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
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
Hoggarth, Opal Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Starting a new drag/rock show to allow queer performers to make money in Regina for alternative communities.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 Stage 2 of Pilot Project that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future workshop facilitation.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Staff and board will take a 6-day training course and create concrete change for more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments for our staff and public.
Spark Theatre Prince Albert Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,667 Spark Theatre will rehearse and present the female-driven "The Drowning Girls" (Graham, Tomlinson, Vlaskalic) March 25-27 in Prince Albert, SK at the EA Rawlinson Centre.
Stoughton Central School Stoughton Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Song Writers Circle with Saskatchewan Recording Artists Glen Strong and Forrest Eaglespeaker.
Saltzman, Vera Fort Qu'Appelle Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Solo exhibition of photographic portrait series O Human Child in Ottawa, Ontario November 1, 2019 to January 4th, 2020.
Fernandez, Cezar Patrick I Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Solo Exhbition at Weyburn Art Council
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc.
Laura Hosaluk
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $6,000 Sock Puppet workshop
Saskatchewan Printmakers Association Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 SK Printmakers will revive the mission and membership of the (inactive) Saskatchewan Printmakers Association and host a printmaking conference in November 2022 in Saskatoon.
Sutherland, Dallas Rosthern Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Short horror film that will be filming in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and surrounding areas. filming will take place in July 2022.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,862 Short film based on the book by J.M. Bergman, about a teenage girl who is kidnapped, illustrating the plight of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Ferguson, Anastasia Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,493 Shoot and hand-develop a 5-minute film, using 16 and Super 8 film. Title: The Garden of Curiousities, Chapter 2: From the Dying of the Day
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Senior dance artist Terrill Maguire visits SK from ON for the first time to work with Free Flow Dance Theatre.
Indigenous Poets Society Paynton Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Sending the Indigenous Poets Society team to participate/compete in the CFSW 2019 for flights and accommodation and food support at event.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support to purchase equipment to create a highly requested series of online beading tutorials for beginners.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 seeking support to provide one month of beading classes to the Grade 8 classroom at Kitchener Community School with assistance from a knowledge keeper.
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.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 sculptural addition to my painting series “Dogs dreaming of rabbits and Rabbits Dreaming of Dogs” Life size rabbits carved from standard Spruce.
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,483 Script development of the new play "The Newcomer" by Yulissa Campos
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Script development & world premiere production of My Own Personal Jesus? by Tim Bratton
Suchan, Paul Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 School tour of the Proteus Saxophone Quartet, Saxophonist Gerard Weber and Pianist Naomi Suchan, and Fiddler Kim de Laforest, featuring the music of Paul Suchan.
Dr. Brass School Yorkton Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Saskatchewan Artist, Kevin Peaace, will come to Dr. Brass School to create classroom murals in his style of painting. *No volunteers due to COVID.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Sage Hill is applying for funding to undertake a 3-Phase Strategy Project to respond to new circumstances that have emerged for the organization.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Rural students in Grades 9-12 will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Metis artist.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Dance Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Rural K-6 students will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Métis artist.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Robert Mcarthur is bringing back the Nakoda language through song, specifically children's lullabies. Writing lullabies helps preserve the language by putting it in children's ears.
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 Ritornello Festival is building on 12 years of success and looking towards the future through 3 concerts of fresh and original programming in Saskatoon’s core.
Pottle, Adam Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Revise and polish my graphic novel script, SHADOWS ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY, into a second draft worthy of submission to publishers and artists.
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School
Mitchell Dureault
Pinehouse Lake Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $41,500 Return a music educator to our Northern community to rejuvenate lost culture, strengthen intergenerational connections, teach music to youth, and building local capacity through mentorship.
Kovach, Jaye Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 Responding to Ross and Mackay’s Gendertroublemakers, we will produce an experimental short film exploring our trans-for-trans and butch-femme relationship through kink and the everyday.
Brochu Lambert, Anne Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Researching, acquiring, and assembling technology components to support the soundtrack of four generation of women’s voices integrated into an art installation activated by viewers.
Nachtigall, Jeff Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,604 Research, production and exhibition of a body of work completed in an 8 months period
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Research and write to add to my growing repertoire of local ghost stories and perform them for small live audiences during the Halloween season.
Hume, Diana Creelman Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Research and develop artistic programming for the village of Creelman by recruiting artists to share their skills locally with the community and with neighbouring communities.
Sandbeck, Derek Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Requesting material support for a short term BAM residency for the month of February 2021.
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Requesting material support for a BAM's September Artist in Residency project, which combines art creation and research based on Chinese community history in Saskatoon.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,800 Requesting funds to work on my poetry manuscript tentatively titled Of Rooms and Memory. I will revise 30 poems and write 25 new poems.
Baptiste, Falynn Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Requesting funding/sponsorship to complete a second contemporary Cree language music album. Album will contain a mix of gospel and original music.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Request of funds to go towards the purchase of 2 flight cases capable of protecting musical equipment while travelling internationally to play at professional performances.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Request for support week long Theatre Manager intensive training for Youth Tour Coordinator, Box Office Management and Staff.
Grienke, Jennica Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Request for support to attend the Digital Challenges in Theatre for Young Audiences conference in North Vancouver this June.
Klassen, Hilary Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,783 Request for subsistence to work full-time for nine months on a non-fiction book tentatively titled: Stolen Land: Young Chippewayans & Settlers Seek Justice
Bishop James Mahoney High School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Request for School Residency Grant development time between lead teachers Janelle Franko, Roberta Ross and Cate Francis.
Radius Communications Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Replacing CJTR's aging transmitter/FM exciter, a critical component in our broadcast infrastructure.
Moore, Sandee Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Remount an interactive electronic sculpture, The Mixer (2001) and update the work with a new video game element that turns statisticcs into skateboard ramps.
The Weavers Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Rehearse the original one-act play The Weavers for three weeks as preparation for On Cue Performance Hub’s Test Drive season.
Ay, Caramba! Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Rehearsal process for a brand new play called the Newcomer
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.
Broadway Business Improvement District Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $5,000 RedBall is a traveling public art piece considered “the world’s longest-running street art work” and moves through a city with a new site each day.
Bourque, Marie-Véronique Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $757 Recording of two bilingual original songs as a first time producer and singer. Recording with involve 5 musicians including me as flutist-songwriter- singer- producer.
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 Rebecca La Marre proposes to collaborate with and provide targeted services to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre and Out Saskatoon Pride Home.
Pytlyk, Robert Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Re-fire my newly built test kiln, to enable me to experiment with wood firing of production pottery, and further my discipline in Post Production Ceramics
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Re-envision AKA's organizational framework, working with diverse consultants and colleagues challenge institutional assumptions and biases in order to better support artists, communities, and staff.
Deiter, Christine Balcarres Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Re-Creation of a Treaty Suit for hereditary Chief Dieter of Peepeekisis, documented in a PowerPoint for Treaty educational - TRC/repatriation purposes.
Warman High School
Ray Keighley
Warman Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,433 Ray Keighley will be working with Warman High staff and students to explore Truth and Reconciliation through the Arts.
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.
Simon-Worobec, Hillary Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Purchase supplies, raw materials, and equipment to aid in the production of several large volume ceramic orders.
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.
Sanger, Joslin Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Purchase of DJ equipment for ongoing shows this winter and summer of 2020.
Elder, Daniel Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,485 Purchase of digital hand percussion instrument to expand live show performance ability and further artistic practice.
Ba, Flany Regina Dance Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $4,000 Purchase of camera equipment to record dance rehearsals and performance to assist with professional critique and support online projects.
Diederichs, Callen Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $800 Purchase of analog delay equipment to support musical performance and recording.
Mikkola, Elian Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $5,000 Purchase of a laptop for portable video editing to participate in professional development mentorship program and further post-production capacity.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Purchase of a laptop capable of handling the workload associated with performing live projections and video mapping in a professional setting.
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.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $5,000 Purchase of a custom built computer for 3D rendering that will advance technical complexity of artist's work.
Robinson, Jared Moose Jaw Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $4,010 Purchase of a Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K Pro to advance professional video production capacity
Minnema, Conner Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,000 Purchase a top of the line microphone to record live instruments and vocals to add a new dynamic to my music production.
Bornstein, Eli Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Publication of my journals from two Arctic trips (1986-1987), together with artwork and photographs, for my 100th birthday in 2022; introduction, editing by Roald Nasgaard.
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon
Eliza Mary Doyle
Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Providing opportunities for female empowerment through Cultural Arts Mentorship Programming by building capacity and expanding the Girls Rock Saskatoon program to under-served/remote communities in Saskatchewan.
Doyle, Eliza Mary
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon
Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Providing continued opportunity for female empowerment by building local capacity through strengthening, mentoring and expanding the Girls Rock Saskatoon program to under-served/remote communities in Saskatchewan.
Maverick School Swift Current Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Provides an overview of the persons involved and processes undertaken to investigate and construct an effective art program for the Artist in Schools Project.
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.
Regina Catholic School Division Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Provide funding to two interdisciplinary artists to design and develop cross-cultural and cross-curricular programming for Pre-K – Grade 3 students in the Regina Catholic School Division.
Art Gallery of Swift Current
Shon Profit
Swift Current Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Provide and document for research a professional artist-led weekly art class for Wolf Willow Health Centre LTC to implement into a sustainable program during lockdowns.
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.
Bishop James Mahoney High School
Cate Francis
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 Project grant to work with Health Science Academy students to create collaborative murals at BJM as well as a scientifically focused public art campaign.
Dunn, Shaunna Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Professional development by participating in an international study group on the Reggio Emilia Approach at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,309 Professional development at Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance of a solo bouffon show with Karen Hines and directorial mentorship under John Turner.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,975 Production of new work towards the AGA/Remai 2020 Biennial and La Presence des Femmes at CAVA Edmonton.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,025 Production of new work towards solo exhibition at the U of S College Galleries (September 2022) and Art Placement Inc (January 2023).
LaRiviere, David Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,448 Production of new large-scale artwork for the 2020 Biennale of Contemporary art, opening September 26th at the Alberta Gallery of Art (confirmed).
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.
Meldrum, Jeff Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,530 Production of a live soundtrack for the silent film The Phantom Carriage presented at the Artesian in Regina and the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon.
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Producing zines with Indigenous peoples and newcomers for distribution in Princeton, USA and Dublin, Ireland
Wilson, James (Nic) Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,150 Producing an exhibition, artist's book, and texts as an artist and 2021-2022 writer-in-residence at Gallery 44 in Toronto.
Pawlowich, Raistlin Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Produce, record & edit a single off my debut album.
Tienkamp, Christine St. Louis Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Produce Metis beadwork pieces
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Produce a short video artist talk to communicate the project "Thoughts and Prayers"
Raine, Nathan Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $8,000 Principle photography for a short crime film about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism, set in cold and snowy Saskatoon.
Pridmore, Helen Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $2,887 Presenting performances of self-created vocal works, plus voice/electronics improvised music, in Washington State, USA
Wong, Wing Tak Nova Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,640 Presenting Historically Informed Performance of early and late Italian, French and German violin-harpsichord music, and Baroque dance step workshop, to the Saskatoon community.
Mathieu, Veronique
Saskatoon Public Library
Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Present six free interactive and educational concerts involving different musical traditions at Frances Morrison Public Library (Saskatoon) and in North Battleford .
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.
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 Preliminary development of a new narrative series of paintings entitled, "Alisa and the Seven Deadly Sins."
Prairie Sculptors' Association
Manitou Beach Recreation Board
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Prairie Sculptors' Assoc. (PSA) and Manitou Beach Recreation Board will host a sculpture symposium including public art workshops and a community art project.
Ppl r Ppl Productions Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Ppl r Ppl Productions presents: {Title of Show}, a four person, 1 pianist, 1 act musical Performed at the Refinery and The Dekker Centre
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Poundmaker-Life, Legacy, Liberty. An exhibition commemorating the exoneration of Chief Poundmaker from the false charge of Treason by this white supremacist state, Canada.
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.
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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.