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
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
Scarrow, Kristine Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,000 Create a fiction young adult manuscript exploring organ donation and its potential impacts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scott, Graeme Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Shaw, Carey Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To create a narrative short film about a 2SLGBTQ+ character who who has an unexpected encounter during an isolated period in her life.
Sheikh, Sheheryar Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Co-Lead a 4-Day Creative Writing Workshop for candidates from across the country, followed by launching my two novels at the literary festival to follow.
Sheikh, Sheheryar Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 To complete and refine a literary fiction novel (titled After) about the Covid-19 pandemic, and about a father-son relationship within it, from 05/2022 to 01/2023.
Sheri & Heather Benning Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 A mini-documentary foregrounding the shift to intensive agriculture in rural SK, including poetry from Sheri's forthcoming book, Field Requiem.
Sheri & Heather Benning Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,000 To complete a short film cycle, "Let Them Rest," which will give affective voice to the seismic shift in rural Saskatchewan to intensive farming practices
Shine Reggae Network Saskatchewan Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,348 To facilitate much needed market research and conduct promotional workshops for the 2022 Shine Reggae Network Saskatchewan reggae festival.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shurniak Gallery Inc. Assiniboia Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To consult and imagine with our diverse public to develop new plans for creative programming by the Shurniak Art Gallery and its partners
Shurniak Gallery Inc.
Crystal Thorburn
Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 The project "Metamorphosis" will engage the community through participatory art workshops, conversational gatherings and a collaborative public sculpture, stimulating Assiniboia's interest in the arts.
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.
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To do presentations at the Frankfurt Book Fair and cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland at universities, schools, literary events and for community art groups.
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $14,400 To create Walking the Prairies, an augmented reality photographic book combining still nature photographs, videos, and thought-provoking notes to share as a hand-held visual experience
Simon-Worobec, Hillary Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Purchase supplies, raw materials, and equipment to aid in the production of several large volume ceramic orders.
Simon-Worobec, Hillary Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 To purchase equipment/materials to for my home pottery studio to enable me more freedom within my craft and become a full-time potter.
Sinclair, Johnny Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With our grant proposal we are planning to present a "one-night only" live streaming concert event by local music group Tucker Lane.
SK Theatre Design Festival Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 An annual theatre festival providing opportunities for professional designers to create, connect, and learn that features light and sound shows for the public.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $5,038 An annual theatre festival to provide opportunities for theatre designers to create, connect, and learn, featuring performances for the public in Saskatoon and Regina.
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."
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."
Slade, Arthur Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,148 To write a graphic novel based on my award-winning novel DUST.
Slow Down Molasses Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,000 To write, arrange and collaborate on a new album's worth of songs for the band Slow Down Molasses.
Slow Down Molasses Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To put together video content for streaming/promotional purposes in advance of the upcoming Slow Down Molasses album release.
Smith, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Upon hearing my pre audition tape, I have been asked to audition at the RCM. I am requesting funding to complete that audition.
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.
Snake River Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,530 Production of a live soundtrack for the silent film The Phantom Carriage presented at the Artesian in Regina and the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon.
Solheim, Krista Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,077 This application seeks funding to support the commission of a new 20 minute Contemporary dance solo by Robin Poitras and Edward Poitras.
Solheim, Krista Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A rehearsal director apprenticeship in dance with Faye Thomson, one of the Artistic Directors of The School of Contemporary Dancers professional program.
Solheim, Tara Dawn Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,044 This project is to dedicate time to the creation of new material for a spoken word collection, approximately eight to ten performance poetry pieces.
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $500
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Spark Theatre Prince Albert Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,667 Spark Theatre will rehearse and present the female-driven "The Drowning Girls" (Graham, Tomlinson, Vlaskalic) March 25-27 in Prince Albert, SK at the EA Rawlinson Centre.
Sparrow, Don Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,008 I intend to write, illustrate and publish an original 64-page comic book memoir, titled “Does Your Mother Know?”
SRMTA - Regina Branch Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $485 Regina Branch is hosting our provincial convention entitled Music: A Collaborative Affair! - online through Zoom. Discussing how we can continue to collaborate musically, online.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Harelkin Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $10,000 This project is to help students to find out about their culture and record this information in writing. The final product is a printed book.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $10,000 Students will be part of a creative community as they experience researching, writing and illustrating to create a book as the final project.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Students will be part of a creative community as they create primary books in Cree/English to help themselves and other students learn Cree.
St. Michael Community School Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Our goal is for Lloys Dubois to come and teach our students about his creative process and incorporate his Ojibway teachings using symbols and animals.
St. Michael Community School
Karrnnel Sawitsky
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $40,000 In reconciliation, St. Michael Community School will collaborate with Metis Knowledge Keepers, elders, fiddlers to explore the relationship of music, cultural identity and colonization.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $520 To do a performance and attend publication launch and closing of solo exhibition at the Maison des Artistes in Winnipeg.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,975 Production of new work towards the AGA/Remai 2020 Biennial and La Presence des Femmes at CAVA Edmonton.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,025 Production of new work towards solo exhibition at the U of S College Galleries (September 2022) and Art Placement Inc (January 2023).
St.Germaine, Yvonne Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 New project ready to present to public, summer of 2020 Cd release tour, Expenses, Production, technician fees, promotion, rehearsal space, venue and equipment, travel accommodation
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
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.
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.
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.
Staples-Jetko, Sandra Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $450 To shoot a participatory Documentary with three older women living independently in rural Saskatchewan in the time of COVID 19.
Station Arts Centre Cooperative Rosthern Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Station Arts Centre Cooperative Rosthern Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Station Arts Centre Cooperative Rosthern Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
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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.