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
Thunderchild, Richard Spiritwood Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,800 Classes for adults and youth to learn the powwow craft of headroach-making.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 I want to build on my existing work; the creation of Nakoda lullabies, and the creation of a recording, a book, and a presentation series.
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.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Robert Mcarthur is bringing back the Nakoda language through song, specifically children's lullabies. Writing lullabies helps preserve the language by putting it in children's ears.
Kozak, Kathryn Creighton Visual Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,300 To support experimental sculptures, photographs and recorded soundworks to be made during and following a July 2019 land-based residency at the Sointula Art Shed.
Tootoosis, Shelly Cut Knife Visual Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Fully porqupine quilled Woman's accessory set will include a chocker with breast piece attached, two braid-ties,back barrette, and side of head medicine wheel.
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.
Standing, Cyrus Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,488 Developing my art form of story telling and tell the stories of Dakota history, Kinship, language and my community in Saskatchewan
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.
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.
Bellegarde, Bradley Regina Music Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,487 To write 6 songs, all stories with Indigenous relevance for an EP with the working title, "Rediculous Stories".
Standing, Lorraine Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 To research and develop my stories of my father’s stories of song and drumming when I was a child.
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.
Nordstrom, Alexandra Battleford Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 This project provides grades 5-9 students of Chief Poundmaker School with a week of creative workshops that use land as pedagogy for art practice.
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.
Johnson, Omar Regina Music Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 This project will produce an album. Utilizing a 4 part method. I.e Locale sampling, sound sculpting, sound generation, sound pallet programming, plus composition.
Pooyak, Roberto Saskatoon Music Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 15-17 Track Reggae & Hip Hop album following two previously released albums.
Pewapsconias, Janelle Paynton Literary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Connecting to the prairie plains and to water, Janelle Pewapsconias will reflect, create and flow poetry in the form of a 24 page poetry chapbook.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $3,000 A new manuscript of poetry celebrating the joys, challenges and blessings of single parenthood
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 We want to create and produce fifteen videos that focus on Indigenous comedy and satirical news.
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.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Anita Smith, the Executive Director of 25th Street Theatre, will travel to Victoria, BC to attend the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals conference.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $500 Belle Plaine is the opening act for Colter Wall’s UK and European tour in March. The tour includes 17 shows in 12 countries.
Skjeie, Cooper Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 "Poetry, Politics, and Embodiment" is a unique, thematic program that aligns well with and promises to enhance my poetry project, "post-immunity theory."
Plett, Devo Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I will be showing my work with in a group exhibition in LA, I plan to attend the show.
Mrazek, Jerome Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking support to help cover costs of framing artworks in preparation for my solo exhibition at the John V. Hicks Gallery.
Hagel, Mandie Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Attend Sage Hill Spring Poetry Colloquium.
Leader and District Arts Council Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,820 Provide an affordable and accessible opportunity for rural youth to receive choral, speech arts, and music training by a professional.
Ntibandetse, Diana Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $700 To organize a painting workshop. The workshop will promote cultural awareness and act as abridge between communities by exposing participants to a neo-African painting style.
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)
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.
Bridge Theatre Collective Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To contract 15 theatre artists to be a part of a readthrough workshop of a new edit of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare.
Stonhouse, David Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I will be participating in BAM's artist residency, November 2020. I will create an installation to wrap up and document my POWER BOX series.
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
Pshebylo, Mila Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 “Twisted” will be a fantastical wire sculptural landscape inspired by The Crooked Bush, installed at the Gallery at Frances Morrison Library August 4th- September 4th.
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Study Clown with Christopher Bayes and The Pandamonium Studio while they have reduced tuition and shifted classes online during the Covid Pandemic.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To provide accessibility to future Deaf Crows Collective theatre productions for deaf, hard of hearing, and Deaf patrons through the use of surtitling equipment.
Tenold, Darla Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend the Sage Hill spring fiction colloquium facilitated by Marina Endicott.
Keshane, Claudette Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 to be able to purchase all the supplies required to create new items that I have never made before
Staples-Jetko, Sandra Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $550 Tto bring Sask Women Filmmaker to Regina as part of the panel with the Screening of Saskatchewan Borne Women Filmmakers, March 12, 2020.
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 "Preparing for the Day" is a documented performance and printmaking project exploring loss and ritual.
Weber, Angel Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I would like to create a pieces and apply to show at the Jack Millikin Centre & Wiebe Works Wearable Art Gala.
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
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 This project aims to uplift and reinvigorates the stagnant Saskatchewan artist community under COVID lockdown through a virtual exhibition about creativity and enthusiasm.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To spend a week experimenting and playing in development of our queer, physical comedy collaboration: "Creepy Boys" for Melbourne Fringe Festival and future touring.
Johnston, Tamsin Lorraine Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have been invited to audition for the position of Principal Oboe with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on January 17 & 18, 2022.
Oehlerking, Darrin Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 This project aims to rehearse and perform large chamber music for winds that requires a conductor. The performance will be video recorded.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To receive feedback and finish edits on my debut novel, Everything is Fine Here, under the guidance of accomplished novelist Marina Endicott.
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.
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.
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.
Bradshaw, Ryan Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $750 This grant will partially fund the research and creation of a poetry collection focused on Saskatchewan birds and climate change.
Conly, Bonnie Grasswood Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Complete a series of twelve drawings in preparation and prior to attending two, Sculpting Porcelain from Life, workshops with Ruth Chambers, March 26th and 27th.
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This grant will allow me to compensate the cast and crew for their work during the creative process of "I,Frida" featuring at the Fringe Festival.
Sun, Qiming Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is a two-month-long, nature-based, interdisciplinary artist residency at the Drinkle mall in Saskatoon. The residency includes open studio visits and a final exhibition.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create a short, story-based videogame called Margo that explores the inevitably of change, and the elusivity of time and material existence.
Enzo, Aspen Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $600 Support my expansion from poetry into creative nonfiction by attending Saskatchewan Writers Guild's Facilitated Retreat and learning from poet & nonfiction author Mark Abley.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Funds to attend the Fisher Library (Toronto) small and fine press fair on September 10.
Ulrich, Maureen Lampman Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have written a series of poems about COVID-19 which I would like to have professionally critiqued/edited. Paula-Jane Remlinger has agreed to do this.
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.
Houghtaling, Theo Swift Current Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Toronto to attend Canzine- Canada's national zine and printed matter convention. Meet other printed matter artists and professionals. Attend workshops and lectures.
Bosiak, Charlene La Ronge Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $631 To perform as part of a collective of professional dancers under the Artistic Direction of Yasmina Ramzy and her YR Arts Global Collective Dance Company.
Bates-Hardy, Courtney Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $951 To receive a manuscript evaluation from writer and editor Jennifer LoveGrove and attend a writing retreat to work on the same manuscript.
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 For theatre artist, S.E. Grummett to attend the Mask and Clown Intensive, under the direction of John Turner at the Manitoulin Conservatory in summer 2020.
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.
Buffalo People Arts Institute Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To purchase a video recording device, lighting and microphone to use in creating videos on how to create a variety of Indigenous-related art workshops
Iris, Loretta Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Create portraits and sculptures for an online international exhibit titled "Variant ~ Ways of Seeing Through"
Gomez, Felipe Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $757 To build a Tubulum a pipe instrument famously used in the “Blue Man Group” a fun and inventive percussion instrument.
Holt, Savannah Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 'Analemma' is a collection of 13 ceramic moon jars, each with a unique glaze application symbolically related to ancient names for each month's full moon.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creating and live-streaming 'Angry At The Internet: A COVID-versary Birthday Cabaret' while working with David Connolly of Drayton Entertainment and producing high-quality support material.
Saltzman, Vera Fort Qu'Appelle Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Solo exhibition of photographic portrait series O Human Child in Ottawa, Ontario November 1, 2019 to January 4th, 2020.
Edmunds, Alexander Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am a 2-Spirit Indigenous youth who wants to create a collection of beadwork each month. I want to celebrate my Indigeneity and queer identity.
Faye, Nick Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Marketing Expense Support for 2022 Nick Faye "Gettin' Better EP" Release in Germany
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To attend the launch of the German translation of Honouring the Buffalo at the Frankfurt Book Fair and do presentations at a related Conference.
Dale, Danielle Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I have been accepted to the Biophilia Research Residency at Ayatana Artists' Research Program, where I will learn about biology and wildlife.
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.
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.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To present my work at the 4th International Babaylan Conference, Muling Pag-Uugat: Re-Rooting, near Toronto (Torrance, ON) September 20-22, 2019.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Four contributors to "apart", SWG's pandemic anthology, will do readings in Swift Current and Eastend to promote the book and contribute to their professional development.
Murawsky, Graham Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $640 Factor Chandelier to fly to Los Angles to be in a big video opportunity for a video
Baggett, Brian Fort Qu'Appelle Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $750 To attend the 2019 Chapman Stick 4-day Workshop featuring Stick inventor Emmett Chapman and master instructors Greg Howard and Steve Adelson.
Anderson, Mikhaila Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 3 live performance videos of The Radiant to be used for showcase applications. Filmed @ PR Productions by Little Jack Films
Currie, Dillon Swift Current Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $250 To record 2 studio-quality demos to include in application for Sound Recording grants, which is intended to partially fund 2022 debut full-length solo LP.
The Garrys Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Documentation/recording/mixing costs of The Garrys' Live score of "Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages", to be performed on Oct. 25th at the Roxy Theatre.
Mohsin, Ayesha Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 "Ayesha's ASMR" is an original 45min theatrical production, it will be performed at Shu-box and also made available online on lexemetheatre.com and various other channels.
Epp, Carole Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation of work for the exhibition borderLINE: 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art, plus travel to install the work in Edmonton in September.
Schultz, Chantel Estevan Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation/installation/exhibition of work in sculpture and drawing for an upcoming solo exhibition at the Estevan Art Gallery & Museum.
Willey, Leon Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Developing and creating a door to door interactive theatre show. In consultation with artists in Stratford Ontario this May, to be performed outside, this summer.
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.
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To workshop "A Path Of Ghosts And Warriors" at Native Earth Performing Arts 30th Annual Weesageechuk Begins To Dance festival in Toronto.
Mappin, Miki Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Travel to Barcelona for advanced dance training, regular practice of Contact Improvisation and meetings with dance professionals to explore performance, collaboration and residency opportunities.
Vogel, Kristian Regina Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 A week of dedicated Saxophone study at the Orford Music Academy; with lessons and masterclasses from one of the world's foremost authorities on classical saxophone.
Baraniecki, Jordan Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 During this time, I'm looking for innovative ways that people can still experience thought-provoking art by creating immersive projections around the city.
Powell, Marie Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I will conduct primary research in England and Wales to increase authentic details and emotional nuances in my three-book historical fantasy series, Chronicles of Meirionnydd.
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to create analog films.
Fidelak, Terri Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Documentation of a collaborative sound and performance piece created by Rania Al Harthi, Kris Alvarez, Terri Fidelak, and Jess Richter.
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.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To deliver a public lecture on Zachari Logan's work and visit Verona's renowned Palazzo Giusti to begin to co-curate Logan's solo exhibition for April, 2021.
Indigenous Poets Society Paynton Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Sending the Indigenous Poets Society team to participate/compete in the CFSW 2019 for flights and accommodation and food support at event.
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