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
Balfour Collegiate - Balfour Arts Collective
Tessa Kuz
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 “Who Am I?” is designed to impact young people as they investigate, represent, express and embrace empowered self-identity through the arts.
Pshebylo, Mila Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 “Twisted” will be a fantastical wire sculptural landscape inspired by The Crooked Bush, installed at the Gallery at Frances Morrison Library August 4th- September 4th.
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society
Curtis Peeteetuce
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $5,751 “Stories About Us” is a storytelling program that invites young people to build friendships, explore identity, and develop their artistic voice.
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.
Norlen, Alison Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,752 “curio” will explore elements of spectacle through miniature welded sculptures in bell cloches, for exhibitions at Art Gallery of Guelph and Moose Jaw Art Gallery.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,450 “As a studio musician who does a lot of remote sessions (recording and sending tracks), a new computer will better help me meet this demand.”
Han, Xiao
Riversdale Business Improvement District
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $9,508 Xiao Han works with Asian and non-Asian artists to create and install artwork in Riversdale's Asian restaurants to address racism toward Saskatoon Asian community.
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.
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
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 Write new work for Orchestra and Choir; Hymn for Peace, my gift to orchestras and choirs globally, performance September 21, 2023 International Day of Peace
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Write and compose music and lyrics for Ponteix’s next record
Nash, Megan Palmer Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Write and arrange songs inspired by Crescent Park for an upcoming album in the Moose Jaw Public Library Theatre from mid July to mid November.
Arcand, Gary Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,000 Write a first draft of a collection of traditional Plains Cree stories of long ago told to me by my late Mother in the 1970's.
Hamel, Madonna Val Marie Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,500 Write 6 months, complete 2nd draft of novel "The Hem of the World' using monologue 'Mother's Apron' as template. All scenes outlined if not finished.
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.
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Workshop for I, Frida by Yulissa Campos that is going to be feature at the Singapore Fringe Festival
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.
Muirhead, Laurie Shellbrook Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $500 Work with professionals in the area of children's literature to assist me with editing and finding a suitable publisher for my manuscript (Loonies for Lazaro).
E.S. Laird Middle School Lloydminster Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Work with local elders and drummers to create a sustainable pow wow and round dance drum group for young men in Lloydminster.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,500 Work in collaboration with composers to develop a set of 12 etudes for solo violin that will address unusual contemporary techniques.
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.
Sinclair, Johnny Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With our grant proposal we are planning to present a "one-night only" live streaming concert event by local music group Tucker Lane.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
The Dark Lady Collective
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 William Brooks will work with theatre and visual artists to engage with the community by creating large-scale, interactive, outdoor theatre-based installations.
Rymestone Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $977 Western Canadian Tour in support of Album 'Neighborhood', which Rymestone released October 31st, 2019. 7 venues confirmed, 3 Collage radio station interviews confirmed.
Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,500 Week-long performance series and poetry boot camp, featuring spoken word artists from Saskatchewan and across Canada in collaboration with artists in other disciplines.
Stoughton Central School Stoughton Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would love to have Teagan Littlechief and Morgan Turk perform for the students in grades 7-12 and K-6
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 We would like to work with an artist to develop an Artists in Schools Project for Fall 2021 focused on the theme of connection.
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.
Eagle's Nest Youth Ranch Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $500 We would like to showcase our student's stories through their lens as artists. We would end up with a magazine they can share.
John Diefenbaker Public School Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to hold a mini winter festival in February that would showcase Indigenous Arts through activities like building snow sculptures and Metis jigging.
Bishop Lloyd Middle School Lloydminster Dance Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We would like to bring in Indigenous dancers to share their culture and work with our students to teach dance.
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School Pinehouse Lake Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We would like this grant to support the start-up of an arts program in our school teaching students music.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 We will present live readings of The Gay Card through several live social media webcasts from the living rooms of the writer, director, and performers.
Turtleford Transition School
Bonny Macnab
Turtleford Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $9,303 We will investigate how people can gain a deeper understanding of their own and others' communities through practical applied arts and quilting.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We will hire a professional videographer to create virtual tours of our next two upcoming exhibitions to help us regain, retain and broaden our audience.
Theatre Naught Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,378 We will enrich Saskatchewan's theatre ecology through the rehearsal and performance of Eugene O'Neill's magnum opus, the Pulitzer-winning classic drama, Long Day's Journey Into Night.
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
Reimer, Joel Dash
Centennial Collegiate EAL Program
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $5,700 We will engage a classroom of EAL students with the art of writing & performing spoken word poetry, culminating in chapbook creation and a performance.
Kazan, Lina Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 We will develop techniques of Flamenco duet performance (Dance & Guitar) by inviting two top artists specialists in the area to coach us.
Brightwater Science, Environmental, and Indigenous Learning Center Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We will create outdoor sculptures using found material to support cultural learning about sustainability. The participants will be from Confederation Park School's Cree Immersion class.
Reimer, Joel Dash
Bedford Road Collegiate
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $19,500 We will create a spoken word workshop series on community care with video resources for the Grade 9 Land Based program at Bedford Road Collegiate
Larsen, Mitchell Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 We will communicate with the above organizations to develop arts-based community wellness workshops with remote delivery options.
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.
Muskoday First Nation Community School Muskoday Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 We want to meet and become familiar with processes of artists that will carry out future activities for our upcoming Artists in Communities- Residencies grant.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We want to increase our digital production capabilities, to enable us to record and broadcast Saskatchewan artists via podcast, live stream, etc.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 We want to create and produce fifteen videos that focus on Indigenous comedy and satirical news.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,500 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues centred around an Indigenous Comedy perspective and expand into comedy skits.
Knight, Daniel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,080 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues and comedy skits centered around an indigenous comedy perspective, and develop into an episodic series.
Humboldt Public School
Monika Kinner-Whalen
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.
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.
CARFAC Saskatchewan
Clint Neufeld
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $43,500 We propose an artist residency where Travelling Mentor Clint Neufeld offers critical engagement, professional development opportunities, and expanded community for artists working in rural Saskatchewan.
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.
École canadienne française - Pavillon Gustave Dubois Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 We plan to give students the opportunity to learn about Latin American dances and music within the context of Spanish and music classes.
Muskoday First Nation Community School
Kevin Joseph
Muskoday Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 We plan on holding musical sessions with our main artist and with a few local artists to teach our community members about different musical genres.
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.
Fornwald & Wilson Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,900 We are working as a duo to produce an installation of 50 flags and wallpaper for the Alberta Biennial at the Remai Modern in Saskatoon.
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.
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.
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).
Swamp Fest Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $6,000 We are requesting funding to pay artists and administrators fairly for their work at Swamp Fest 2020.
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.
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.
McKay, Jory Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $900 We are doing a 1989 album based drag show on the 29th of December at Divas Nightclub.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are asking for support to create a 2022 Drum Group at Lester B. Pearson School. Practice would be once a week during lunch.
Reyes, Lautaro Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,720 We are applying to pay artists for the third phase of creation of a new LGBTQ+, cross-cultural, theatrical collaboration: Antorcha.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 We are applying for assistance with the cost of COVID safe staging for our Saskatchewan Tour of Theatre in the Park.
Thomson Community School Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are applying for an Artist in Schools Development Grant to create an outline for our proposed Storytelling through Symbolism project.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 WATCH YOUR CORNER will be a new cinematic film installation created for a confirmed exhibition in Alaska and research stage for an Artist book
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
Fink, Heike Prud'homme Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visit two European art venues specifying in felt art to develop my professional practice and to intensify international connections.
Cameron, Ian
St. Augustine Community School
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $5,000 Vinyl records will be used as a platform to teach different school subjects and achieve curriculum outcomes. Students will then write/record/produce their own compilation record.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Video capture training of SSO team and musicians as we launch online streaming/digital concerts to remove barriers of access for audiences during pandemic and beyond.
Wildeman, Tatum
Father Megret High School
Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Utilizing dance to strengthen Indigenous youths' knowledge and connection to their language and culture while improving their sense of mental wellness.
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.
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.
Smith, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Upon hearing my pre audition tape, I have been asked to audition at the RCM. I am requesting funding to complete that audition.
Ulan-Hohol, Mykola Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,225 Upgrade to a Dell G 15 laptop to adequately support my professional music career
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $4,825 Upgrade and replace aging and soon to be obsolete computer and technology infrastructure. Manage change and succession for a new Director & Curator position.
Boechler, Jared Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Two-Day Solo Landscape Exhibition, Landings
Gares, Jessica Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Two people are stuck in an elevator, just them and their misconceptions. This site-specific play explores modern relationships between Indigenous and settler youth in Saskatchewan.
Himsl, Jaynie Weyburn Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $330 Tuition costs for a 6 week internet based course called "Art on the iPad".
Staples-Jetko, Sandra Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $550 Tto bring Sask Women Filmmaker to Regina as part of the panel with the Screening of Saskatchewan Borne Women Filmmakers, March 12, 2020.
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.
Haynes, Sierra Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to rural Caledonia, Ontario to research the history and landscape of Peggy Douglas who I will portray on stage in spring 2022.
Dunlop, Bonnie Swift Current Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Travel to present micro-readings in private homes to showcase 'Raft Baby', a novel set in the Peace River country and of particular interest there.
Rees, Alasdair Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Montréal to take part in two events for the Journée du Poème à Porter organized by La Poésie Partout
Lodoen, Ray Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to build an installation for Luna Fete Sound Collage 2021 "Moulin De Nouveau Orleans"
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
Hicks, Ryan Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to BC to write material for my new album. I have eight finished and would like to write three more songs.
Mappin, Miki Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Travel to Barcelona for advanced dance training, regular practice of Contact Improvisation and meetings with dance professionals to explore performance, collaboration and residency opportunities.
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
Syverson, Kyle Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Travel for professional development to Earthdance Contact Improvisation event and to Contact Improvisation/performance workshop in New York. Perform with Earthdance participants in Dia:Beacon art museum.
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.
Pacquette, John
Churchill Community High
Black Lake Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $10,000 Traditional skills knowledge keeper John Pacquette. Dene drum teachings workshops. Drum making, Dene singing, traditional dancing along with hand games. Denesuline Language support.
Churchill Community High La Ronge Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $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.
Torwalt, Greg Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,717 Too Soon Monsoon is writing and recording demos live off the floor at The Sound Castle to determine songs and recording method for 2021 album.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $500 Together with the Community Association, Home and School and SCC we want to have the students of BV create a mural on the rink boards.
It's Not a Box Theatre Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To write, record, and release a trilogy of interactive thriller podplays designed to be played entirely in the comforts of your own home
Davis, Lindsay North Portal Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 To write, arrange and rehearse 8-10 original songs for Last Birds’ live performances and future full-length album.
Slow Down Molasses Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,000 To write, arrange and collaborate on a new album's worth of songs for the band Slow Down Molasses.
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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.