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
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 To create a new Theatre for Young Audiences show exploring gender diversity for presentation in Calgary and Saskatoon planned for May 2023.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin 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
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.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $11,000 To conduct an in-person workshop, hold public staged readings, and engage in subsequent rewrites of my play MERCY between January and March , 2022.
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.
Buttered Ghost Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,000 We are seeking funding to pay the engaged artists of an all original horror comedy anthology radio play series that is presented as a podcast.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Translating and adapting sections of King Lear into French, a project done in partnership with GTNT to create a trilingual version of the play.
The Sketchy Bandits Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,205 The Sketchy Bandits will spend five days creating a series of sketch comedy skits intended for theatrical production using devised theatre and traditional writing techniques.
O'Bertos, Taegan Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $3,500 A new laptop geared towards graphic design and editing because my practice is becoming more about editing and designing projections.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $5,038 An annual theatre festival to provide opportunities for theatre designers to create, connect, and learn, featuring performances for the public in Saskatoon and Regina.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be doing a writing workshop to further develop my play The Gay Card to be tour ready when safe to do so.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $80,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $56,500 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Globe Theatre Society Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $238,930 For general operating and programming support.
McKay, Jory Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $900 We are doing a 1989 album based drag show on the 29th of December at Divas Nightclub.
Hip Hop Hoop Dance Productions Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To support Hip Hop Hoop Dance during a process of shifting their theatrical production from live performance to the digital realm of animated video.
J.M. Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $230,000 For general operating and programming support.
Sealy, David 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.
Ferre Play Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $13,230 For general operating and programming support.
Gares, Jessica Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Two people are stuck in an elevator, just them and their misconceptions. This site-specific play explores modern relationships between Indigenous and settler youth in Saskatchewan.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Mantyka, Drew Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This grant will be to support the adapting and written of a new version of the play Arden of Faversham.
Chrysalis Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Chrysalis Theatre will produce the play My Name is Rachel Corrie, at La Troupe du Jour.
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 For theatre artist, S.E. Grummett to attend a Performing Arts Creation Residency at the Banff Centre for the creation of their new work: "Nude Parade".
Pantel, Rowan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Funds to enrol in online puppetry course. Continue my training in the art form with a Master Puppeteer.
Haynes, Sierra Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to rural Caledonia, Ontario to research the history and landscape of Peggy Douglas who I will portray on stage in spring 2022.
Walliser, Rachel Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $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.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
The Dark Lady Collective
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 William Brooks will work with theatre and visual artists to engage with the community by creating large-scale, interactive, outdoor theatre-based installations.
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,120 To write and workshop a two-person play about adult ADHD that will be produced in the 2022-23 season with On Cue Performance Hub.
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.
MacDonald, Ruaridh Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 A 3-month creation process to develop a libretto and record tracks for “The Picture of Dorian Gray - A New Musical”
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,319 To develop the script through exploration of physical movement, sign language, projected visuals, and surtitles to present to an invited audience (workshopped presentation).
Johanna & Jayden Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,865 A 4-month work term to research and develop a new performance work, as an evolution of 'Live Duet'.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Gonie, Jalisa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Writing a full length script (75-90 minutes), ready to be work shopped by October 2022.
Polischuk, Katelyn Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Hiring a dramaturge for final script edits.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
Pelletier, Sharon Regina Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,319 A camcorder for video recording of the performance and for editing of the footage in addition to using the equipment for future performances.
McDougall, Bradley Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,336 • Presentation of my one man show Night Sweats, a personal story of coming out during the AIDS crisis and parallels with Covid.
Power, Kevin Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 A computer is essential in my artistic practice: record auditions for stage/film/tv, live auditions via zoom, my website design/maintenance , résumé, business accounting, online casting.
Hnatuk, Byron Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Lighting software to assist and enhance a designer's ability to create designs quickly and efficiently and share that information with theatres.
Neumier, Jane Langenburg Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $495 To set up my home studio with this microphone interface kit replacing my current set-up, leading to greater quality of recording of my voice work.
Kent, Grahame Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,776 Purchase of MacBook Pro for theatrical sound design/editing work using Qlab.
Ppl r Ppl Productions Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,935 Ppl r Ppl Productions is creating professional work for theatre artists and will present 'Hand to God' by Robert Askins in Live Five's 2022/2023 season.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 We, a team of a 2SLGBTQ+ artists, will be presenting Logan Martin-Arcand's play The Gay Card, as a part of the 2022/23 Live Five Season.
Burke, Kelley Jo Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 To spend three months completing a working draft of a play, "Rigby" to be workshopped with Listen To 'Dis Community Arts Organization in spring/summer 2023.
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,400 My current MacBook Pro (2012 model) has become unreliable and insufficient in supporting my artistic practice: a new computer would help me make a living.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 I am a writer currently not owning a functioning laptop. My desktop and the MacBook (circa 2009) is no longer able to update nor function.
Seidel, Louise Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,899 This computer is powerful enough to design, run sound and projections along with dedicated graphics with or without a tech booth for theatre productions.
The Coterie Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Funds to produce Measure For Measure with Live Five in March, 2023.
Carson Walliser Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 Application for funds to support myself and my devising partners as we develop "Annette is a Bimbo!" for RISER Regina 2023
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 A staged production of the "Multi-Cultural, Multi-Lingual King Lear: Cree, French, English" script adapted in 2021-2022.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 To devise, rehearse and perform "Homebuddies" an absurdist interactive outdoor performance exploring housing insecurity and biopolitics, in Saskatoon, in preparation for the Prague Quadrennial.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,650 The world premiere of THE CURST by Kelley Jo Burke, music by Library Voices, including projections and complex sound design. Developing new personal artistic skills.
Fight or Flight Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 The Unforgettables has been selected for Live Five Independent Theatre’s upcoming season. This grant will help us pay our artists a living wage.
Beltran, Marlene Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 The production of an original play for young audiences featuring D/deaf performers. Telling the story of forbidden love between a cat and a swallow.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create a script/play in a musical format, along with music, with story lines of life and love on a reserve and urban setting.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual 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.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $57,850 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.
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $49,000 For general operating and programming support.
The Mann Art Gallery Inc. Prince Albert Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $63,000 For general operating and programming support.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Remai Modern Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $213,750 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $102,120 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $44,000 For general operating and programming support.
Articulate Ink Press Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 To continue the touring of my installation based work "Continuous" and "Context is Everything" to 7 different exhibitions, solo and group.
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,326 "Einwanderer" is an installation project in an abandoned farmhouse that explores inter-generational, post-war German-Canadian identity and immigration.
Tucker, Peter Moose Jaw Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,000 “Defined by Otherness” is the creation of a body of work exploring the structure of identity for an upcoming exhibition of sculptural installations.
Jensen, Trea Eastend Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 'Moon Beings' Solo Art Exhibition(emergent opportunity) that opens April 1 2019 and art workshop April 30th at the Grand Coteau Heritage Centre
Henry, Hugh Swift Current Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 The funds will be used to print and frame 30 photographs and deliver / install prints for exhibition in Maple Creek.
Kumar, Madhu Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,800 An adaptation of both new and existing paintings with the use of Augmented Reality and Audio content to create immersive storytelling and deepen audience experience.
MacPherson, Jera Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Ibid. Collective will be mounting a three week exhibition of work by emerging contemporary artists from Saskatchewan, Canada and the United States.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $520 To do a performance and attend publication launch and closing of solo exhibition at the Maison des Artistes in Winnipeg.
Payne, Laura Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 An exhibition of new paintings at Lantern Projects, and associated workshop, in Winnipeg.
Mackasey, Michèle Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To create a pixelated winter landscape image of northern Saskatchewan, through a two-dimensional sculptural process; using tiny glass bottles filled with coloured transparent liquid.
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 Complete several large format and medium sized oil paintings as the beginning of two new series expanding on the concerns examined in my previous work
Garneau, David Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 To create forty metaphoric still life paintings in which mundane objects are arranged and titled so they evoke complex themes and ideas.
Peet, John Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,412 This grant is to cover materials, firings and studio costs, enabling me to development a new body of work for a solo exhibition.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,500 To create a triple screen film installation for a confirmed solo exhibition at the Remai Modern opening April 5, 2019
Penner, John J Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,000 The project entails the exploration and applicaiton of digital technology to the historic process of carbon printing.
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.
Epp, Carole Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,771 This grant covers the creation of a new body of politically themed functional ceramics and includes a one month residency at the Archie Bray Foundation.
Hale, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $10,040 Time for creative exploration, investigation, experimentation, risk taking, discovery, dialogue and critique, development and creation of new artworks and works in progress.
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.
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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.