journal of the Plague Year, plus create new work that chronicles the temperature of the times.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 WATCH YOUR CORNER will be a new cinematic film installation created for a confirmed exhibition in Alaska and research stage for an Artist book
The Feather Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project is to help us produce season four of our satirical streaming series, The Feather News.
Vanderhaeghe, Guy Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 I will be working on a collection of creative nonfiction tentatively entitled Because Somebody Asked Me To.
Sheikh, Sheheryar Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 To complete and refine a literary fiction novel (titled After) about the Covid-19 pandemic, and about a father-son relationship within it, from 05/2022 to 01/2023.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Creation for a solo textile show of 2022 Autumn using antique kimono from Japan
Pelletier, Jeanne Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project will chronicle the life of Métis Elder and knowledge keeper, Jeanne Pelletier, and will include perspectives from those who know her.
Goobie, Beth Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 I want to write a novel, titled Dark Rainbow, that explores Phillipa Upchurch's expansion of consciousness in her senior year at a bible college.
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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.