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
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To write and complete a full story treatment for an independent feature screenplay in-development titled "As Far As The Eye Can See."
Wasteste, Angelo Fort Qu'appelle Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Purchase pro audio recording equipment to record traditional Dakota songs (wars songs, pow-wow, kahomanie, spiritual) and Dakota oral stories for preservation of language.
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I'm applying to re-develop a First Nations stage adaptation of Anthony Burgess' cult classic novel "A Clockwork Orange" for script submission purposes in 2022.
Saltzman, Vera Fort Qu'Appelle Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,500 Purchasing a darkroom processor would provide a consistency from start to finish when using sensitive chemicals for colour film. Currently I borrow one.
Yuzicapi, Holly Fort Qu’Appelle Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 I would like to do traditional quillwork on a buffalo robe. Quillwork is the oldest art form from the land we live on.
Whitecalf, Azby Gallivan Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This grant will go sustenance and living fees while I develop paintings and drawings for a collective exhibition.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I will choreograph a piece of a larger project about the importance of tradition and culture. The project's centerpiece is Ukrainian Easter Egg, Pysanka.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 Create choreography project about Easter in Pysanka and showcase it. Awake Tradition through the dance vision.
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.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,405 Create, choreograph and present the first act of the play by famous Ukrainian writer, Lesya Ukrainka "Forest Song."
Conly, Bonnie Grasswood Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Complete a series of twelve drawings in preparation and prior to attending two, Sculpting Porcelain from Life, workshops with Ruth Chambers, March 26th and 27th.
Ferraton, Dominique Gravelbourg Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 Purchase of a digital SLR camera to document artwork and provide much-needed flexibility to my image-making practice.
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
McKay, Michelle-Rae (M-Rae) Grenfell Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 Utilize beads, material, leather, fur, feathers to create a visual representation of powwow grand entry through the ages on a brain tanned Moosehide.
Nind, Monique Grenfell Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $2,000 To produce four original paintings (24x30)in a series titled "The Love of Fishing' and artistic journals describing the creative process for each piece.
Nelson, Marilyn Griffin Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am seeking assistance to attend a workshop to further my goal of creating meaningful art that explores social equity and justice.
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $40,000 Advance student school engagement using art as a means to strengthen language culture and expand student's spectrum of expression.
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $40,000 The Residency is to provide the students and teachers of Mistawasis Nêhiyawak with access and support to professional art resources.
Team Auroraman Humboldt Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,000 This project is for Team Auroraman to collaboratively create the 48 page graphic novel “The Adventures of Auroraman: Good Times in the Badlands”
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.
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.
Humboldt Public School
Monika Kinner
Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,820 We propose that Monika Kinner, Fibre Artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on 15 fence panels surrounding the school.
Morin, Lawrence Ile a la Crosse Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Lawrence will have his artwork video taped so that our younger generation will know how to gather, prepare and utilize supplies from nature.
Burnouf, Jordyn ile a la Crosse Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Storytelling through media to share land-based practices and worldview from an Indigenous lens. Videography, storytelling, and a virtual exhibit to capture northern lifestyle and art.
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
Chief Gabriel Cote Education Complex
Treaty 4 Education Alliance
Kamsack Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Grade 4 – 8 students will complete traditional art projects surrounding the theme of identity and sense of self with Dakota artist Holly Yuzicapi.
Morton, Jeff Kennedy Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,191 Izotope RX 9 Advanced to enable a professional standard of audio production, mastering, editing, and repair in my practice as a sound artist and composer.
Dene High School
Tenille Campbell
La Loche Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $20,000 We will build the capacity of Dene youth to express themselves musically, in written word story building and through visual imaging of photography.
Dene High School La Loche Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Dene High School in La Loche will establish a relationship with local and internationally recognized guitar and vocalist Damien Cheecham.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,370 i would like to build a skiff, sled and a canoe. I would like to build more if i could get the tools.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Would like to construct paddles with traditional artwork designs using carving and hand painting designs.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To build an separate studio/workshop so I can safely continue my art projects like woodworking outside.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bosiak, Charlene La Ronge Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $631 To perform as part of a collective of professional dancers under the Artistic Direction of Yasmina Ramzy and her YR Arts Global Collective Dance Company.
Churchill Community High La Ronge Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,934 Traditional Hand Drum Making allows artist, pipe carrier and lodge keeper to come into the classroom. After drum completion, youth participate in a Blessing Ceremony.
Gordon Denny Community School La Ronge Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 The Cree Culture teacher is looking to invite a local artist to come and show all students grade 1-6 the painting process.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
La Ronge Arts Council Corp. La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To engage local indigenous artist DLanghorne to give artist talks and painting sessions to school groups and others while OSAC exhibit 'Common Truths' is here.
Johnstone, Hilary La Ronge Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,439 I will spend a week at a remote cabin and make drawings and take photographs, to base my fabric works on.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Tri-Community Dance Club
Hip Hop Hoop Dance Productions
La Ronge Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $12,658 Tri-Community Dance Club (TCDC) hosts innovative Hip Hop Hoop Dance creators Terrance Littletent and Chancz Perry for a 4-day, youth-oriented, engaging, and enlightening dance workshop.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Heppner, Annalisa La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $940 Together Brandon White and I have created a series of themed pieces about our love for local ecology and the land to exhibit next month.
Ulrich, Maureen Lampman Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have written a series of poems about COVID-19 which I would like to have professionally critiqued/edited. Paula-Jane Remlinger has agreed to do this.
Neumier, Jane Langenburg Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $495 To set up my home studio with this microphone interface kit replacing my current set-up, leading to greater quality of recording of my voice work.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Album of original music shedding light on problems facing aboriginal people today. Addiction, Mental Health, Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women
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.
Leader and District Arts Council Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,820 Provide an affordable and accessible opportunity for rural youth to receive choral, speech arts, and music training by a professional.
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School Leask Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 The grant would provide an opportunity for the students to learn from a local artist to enhance cultural identity and awareness in an artistic form.
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Kris Moffatt
Leask Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Engage students in art therapy sessions, complete a friendship canvas and develop a video of these process. Friendship and culture.
Lipton School
Holly Yuzicapi
Lipton Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $2,210 We have asked Holly Yuzicappi to provide a introduction to Indigenous art and natural materials to our grade 7-9 students.
Prairie Roots Ensemble Lloydminster Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,103 We plan to produce three collaborative-focused concerts this year that include different members of the various unique art and music scenes in Saskatoon.
Bishop Lloyd Middle School Lloydminster Dance Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 We would like to bring in Indigenous dancers to share their culture and work with our students to teach dance.
E.S. Laird Middle School Lloydminster Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Work with local elders and drummers to create a sustainable pow wow and round dance drum group for young men in Lloydminster.
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.
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.
Lloydminster Museum + Archives Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $800 The project would bring in an artist featured in the upcoming Dimensions exhibit to speak about/demonstrate their artistic process and their exhibition application process.
Loreburn Central School Loreburn Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To develop drumming as part of the music in class, and potentially have a group for students to take part in outside of class time.
Town of Lumsden Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 Local artist to create an outdoor public mural in collaboration with a wide range of community members, wide range in age, displayed at the Museum.
Ecole Lumsden Elementary School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $962 Nakoda Knowledge Sharing Day with Bronte BigEagle and Keegan MacArthur A few Nakoda writers and speakers will come and present their oral and written stories.
Goretzky, Barbara
Town of Lumsden
Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 To start the first stage of a large mural at the museum, depicting the settlement of the area, beginning with Indigenous people to the present.
Lumsden High School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Author visits to explore the power of reading and writing fiction to help us to better understand our world outside and within.
Goretzky, Barbara Lumsden Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To experiment with wood and metal in creating a time-sensitive, small-scaled, permanent wall piece in collaboration with young adults, who experience intellectual disabilities.
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.
Goretzky, Barbara
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home
Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $14,739 Create a collaborative, legacy mural for Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home. Design door decals to make exit doors unique and less confusing for dementia residents.
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.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,995 The 2020 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 The 2021 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $4,800 The 2022 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
McCrea, Debbie Mankota Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,000 To increase my body of work which is of paper Mache sculptures of cattle, horses and bison in order to approach a gallery.
Phillips, Geoff
Southwestern Saskatchewan Oldtimers' Museum Inc.
Maple Creek Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 The next generation of Agribusiness will benefit from learning how technology is impacting their trade through targeted art workshops inspired by local ranching history.
Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre Maple Creek Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 "Field Portraits" by 4 artists presents photographic portraits of rural models from the region to celebrate the SW Art Fest during September in Maple Creek.
Phillips, Geoff Maple Creek Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,399 A desktop computer is essential to edit professional photos of my artwork ready for print with photoshop, prepping for online media promotions, and for storage.
Holy Guacamole Dance Festival Martensville Dance SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 Holy Guacamole is a 350-person, 3-day Saskatoon community dance festival including workshops, performances, social dances. Predominantly Latin dance while featuring other cultural dance guest performances.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Dancing Sky Theatre is implementing environmentally sustainable practices at all levels of our organization. We is hoping to purchase refurbished Ipads from TechSoup Canada.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I need to buy an exposure unit to continue to upgrade my skills in glass by exploring techniques of printing on glass with glass powders.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Ecological Restorative Art project is a site specific art installation designed and executed in collaboration with community members and The Meewasin Valley Authority.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $80,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Youth Matter Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Indigenous artist Kevin Pee-ace and Musician, J.J. Voss will be sharing their lived experiences with youth at our Mental Wellness for Youth Symposium.
Melfort & District Curling Club Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 The Melfort Curling Club, incorporating youth participation, seeks to research, develop and plan the creation of an exterior mural on the community rink.
Rae, Faith Melville Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Midale Central School Midale Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $6,600 Midale Central School to partner with Missoula Theatre Group to create 2 school and community theatre events.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $102,120 For general operating and programming support.
Tucker, Peter Moose Jaw Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,000 “Defined by Otherness” is the creation of a body of work exploring the structure of identity for an upcoming exhibition of sculptural installations.
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.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
McFarlane, Melanie Moose Jaw Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will work with Robert Currie, former poet laureate of Saskatchewan, in a poetry mentorship focused on writing poetry about growing up in Saskatchewan.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 MJM&AG is proposing a pilot project for a short-term artist residency to increase community engagement and provide public access to an artist's creative process.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $102,120 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Maneso, Ha'Keena Moose Jaw Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We would like to work with a consultant and explore ways to increase our digital capacity and navigate/adapt to the future of the literary/arts/festival sector.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $102,120 For general operating and programming support.
Zarubin, Brooke Moose Jaw Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
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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.