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
Junop, Shane Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Nuit Blanche YXE 2021 video installation “Watch or Bolt” has been accepted and requires this grant for video projector rentals to complete the artistic vision.
The Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts North Battleford Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 On Dekk- Pesented by Battlefords Untapped is a partnership between the Dekker Centre and Battlefords Untapped Podcast to celebrate artists in the Battlefords and area
Bracht, Kathryn Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,000 ON PAPER is an ethnographic performance presented through theatre and documentary film storytelling techniques, using two women's relationship to paper as a creative prompt.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 On-demand screenings of video works by Saskatchewan artists accessed through a free augmented reality smartphone app paired with AR-enabled posters at public locations throughout Regina.
These Young Hands Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Opportunity to present my solo ambient electronic project, GLAZ, to a wider audience including notable industry professionals.
Craig Penner, Josephine Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Oral Presentation at The European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2019.
Thomson Community School
Chancz Perry
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,432 Our Artist in Residency project is a multidisciplinary arts program designed to decrease stress and increase resiliency in youth.
St. Michael Community School Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Our goal is for Lloys Dubois to come and teach our students about his creative process and incorporate his Ojibway teachings using symbols and animals.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Our Grade 4 students will engage in a series of land based explorations with Leah Dorion to explore and represent understandings of our inquiry question.
Rock My Gypsy Soul Music Festival Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Our Music festival is a not for profit event, held over 1 day, in downtown Prince Albert.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $12,000 Our project is a 5 month writing period that will include collaborations with notable songwriters John-Angus MacDonald (The Trews) and Clayton Bellamy (The Road Hammers).
Thomson Community School
Jayde Goodon
Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $11,500 Our project will strive to improve the literacy skills of students by exploring historical Indigenous artwork and incorporating traditional ways of teaching.
Kirkby, Mary-Ann Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 Over the course of a year, I plan to write the first draft of an historically based, non-fiction book titled “Untold, The Hutterite Story”
Roelens, Diana Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Paper sculpture and collage installation with Grade 8 class highlighting prairie wetlands in conjunction with a Ducks Unlimited WCE Project with the school
Stonhouse, David Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Participate in the Wassaic Project Summer Artist Residency, New York.
Peters, Charles Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $700 Participating in a devised theatre workshop with Frantic Assembly, a celebrated UK theatre company while they are in Saskatoon for the first time.
Paquet, Daniel Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Participation as photographer in the creation of the work "What belongs to us" at the International Center for Contemporary Culture Tabakalera, with choreographer, Suzanne Miller.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Fresh Squeezed Opera's Online Vocal Lab 2022 where I will collaborate on a new operatic work
Fortier, Zoe Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Orange, contemporary art group exhibition at the Expression professional arts centre in St-Hyacinthe Quebec in June.
Zegeye-Gebrehiwot, Hagere Selam "shimby" Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in the Oberhausen Seminar: examining global moving image practices in the context of a festival, interrogating the infrastructures that allow film to circulate.
Bourque, Marie-Véronique Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $500 Participation in the The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Master Class. This training will be offered online from January 3 to January 8, 2021.
passion2action Youth Empowerment Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 passion2action hopes to engage young artists to produce multidisciplinary content for INSPIRE, our flagship youth empowerment celebration that introduces students to new, local role models.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 PAVED Arts intends to create an online open-source equipment booking and members access portal, in partnership with Video Pool artist-run in Winnipeg.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 PAVED Arts is hosting the Saskatoon iteration of the One Take Super 8 event taking place on Tues. Sept. 10th, 2019.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $14,496 Per Sonatori will be presenting three concerts as part of their 12th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 Per Sonatori will be presenting three concerts as part of their 14th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $11,504 Per Sonatori will be presenting two concerts as part of their 11th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,955 Perfecting the technique of live amplification of dancers’ heartbeats and integrating the technique into a work in progress performance.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $830 Perform, and offer outreach teaching and presentations during the first Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival in Nebraska this coming August.
Morin, Myrtle Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Photography Book Series, and first in the series. Answers the question, "Who Am I" and will be around IRS, Sixties Scoop and Foster Care.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Plaines aquarelles is a collection of water color paintings and poetic aphorism in reaction to confinement in the western plain.
Laird, Tonia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,750 Planning and writing of high fantasy novel with themes of decolonization, kinship, and intergenerational trauma and healing.
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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.
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 .
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.
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
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.
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Produce a short video artist talk to communicate the project "Thoughts and Prayers"
Tienkamp, Christine St. Louis Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Produce Metis beadwork pieces
Pawlowich, Raistlin Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Produce, record & edit a single off my debut album.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lloydminster Public School Division Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
Diederichs, Callen Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $800 Purchase of analog delay equipment to support musical performance and recording.
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.
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.
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.
Wasteste, Angelo Fort Qu'appelle Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ay, Caramba! Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Rehearsal process for a brand new play called the Newcomer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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.