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
Checkley, Shauna Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,000 My project is a collection of short stories. These are adult level, literary fiction. My collection is an examination of personal decline and redemption.
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,326 "Einwanderer" is an installation project in an abandoned farmhouse that explores inter-generational, post-war German-Canadian identity and immigration.
Bonneau, Devon Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,000 A Devised Theatre Creation project, engaging six Saskatchewan artists, exploring creative/innovative uses of movement, sound, and theatrical technology; and integrating them with traditional performance methods.
Kumar, Madhu Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,800 An adaptation of both new and existing paintings with the use of Augmented Reality and Audio content to create immersive storytelling and deepen audience experience.
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.
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".
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To attend the storytellers camp and festival in Toronto March 20 - 22 to enrich my storytelling prowess and learn/listen to storytelling techniques and methods
IPUF Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,937 We are sending two representatives from IPUF to the Casteliers Festival in Montreal March 6-10, 2019 to preview talent for our 2019 festival.
MacPherson, Jera Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Ibid. Collective will be mounting a three week exhibition of work by emerging contemporary artists from Saskatchewan, Canada and the United States.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $500 Belle Plaine is the opening act for Colter Wall’s UK and European tour in March. The tour includes 17 shows in 12 countries.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,169 To substantially revise and rewrite the mixed-genre manuscript, Unclear Future: Situating Uranium.
Noel-Maw, Martine Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 To complete my "Will James Triad" by writing a novel based on my play "Dans l’ombre de Will James".
Keating, Bridget Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 This application requests financial assistance from the Saskatchewan Arts Board for the development of Culling Season, my second book of poetry.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 The project will develop the ASL/English script, puppetry, and ASL poetry, and present a workshop reading of "1000 Ladders Down" with a small ensemble.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $11,504 Per Sonatori will be presenting two concerts as part of their 11th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 A work of literary fiction that explores the moment when a young woman asserts herself outside the religious and cultural limits of her family.
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 Complete several large format and medium sized oil paintings as the beginning of two new series expanding on the concerns examined in my previous work
Garneau, David Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 To create forty metaphoric still life paintings in which mundane objects are arranged and titled so they evoke complex themes and ideas.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $12,000 A research-based creation term to develop a theatrical installation, influenced by the real life of Peter Tripp.
Ba, Flany Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Intensive Afro-latin dance training program for teachers and performers focusing on styles and techniques difficult to encounter in North America (but widely available in Europe).
Peet, John Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,412 This grant is to cover materials, firings and studio costs, enabling me to development a new body of work for a solo exhibition.
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).
Lavoy, Landon Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,473 The Year Long Ukrainian Dance Immersion Program allows dancers to spend a year in Ukraine training and performing with five unique, professional Ukrainian Dance ensembles.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 This project will see me compose music and lyrics for 10 new songs, between May 1 and June 30 2019
Roher, Amy Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,200 This grant is to continue editing and polishing my collection of short stories and developing new material, with the aim of eventually publishing a collection.
Fletcher, Étienne Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 This project is to fund the creation of a new full-length album for Étienne Fletcher which will be released in 2020.
Coflin, Caitlin Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,997 I will be travelling to Toronto to study Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals with Janet Kaylo and other certified instructors.
Burke, Kelley Jo Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,000 To write a production-ready draft of a musical "The Curst" in collaboration with Library Voices in preparation for a 2020 premiere with Dancing Sky Theatre.
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.
Rice, Bruce Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,500 Poetry project travel and research; participation in solstice ceremonies and events, engagement with Indigenous people and other stewards of Ohio's Hopewell Earthworks.
Craig Penner, Josephine Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Working under the mentorship of Rachela Abate (a senior artist in my field), I will spend time on research and professional development.
Thomson Community School
Chancz Perry
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,432 Our Artist in Residency project is a multidisciplinary arts program designed to decrease stress and increase resiliency in youth.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Nuit Blanche Regina will curate a visual art show and augmented reality experience for display at Saskatchewan Fashion Week 2019's after parties.
Craig Penner, Josephine Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Oral Presentation at The European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2019.
Harris, Carla Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Editing my first collection of disabled narrative poetry I will attend an immersive, facilitated writing program focused to revise my manuscript for submission to publishers.
Creative Options Regina, Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Creative Options Regina wishes to facilitate a Painting workshop, where participants would have the opportunity to partake in the art form while gaining artistic skills.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Johnson, Omar Regina Music Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 This project will produce an album. Utilizing a 4 part method. I.e Locale sampling, sound sculpting, sound generation, sound pallet programming, plus composition.
Rathgeber, Carolyn Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Palaschuk, Brett Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $2,500
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,000
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bellegarde, Bradley Regina Music Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,487 To write 6 songs, all stories with Indigenous relevance for an EP with the working title, "Rediculous Stories".
Angus, Meagan Regina Theatre Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 I would intern at the Globe Theatre to further my theatrical training and create a solo performance.
Creative City Centre Inc.
Karlie King
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Karlie King will work with retirement communities downtown to facilitate knitting groups focused on the yarn-bombing of pre-determined locations downtown leading up to Nuit Blanche.
Froc, Benton Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,000
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Michèle Mackasey
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 A residency led by visual artist Michèle Mackasey with fransaskois youth from Saskatoon and Indigenous/Métis youth, from three northern Saskatchewan communities.
Phelps Bondaroff, Amber Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To develop performance and video work through participation in a five-week, thematic residency program at the Banff Centre entitled “Behavioural Swarm.”
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Host a week long summer camp of creativity and interdisciplinary art creation.
Regina Folk Festival Inc.
Megan Nash
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 All Our Relations choir, led by local musicians, will rewrite songs that shaped the labour movement and the RFF, culminating in a 50th anniversary performance.
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $5,103 Students will practice mindfulness and independence in creative music practices, creating wind chimes while exploring different acoustic environments in Regina.
Hepting, Finnian Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $2,500
Hector, Eleanor Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $2,500
Hagel, Mandie Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Attend Sage Hill Spring Poetry Colloquium.
UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity Inc. Regina Media Arts Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Stories That Move You: A portrait and digital storytelling project by and for trans and non-binary people in Saskatchewan
Winston Knoll Collegiate
Chrystene Ells
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,432 Deaf youth engage with personal artistic practices, guided by curated artists reflecting areas of classroom cultural demographics and intersectionality, including Deafness, LGBTQ, Indigenous and Newcomer.
Albert, Isabella Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $800
Weger, Rebecca Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $2,400
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To attend the launch of the German translation of Honouring the Buffalo at the Frankfurt Book Fair and do presentations at a related Conference.
Ramsay, Jessica Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I hope to go to Germany for a Mentorship and specialized training on the violin from September 9 to December 16, 2019.
St. Michael Community School Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Our goal is for Lloys Dubois to come and teach our students about his creative process and incorporate his Ojibway teachings using symbols and animals.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 We are taking a team of youth poets to Toronto to participate in Voices of Today, a national SpoCan-sanctioned poetry festival for youth.
Gwepa Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Gwepa dance team hosts professional salseros Yasbek Cervantes and Rocio Reyes (Mexico) for 2 days and 1 half day of intensive professional development workshops
Logan, Faith B. Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Ingredients foraged during my daily life are distilled into ink for a site-responsive installation in the Window Gallery at Neutral Ground, 18 October-15 November 2019.
Vogel, Kristian Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 A week of dedicated Saxophone study at the Orford Music Academy; with lessons and masterclasses from one of the world's foremost authorities on classical saxophone.
Regina Symphony Orchestra Inc. Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 In response to teacher requests, the RSO seeks to include an Indigenous Song the Link Up program for Grade 3-6 students to learn and sing.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 We are looking for support to undertake a reading / book launch tour in support of our fall release of books.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To present my work at the 4th International Babaylan Conference, Muling Pag-Uugat: Re-Rooting, near Toronto (Torrance, ON) September 20-22, 2019.
Gereaux, Tara Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,369 To research and write the first draft of a novel about a Métis woman who reconnects with her cultural identity through beading.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $900 A 3-day micro-choreographic lab between Saskatchewan dance artist Tessa Kuz and collaborator Tia Kushniruk to research and develop a collaborative contemporary dance duet.
Ramsay, Jessica Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 I plan to study with a teacher in Berlin who is both an incredible mentor and networker, but also specializes in teaching physiology of violin.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,914 To further develop, inform, and strengthen the hybrid manuscript, Unclear Future, with land-based information and experience.
Campbell, John Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 Funding to build and exhibit a body of kinetic sculptures responding to facial recognition. Confirmed exhibits in SK, ON; plus international residency and touring options.
Schneider, Zoë Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 To create and heavily expand upon two bodies of work for two confirmed solo exhibitions that will take place in 2020.
Cummings Truszkowski, Sarah Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,500 Present a framed series of silkscreen and painted text-based works on paper to be shown at an Art Gallery of Regina group show in 2021.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $14,496 Per Sonatori will be presenting three concerts as part of their 12th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,200 I will make an 8 hour video and several large photographic works that consider the emotional outcome and material culture of death and mourning.
Bonetto, Estelle Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,060 Faire « parler » les corps et les âmes à travers le prisme d'un miroir photographique et tenter de capturer leur essence, leurs mots et leurs images.
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $14,000 To support a research and creation term to develop a new performance work called "The Last Children."
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 To establish a relationship and work collaboratively with 2 artists to develop concrete plans for an artistic project in a special care home
Abrupt Dystopia Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 Abrupt Dystopia, a band formed during the Girls Rock Regina’s inaugural Adult Camp in March 2019, will be writing and recording their first album.
Prairie Sky School Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $756 This project is for a grade 6-8 class to learn basic wood shop skills by building shelves with woodworker Brian Gladwell.
Wensel, Misty Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $10,534 To evolve the contemporary dance solo, Trails, with an ensemble of dancers. Taking a personal narrative and allowing it to grow into its next translation
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home
Barbara Goretzky
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 To test the feasibility of an arts-based program in the home with the hope of turning it into an artist in community residency
Ripplinger, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 The Corrupted Spectrum is a creation project exploring possibilities in Technicolor processes combined with homemade photographic emulsion techniques.
Paoli, Loretta Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,060 Continuation and completion of a series of interactive installations, Take Hold. Combining painting, video projection and viewer participation, each installation provides an experience of connection.
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,000 This project is to write two new works for: Low Brass, premiere Portugal August 2020; Flute duet with piano, premiere Canada USA 2020/21
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 To create 6 mixed-media paintings honouring 6 Sk. animals necessary for the survival of the Indigenous people throughout history to be included in future exibitions.
Cowan, Hilarey Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 To develop and expand my work around labour, connection and care through sculpture and performance, including a residency at the Banff Centre with Bridget Moser.
Anderson, Charles Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $10,000 I would like to complete a collection of quirky, humorous literary essays entitled The Boy in the Window.
Herriot, Trevor Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $10,000 to prepare a final draft of the novel I am writing to submit to my editor at HarperCollins.
Lesiuk, Dana Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,832 An animated 'fairy tale' symbolizing Ukrainian history, with vivid live-action rhythmic 'dream' sequences expressing the art of its diaspora juxtaposed with that of its homeland.
Regina Highland Festival Association Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $3,815 This project will support Celtic music performance at the SHGCF, featuring local professional musicians and world-renowned musician Fred Morrison from Scotland.
Dotson, Allan
Ecole Wascana Plains Elementary School
Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 A Grade 4 class will build a modular model community which will depict the use of natural resources in Saskatchewan.
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.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,000 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing art installations and engaging audiences in downtown Regina on Saturday, August 29, 2020.
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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.