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
Sharpe, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,283 This proposal is to support the production of new work based on travel through Saskatchewan along a stretch of highway called Ghost Town Trail
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Staff and board will take a 6-day training course and create concrete change for more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments for our staff and public.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shadowpaw Press Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To produce Shadowpaw Press's first audiobooks, for two novels to be published this fall.
Severight, Tanya Whitecap Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To purchase supplies needed to create items that I have not created in the past.
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.
semple, zenaya regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $624 To rehearse, adapt and perform “Holloway,” originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, to be presented at Darke Hall in April 2023.
Seidel, Louise Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,899 This computer is powerful enough to design, run sound and projections along with dedicated graphics with or without a tech booth for theatre productions.
Sefton, Ben Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,707 I have recorded 4 songs that need to be mixed and mastered and 2 more songs that are ready to be recorded, mixed and mastered.
Seesequasis, Paul Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,600 Enclosing Some Snapshots: The photography of Métis activist James Brady. A photobook coinciding with Saskatchewan exhibitions.
Sedgwick, Edward Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Collaborating with a fellow artist to explore digital animation, lighting and compositing techniques in preparation for an Independent Artists Grant application.
Sealy, David Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Rehearse the original one-act play The Weavers for three weeks as preparation for On Cue Performance Hub’s Test Drive season.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,000 This grant would be to facilitate the development of Tallus Scott's proficiency at drumming, drum tuning, and electronically capturing the sound of the drums.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 Educational project to develop drum performance practices and recording practices under the tutelage of Stephane Chamberland, Dave Elitch, and Flavio Cirillo.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 The proposed grant is to study with renowned drum educator Dave Elitch in his studio in Los Angeles.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Become more proficient in singing and guitar by participating in lessons with Scott Patrick before summer when I have an increase in playing gigs.
Scott, Graeme Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Schwab, Jordan Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,486 Attend the late winter residency to research the relationship of scale, isolation and space in a geographically contrasting location to the prairies.
Schultz, Rylan Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,000 My goal with this project is to create new music for a solo album, collaborating with songwriters and producers from across the country.
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.
Schneider, Zoë Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 To create and heavily expand upon two bodies of work for two confirmed solo exhibitions that will take place in 2020.
Schneider, Zoë Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 'Subaqualus' is a video work depicting the elusive Unidentified Submerged Object (U.S.O.) shot in various locations throughout the Land of the Living Skies.
Schindelka, Dara Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 To research, arrange, and create a modern interpretation of traditional folksongs that highlight the historic plight of women with connections to the present.
Scarrow, Kristine Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,000 Create a fiction young adult manuscript exploring organ donation and its potential impacts.
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.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 This project is to remount our queer physical comedy, "Something in the Water", for presentation by the Adelaide Fringe Festival through co-production with Gluttony Theatre.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 To devise, rehearse and perform "Homebuddies" an absurdist interactive outdoor performance exploring housing insecurity and biopolitics, in Saskatoon, in preparation for the Prague Quadrennial.
Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 SYJO will collaborate and record with guest artist Joel Grundahl as a mentoring opportunity for current SYJO members and to generate future engagement.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Video capture training of SSO team and musicians as we launch online streaming/digital concerts to remove barriers of access for audiences during pandemic and beyond.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $170,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 1 Registration for the IMZ Academy for Digital Capture of Orchestral Music
Saskatoon Spinners and Weavers Guild Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Three-day textile art festival including an art exhibition showcasing SK-sourced fibres, demonstrations, public collaborative art piece, and opportunity for the public to try fibre-arts techniques.
Saskatoon Public Schools Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Students will explore Indigenous pre-contact knowledge through land-based learning at Wanuskewin, disrupting the narrative that the plains were barren and wild prior to European contact.
Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,500 Week-long performance series and poetry boot camp, featuring spoken word artists from Saskatchewan and across Canada in collaboration with artists in other disciplines.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Establish a body to research and coordinate artistic programming in partnership with Saskatoon Open Door Society.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To hold an exploratory one-day virtual art workshop for 30 newly arrived refugees from Afghanistan.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,000
Saskatoon Industry Education Council
Muveddet Al-Katib
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Through art, newcomer youth will to express and share their culture while learning about the similarities and differences in other cultures in their new community.
Saskatoon Christian School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Taking students to experience wheel throwing with an experienced artist. Glazing pieces and trying out raku style firing. Providing an experience unattainable in a classroom.
Saskatoon Business College Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $750 This project is meant to assist students entering a very demanding health care field to reduce stress and promote self care through holistic art expression.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Saskatchewan Seniors Association Inc. Vanscoy Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Consult SSAI membership and individuals to assess interest and develop planning for artistic programming to help address issues of isolation for rural seniors in Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan Printmakers Association Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 SK Printmakers will revive the mission and membership of the (inactive) Saskatchewan Printmakers Association and host a printmaking conference in November 2022 in Saskatoon.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To partner a playwright with a high school class to develop new playwrighting techniques
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $998 This Development Project aims to design an innovative youth storytelling program that explores identity through painting, video, and sound.
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society
Curtis Peeteetuce
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $5,751 “Stories About Us” is a storytelling program that invites young people to build friendships, explore identity, and develop their artistic voice.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We would like to work with a consultant and explore ways to increase our digital capacity and navigate/adapt to the future of the literary/arts/festival sector.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $7,500 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $7,500 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Band Association
Paul Suchan
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 Engage developing youth composers, through collaboration with a professional composer, in the creation of a 4-piece band composition celebrating the Saskatchewan Band Association’s 40th anniversary.
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 To establish a relationship and work collaboratively with 2 artists to develop concrete plans for an artistic project in a special care home
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home
Barbara Goretzky
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 To test the feasibility of an arts-based program in the home with the hope of turning it into an artist in community residency
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.
Sandbeck, Derek Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Requesting material support for a short term BAM residency for the month of February 2021.
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.
Saltzman, Vera Fort Qu'Appelle Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,500 Purchasing a darkroom processor would provide a consistency from start to finish when using sensitive chemicals for colour film. Currently I borrow one.
Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $68,100 For general operating and programming support.
Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $68,100 For general operating and programming support.
Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $68,100 For general operating and programming support.
Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $68,100 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Sage Hill is applying for funding to undertake a 3-Phase Strategy Project to respond to new circumstances that have emerged for the organization.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $90,780 For general operating and programming support.
Rymestone Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $977 Western Canadian Tour in support of Album 'Neighborhood', which Rymestone released October 31st, 2019. 7 venues confirmed, 3 Collage radio station interviews confirmed.
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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.