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
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.
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.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,500 Work in collaboration with composers to develop a set of 12 etudes for solo violin that will address unusual contemporary techniques.
Gomez, Felipe Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 To produce and present “Soundtrack for Adventurous Kids” a 45-minute interactive musical experience.
Hosaluk, Laura Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Dances with Props is the development of a dance piece inspired by contact improvisation investigations, as they relate to my craft practice.
Stockdale Winder, Deanna Saskatoon Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 We will present live readings of The Gay Card through several live social media webcasts from the living rooms of the writer, director, and performers.
Oblong and Oboe Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 In May, 2020 we will continue the development of our clown piece, presenting and filming it in front of an audience after COVID-19 has passed.
It's Not a Box Theatre Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To write, record, and release a trilogy of interactive thriller podplays designed to be played entirely in the comforts of your own home
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $50,500 For general operating and programming support.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $56,500 For general operating and programming support.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $23,630 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.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $138,980 For general operating and programming support.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $230,000 For general operating and programming support.
Remai Modern Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $213,750 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $30,000 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.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $128,840 For general operating and programming support.
Tonight It's Poetry Performance Series Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
John Arcand Fiddle Fest Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $21,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $20,000 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.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $11,000 For general operating and programming support.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 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.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Standing, Lois Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To research and develop Dakota women's geometric beaded designed dresses and produce a dress with the influence of past designs.
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.
Knight, Lindsay Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 I plan research twenty years of my songs to compile lyrics and descriptions in nehiyaw (Cree) and english and then produce a resource.
Parent, Anna Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To finish the writing and create paintings for a story about a raven raised by geese learning to fly, a sixties scoop survivors story.
Mathieu, Veronique
Saskatoon Public Library
Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Present six free interactive and educational concerts involving different musical traditions at Frances Morrison Public Library (Saskatoon) and in North Battleford .
Wildeman, Tatum
Father Megret High School
Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Utilizing dance to strengthen Indigenous youths' knowledge and connection to their language and culture while improving their sense of mental wellness.
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to both collaborate with and provide artistic programming to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre.
Baraniecki, Jordan Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 During this time, I'm looking for innovative ways that people can still experience thought-provoking art by creating immersive projections around the city.
Sum Theatre Corp.
Pleasant Hill Community Association
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 An artistic inquiry process developed in the Pleasant Hill community, culminating in a documentary play.
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.
Emma Artists Group Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To create an artistic installation on the south side of Ness Creek, as a 10th Anniversary reprisal of a project started in 2010.
Bishop James Mahoney High School
Cate Francis
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 Project grant to work with Health Science Academy students to create collaborative murals at BJM as well as a scientifically focused public art campaign.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 This project consists of a partnership with artist/architect Jason Surkan, Oxbow Architecture, Nuit Blanche Saskatoon to facilitate youth workshops in digital design and fabrication.
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.
Moccasin, Ryan Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 This project is to hire a video editor in order to mentor me on a media project.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 A small-scale virtual Ness Creek Music Festival, with activities and entertainment presented for Ness Creekers to participate in or simply enjoy.
Epp, Carole Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation of work for the exhibition borderLINE: 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art, plus travel to install the work in Edmonton in September.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Direct and finish a narrative short film that deals with alcohol abuse and reverses racial stereotypes.
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.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am doing necessary research to start writing my first book, which will highlight restaurants all across Saskatchewan through stories, photography, history, and food.
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.
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Produce a short video artist talk to communicate the project "Thoughts and Prayers"
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Audio Drama Podcast Research, Development & Market Test: to sustainably produce audio drama as an ongoing storytelling platform for SK artists with digital distribution.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To spend a week experimenting and playing in development of our queer, physical comedy collaboration: "Creepy Boys" for Melbourne Fringe Festival and future touring.
Naytowhow, Joseph Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 designing and manufacturing 500 CD singles of my original song "Born From Dirt" about my fragmented memories of being stolen away to attend residential school.
Bérubé, Annie Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Mentorship with Laura St-Pierre
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To cover expenses of Thistledown Press’ transition in ownership.
Biofeedback Art Collective Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Biofeedback is creating an online platform to curate a virtual art show for emerging Saskatchewan artists as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have been invited to complete a BAM artist residency in Saskatoon for the month of October, culminating in an exhibition.
Graham, John Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 To produce a short experimental film during a 3-month artist residency at GlogauAIR in Berlin, Germany.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Research and write to add to my growing repertoire of local ghost stories and perform them for small live audiences during the Halloween season.
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.
Rosenwald, Betsy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To be one of four participants in a unique online Encaustic Workshop on October 3, 2020 presented by the A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas.
Palmer, Josh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,000 Take the time necessary to create and write new songs and produce new sounds for my music group, The Sunset Kids.
Normand, Alexis Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 This project is to write new songs in French and English that explore bilingual identity on the prairies.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,571 I want to create a poetry manuscript of about 80 pages based around a variety of approaches to the idea of 'nothing'.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,750 I am researching and writing the manuscript for my first book "Only in Saskatchewan," which highlights restaurants all across Saskatchewan through food, stories, and history.
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.
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.
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.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Establish a body to research and coordinate artistic programming in partnership with Saskatoon Open Door Society.
Hebert, Dakota Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To completely gut and redo my three-act play about Jack the Ripper into a way better two-act.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 This project is to remount our queer physical comedy, "Something in the Water", for presentation by the Adelaide Fringe Festival through co-production with Gluttony Theatre.
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.
Boechler, Jared Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Two-Day Solo Landscape Exhibition, Landings
Dale, Danielle Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,500 An exploration of food in the post-Anthropocene through sculpture and photography.
Simon-Worobec, Hillary Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 To purchase equipment/materials to for my home pottery studio to enable me more freedom within my craft and become a full-time potter.
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.
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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.