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
Sefton, Ben Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,707 I have recorded 4 songs that need to be mixed and mastered and 2 more songs that are ready to be recorded, mixed and mastered.
Solheim, Tara Dawn Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,044 This project is to dedicate time to the creation of new material for a spoken word collection, approximately eight to ten performance poetry pieces.
Battie, Kyath Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 To research the creation of multiple fictional landscapes by unifying 16mm colour film imagery and digital editing techniques.
Brochu Lambert, Anne Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,577 To create a multimedia triptych installation that integrates a motion activated soundscape, celebrating the close relationships and creative voices of four generations of Francophone women.
Rose, Karen Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,700 I wish to create material to choreograph three new solos for three individual dance artists, and in this creative process, advance my choreographic skills.
Mohsin, Ayesha Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 "Ayesha's ASMR" is an original 45min theatrical production, it will be performed at Shu-box and also made available online on lexemetheatre.com and various other channels.
Tic Toc TEN Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 Tic Toc TEN is a short performance arts festival featuring ten, brand new, multidisciplinary performance pieces by both emerging and established Saskatchewan artists.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing public art installations and engaging audiences in Regina's Warehouse District on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
Bluemke, Cat Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 GAN of Living Skies is a project that spans machine learning, video, and installation work.
Berglund, Blake Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,000 Four months of deep focused music creation inspired by the rural Saskatchewan experience and greater thematic narratives.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 In the time of COVID-19, what is a performing/recording artist to do? Learn and practice. I'll use the grant for lessons and paid rehearsal time.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,617 The project is the development of a script by Joanne Weber about the Deaf settlers who immigrated to Qu'Appelle Valley in the early 1900's.
Wensel, Misty Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 To refine existing segments of dance creation, “Trails” into a full length, open-air production featuring Saskatchewan artists from multiple disciplines. To be presented Summer 2021.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,000 To paint the final six 36"x40" Metis Spirit Animals paintings for my series of 22 animals. A porcupine, fish, owl, skunk, raven and fox.
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 Write two new works for Low Brass ensembles which will be premiered at 11th ed. Gravissmo International Low Brass Festival August 23-27 2021, Alcobaça, Portugal
SRMTA - Regina Branch Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $485 Regina Branch is hosting our provincial convention entitled Music: A Collaborative Affair! - online through Zoom. Discussing how we can continue to collaborate musically, online.
Carroll, Jonathan Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Gridlocked is an augmented reality project about the history technology and how it changes our relationship to land.
Fournier, Lauren Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,188 Incredible, Instant Adoring Father is a single-channel video that uses performance for camera and humour to "heal" the world's daddy issues in an apocalyptic time.
Fidelak, Terri Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $17,000 Creation of new, large scale, sculptural installation, with exploration of performative elements, occurring from November 2020 to October 2021.
Fisher, Craig Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Despite CP, I use computers and digital devices. During COVID, I watch birds at my window. With web camera, I will stream my small world.
Buffalo People Arts Institute Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To purchase a video recording device, lighting and microphone to use in creating videos on how to create a variety of Indigenous-related art workshops
Stevens, Tracy Regina Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To write a film treatment titled: THE RIVERS FLOW: A NATIONAL TRAGEDY, the untold love story of Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur and Louis Riel.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc.
Linda Duvall
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 Artists Linda Duvall (SK) and Jillian McDonald (MB/NY) will lead a community-engaged artwork and residency that responds to historical, cultural and discipline-specific approaches to excavation.
Ecole St. Pius X
Chancz Perry
Regina Dance Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $20,000 Artists Chancz Perry and Ashley Johnson will develop innovative programming in kindergarten classrooms focusing on cross-curriculum, self-regulation, and cross-cultural learning experiences, through dance and music.
YWCA Regina
Joely Bigeagle-Kequahtooway
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Brain tanned buffalo hide will used to create art work that will commemorate MMIWG2S+ families loved ones.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bourque, Marie-Véronique Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $500 Participation in the The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Master Class. This training will be offered online from January 3 to January 8, 2021.
Les Éditions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000
Ruecker, Gerry Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Funding is requested to assist with the costs of transporting my artwork to numerous scheduled solo exhibitions in Saskatchewan and Manitoba beginning in January 2021.
Ramsay, Jessica Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 The essential and final integration of violin fundamentals into audition preparation with renowned, Berlin-based violinist Elissa Lee.
Phelps Bondaroff, Amber Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To re-visit The Objects of our Desires, a collaborative, social-practice, music project, resulting in a series of original songs written for objects and contributing participants.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With this grant I intend to rescue paintings and drawings that are stranded abroad due to COVID-19 and are to be destroyed if not collected.
O'Shea, Myek Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Grant will go towards purchase of a green screen kit and to finish a micro documentary illustrating the life and work of the artist.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 I would like to compose 3 pieces and make 5 demos all inspired by isolation and the emotions deeply felt at this time.
Meldrum, Jeff Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,800 To assist in production of a touring exhibition exploring my project Art For Animals which introduces sculpture to the forest and wildlife of Northern Saskatchewan.
Hill, Gerald Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,500 I’ll complete the first draft of a book of poems called The Table.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,000 This project is to compose 8 new songs covering a broad range of themes. Works will be used in performance & recording.
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,050 Creation of a contemporary dance duet to be accompanied by original poetry and music.
Meneley, Barbara Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,751 This proposal is to support travel costs related to the creation and development of my project "White Land / Treaty For?"
Begamudre, Ven Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $11,900 Load Shedding: A Memoir of Canada is a sequel to my family history book Extended Families: A Memoir of India.
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to create analog films.
Fernandez, Cezar Patrick I Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Solo Exhbition at Weyburn Art Council
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,714 The project is the development of a script by Joanne Weber about the Deaf settlers who immigrated to Qu'Appelle Valley in the early 1900's.
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $17,000 To support the pre-production, rehearsal and presentation of a new performance work called The Last Children.
Mehlsen, Erik Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Erik Mehlsen is the principle songwriter for Sharp 5 Records; is seeking opportunity to write the music for the 2022-2023 production cycle.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,500 Acknowledgement is a creative response to the impact that my current work of opening up about race has had on me.
Prairie Valley School Division #208 Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 The aim is to introduce First Nation singing to students (gr. 6-12) utilizing local resources and proven champion singers.
Johnson, Ashley Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,700 To develop a peer led somatic learning space to support the transition back to in person dancing with Ashley Johnson and Johanna Bundon.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 Per Sonatori will be presenting three concerts as part of their 14th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,816 Support for a 3-month work term, to cover artist fees for the premiere production of 'Untitled Peter Tripp Project'.
Anderson, Charles Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,265 This grant is to complete an essay collection entitled POSTCARDS FROM THE PANDEMIC.
Kovach, Jaye Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,295 To produce a solo exhibition that examines society’s view of my body and subjectivity as a queer, disabled, butch trans woman.
Aitken, Neil Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,270 I am working on a full-length poetry collection that merges astrophysics, immigration, family history, and geography in its exploration of grief and memory.
Holland, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 To create a film using archival photographs of the Regina tornado of 1912.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 To study C6th Pedal Steel Guitar with professional musician Burke Carroll by taking weekly lessons over Zoom video call.
Lumsden Beach Camp inc.
Shaunna Dunn
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $15,000 This project will provide the Camp community exposure to, and education through, diverse artistic practices, while offering professional artists meaningful engagement on the land.
Conservatory of Performing Arts
Paul Dechene
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 "Out of the Darke" seeks to respond to untold oral stories and unwritten histories of performing arts venue, Darke Hall, through literary and multimedia works.
Okemaysim, Aren Regina Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $10,000 The recording and engineering of 14 original songs for my debut solo music project, “Okimaw”.
Perry, Chancz Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To provide support to a professional BIPOC artist who is developing new work in Saskatchewan that is advancing his artistic practices beyond Canadian borders.
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc.
Dianne Ouellette
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 LTD’ will work with a filmmaker and a digital theatre-artist to digitize an original theatre production. This digitalized production will be witnessed nationally & internationally.
Duesterbeck, Florence Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To produce exhibition-ready large-format photographs on canvas for "Litter 2020" for confirmed exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina Out of the Box space.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,500 To build upon the theme of ‘The Flower People’ and create 13 new 2D and wearable art pieces for an exhibition at Godfrey Dean Gallery.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
Articulate Ink Press Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
J.M. Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Dunlop Art Gallery Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $111,800 For general operating and programming support.
FadaDance Troupe Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $22,000 For general operating and programming support.
Globe Theatre Society Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $238,930 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Symphony Orchestra Inc. Regina Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $197,440 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $68,100 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $7,500 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Stevens, Tracy Regina Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 To write a film script titled: THE RIVERS FLOW: A NATIONAL TRAGEDY, the untold love story of Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur and Louis Riel.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Rathgeber, Carolyn Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Pacholik, Devin Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am creating a short animated film about Viking meeting a ghost and learning to confront fear and accept differences.
Willey, Leon Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Developing and creating a door to door interactive theatre show. In consultation with artists in Stratford Ontario this May, to be performed outside, this summer.
Live Out Loud Performing Arts Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To run a Ranch Camp: Arts Edition in collaboration with Journey To Hope and Ponderosa Connection
Bluemke, Cat Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Attending Professional Writing for Visual Artists Summer Bootcamp (online course), taught by Faith Holland and Liz Sales, to improve writing components of my practice
2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games Regina Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 We are looking for an artist to lead activities at the Culture Festival of the 2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games.
Piper, Lynette Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I plan to shoot a short film in September about an elderly man with dementia who escapes the nursing home and returns to his field.
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 This is an application to secure partial matching funds for a City of Regina Grant to help upgrade our aging lighting equipment.
Toppings, Tyler Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Attend a mask and baby clown intensive hosted by John Turner.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $880 I am requesting money to attend a Trauma and Cultural Sensitivity training for artists.
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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.