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
Morrison, Myles Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Create a musical comedy album. Humour based songs featuring collaborations with celebrated Saskatchewan musicians, spanning multiple musical genres.
Morgan, Zac Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Create a virtual musical production of A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical and present the live production on our streaming platform on April 3rd.
Harpham, Lindsay Tisdale Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,600 Create and develop Contemporary dance choreography intended for use in a full-length show set in Saskatoon and film final material for future development.
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.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 Create music and lyrics for the Belle Plaine project that explores the theme of home.
Iris, Loretta Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Create portraits and sculptures for an online international exhibit titled "Variant ~ Ways of Seeing Through"
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."
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creating and live-streaming 'Angry At The Internet: A COVID-versary Birthday Cabaret' while working with David Connolly of Drayton Entertainment and producing high-quality support material.
Burzminski, Dalton Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Creating music about navigating as an urban indigenous male through life, the music scenes, high academia, and reflecting on insecurities caused by colonialism. Real deadly.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my first solo exhibition at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Yorkton from September 13th to October 31st , 2020.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my solo show at the Community Hall in Saltcoats in October 2021.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Creation for a solo textile show of 2022 Autumn using antique kimono from Japan
Payne, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,859 Creation of a body of electronic light-based work, consisting of light box compositions and projection installation, for public exhibition across Canada
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.
Fidelak, Terri
Christ the King School
Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Creation of a large, temporary sculptural installation using locally-sourced clay to engage students in learning about connection to land and sustainability through the creative process.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 Creation of a one-person show directed by John Turner with music by Sheldon Corbett that coalesces music and neo-bouffon from October 2021-March 2022.
Ells, Chrystene Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Creation of concept art/previsualization for planned 'mytho-feminist' film 'Tor Woman' including a photoshoot with a costumed model, and sketches and paintings based on these photos.
Metcalfe, Shayne Waldheim Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 Creation of monologues through an experimental writing and performance process. Scripts will be created from documentary style interviews of actors then used for video monologues.
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.
Epp, Carole Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation of work for the exhibition borderLINE: 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art, plus travel to install the work in Edmonton in September.
Cameron, Steph Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 Creation, development and demonstration recordings of songs for album, Blood Moon. Expansion of live performance repertoire.
Schultz, Chantel Estevan Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation/installation/exhibition of work in sculpture and drawing for an upcoming solo exhibition at the Estevan Art Gallery & Museum.
North Park Wilson School
Joel Bernbaum
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Creative Action is a new Grade 8 Arts Program. Partnering with Joel will enhance the program from the very first year of its existence!
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.
Hosaluk, Laura Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Dances with Props is the development of a dance piece inspired by contact improvisation investigations, as they relate to my craft practice.
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.
Garneau, David Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,000 Dark Chapters is a collection of still life paintings that metaphorically depict issues familiar to contemporary Indigenous people.
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.
Logan, Adam Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,311 Dedicate significant time to working on the completion of my first independently developed release while solidifying my artistic identity through the exploration of sound.
LaRiviere, David Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,400 Deliver paper at 12th annual Deleuze & Guattari Studies academic camp and conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, and apply research to collaborative project.
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.
Naytowhow, Joseph Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 designing and manufacturing 500 CD singles of my original song "Born From Dirt" about my fragmented memories of being stolen away to attend residential school.
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.
Rosenwald/Rose Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Develop "exhibition-in-a-box" package to tour our installation, Journal of the Plague Year, plus create new work that chronicles the temperature of the times.
The Gallery/Art Placement Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Develop plans with Biofeedback Collective for artist in communities project proposal to support development of artist community through intergenerational dialogue, mentorship, and exchange.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $17,000 Develop the script and music of the musical Breathe by Sienna Holden and produce the world premiere in Saskatoon
Gauvin, Vanessa Swift Current Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Developing a relationship between Artist and Camp, create music curriculum targeted for youth & engage community working towards an Artist-project grant for June to August.
E.D. Feehan Catholic High School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Developing an indigenous drumming and singing group of indigenous youth leading to a community event and performance.
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.
Standing, Cyrus Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,488 Developing my art form of story telling and tell the stories of Dakota history, Kinship, language and my community in Saskatchewan
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Developing technical quality and scope of abstract digital video art utilizing natural textures.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $14,000 Development of a 3D rendered 3-channel audio/visual work called All My Dreams Are Made of Water
Hagan-Egyir, Rebecca Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,573 Development of second draft of novella, Kingdom of Waking Dreams.
Wiwchar, Michelle Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Development of the libretto for “Orpheus and Eurydice: Nox”, a modern, queer response to my existing work with Kendra Harder, “Orpheus and Eurydice... ish”.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,780 Direct and finish a narrative short film about beekeeping and the ecological issues effecting bees.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Direct and finish a narrative short film that deals with alcohol abuse and reverses racial stereotypes.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Diversifying our program delivery by incorporating live streaming into the production model of independent performing artists.
Fidelak, Terri Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Documentation of a collaborative sound and performance piece created by Rania Al Harthi, Kris Alvarez, Terri Fidelak, and Jess Richter.
The Garrys Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Documentation/recording/mixing costs of The Garrys' Live score of "Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages", to be performed on Oct. 25th at the Roxy Theatre.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Drag Me Across Saskatchewan a Drive-In Drag Show Tour will provide drag entertainment for prides across Saskatchewan in a drive-in setting this summer.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,378 Drag Me Across the Prairies will present LGBTQ+ drag artistry across the three Prairie provinces expanding on last years successful Saskatchewan Drive-in tour.
Mitchell, Terri-Lynn Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Duo Estelle is asking for $1000 to support the costs surrounding our three city Saskatchewan tour including transportation fees for guitarist Emily Shaw from Ottawa.
Legris, Sylvia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 During my project period I will complete the first draft of a new poetry collection, The Principle of Rapid Peering.
Baraniecki, Jordan Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 During this time, I'm looking for innovative ways that people can still experience thought-provoking art by creating immersive projections around the city.
Eastend Arts Council Eastend Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Eastend Arts Council will rebuild its website to grow our community, and support the arts through innovative on&off-line programing associated with Wallace Stegner House
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
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.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 Educational project to develop drum performance practices and recording practices under the tutelage of Stephane Chamberland, Dave Elitch, and Flavio Cirillo.
Lebel, Emilie Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 éemi is representing Saskatchewan at a prestigious and international music competition in Granby, Québec with two musicians from Montreal.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,500 Elevating the production value and visual impact of Ponteix’s live performances via tour-ready custom projections and coordinating stage lighting.
Seesequasis, Paul Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,600 Enclosing Some Snapshots: The photography of Métis activist James Brady. A photobook coinciding with Saskatchewan exhibitions.
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.
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.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Establish a body to research and coordinate artistic programming in partnership with Saskatoon Open Door Society.
Pask-Thompson, Karen Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Exhibit 30-35 works at the Chapel Gallery in NB for first solo show outside Saskatoon. Taking advantage of an opportunity to exhibit in 2022. .
Chabros, Diana Val Marie Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Expand current body of work, (samskāra: Stories of Discernment), with ten large oil paintings for potential solo exhibition at mid-sized gallery venues in western Canada.
Severight, Tanya Whitecap Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Expand my fabric design skills to make Story Star Quilts, by adding embroidery and sublimation images to the quilts, ribbon skirts and make dolls.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Expanding Sum Theatre's e-capacity by creating a participatory website.
Oblong and Oboe Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Exploration, creation and development to expand a 20-minute clown piece to a full 60-minute tourable production at the Manitoulin Centre for Creation and Performance.
L'Association fransaskoise de Zenon Park Inc. Zenon Park Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $903 Explore the possibility of doing a music project with artist Alexis Normand and determine how to best serve the community of Zenon Park.
Rabbitskin, Ashley Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $1,850 Explore the spiritual interconnection between land and the human body. Bridging the gap. Express my relationship with Mother Nature, nurtured and embedded by my grandmother.
Kloeble, Karla Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Explore working as a director of a dance company. My 3 goals for this proposal are; find my people, get in a room, and create.
UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity Inc. Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Exploring the need and interest of drag performance development in Regina
Stock, Shayna Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Exploring the use of movement to animate poetry about queer lineage. Mini apprenticeship with dancer, theatre artist and play enthusiast to help my poems move.
FadaDance Troupe Inc. Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 FadaDance Troupe will animate the Beaver Flat 50 event by performing outdoor site specific original contemporary dance accompanied with stunning visuals to a national audience.
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.
Future Artistic Minds Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 FAM youth will present a professional art exhibition and full-length album release about their experiences during Covid-19 at BAM for the month of May.
Pottle, Adam Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 Finishing the first handwritten draft of my new novel, tentatively titled APPARITIONS, and typing, arranging, and editing the manuscript's second draft.
Pacquette, John Black Lake Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $4,000 Following the Denesuline ancestral skills teachings, creating traditional drums from barren ground caribou hide I have tanned and birch trees I have harvested.
Stonhouse, David Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $2,364 For additional assistance for materials, installation and shipping costs as POWERBOXES will be expanding to a large solo exhibition at Godfrey Dean Arts Gallery, Yorkton.
Ejike, Victor Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $1,500 For completion of pre-production tasks for A Miry Ground, a feature-length film that tells the story of how domestic violence affects African Immigrant families
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Allie Griffin Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
Globe Theatre Society Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $238,930 For general operating and programming support.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Station Arts Centre Cooperative Rosthern Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $138,980 For general operating and programming support.
Coteau Books Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $133,620 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Dunlop Art Gallery Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $111,800 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $50,500 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
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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.