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
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,000 To develop and produce the world premiere of Unmasked at Live Five in 2020.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To develop Production Dramaturgy resources (including web articles, videos and Afterplay facilitators) that engage audiences beyond the stage during Yin Yang Theatre's production of Unmasked.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $434 A ring light with stand is an essential item many film actors use for audition tapes to achieve the best lighting quality for the video
Ziwa, Thandiwe Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Income for living expenses while working full time on music
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Framing a series of oil pastel and pencil drawings for future exhibitions.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,480 To assist with the costs of childcare for my three children while I create a new body of paintings for exhibition.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Collaborating with Jessica Morgun, this will assist with living expenses as I’m in artist residency at the Art Placement Gallery through the Biofeedback Collectives project.
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.
Zdunich, Emily Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,600 To create and research a new body of work exploring the human condition for the purpose of exhibitions and professional development.
Zarubin, Brooke Moose Jaw Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Zarubin, Brooke Moose Jaw Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,500 A Country themed Virtual Drag Show to create stay at home programming.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Drag Me Across Saskatchewan a Drive-In Drag Show Tour will provide drag entertainment for prides across Saskatchewan in a drive-in setting this summer.
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.
YWCA Regina
Joely Bigeagle-Kequahtooway
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Brain tanned buffalo hide will used to create art work that will commemorate MMIWG2S+ families loved ones.
YWCA Regina
Lloyd Dubois
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 To provide art-making workshops and co-create a kinship mural that explore Indigenous experiences under colonialism for YWCA residents, staff and public.
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.
Youth Matter Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Indigenous artist Kevin Pee-ace and Musician, J.J. Voss will be sharing their lived experiences with youth at our Mental Wellness for Youth Symposium.
Yorkton Regional High School Yorkton Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To initiate a pilot ceramic program at the YRHS with SK Artist- Marea Olafson collaborating with art teacher Jana Martinuk supporting the Art Curriculum.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my first solo exhibition at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Yorkton from September 13th to October 31st , 2020.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my solo show at the Community Hall in Saltcoats in October 2021.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Creation for a solo textile show of 2022 Autumn using antique kimono from Japan
Yan Miller, Mindy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,000 A series of six wall mounted smocked and woven cane cowhide works.
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.
Wozny Siemens, Gladys Rush Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Build crates to transport my relief sculptures to a confirmed exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current, January 14-March21, 2023.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 To write a collection of linked short stories with the theme of contemporary rural and urban culture in prairie Canada.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 I will revise and polish the manuscript for a novel about three generations of a Saskatchewan farm family.
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.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 I will learn more about the craft of writing short fiction, polish five stories, research and write two new stories, working toward a story collection.
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.
Wolseley Public Library Wolseley Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 The Wolseley Public Library would lead a cultural inventory research project and offer trial programs to assess current community needs and services.
Wiwchar, Michelle Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Development of the libretto for “Orpheus and Eurydice: Nox”, a modern, queer response to my existing work with Kendra Harder, “Orpheus and Eurydice... ish”.
Wirtz, Kayanna Rae Prince Albert Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,500 Artist is needing to update aging computer for design work, iPad will be able to speed up work flow to allow for more projects.
Winston Knoll Collegiate Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Winston Knoll Collegiate
Chrystene Ells
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $39,432 Deaf youth engage with personal artistic practices, guided by curated artists reflecting areas of classroom cultural demographics and intersectionality, including Deafness, LGBTQ, Indigenous and Newcomer.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,200 I will make an 8 hour video and several large photographic works that consider the emotional outcome and material culture of death and mourning.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will be traveling to Venice, Italy to participate in a workshop with Marilyn Arsem and present a performance at Venice International Performance Art Week.
Wilson, 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.
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.
Williams, Janet Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $944 To purchase an all-in-one HEPAclean desk-top polisher to produce finer quality work with my jewelery practice.
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.
Willett, Edward Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,809 To write a creative nonfiction book ruminating on the writing of science fiction and fantasy, drawn from experience and interviews with more than 100 authors.
Will, Elaine Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 The Last Band On Earth is a graphic novel about a noise rock band who are trapped in a ramshackle unearthly city run by demons.
Wildeman, Tatum
Father Megret High School
Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Utilizing dance to strengthen Indigenous youths' knowledge and connection to their language and culture while improving their sense of mental wellness.
Wild Sky Adventure Learning
Laura Hosaluk
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $13,900 MĪYO ACIMOWINA ASKIY: (Good Stories Earth) is a workshop exploring old European practices of reinforced earth construction, informed by Indigenous storytelling for children and community.
Wilcox, Zane Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 I am applying for funding for dedicated studio time to develop a new watercolour painting process.
Wilcox, Zane Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am applying for funding to support the creation of new sculptural work for a confirmed exhibition at Remai Modern, November 2022
Wightman, Nevada Toronto Media Arts Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Wiebe, Nicole Swift Current Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $1,250
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 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.
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.
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.
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.
Whitecalf, Azby Gallivan Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This grant will go sustenance and living fees while I develop paintings and drawings for a collective exhibition.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Westview Public School Prince Albert Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To have local Aboriginal artists in our community come to school and teach our kids Aboriginal art and have them learn from these people.
Westmount Community School
Felipe Gomez
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $7,700 Students will learn the music concepts of the ukulele taught by Felipe Gomez. In the end, students will participate perform in a ukulele rock orchestra.
Wesaquate, Kevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to use my welding and fabrication skills to create metal sculptures that reflect my identity as a plains Cree.
Wensel, Misty Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $10,534 To evolve the contemporary dance solo, Trails, with an ensemble of dancers. Taking a personal narrative and allowing it to grow into its next translation
Wensel, Misty Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 To refine existing segments of dance creation, “Trails” into a full length, open-air production featuring Saskatchewan artists from multiple disciplines. To be presented Summer 2021.
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $14,000 To support a research and creation term to develop a new performance work called "The Last Children."
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $17,000 To support the pre-production, rehearsal and presentation of a new performance work called The Last Children.
Weger, Rebecca Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $2,400
Webster, Rickee-Lee Weyburn Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,617 The project is the development of a script by Joanne Weber about the Deaf settlers who immigrated to Qu'Appelle Valley in the early 1900's.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,714 The project is the development of a script by Joanne Weber about the Deaf settlers who immigrated to Qu'Appelle Valley in the early 1900's.
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).
Weber, Janice Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To purchase an exposure unit and screens for home printmaking studio, supporting artistic development into textile printing and increasing capacity to initiate professional projects.
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
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.
Watson, Lyndon Regina Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 To purchase a 14-inch bandsaw which will allow me to create my woodwork pieces without limits.
Watchman, Olivia Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Watchman, Matthew Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Wasteste, Angelo Fort Qu'appelle Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $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.
Waskesiu Recreation Association Inc. Waskesiu Lake Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 The Lakeside Music Festival is a free, family-friendly outdoor festival. 2019 attendance was 3500+. All performers are from Saskatchewan and Sunday highlights Indigenous performers.
Warrington, Lauren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 April 2021 Artist in Residence at Bridges Art Movement
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.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wanotch, Tori-Lynn Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,000 I would like to purchase a leather walking foot machine and a Cricut to continue to grow as an independent designer of leather goods.
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.
Wahl, Nathen Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,300 I plan to compete an 88 page graphic novel featuring Joe Zombie and the “Danse Macabre or Dance of Death in the current pandemic environment.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,169 To substantially revise and rewrite the mixed-genre manuscript, Unclear Future: Situating Uranium.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,914 To further develop, inform, and strengthen the hybrid manuscript, Unclear Future, with land-based information and experience.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 To revise and polish a children's literature manuscript, Crybaby.
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).
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 This project is to fund a writing period for Saskatoon-based band and writing collaborators, W3APONS.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 4 month creative period to write new songs and choreograph a new stage show.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,000 Songwriting period, collaborating remotely with Award Winning Songwriters.
Vryenhoek, Leslie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,000 I require support to draft a novel, tentatively called Separate and Apart, that follows the journey of a woman whose husband is being held overseas.
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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.