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
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,091 This project is to further my artistic practice in charcoal mark-making in burnt forests in northern Saskatchewan by examining the impacts of weather and time
Fookes, Jasmin Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 A portable contemporary cabinet of curiosities from a repurposed structure to house diverse assortments of my locally collected and altered natural materials and mass-produced objects.
Romero, Cesar Alejandro Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,696 #Sole_Purpose_a_glogal_interpretation_on_Islam is a ten day participatory art installation with components of Islamic culture including dance-performance art, fabric-fiber art, photography, audio-sound-light-projections, and re-purposed objects.
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'.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Writing of "Fenêtre sur cour", a collection of poems and poetic aphorisms inspired by ink drawings
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
Ripplinger, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,500 Cosmic Tundra will be a short 16mm experimental film, aiming to represent surreal landscapes paralleling the rugged realism of the Yukon environment.
McCrea, Debbie Mankota Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,000 To increase my body of work which is of paper Mache sculptures of cattle, horses and bison in order to approach a gallery.
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
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,000 My proposal is to continue working in painting, printmaking and drawing. I also will be carving and other sculpturing opportunities. Collaboration with others is important.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 This project will be to design and create 13 moon shawls for an existing art show that features the 13 moon teachings.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,000 To paint the final six 36"x40" Metis Spirit Animals paintings for my series of 22 animals. A porcupine, fish, owl, skunk, raven and fox.
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.
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.
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
Deiter, Christine Balcarres Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To learn how to construct a tipi with tranferable indigenous teachings, documenting as a teaching aid with powerpoint.
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 Create 6 large sculpture. Sharing Our beliefs and customs pertaining to mourning and loss. These I share with the blessings of my Elders and community
Skjeie, Cooper Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To finalize my first full-length poetry manuscript, titled, "post-immunity theory."
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.
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.
Ewenin, Ron Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $2,000 Production and sale of 100, 2023 native art calendars to be sold across Saskatchewan.
Stevens, Tracy Regina Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 To write a film script titled: THE RIVERS FLOW: A NATIONAL TRAGEDY, the untold love story of Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur and Louis Riel.
Arcand, Gary Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,000 Write a first draft of a collection of traditional Plains Cree stories of long ago told to me by my late Mother in the 1970's.
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.
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,000 To complete the body of work "Erasure is Futile" for a scheduled group exhibition and future solo exhibition potential.
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To support "What's Mine Is Yours", a series of paintings and drawings associated with medical research on organ donation and transplantation for Indigenous persons.
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.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 To create 6 mixed-media paintings honouring 6 Sk. animals necessary for the survival of the Indigenous people throughout history to be included in future exibitions.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To build an separate studio/workshop so I can safely continue my art projects like woodworking outside.
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.
Boechler, Jared Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $5,000 To undertake production on project influenced by local study in arctic region of Lapland, Finland.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $10,000 This project is to write down and publish, accompanied by visual images, the story of Broken Knife Lookout on Poundmaker Cree Nation.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $12,000 I will continue in the producing of artwork that explores Truth and Reconciliation and my first nation sensibility , paintings and carvings primarily.
Tienkamp, Christine St. Louis Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Produce Metis beadwork pieces
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,500 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues centred around an Indigenous Comedy perspective and expand into comedy skits.
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $11,875 This project is to help us write season two of our comedy series "The Feather News" streaming on APTN Lumi.
Cameron, Steph Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,300 This application supports 6 months of song-writing, engaging my artistic process, demoing songs for my 4th studio album and expanding my live original repertoire.
Pelletier, Jeanne Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project will chronicle the life of Métis Elder and knowledge keeper, Jeanne Pelletier, and will include perspectives from those who know her.
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.
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.
Okemaysim, Aren Regina Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $10,000 The recording and engineering of 14 original songs for my debut solo music project, “Okimaw”.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 My proposal is to create a body of work that fosters personal healing and inspires others to pursue their life's dreams.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 My grant proposal is Landscape Creations By Molly R Ratt
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.
Campbell, Tenille Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 "natural desire, embodied" is a series of ten portraits featuring Indigenous men who embody desire through an Indigenous woman’s gaze, exploring land, identity and lust.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Album of original music shedding light on problems facing aboriginal people today. Addiction, Mental Health, Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women
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.
Hebert, Dakota Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To completely gut and redo my three-act play about Jack the Ripper into a way better two-act.
Badger, Joanne Sturgeon Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 To introduce the practice of porcupine quilled birchbark basket making to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
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.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 Take time off work to complete my play. I've completed the songs and am looking to finish my script to begin work-shopping and marketing it.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,092 Create a collection that I can showcase in an art exhibition. These new pieces would include large cardboard sculptures and mixed media canvas paintings.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,500 To build upon the theme of ‘The Flower People’ and create 13 new 2D and wearable art pieces for an exhibition at Godfrey Dean Gallery.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I am an established and award-winning author and poet in Canada. The project I wish to produce is a new collection of short stories.
Burnouf, Jordyn ile a la Crosse Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Storytelling through media to share land-based practices and worldview from an Indigenous lens. Videography, storytelling, and a virtual exhibit to capture northern lifestyle and art.
Pacquette, John Black Lake Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $4,000 Following the Denesuline ancestral skills teachings, creating traditional drums from barren ground caribou hide I have tanned and birch trees I have harvested.
Lee, Erica Violet Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $13,000 "On the Prairies We Will Live Forever": a collection of poems exploring urban prairie Indigenous feminist freedoms.
McKay, Michelle-Rae (M-Rae) Grenfell Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 Utilize beads, material, leather, fur, feathers to create a visual representation of powwow grand entry through the ages on a brain tanned Moosehide.
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.
Beaucage, Marjorie Duck Lake Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,200 To shape Movements- a collection of 7 decades of journal entries, poems and reflections- into a publication, with the help of an editor.
C. Lysias Designs Rosthern Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,500 Passion for Fashion Project, "Project Iskotew" raises awareness on the residual effects of residential schools, while promoting culture, and healing through fashion.
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.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create and Install a Metis healing garden and create interdisciplinary artworks while Mentoring a local Metis Artist in the process.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To purchase a long arm quilting machine to assist me in designing and creating my starblankets.
Pawlowich, Raistlin Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Produce, record & edit a single off my debut album.
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.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $12,000 This grant would produce 6 paintings and a wood carving. Dealing with the mystic animal and reconcilliation styles I work on with my art.
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.
Daniels, Kelly Cando Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 A workshop of deer hide preperation and hand drum making following protocol and the participants will learn ceremonial and social Cree songs and sacred stories.
Quewezance, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating traditional and modern styles of ribbon skirts and jewellry using custom-designed fabric and mixed textiles.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $17,685 Full-time writing resulting in a completed 120-page poetry manuscript, In Search of My Métis Father, with related elder and community member interviews and research.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To paint 6-40"x36" paintings: sturgeon, elk, polar bear, salmon, bee, and orca to add to my Spirit Animal series which is close to completion.
The Feather Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project is to help us produce season four of our satirical streaming series, The Feather News.
Nind, Monique Grenfell Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $2,000 To produce four original paintings (24x30)in a series titled "The Love of Fishing' and artistic journals describing the creative process for each piece.
Rose, Melanie regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To create and develop new work with the intent of exhibition. Research of new techniques and materials.
Sutherland, Dallas Rosthern Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Short horror film that will be filming in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and surrounding areas. filming will take place in July 2022.
Knight, Daniel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,080 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues and comedy skits centered around an indigenous comedy perspective, and develop into an episodic series.
Lafferty, Richard Prince Albert Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 This project is to do modern Metis story telling through photography and voice. This creative multimedia work will be shared Via multi media platforms
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I want to complete a first draft of a screenplay and script for stage about interracial dating in Saskatchewan in the post Gerald Stanley era.
Rabbitskin, Ashley Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $1,850 Explore the spiritual interconnection between land and the human body. Bridging the gap. Express my relationship with Mother Nature, nurtured and embedded by my grandmother.
Stevens, Tracy Regina Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To write a film treatment titled: THE RIVERS FLOW: A NATIONAL TRAGEDY, the untold love story of Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur and Louis Riel.
Agecoutay, Richard Regina Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $6,125 I want to produce an independent feature length video documentary on Saskatchewan Pow Wows.
Reynolds, Jamie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating a series of paintings that reflect on the use of crownland in Saskatchewan, and how it relates to themes of reconciliation and the environment.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $18,000 Create a full length album of original songs, while bringing light to the suicide crisis our communities have been experiencing.
Lavallee, Zachary Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $3,400 Capture the images of Indigenous people experiencing poverty to display their enduring attitude despite living in a society that marginalizes Indigenous people.
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $14,975 To acquire materials and equipment required to create and document Aanjitoon, a series of twelve large paintings using an original hybrid Woodlands/Realist style.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,320 To honour the land and the formations that have existed her for millennia by creating new compasses for future generations.
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
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.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I plan to create new beaded face and body work. I will preserve the work through photography, printing, framing and epoxying the original bead work.
Parent, Anna Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To finish the writing and create paintings for a story about a raven raised by geese learning to fly, a sixties scoop survivors story.
Gowan, Darren Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,092 Through interviews and research I plan to garner stories and legends from elders in the area and be interpreted in sculptural expressions in bronze& ceramics.
Ledoux, Maureen Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I am requesting funding to produce a Woman's Traditional Beaded Outfit to participate in cultural activities.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Would like to construct paddles with traditional artwork designs using carving and hand painting designs.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $13,842 To write the story of The Battle of Cut Knife Hill accompanied by Chief Poundmaker's speech in English, Cree Syllabics, Roman Orthography, and PISL illustrations.
Standing, Lois Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To research and develop Dakota women's geometric beaded designed dresses and produce a dress with the influence of past designs.
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
Severight, Tanya Whitecap Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Expand my fabric design skills to make Story Star Quilts, by adding embroidery and sublimation images to the quilts, ribbon skirts and make dolls.
Lerat, Muskwa Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $6,000 I want to write 6-8 songs about my Indigenous experience in Canada, as well as growing up with learning and mental disabilities being ignored.
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