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
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Senior dance artist Terrill Maguire visits SK from ON for the first time to work with Free Flow Dance Theatre.
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to take part in.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,400 To kickstart the formation of The Saskatoon Experimental Music Ensemble: a community music ensemble in association with Prairie New Music Festivals.
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To be able to pay fair musician fees to the performers at the LMLCC's first ever outdoor Music Festival on July 2, 2022.
Johnson, Adam Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been given the oppertunity to perform at two showcases during CCMA week in Calgary, AB.
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.
Boechler, Jared Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Two-Day Solo Landscape Exhibition, Landings
Hicks, Ryan Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to BC to write material for my new album. I have eight finished and would like to write three more songs.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $880 I am requesting money to attend a Trauma and Cultural Sensitivity training for artists.
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".
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.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to the White Buffalo Youth Treatment Center and teach the importance and benefits of knowing your culture through teaching traditional beadart and moccasin making.
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
Richter, Jessica Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This proposal seeks funding to support the creation of a short art film.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Framing a series of oil pastel and pencil drawings for future exhibitions.
Krause, Larry Christopher Lake Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To perform my Western music before an audience that has great influence in talent buying for gigs in BC and Alberta for the 2023 season.
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.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support to purchase equipment to create a highly requested series of online beading tutorials for beginners.
Gauthier, Jean-Sébastien Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Assistance to attend Emma Collaboration 2022, July 27th - August 4th, 2022, Big River, Saskatchewan.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 We will present live readings of The Gay Card through several live social media webcasts from the living rooms of the writer, director, and performers.
Martell, Rueben Waterhen Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I've been asked to speak at the Blood in the snow film festival, I'm using the funds to supplement travel and 20% of the accommodations.
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.
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.
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.
Haldoupis, Nicole Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To attend Sage Hill Writing’s 2019 Summer Program (Fiction Course) and work with writer Jacqueline Baker, July 2-12.
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.
Kybalion Movement Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 To request a micro-grant for alleviating expenses for a unique opportunity to present a Canadian Breaking artist at the international street dance festival “Hip-Fest 2019”.
Bernbaum, Joel Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This grant will allow me to purchase a new laptop , an essential tool to both my playwriting and artistic community building practice.
Ay, Caramba! Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Rehearsal process for a brand new play called the Newcomer
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 The Feather is looking to get funding for artist fees to do a Christmas project and live stream which involves mentorship within the collective.
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.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 We are looking for support to undertake a reading / book launch tour in support of our fall release of books.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
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
Polischuk, Katelyn Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Hiring a dramaturge for final script edits.
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.
Torwalt, Greg Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $571 To support my opportunity to attend the SK Writers' Guild facilitated retreat as I work on writing/editing poems, plus support the purchase of video-editing software.
Aubichon, Holly Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To travel to Edmonton for installation and the opening of a group show I am participating in at Latitude 53, with a BIPOC collective.
Inglis-McQuay, Darren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To exhibit a photo-based installation of fieldwork collected from the WeTu artist residency over a two week period at the Maritime Museum of Saskatchewan.
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
Gerein, Amy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Symbiosis, a 2022 Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon) exhibit, of realistic soft sculpture, representative of various Saskatchewan wildlife species.
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Producing zines with Indigenous peoples and newcomers for distribution in Princeton, USA and Dublin, Ireland
Lebel, Emilie Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $929 Artistic development at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity through Entr'Arts, a francophone multidisciplinary art program.
La Ronge Arts Council Corp. La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To engage local indigenous artist DLanghorne to give artist talks and painting sessions to school groups and others while OSAC exhibit 'Common Truths' is here.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $400 This application is for shipping costs of my painting to the Chianciano Biennale in Chianciano in Italy. I have already been accepted.
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.
Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre Maple Creek Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 "Field Portraits" by 4 artists presents photographic portraits of rural models from the region to celebrate the SW Art Fest during September in Maple Creek.
Garcia-Luna, Gabriela Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To produce digital prints to complete works for installation at confirmed exhibition in February 2021
Sheri & Heather Benning Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 A mini-documentary foregrounding the shift to intensive agriculture in rural SK, including poetry from Sheri's forthcoming book, Field Requiem.
Liu, Lin Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $757 This proposal is for support to develop a proposal for a Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Communities Project grant for the May 1, 2020 deadline.
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking financial support to participate in a US encaustic retreat and exhibition which I was recently awarded through the International Encaustic Association.
Cafferata, Skyler Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To record 4 new studio-quality songs with my band (The Faps) which will be released as digital singles throughout 2019.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To create/install/exhibit "Context is Everything" decals with The Works Art and Design Festival in Edmonton at the Edmonton Tower.
J.M. Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Support for 4 Saskatchewan artists (including 2 yet-to-be-funded by SKArts Independent Artists) to create short films arising from Trespassers Waltz, for consideration at S.P.A.N.E. (Screenings of Performance Art in the Natural Environment).
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.
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.
Furstenberg, Tia Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To create a series of paintings for an upcoming collaborative exhibition at the John V. Hicks Gallery in March of 2022.
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)
Maxwell, Aralia Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 The proposed grant will help to fund fees and expenses for my participation in the Alchemy Artist Residency in Hillier, ON in August 2019.
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.
Virgo, Sean Eastend Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To read, assess and select unpublished stories by the late Patrick Lane, and to assemble and propose a collection for publication, with editorial suggestions.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will be attending the winter 2022 Banff Centre Artist in Residence program to work on two new Artist's books.
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
Duesterbeck, Florence Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To produce exhibition-ready large-format photographs on canvas for "Litter 2020" for confirmed exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina Out of the Box space.
Pistachio, Mara Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Produce a culturally focused, youth-friendly, community-based drag show called United Diversity: A Drag Show.
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.
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.
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To write and complete a full story treatment for an independent feature screenplay in-development titled "As Far As The Eye Can See."
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 A creative process project exploring relationships between art and nature through dance, song, and costume via online workshops towards a backyard processional performance.
James, Patrick 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.
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.
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.
Bandur, Breanne Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To collaborate with Alison Norlen on her project, "Moulin de la Nouvelle Orleans," as part of the New Orleans Luna Fete.
Heppner, Annalisa La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $940 Together Brandon White and I have created a series of themed pieces about our love for local ecology and the land to exhibit next month.
Umeh, Charles Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Applying for the grant to assist me carry out post production of my short film Black Vision.
Luhning, Holly Lumsden Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To research and write a collection of poetry centred on and informed by the end/renewal of a Saskatchewan prairie farm.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 We are taking a team of youth poets to Toronto to participate in Voices of Today, a national SpoCan-sanctioned poetry festival for youth.
Desgranges-Jean, Elizabeth (Ellie) Birch Hills Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Framing and printing supplies to create the "Individuality" installation to be exhibited at the Winter Festival Art Show and Sale in the winter of 2021.
Muirhead, Laurie Shellbrook Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $500 Work with professionals in the area of children's literature to assist me with editing and finding a suitable publisher for my manuscript (Loonies for Lazaro).
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Please Select Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 A series of lecture–demonstrations on the subject of Powwow culture and art forms, determined and delivered by local and regional Powwow artists.
Syverson, Kyle Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Travel for professional development to Earthdance Contact Improvisation event and to Contact Improvisation/performance workshop in New York. Perform with Earthdance participants in Dia:Beacon art museum.
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With this grant I intend to rescue paintings and drawings that are stranded abroad due to COVID-19 and are to be destroyed if not collected.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 A playwriting workshop of an extended version of an existing script.
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.
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.
Evans, George Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 to bring jazz pianist Nancy Walker to Saskatoon for a coaching and joint performance opportunity.
Solheim, Krista Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A rehearsal director apprenticeship in dance with Faye Thomson, one of the Artistic Directors of The School of Contemporary Dancers professional program.
Glenn, Allyson Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Attend three-month NARS Foundation International Residency, in New York City, NY, USA
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.
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I want to continue my artist development and increase my knowledge in my craft.
Smith, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Upon hearing my pre audition tape, I have been asked to audition at the RCM. I am requesting funding to complete that audition.
Kirchmeier, Kurt Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To complete a rewrite on the first half of a YA fantasy novel titled The Bone Shepherds, as requested by an interested editor.
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.
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.
Lawrence, Katherine saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To expand my readership beyond Saskatchewan by presenting my new poetic memoir, Black Umbrella, at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival and Art Bar reading series.
Ramsay, Jessica Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 The essential and final integration of violin fundamentals into audition preparation with renowned, Berlin-based violinist Elissa Lee.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Kyuubi Culture's production fee to participate in the project "Meeting for Teas: On the Road to Decolonization" at the Shurniak Art Gallery, Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
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.
Write Out Loud Poetry Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 BIPOC Ballads is a 6 speaker series. Funding would provide cost of venue, feature poets, equipment, ASL Interpreters and prizes for poets and slam winners.
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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.