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
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.
Devine-Tajgardan, Negar Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like a grant for installation and finalizing of my work for Mann Art gallery exhibition during Spring 2022.
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.
Fern, Lucy Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 I would like to create 10 new pieces art work to showcase my work at the art galleries in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
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.
Smith, James Muskoday Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 I would like to illustrate a book that has Elders stories from all over Saskatchewan in it.
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.
Kardash, S.J. Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 I'm about to release a self-funded debut solo album, and this grant would enable me to continue writing more music for the next release.
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.
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.
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.
Cando Community School Cando Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Indigenous culture through the arts - drumming
Logan, Faith B. Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Ingredients foraged during my daily life are distilled into ink for a site-responsive installation in the Window Gallery at Neutral Ground, 18 October-15 November 2019.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,770 Initial research, community building, and creative development towards a new site-specific contemporary dance project in the Heritage neighbourhood of Regina, SK.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated
Zoe Slusar
Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 Initiating Phase 2 of the Canoe Lake-Beauval Arts Mentorship Program that continues to build local capability to sustain future programming through the CAMP Mentorship Model
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 Integrating musical and physical theatre practices while developing a one-person show at the Manitoulin Conservatory of Creation and Performance.
Ba, Flany Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Intensive African dance teacher and performer training in which renown International African dance professionals train attendees on technique, musicality, history, and pedagogy.
Ba, Flany Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Intensive Afro-latin dance training program for teachers and performers focusing on styles and techniques difficult to encounter in North America (but widely available in Europe).
Eston Composite School Eston Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Interested in working with artist, Susan Clark, in 2 half days workshops for grade 7-8 on making a Coat of Arms reflecting sense of place.
Pogorelova, Anya Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $631 International symposium for educators to explore new ideas. Participants conduct live ensembles, receive feedback, and are guided through score study, rehearsal techniques, movement, and interpretation.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Media Arts Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Introduce the 12 rules of animation, (basic film theory) storytelling. These principles add strength to multi media and inclusion. To Test enthusiasm for future projects.
Norlen, Alison Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Invitation to build an installation Moulin De Nouveau Orleans for Sound Collage Luna Fete 2021
Vibank Regional School Vibank Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Invited artist, Holly Yuzicapi, will teach students about Indigenous art practices ending with a culminating collaborative project - the creation of a star blanket.
Pridmore, Helen Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Invited to perform with my collaborator Ellen Moffat at the Sonorities Festival, an international festival of music and sound
Tambwe Feza Kabibi, Joséphine Watrous Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 It is to participate in an exhibition that will take place this year
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.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 JazzFest Regina 2020 is an accessible, citywide music festival in parks, bars and venues featuring local, emerging, and national artists many events are free.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 JazzFest Regina is city wide music festival, using public and commercial venues, featuring emerging, local, national and international musicians focused on the Jazz Genre.
Rhoda Hardlotte Memorial Keethanow High School Stanley Mission Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,415 Josh Goff will work with students from the Visual Arts 10/20 class to design a concept for a mural.
Creative City Centre Inc.
Karlie King
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Karlie King will work with retirement communities downtown to facilitate knitting groups focused on the yarn-bombing of pre-determined locations downtown leading up to Nuit Blanche.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
Kelsey Ford
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 Kelsey Ford and Andrei Fehergyhazi will engage under-represented communities and patrons of the 2021 Saskatoon Fringe Festival in creating an interdisciplinary, large-scale, outdoor art installation.
Friday, Kristi Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,931 Kristi Friday and Nathan Coppens are working together to create a Video by combining Kristi's illustrations and written prose and Nathan's composed music with narration.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 KSAMB dance company hosts teacher Katarina Eriksson and two invited dance improvisers for a workshop and performance to grow Contact improvisation skills and improvisation community.
Morin, Lawrence Ile a la Crosse Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Lawrence will have his artwork video taped so that our younger generation will know how to gather, prepare and utilize supplies from nature.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,393 Learning 3D rendering software and exploring unconventional projection surfaces to enhance technical quality and conceptual aspects of abstract video art practice.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Legacy. Half Bead, Half Woman. I am applying beads directly onto the face of myself and other family members. These will be professionally photographed.
LITFACE Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 LITFACE is requesting funding for a hip hop music video focusing on transitions through life and perseverance through struggles.
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.
Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan - Prince Albert Branch Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Local Artist Cheryl Ring and Elder Liz Settee will conduct 2 workshops exploring a variety of art mediums such as clay and zen doodling.
Town of Lumsden Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 Local artist to create an outdoor public mural in collaboration with a wide range of community members, wide range in age, displayed at the Museum.
Dillon, Daniel Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Local gallery exhibition (at NorVA) and the self publication of book (Blurb) related to a COVID-19 project.
Old Coronach Street Festival
Stephanie Bellefleur
Coronach Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $8,000 Local professional Artist, Stephanie Bellefleur will engage and collaborate with community members to create a large scale mural on Coronach's historic Centre Street.
Dunlop Art Gallery
Logan MacDonald
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Logan MacDonald will explore the Deaf experience with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. The collaborative artwork will be exhibited at Dunlop Art Gallery.
Hlady, Dustan Moose Jaw Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 Looking for funding to assist in the production and distribution of a highly engaging web-series.
Hykaway, Natasha Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $500 Looking for funding to continue working on my series and to continue expanding my skills.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc.
Judy Wensel
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 LTD' Artists and Judy Wensel will support creative community members with disabilities in an online-focused exploration of Caryl Churchill's play, Love and Information.
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.
Westmount Community School
Felipe Gomez
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $19,741 M3K: Music, Movies, and Monsters for Creative Kids: digitalstorytelling and music production project. Inspired by classic cinema, epic soundtracks, swamp monsters, and play doh dinosaurs,
McIntyre, Nelda Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Making Starblankets and also to teach younger people to carry on the tradition and knowledge
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 March 2021 Artist residency at Bridges Art Movement
Faye, Nick Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Marketing Expense Support for 2022 Nick Faye "Gettin' Better EP" Release in Germany
Megan Kent and Sara Kreuger Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,905 Megan Kent and Sara Kreuger want to further their study of Egyptian dance with master instructors at the Ya Salam Canada workshop in May 2020.
Ells, Chrystene Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Mentorship / professional development in poetry towards material generation for an upcoming art book project, combining new skills in bookmaking with long form poetic narrative.
Bérubé, Annie Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Mentorship with Laura St-Pierre
Midale Central School Midale Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $6,600 Midale Central School to partner with Missoula Theatre Group to create 2 school and community theatre events.
Wild Sky Adventure Learning
Laura Hosaluk
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $13,900 MĪYO ACIMOWINA ASKIY: (Good Stories Earth) is a workshop exploring old European practices of reinforced earth construction, informed by Indigenous storytelling for children and community.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 MJM&AG is proposing a pilot project for a short-term artist residency to increase community engagement and provide public access to an artist's creative process.
Dubois, Emilie Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Money for composition of the soundtracks of the "Diva and Catastrophe" play to be able to perform it on stage .
Keethanow Elementary School Stanley Mission Media Arts Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Multi media experience for Kindergarten to Grade 3 - hands on arts for busy kids
Farm Fest Terre Ferme Festival Ltd. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,000 Music festival emphasizing Canadian singer-songwriters, held on an organic farm in southern Saskatchewan. Laid-back, welcoming, spiritual experience for all ages.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,500 Music-collaboration with professional-musician Kiera Dall'Osto to inspire/complete/infuse fresh music ideas; proceed to workshop album material in Nashville before recording new full-length album.
Schultz, Rylan Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,000 My goal with this project is to create new music for a solo album, collaborating with songwriters and producers from across the country.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 My grant proposal is Landscape Creations By Molly R Ratt
Checkley, Shauna Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,000 My project is a collection of short stories. These are adult level, literary fiction. My collection is an examination of personal decline and redemption.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 My project will consist of painting 8 landscapes of various areas of the Lac La Ronge and surrounding area landscapes.
Walliser, Rachel Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 My proposal is to cover travel and accommodation expenses for rehearsals in Saskatoon for the production of my first professionally produced script, Breaking the Curse.
Kennedy, Marsha Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,514 My proposal requests funding to produce and frame 15 works for a traveling retrospective exhibition and to support experimentation and further production of new works.
Ledingham, Sandra Meryl Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 My work has been accepted into the 'Taiwan International Ceramic Biennial 2020' . I am applying for assistance in shipping. (Shipped by November 10, 2019)
Myriad Entertainment Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Myriad Entertainment is seeking grant financing to assist in the creation of our Saskatchewan-made short film, "Hunting Trip", from the production through post-production phases.
Ecole Lumsden Elementary School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $962 Nakoda Knowledge Sharing Day with Bronte BigEagle and Keegan MacArthur A few Nakoda writers and speakers will come and present their oral and written stories.
Erickson, Craig Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,515 New body of paintings based on a series of camping research trips across Saskatchewan and Alberta in 2021
St. Germaine, Yvonne Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 New project ready to present to public, summer of 2020 Cd release tour, Expenses, Production, technician fees, promotion, rehearsal space, venue and equipment, travel accommodation
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,000 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing art installations and engaging audiences in downtown Regina on Saturday, August 29, 2020.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,500 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing public art installations and engaging audiences in Regina on Saturday, August 27, 2022.
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.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Nuit Blanche Regina will curate a visual art show and augmented reality experience for display at Saskatchewan Fashion Week 2019's after parties.
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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.