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
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking financial support to participate in a US encaustic retreat and exhibition which I was recently awarded through the International Encaustic Association.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 1 Registration for the IMZ Academy for Digital Capture of Orchestral Music
Hosaluk, Michael Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,650 Take time to create new work that is completely unfamiliar to previous processes in my artistic career in remote unfamiliar locations and studio.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 KSAMB dance company hosts teacher Katarina Eriksson and two invited dance improvisers for a workshop and performance to grow Contact improvisation skills and improvisation community.
Boyd, Julia Saskatoon Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Johnston, Christine
King George Community School
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Teaching youth composition/music production with a midi keyboard. We will write lyrics to the songs created, and perform a selection or two every June.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Students will be part of a creative community as they create primary books in Cree/English to help themselves and other students learn Cree.
Androsoff, Sarah Saskatoon Literary Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Fresh Squeezed Opera's Online Vocal Lab 2022 where I will collaborate on a new operatic work
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visiting with nêhiyaw mîkiwahp Knowledge Keeper Mary Lee in conjunction with my upcoming light installation and happening "iskocês: okihcihtâw iskwêw kamik" for Toronto Nuit Blanche
Tenold, Darla Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend the Sage Hill spring fiction colloquium facilitated by Marina Endicott.
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support for short-term artist residency at Art Placement Gallery through Biofeedback Collective's "Community Project" to explore collaboration with artist Zhao Jinglu.
Roelens, Diana Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Paper sculpture and collage installation with Grade 8 class highlighting prairie wetlands in conjunction with a Ducks Unlimited WCE Project with the school
Fortier, Zoe Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Orange, contemporary art group exhibition at the Expression professional arts centre in St-Hyacinthe Quebec in June.
Leschyshyn, Ava Saskatoon Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Write Out Loud Poetry Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 BIPOC Ballads is a 6 speaker series. Funding would provide cost of venue, feature poets, equipment, ASL Interpreters and prizes for poets and slam winners.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To hold an exploratory one-day virtual art workshop for 30 newly arrived refugees from Afghanistan.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Collaborating with Jessica Morgun, this will assist with living expenses as I’m in artist residency at the Art Placement Gallery through the Biofeedback Collectives project.
Sun, Qiming Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is a two-month-long, nature-based, interdisciplinary artist residency at the Drinkle mall in Saskatoon. The residency includes open studio visits and a final exhibition.
Mierau, Levi Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking $1,000 in grant support to assist in the execution of the production phase of Crowsworld: Episode 3.
Gerein, Amy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Symbiosis, a 2022 Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon) exhibit, of realistic soft sculpture, representative of various Saskatchewan wildlife species.
Gauthier, Jean-Sébastien Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Assistance to attend Emma Collaboration 2022, July 27th - August 4th, 2022, Big River, Saskatchewan.
My Humanitas Family Services Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 This development project (MyHumanitas Dance Summer Camp) aims to help children develop creative dance skills and improve social interactions through dance training and movement activities.
Global Gathering Place Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 The project is painting classes with newcomers. The completed works will be on display at the Bridges Art Movement Gallery for two months.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Perform of a recital, assess the needs of the community, and evaluate possibilities for developing a longer term residency.
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.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Kyuubi Culture's production fee to participate in the project "Meeting for Teas: On the Road to Decolonization" at the Shurniak Art Gallery, Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Ellen is embarking on a tour across Saskatchewan, Alberta and the NWT up to Folk On The Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, NT.
Kirchmeier, Kurt Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To complete a rewrite on the first half of a YA fantasy novel titled The Bone Shepherds, as requested by an interested editor.
Keshane, Claudette Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 to be able to purchase all the supplies required to create new items that I have never made before
Polischuk, Katelyn Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Hiring a dramaturge for final script edits.
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Cote, Toby Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Ceramic Kiln at Cone 10 level to expand glass working, fusing moulds, texture tiles, and expand work in glass bodies.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,330 A Bose F1 speaker & sub system allows me to travel easier with a more compact speaker but It also helps me sound more professional.
Pistachio, Mara Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Produce a culturally focused, youth-friendly, community-based drag show called United Diversity: A Drag Show.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,400 To kickstart the formation of The Saskatoon Experimental Music Ensemble: a community music ensemble in association with Prairie New Music Festivals.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $400 This application is for shipping costs of my painting to the Chianciano Biennale in Chianciano in Italy. I have already been accepted.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Funds to attend the Fisher Library (Toronto) small and fine press fair on September 10.
Weber, Angel Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I would like to create a pieces and apply to show at the Jack Millikin Centre & Wiebe Works Wearable Art Gala.
Anderson, Mikhaila Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 3 live performance videos of The Radiant to be used for showcase applications. Filmed @ PR Productions by Little Jack Films
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,000 Purchase an 999 Model Two Etching Press for my studio in support of my independent practice.
Perry, Jordan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,830 Purchase of a computer to meet the high-performance demands of the music software I use to create and record all of my music
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,000 A Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Camera + Lens would elevate my practice greatly and bring the calibre of my artistic offerings to the professional level.
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
Beattie, Jared Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Purchase a new computer to replace my 10-year-old MacBook for video editing, motion graphic design, audio production and sound design for music and theatre projects
Johnson, Adam Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been given the oppertunity to perform at two showcases during CCMA week in Calgary, AB.
Power, Kevin Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 A computer is essential in my artistic practice: record auditions for stage/film/tv, live auditions via zoom, my website design/maintenance , résumé, business accounting, online casting.
My Humanitas Family Services Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 This Fall Program 2022 aims to help children develop creative dance skills, character development and improve social interactions through dance training and movement activities.
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,400 I need a good quality camera to enhance my art practice in all my major visual practices: media-based public art, socially engaged arts, and performance.
Hnatuk, Byron Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Lighting software to assist and enhance a designer's ability to create designs quickly and efficiently and share that information with theatres.
Graham, James Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 This Canon EOS R3 camera will give me the capability to shoot high definition and more dynamic photography taking my art to the next level.
Wanotch, Tori-Lynn Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,000 I would like to purchase a leather walking foot machine and a Cricut to continue to grow as an independent designer of leather goods.
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?”
Kinner, Monika Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $328 A wafer lightbox to transfer photos and line drawings to fabric for textile artwork, repeating patterns, layering designs and for composition placement & prep work.
Diakuw, Mike Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Purchase projector, camera, screen and associated cables, to project video, shadow puppets and storybooks to an audience.
Moneo, Cameron Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,000 To create the core systems, 3D models, and animation rigs for a Saskatoon-based video game called "Video Store: The Video Game."
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,385 I am switching to a new laptop for my photography/book work and the old software will not work on it efficiently. Adobe Creative will help.
Robertson, Morgan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,000 A mandolin with a built-in pick-up is essential for my practice because, in my band (guitar bass, drums) micing it is next to impossible.
Benjamin, Paul Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,200 I use my 12-year-old computer with outdated IOS for music production and editing photos for my Photo Exhibitions: a new MacBook Pro would remediate.
Caudillo, Kiela Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $690 Artist is a performing vocalist requiring a wireless microphone to improve stage performances and vocal sound.
Kent, Grahame Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,776 Purchase of MacBook Pro for theatrical sound design/editing work using Qlab.
Ppl r Ppl Productions Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,935 Ppl r Ppl Productions is creating professional work for theatre artists and will present 'Hand to God' by Robert Askins in Live Five's 2022/2023 season.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 We, a team of a 2SLGBTQ+ artists, will be presenting Logan Martin-Arcand's play The Gay Card, as a part of the 2022/23 Live Five Season.
Plett, Devo Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I will be showing my work with in a group exhibition in LA, I plan to attend the show.
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,400 My current MacBook Pro (2012 model) has become unreliable and insufficient in supporting my artistic practice: a new computer would help me make a living.
Legris, Sylvia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,000 I will expand the concluding long poem, then complete the final revisions/edits prior to publication of my poetry collection The Principle of Rapid Peering.
Slade, Arthur Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,148 To write a graphic novel based on my award-winning novel DUST.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $434 A ring light with stand is an essential item many film actors use for audition tapes to achieve the best lighting quality for the video
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Collating and expanding my research on composers from underrepresented demographics in order to create an online hub amplifying the voices of historical and living composers
Johnson, Landon Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,100 Purchase of DJI RS2 Gimbal to allow for more creative movement and shots for videography adding auto-movement to stationary shots when shooting with multiple cameras.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 My computer is struggling to keep up with the CPU demands of contorting and producing my voice within Ableton Live.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 I am a writer currently not owning a functioning laptop. My desktop and the MacBook (circa 2009) is no longer able to update nor function.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,500 To film the November chapter for Agatha's Almanac, a 12 chapter experimental documentary and to begin time-lapse experiments with plants for intervals between chapters
Seidel, Louise Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,899 This computer is powerful enough to design, run sound and projections along with dedicated graphics with or without a tech booth for theatre productions.
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.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,000 Songwriting period, collaborating remotely with Award Winning Songwriters.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 The proposed grant is to study with renowned drum educator Dave Elitch in his studio in Los Angeles.
Diakuw, Mike Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Research, write, build, and workshop an artist/audience collaborative shadow puppetry show about social behaviour with with groups of children and parents.
Feheregyhazi, Andrei Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,009 An interactive augmented reality experience that changes depending on how viewers engage with it.
Olsen, Farideh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To write 40 songs about motherhood for the musical component of a one woman show that integrates music, comedy and storytelling.
Actor Director Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,800 In preparation for a debut album, we will workshop and develop existing demos and lyrics, and collaborate and rehearse with local musicians to provide orchestration.
The Coterie Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Funds to produce Measure For Measure with Live Five in March, 2023.
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.
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 A staged production of the "Multi-Cultural, Multi-Lingual King Lear: Cree, French, English" script adapted in 2021-2022.
Fulcher Gagnon, Jesse Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,885 As a recent graduate of the MFA Studio Art program at the UofS, I hope to continue exploration of my practice and strengthen my portfolio.
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
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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.