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
Tupper, Katharine Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be writing a new EP collaborating with my producer, remotely and online over the next several months.
Turtleford Community School Turtleford Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Students will be exposed to nature and First Nations art and storytelling. They will produce art based on their experience.
Turtleford Transition School
Bonny Macnab
Turtleford Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $9,303 We will investigate how people can gain a deeper understanding of their own and others' communities through practical applied arts and quilting.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,500 A work of literary fiction that explores the moment when a young woman asserts herself outside the religious and cultural limits of her family.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,500 To write a book of creative nonfiction reflecting on my departure from the Christian God in whom I was raised to have absolute faith.
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.
Uhrmann, Pamela Regina Other Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Voiceover artist and audio editor requiring to update computer for recording, networking and live sessions to maintain professionalism.
Ulan-Hohol, Mykola Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,225 Upgrade to a Dell G 15 laptop to adequately support my professional music career
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.
Umeh, Charles Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Applying for the grant to assist me carry out post production of my short film Black Vision.
Unheard Sound Collective Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,050 To present the 10th edition of Sounds Like: An Audio Festival "Corporeal Origins" in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, October 1-4, 2020.
UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity Inc. Regina Media Arts Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Stories That Move You: A portrait and digital storytelling project by and for trans and non-binary people in Saskatchewan
UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity Inc. Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Exploring the need and interest of drag performance development in Regina
Uzelman, Kara Nokomis Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $13,000 To support the production and exhibition of new work from October 2, 2019 to October 1, 2020.
Uzelman, Kara Nokomis Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 To support a solo exhibition at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, including production of new work and remounting of older work, scheduled for March 2022.
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $1,700 To purchase a specialized desktop kiln
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,091 This project is to further my artistic practice in charcoal mark-making in burnt forests in northern Saskatchewan by examining the impacts of weather and time
Vanderhaeghe, Guy Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 I will be working on a collection of creative nonfiction tentatively entitled Because Somebody Asked Me To.
Vibank Regional School Vibank Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Invited artist, Holly Yuzicapi, will teach students about Indigenous art practices ending with a culminating collaborative project - the creation of a star blanket.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 Take time off work to complete my play. I've completed the songs and am looking to finish my script to begin work-shopping and marketing it.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create a script/play in a musical format, along with music, with story lines of life and love on a reserve and urban setting.
Virgo, Sean Eastend Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To read, assess and select unpublished stories by the late Patrick Lane, and to assemble and propose a collection for publication, with editorial suggestions.
Virgo, Sean Eastend Literary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,500 My laptop has worn out, so I’ve fallen back on an old desktop, itself pretty geriatric: portability is important to the way I write
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.
Vogt, Joshua Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,329 Laptop will allow me to work remotely on set during video shoots. This will increase productivity and work with newer versions of various software programs.
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Producing zines with Indigenous peoples and newcomers for distribution in Princeton, USA and Dublin, Ireland
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Warrington, Lauren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 April 2021 Artist in Residence at Bridges Art Movement
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.
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.
Watchman, Matthew Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Watchman, Olivia Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
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.
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.
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
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, 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).
Webster, Rickee-Lee Weyburn Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Weger, Rebecca Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $2,400
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wiebe, Nicole Swift Current Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $1,250
Wightman, Nevada Toronto Media Arts Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yan Miller, Mindy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,000 A series of six wall mounted smocked and woven cane cowhide works.
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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.