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
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.
Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 GTNT will hire fluently Cree Indigenous artists to partially translate Shakespeare's King Lear into Cree in November 2021
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
McKenzie, Tyrone Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 High school bands in two communities: Engage students in conversations to develop a new composition. Provide workshops, partnering with students to develop a virtual concert.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Hire a consultant to provide training on the ethics of online programming and support artists with strategies on how to engage community through virtual platforms.
Noel-Maw, Martine Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,760 Hitch and Agatha: A play in which the Master of Suspense and the Queen of Crime meet, clash and then join forces for the better.
Holy Guacamole Dance Festival Martensville Dance SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 Holy Guacamole is a 350-person, 3-day Saskatoon community dance festival including workshops, performances, social dances. Predominantly Latin dance while featuring other cultural dance guest performances.
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Host a week long summer camp of creativity and interdisciplinary art creation.
King, Karlie Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $987 Host a “Paint Night” (during the day) where students invite a parent, guardian, or family member/friend to join them in painting self-portraits that explore identity.
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I am acting in a Fringe production that is touring Canada. This grant would help cover per diems for the 77 days on the road.
Budgell-Eaglespeaker, Forrest Scott Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 I am applying for funding to financially support the recording of a full length album written about inter-generational trauma and healing.
Harpham, Lindsay Tisdale Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,700 I am applying for support to attend the Ate9 Intensive in Los Angeles this December. The study period provides new skills and valued mentorship.
McKay, Cameron Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I am asking for a materials budget for a group exhibition that will transform a gallery space into an immersive installation.
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.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am doing necessary research to start writing my first book, which will highlight restaurants all across Saskatchewan through stories, photography, history, and food.
Rasmussen, Patrick 'Jamie' Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am investigating current technologies (3d printing, live virtual renderings and projections) from outside the theatre industry to research the impact on the audience.
Burns, Harriet Nipawin Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am making 5 vests for Shoal Lake Cree Nation - 2 with white leather and 3 with tan color with a beaded logo
Friesen Reed, Tricia Yorkton Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,750 I am planning to revise and add to a collection of creative nonfiction essays titled, "A Field Guide to Travelling Home".
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $880 I am requesting money to attend a Trauma and Cultural Sensitivity training for artists.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,750 I am researching and writing the manuscript for my first book "Only in Saskatchewan," which highlights restaurants all across Saskatchewan through food, stories, and history.
Nelson, Marilyn Griffin Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am seeking assistance to attend a workshop to further my goal of creating meaningful art that explores social equity and justice.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am seeking funding to attend the "Creative Practice for Contemporary Dance" program as offered by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
Knight, Daniel Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am wishing to purchase high quality two channel audio interface to increase my capacity as an independent artist.
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.
Beaucage, Marjorie Duck Lake Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $14,000 I AM YOUR HOLY FREAKNESS is a multidisciplinary creation of collages, installation, poetry performance, and video based on the Movements of my Life.
Hardy, Greg Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I have a solo exhibition of drawings on paper and canvas. I would like funding assistance to produce a catalogue from Lac la Ronge
Dale, Danielle Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I have been accepted to the Biophilia Research Residency at Ayatana Artists' Research Program, where I will learn about biology and wildlife.
Ens, Sarah Winnipeg Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $630 I have been invited to attend the Community of Writers Poetry Workshop in the Virtual Valley from June 20-27, 2020.
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have been invited to complete a BAM artist residency in Saskatoon for the month of October, culminating in an exhibition.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I have been invited to have a private exhibition at Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in the fall of 2020. I need 20 works of art.
Trapp, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $969 I have drafts of songs saved from several years that I’d like to refine to a set for a concert and/or recording an EP.
Ledingham, Sandra Meryl Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have just been accepted into the Korean International Ceramic Biennale 2021. I'm requesting assistance for shipping. Freight estimate $1100.00 (plus crating costs)
Blanchette, Cynthia North Battleford Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I have received an invitation to participate in a study tour through Beijing and Wuhan, China from the Confucius Institute of China and Alison Norlen.
Sefton, Benjamin John 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.
Ulrich, Maureen Lampman Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have written a series of poems about COVID-19 which I would like to have professionally critiqued/edited. Paula-Jane Remlinger has agreed to do this.
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.
Philips, Elizabeth Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 I intend to complete a new poetry manuscript centred around the long poem as a conduit for the transcendent power of personal and environment grief.
Fourstar, Gabrielle Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,536 I intend to paint an art series of 100 abstract acrylic blob paintings on 18"X 24" canvases. Remaining paintings with vegan paint.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I need a website. It is a tool which allows for others to know how to contact the artist and what the artist creates.
Erickson, Craig Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I need funding to be able to purchase paint to finish a body of work for an art show I have been invited to.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I need to buy an exposure unit to continue to upgrade my skills in glass by exploring techniques of printing on glass with glass powders.
Knight, Lindsay Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 I plan research twenty years of my songs to compile lyrics and descriptions in nehiyaw (Cree) and english and then produce a resource.
Billings, Terry Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,000 I plan to develop several years of video documentation of ponds into a form that can be exhibited.
Langwieser, Ruth Estevan Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $973 I plan to purchase the material to build a specific Gas - Kiln for the process of Raku - firing.
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.
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.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 I want to build on my existing work; the creation of Nakoda lullabies, and the creation of a recording, a book, and a presentation series.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I want to continue my artist development and increase my knowledge in my craft.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,571 I want to create a poetry manuscript of about 80 pages based around a variety of approaches to the idea of 'nothing'.
Hyggen, Vanessa Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I want to highlight the diversity, beauty, importance and plight of northern Saskatchewan muskegs, land that is being threatened with strip mining.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will attend my first ever residency at Chateau d"Orquevaux in France and develop my creative practice through a series of original paintings.
Mendez, Edward Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will attend the inaugural Coyuntura conference presented by Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition to further my professional development as a latinx theatre artist.
Stonhouse, David Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I will be participating in BAM's artist residency, November 2020. I will create an installation to wrap up and document my POWER BOX series.
Wilson, James (Nic) Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will be traveling to Venice, Italy to participate in a workshop with Marilyn Arsem and present a performance at Venice International Performance Art Week.
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.
Vanderhaeghe, Guy Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 I will be working on a collection of creative nonfiction tentatively entitled Because Somebody Asked Me To.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will be working with Saskatoon ensemble, Mistral 5, to create a new piece of concert music for wind quintet.
Tupper, Katharine Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be writing a new EP collaborating with my producer, remotely and online over the next several months.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I will choreograph a piece of a larger project about the importance of tradition and culture. The project's centerpiece is Ukrainian Easter Egg, Pysanka.
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,000 I will continue to create a body of work "Erasure is Futile" to be exhibited at the 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art at the Remai Modern.
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.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,000 I will create a one-woman production of spoken word, song and dance for the Regina Fringe Festival 2021.
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create joyful spring portraits of my neighbours amid blossoming trees. I will use my large format 8"x10" film camera for superb quality.
Rewuski, Lindsey Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will develop an immersive installation and photo series for a confirmed online exhibition, as well as future exhibitions.
Belarmino, Jimuel Weyburn Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will explore themes (acculturation, social class, identity) that will inform my work to create body of work for my first solo exhibition in 2023.
Ouellette, Dianne Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,500 I will honour the memory of the extinct "buffalo wolves" and the strength of these beings, who at one time thrived in the prairie grasslands.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $966 I will lead a beading class focusing on our mental health. Class will be held once a month at The Nest located downtown Prince Albert.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will learn in-depth characteristics of steps, music, and cultural details of the Volyn region of Ukraine, before choreographing a famous Ukrainian play.
Wilson, James (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.
Earle, Shawn Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,350 I will perform the Don Byron Clarinet Concerto with the SUNY Geneseo Wind Ensemble, then study clarinet repair with master clarinet repair technician Wojtek Komsta
Bérubé, Annie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will present a new series of work about abandoned buildings and their inner stories at CAVA in Edmonton in February 2021.
Atimoyoo, Erland Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 I will reach Descendants who were unable to attend the 2018 "Gathering", report on last year's Gathering, promote this year's Gathering and contact ceremonial Elders.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 I will revise and polish the manuscript for a novel about three generations of a Saskatchewan farm family.
Johnstone, Hilary La Ronge Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,439 I will spend a week at a remote cabin and make drawings and take photographs, to base my fabric works on.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 I will use a laptop for writing scripts and filming audition videos using applications like QLab for sound editing and FinalCutPro for video editing.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $937 I will work with a mentor, Tara Gereaux, to complete a solid draft of the second third of my novel. A draft of the first third of the novel is complete.
McFarlane, Melanie Moose Jaw Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will work with Robert Currie, former poet laureate of Saskatchewan, in a poetry mentorship focused on writing poetry about growing up in Saskatchewan.
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.
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.
Bergbusch, Sarah Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I would like funding to support the cost of flights to New Zealand in order to perform at the NZ Fringe Festival.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,370 i would like to build a skiff, sled and a canoe. I would like to build more if i could get the tools.
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.
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.
Campbell, Tara Saskatoon Visual Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,725 I would like to create a collection of beaded jewelry and accessories that reflect the intertwining of Hip Hop culture and Indigenous culture.
Tsougrianis, George Swift Current Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,000 I would like to create a nature documentary that examines the landscape and the wildlife of Grasslands National Park.
Lavallee, Terri Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,500 I would like to create a stylized bridal gown embellished with Nehiyaw bead work, along with beaded accessories and matching mens cufflinks and tie clip.
Yuzicapi, Holly Fort Qu’Appelle Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 I would like to do traditional quillwork on a buffalo robe. Quillwork is the oldest art form from the land we live on.
Boutin-Maloney, Byrun Riceton Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to film a show and create a documentary that captures the event. I will publish the audio online as a live album.
Pederson, Krystle Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,500 I would like to purchase a new MacBook Pro complete with Logic Pro and more storage space so I can record in my own studio.
Candline, Randi Saskatoon Visual Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,500 I would like to take time off work to on a fully beaded Men's Grass Dance regalia.
Knight, Lancelot Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 I would like to take time to write music reflecting the current state of things from addiction to mental health and everyday life.
Wesaquate, Kevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to use my welding and fabrication skills to create metal sculptures that reflect my identity as a plains Cree.
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I'm applying to re-develop a First Nations stage adaptation of Anthony Burgess' cult classic novel "A Clockwork Orange" for script submission purposes in 2022.
Feheregyhazi, Andrei Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,100 I'm looking for time to create an animated film that will be presented in the form of an augmented reality picture book.
Oblong and Oboe Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 In May, 2020 we will continue the development of our clown piece, presenting and filming it in front of an audience after COVID-19 has passed.
Cameron, Howard Duck Lake Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 In my process of learning Cree stories from elders, I will illustrate images that coincide with the stories. Thus, limiting the need for English translation.
Poitras, Jarrid Curtis Lee Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 In order to market export my music I am in need of providing a professional music video to talent buyers and international music festivals.
Gauvin, Vanessa
Camp Shagabec Committee
Swift Current Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $5,144 In partnership with Camp Shagabec, this project creates a dedicated youth music program, serving the Cypress Hills and area
St. Michael Community School
Karrnnel Sawitsky
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $40,000 In reconciliation, St. Michael Community School will collaborate with Metis Knowledge Keepers, elders, fiddlers to explore the relationship of music, cultural identity and colonization.
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.
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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.