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
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $50,500 For general operating and programming support.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $56,500 For general operating and programming support.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $23,630 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.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $138,980 For general operating and programming support.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $230,000 For general operating and programming support.
Remai Modern Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $213,750 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,000 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.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $128,840 For general operating and programming support.
Tonight It's Poetry Performance Series Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Rabbitskin, Ashley Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $1,850 Explore the spiritual interconnection between land and the human body. Bridging the gap. Express my relationship with Mother Nature, nurtured and embedded by my grandmother.
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.
Morin, Myrtle Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Photography Book Series, and first in the series. Answers the question, "Who Am I" and will be around IRS, Sixties Scoop and Foster Care.
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
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
John Arcand Fiddle Fest Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $21,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $20,000 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.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $11,000 For general operating and programming support.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bradley, Bevin
Bethlehem School
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $8,700 Bevin Bradley will work with the Alt. Education class at Bethlehem high school through a series of art workshops to create an student handbook resource.
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.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Harelkin Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $10,000 This project is to help students to find out about their culture and record this information in writing. The final product is a printed book.
Sheri & Heather Benning Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 A mini-documentary foregrounding the shift to intensive agriculture in rural SK, including poetry from Sheri's forthcoming book, Field Requiem.
Future Artistic Minds Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 FAM youth will present a professional art exhibition and full-length album release about their experiences during Covid-19 at BAM for the month of May.
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.
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.
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
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $998 This Development Project aims to design an innovative youth storytelling program that explores identity through painting, video, and sound.
Maier, Lenore Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $870 Funding from this grant will help me to attend Trauma-Informed Culturally-Sensitive Arts Delivery Training course at the Ness creek site from July 9-11, 2021.
Ay, Caramba! Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Rehearsal process for a brand new play called the Newcomer
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.
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.
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.
Bridge Theatre Collective Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To contract 15 theatre artists to be a part of a readthrough workshop of a new edit of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I want to continue my artist development and increase my knowledge in my craft.
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.
Brophey, Erin Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 To purchase a gouging machine to precisely remove the interior of bamboo in order to produce reeds for my oboe.
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.
An, Andrea Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 Funding will cover rent and grocery costs, while I take a five month unpaid work leave, to prioritize songwriting and composition for my upcoming LP.
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.
Cameron, Steph Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 Creation, development and demonstration recordings of songs for album, Blood Moon. Expansion of live performance repertoire.
Saskatoon Business College Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $750 This project is meant to assist students entering a very demanding health care field to reduce stress and promote self care through holistic art expression.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $937 I will work with a mentor, Tara Gereaux, to complete a solid draft of the second third of my novel. A draft of the first third of the novel is complete.
Trapp, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $969 I have drafts of songs saved from several years that I’d like to refine to a set for a concert and/or recording an EP.
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.
Live Five Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To co-produce and co-facilitate an unconference to foster new relationships among Saskatchewan theatre artists and audiences in the service of growing an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and anti-oppressive theatre culture.
Pridmore, Helen Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $2,887 Presenting performances of self-created vocal works, plus voice/electronics improvised music, in Washington State, USA
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,700 To purchase a specialized desktop kiln
Fookes, Jasmin Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 A portable contemporary cabinet of curiosities from a repurposed structure to house diverse assortments of my locally collected and altered natural materials and mass-produced objects.
Williams, Janet Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $944 To purchase an all-in-one HEPAclean desk-top polisher to produce finer quality work with my jewelery practice.
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.
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.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 I will use a laptop for writing scripts and filming audition videos using applications like QLab for sound editing and FinalCutPro for video editing.
One Take Super 8 Event Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,162 This project will help artists create and exhibit 25 new films as part of the annual OTS8 film event dedicated to developing filmmakers in Saskatchewan.
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.
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.
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.
Red Smarteez Marionettes Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $14,000 To create a script and pre-production for a personal film about disability with a fiction about a former resident of our home.
Epp, Carole Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 Attend a ceramic residency at The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts to research ancient Greek vase painting and make contemporary narrative political pottery.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 Educational project to develop drum performance practices and recording practices under the tutelage of Stephane Chamberland, Dave Elitch, and Flavio Cirillo.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $5,000 Purchase of a custom built computer for 3D rendering that will advance technical complexity of artist's work.
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.
Avramenko, James Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,000 The creation of a new collection of poetry and micro-fiction titled "First Dates with Pro Wrestlers"
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,025 Production of new work towards solo exhibition at the U of S College Galleries (September 2022) and Art Placement Inc (January 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.
Francis, Cate Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Support for the research and creation of large format screenprint based works examining cultural conceptions of nature as decoration in the face of climate change.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I want to complete a first draft of a screenplay and script for stage about interracial dating in Saskatchewan in the post Gerald Stanley era.
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,497 A multidisciplinary project that explores and promotes community engagement through visual arts combined with dance, performance and choreography in downtown area Saskatoon.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 GTNT will hire fluently Cree Indigenous artists to partially translate Shakespeare's King Lear into Cree in November 2021
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.
Pederson, Krystle Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 I would like to purchase a new MacBook Pro complete with Logic Pro and more storage space so I can record in my own studio.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $11,000 To conduct an in-person workshop, hold public staged readings, and engage in subsequent rewrites of my play MERCY between January and March , 2022.
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.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Translating and adapting sections of King Lear into French, a project done in partnership with GTNT to create a trilingual version of the play.
Duvall, Linda Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $13,000 I am inviting 4 musicians to each sing to the land in gratitude. Working with material produced during these events, I will create relevant documentation.
The Sketchy Bandits Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,205 The Sketchy Bandits will spend five days creating a series of sketch comedy skits intended for theatrical production using devised theatre and traditional writing techniques.
Schultz, Rylan Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,000 My goal with this project is to create new music for a solo album, collaborating with songwriters and producers from across the country.
The Gallery/Art Placement Inc.
Biofeedback Art Collective
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 Art Placement and Biofeedback will execute a series of relational projects, workshops, and networking events that will connect, support, and strengthen the Saskatoon artistic community.
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
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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.