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
Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop
Muskwa Lerat
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 The Future Artistic Minds (FAM) is a program at CNYC for youth to explore their creative practice in a safe, identity affirming space.
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I am acting in a Fringe production that is touring Canada. This grant would help cover per diems for the 77 days on the road.
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.
Conservatory of Performing Arts
Paul Dechene
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 "Out of the Darke" seeks to respond to untold oral stories and unwritten histories of performing arts venue, Darke Hall, through literary and multimedia works.
Conservatory of Performing Arts
Karley Parovsky
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 The Intercultural String Exchange provides professional development for violinists/fiddlers and performance/workshop opportunities for the general public showcasing the violin's multicultural usage.
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.
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,000 Purchase an 999 Model Two Etching Press for my studio in support of my independent practice.
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,500 Forming relationships to the body through visual language by creating large-scale drawing installations that mimic experiences navigating through natural spaces and the act of walking.
COMPANY Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,500 A dance journey to New York City to learn, grow, and inspire our artistic practices as individuals and as a group.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated Asquith Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated
Zoe Slusar
Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 Initiating Phase 2 of the Canoe Lake-Beauval Arts Mentorship Program that continues to build local capability to sustain future programming through the CAMP Mentorship Model
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Michèle Mackasey
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 A residency led by visual artist Michèle Mackasey with fransaskois youth from Saskatoon and Indigenous/Métis youth, from three northern Saskatchewan communities.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Eliza Mary Doyle
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $46,500 Community Arts Mentorship Programming that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future community program facilitation.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Hire a consultant to provide training on the ethics of online programming and support artists with strategies on how to engage community through virtual platforms.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Coflin, Caitlin Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,997 I will be travelling to Toronto to study Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals with Janet Kaylo and other certified instructors.
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Host a week long summer camp of creativity and interdisciplinary art creation.
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $5,103 Students will practice mindfulness and independence in creative music practices, creating wind chimes while exploring different acoustic environments in Regina.
Claxton, Mark Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 A Regina remount of xTasis Screen/Stage's production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, by Edward Albee, which was presented in Saskatoon in autumn of 2019.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 This development project would determine the interest and readiness for Artist in Residence projects in Prince Albert for the next 1-3 years.
City of Prince Albert
Lynda Monahan
Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This project will provide individuals with mentorship from a professional artist to build capacity for artists and organizations in Prince Albert to develop residency programs.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To contract Jesse Campbell as a Curator for Artists in Community project coordination in Prince Albert.
City of Prince Albert
Jesse Campbell
Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $15,000 The second phase of the Prince Albert AiC project that develops the model of supporting artists to build long-term arts programming, relational projects, and residencies.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
City of Humboldt Cultural Services Humboldt Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To facilitate four community dialogues with Indigenous artist Kevin Peeace and the Humboldt community, especially youth, to collaborate on a Reconciliation art project.
Churchill Community High La Ronge Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,934 Traditional Hand Drum Making allows artist, pipe carrier and lodge keeper to come into the classroom. After drum completion, youth participate in a Blessing Ceremony.
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.
Chokecherry Studios
Zoe Slusar
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This 11-month project will offer youth facing multiple barriers with weekly programming to explore mental health through creative writing, music production and spoken word poetry.
Chokecherry Studios Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
Chinese Dance Club of Saskatoon Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Professional dance instructor Zhaojia Wu instructs Korean K-pop dance routines. They will be presented on January 22, 2023 at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.
Chief Whitecap School
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,899 Students will be part of a creative community as they experience researching, writing and illustrating to create a book on our school virtues.
Chief Gabriel Cote Education Complex
Treaty 4 Education Alliance
Kamsack Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Grade 4 – 8 students will complete traditional art projects surrounding the theme of identity and sense of self with Dakota artist Holly Yuzicapi.
Checkley, Shauna Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,000 My project is a collection of short stories. These are adult level, literary fiction. My collection is an examination of personal decline and redemption.
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.
Centre Francophone BDS Bellevue Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 To discover through community consultations, research, and project planning how to bring music back to our communities.
Centre Francophone BDS
Alexis Normand
Bellevue Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 To start a youth choir who will perform three songs in French for “Les rendez-vous de la francophonie” and host Café Culture gatherings in Bellevue/St.Louis/Domrémy.
Caudillo, Kiela Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $690 Artist is a performing vocalist requiring a wireless microphone to improve stage performances and vocal sound.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 We're applying for funds to help provide exceptional and diverse programming free for the public to attend at our 32nd annual Cathedral Village Arts Festival.
Carroll, Jonathan Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Gridlocked is an augmented reality project about the history technology and how it changes our relationship to land.
Carriere, Kenneth Air Ronge Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 Conduct and record Swampy Cree language interviews, record historical photos from family albums, attain permissions to use recorded photos and interviews for a book.
CARFAC Saskatchewan
Clint Neufeld
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $43,500 We propose an artist residency where Travelling Mentor Clint Neufeld offers critical engagement, professional development opportunities, and expanded community for artists working in rural Saskatchewan.
Cando Community School Cando Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Indigenous culture through the arts - drumming
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.
Canadian Light Source Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $500 CLSI's Bison Project engages Indigenous students through Traditional Cultural Expressions (play scripts), that incorporate Indigenous women’s role in Bison ecology, synchrotron science, and Traditional Knowledge.
Canadian Light Source Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $500 Bison Herstory begins initial collaborating, transcribing the untold story about First Nation and Metis relationships between Bison and the women who saved them from extinction.
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.
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,483 Script development of the new play "The Newcomer" by Yulissa Campos
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Workshop for I, Frida by Yulissa Campos that is going to be feature at the Singapore Fringe Festival
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.
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.
Campbell, John Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 Funding to build and exhibit a body of kinetic sculptures responding to facial recognition. Confirmed exhibits in SK, ON; plus international residency and touring options.
Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $9,000 To empower LGBTQ2S youth by highlighting art as a formative part of expressing identity and as a vehicle for social change.
Cameron, Steph Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 Creation, development and demonstration recordings of songs for album, Blood Moon. Expansion of live performance repertoire.
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.
Cameron, Jay Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 A graphic novel which will be sold with my game, as of high requests we are making an additional novel to tell the story
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 In the time of COVID-19, what is a performing/recording artist to do? Learn and practice. I'll use the grant for lessons and paid rehearsal time.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 To study C6th Pedal Steel Guitar with professional musician Burke Carroll by taking weekly lessons over Zoom video call.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,450 “As a studio musician who does a lot of remote sessions (recording and sending tracks), a new computer will better help me meet this demand.”
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 This project uses the physical medium of vinyl records to communicate different curriculum components with an emphasis on creation & creativity.
Cameron, Ian
St. Augustine Community School
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $5,000 Vinyl records will be used as a platform to teach different school subjects and achieve curriculum outcomes. Students will then write/record/produce their own compilation record.
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.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am seeking funding to attend the "Creative Practice for Contemporary Dance" program as offered by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,770 Initial research, community building, and creative development towards a new site-specific contemporary dance project in the Heritage neighbourhood of Regina, SK.
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.
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.
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.
Burzminski, Dalton Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Creating music about navigating as an urban indigenous male through life, the music scenes, high academia, and reflecting on insecurities caused by colonialism. Real deadly.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Script development & world premiere production of My Own Personal Jesus? by Tim Bratton
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Audio Drama Podcast Research, Development & Market Test: to sustainably produce audio drama as an ongoing storytelling platform for SK artists with digital distribution.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $17,000 Develop the script and music of the musical Breathe by Sienna Holden and produce the world premiere in Saskatoon
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Burns, Harriet Nipawin Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am making 5 vests for Shoal Lake Cree Nation - 2 with white leather and 3 with tan color with a beaded logo
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.
Burke, Kelley Jo Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,000 To write a production-ready draft of a musical "The Curst" in collaboration with Library Voices in preparation for a 2020 premiere with Dancing Sky Theatre.
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.
Bundon, Johanna Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,316 Three-week solo research period to consider the Feldenkrais Method ® in relationship to solo contemporary dance practice and ongoing movement training and teaching.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $12,000 A research-based creation term to develop a theatrical installation, influenced by the real life of Peter Tripp.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $12,963 Support for a 3-month work term, for the continued creation of 'Untitled Peter Tripp Project'.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,816 Support for a 3-month work term, to cover artist fees for the premiere production of 'Untitled Peter Tripp Project'.
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
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $35,000 For general operating and programming support.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 Together with the Community Association, Home and School and SCC we want to have the students of BV create a mural on the rink boards.
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.
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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.