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
Lee, Erica Violet Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $13,000 "On the Prairies We Will Live Forever": a collection of poems exploring urban prairie Indigenous feminist freedoms.
Legris, Sylvia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 During my project period I will complete the first draft of a new poetry collection, The Principle of Rapid Peering.
Legris, Sylvia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,000 I will expand the concluding long poem, then complete the final revisions/edits prior to publication of my poetry collection The Principle of Rapid Peering.
Lehner, Katelyn Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,649 Custom inner ear monitors to provide consistency between shows to refine live vocal skills
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,500 Elevating the production value and visual impact of Ponteix’s live performances via tour-ready custom projections and coordinating stage lighting.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Request of funds to go towards the purchase of 2 flight cases capable of protecting musical equipment while travelling internationally to play at professional performances.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Write and compose music and lyrics for Ponteix’s next record
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 A two month musical "boot camp" aiming to improve my technical and creative music abilities.
Lerat, Muskwa Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2021-2022 $2,000 To purchase a Dracast X-Series 1000 Lighting Kit to enable me to control lighting on location shoots and better edit my film projects.
Lerat, Muskwa Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $6,000 I want to write 6-8 songs about my Indigenous experience in Canada, as well as growing up with learning and mental disabilities being ignored.
Les Éditions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000
Les Éditions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $15,000 For general operating and programming support.
Leschyshyn, Ava Saskatoon Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Lesiuk, Dana Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,832 An animated 'fairy tale' symbolizing Ukrainian history, with vivid live-action rhythmic 'dream' sequences expressing the art of its diaspora juxtaposed with that of its homeland.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are asking for support to create a 2022 Drum Group at Lester B. Pearson School. Practice would be once a week during lunch.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School
Kathleen Arndt
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $20,000 Lester B. Pearson Elementary (Gr.1-8) explore personal wonders & cross curricular big ideas, through technical visual arts training, to develop holistical understanding & creative skills.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Lipton School
Holly Yuzicapi
Lipton Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $2,210 We have asked Holly Yuzicappi to provide a introduction to Indigenous art and natural materials to our grade 7-9 students.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc.
Judy Wensel
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 LTD' Artists and Judy Wensel will support creative community members with disabilities in an online-focused exploration of Caryl Churchill's play, Love and Information.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Build digital capacity and aquire accessible digital equipment to increase organizational capacity, resilience and responsiveness within Saskatchewan through disability arts and culture.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc.
Dianne Ouellette
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 LTD’ will work with a filmmaker and a digital theatre-artist to digitize an original theatre production. This digitalized production will be witnessed nationally & internationally.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
LITFACE Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 LITFACE is requesting funding for a hip hop music video focusing on transitions through life and perseverance through struggles.
Liu, Lin Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $757 This proposal is for support to develop a proposal for a Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Communities Project grant for the May 1, 2020 deadline.
Live Five Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To co-produce and co-facilitate an unconference to foster new relationships among Saskatchewan theatre artists and audiences in the service of growing an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and anti-oppressive theatre culture.
Live Out Loud Performing Arts Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To run a Ranch Camp: Arts Edition in collaboration with Journey To Hope and Ponderosa Connection
Living Sky School Division No. 202 North Battleford Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 To explore ideas about ecological art with traditional Indigenous knowledge to deepen our relationship with the land and planning for an Artist in Schools project.
Living Sky School Division No. 202
Bonny Macnab
North Battleford Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Conversations with Nature brings together artists, storytellers and healers to lead students through a process of thinking like artists, scientists and stewards of the land.
Lloydminster Museum + Archives Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $800 The project would bring in an artist featured in the upcoming Dimensions exhibit to speak about/demonstrate their artistic process and their exhibition application process.
Lloydminster Public School Division Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Provide students from grades 6-8 across the division the opportunity to participate in an enhanced art education program focusing on a variety of art types/mediums.
Lodoen, Ray Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to build an installation for Luna Fete Sound Collage 2021 "Moulin De Nouveau Orleans"
Logan, Adam Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $3,311 Dedicate significant time to working on the completion of my first independently developed release while solidifying my artistic identity through the exploration of sound.
Logan, Faith B. Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Ingredients foraged during my daily life are distilled into ink for a site-responsive installation in the Window Gallery at Neutral Ground, 18 October-15 November 2019.
Loreburn Central School Loreburn Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To develop drumming as part of the music in class, and potentially have a group for students to take part in outside of class time.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $925 Attending the Creative Nonfiction Collective's (CNFC) annual conference to learn, network, and present a master class with fellow storyteller Jerry Haigh in June, 2019.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Research and write to add to my growing repertoire of local ghost stories and perform them for small live audiences during the Halloween season.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 Continue work on Ghosts and Other Grandfathers, a poetry and storytelling project that was supported by a Canada Council grant in its first phase.
Luhning, Holly Lumsden Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To research and write a collection of poetry centred on and informed by the end/renewal of a Saskatchewan prairie farm.
Lumsden Beach Camp inc.
Shaunna Dunn
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $15,000 This project will provide the Camp community exposure to, and education through, diverse artistic practices, while offering professional artists meaningful engagement on the land.
Lumsden High School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Author visits to explore the power of reading and writing fiction to help us to better understand our world outside and within.
Lynch, Rory Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $6,000 Compose pieces designed to strengthen and diversify my band's repertoire, including a series of blues compositions and several stand-alone pieces.
Lynch, Rory Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,644 A period of time dedicated to practice and research, with the goal of developing specific technical skills and expanding aesthetic horizons.
Lynch, Taidgh Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 Complete edits and order poetry manuscript, Developing Home. Evaluate then submit to publishers.
Lyons, Joanne Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,850 This project is to create new mixed media work exploring the weight of accumulation.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $11,000 To conduct an in-person workshop, hold public staged readings, and engage in subsequent rewrites of my play MERCY between January and March , 2022.
Macdonald, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 I am a writer currently not owning a functioning laptop. My desktop and the MacBook (circa 2009) is no longer able to update nor function.
MacDonald, Ruaridh Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 A 3-month creation process to develop a libretto and record tracks for “The Picture of Dorian Gray - A New Musical”
Mackasey, Michèle Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To create a pixelated winter landscape image of northern Saskatchewan, through a two-dimensional sculptural process; using tiny glass bottles filled with coloured transparent liquid.
Mackasey, Michèle Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $18,000 To create two Memory-bottle-portraits commemorating lost family members, using tiny glass bottles filled with coloured transparent liquid; a pixelated process resulting in two-dimensional sculptural works.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2020-2021 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $172,000 For general operating and programming support.
MacPherson, Jera Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Ibid. Collective will be mounting a three week exhibition of work by emerging contemporary artists from Saskatchewan, Canada and the United States.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 sculptural addition to my painting series “Dogs dreaming of rabbits and Rabbits Dreaming of Dogs” Life size rabbits carved from standard Spruce.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Media Arts Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Introduce the 12 rules of animation, (basic film theory) storytelling. These principles add strength to multi media and inclusion. To Test enthusiasm for future projects.
Maier, Lenore Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $870 Funding from this grant will help me to attend Trauma-Informed Culturally-Sensitive Arts Delivery Training course at the Ness creek site from July 9-11, 2021.
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 Preliminary development of a new narrative series of paintings entitled, "Alisa and the Seven Deadly Sins."
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With this grant I intend to rescue paintings and drawings that are stranded abroad due to COVID-19 and are to be destroyed if not collected.
Maneso, Ha'Keena Moose Jaw Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Maneso, Ha'Keena Moose Jaw Multidisciplinary Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Mantyka, Drew SASKATOON Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Mantyka, Drew Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This grant will be to support the adapting and written of a new version of the play Arden of Faversham.
Mappin, Miki Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Travel to Barcelona for advanced dance training, regular practice of Contact Improvisation and meetings with dance professionals to explore performance, collaboration and residency opportunities.
Marshall, Edie Riverhurst Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I request funding to frame new gouache paintings and make-ready my garage/studio for a weekend art exhibition at my home in Riverhurst.
Marsolais, Tal Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $890 An artist-school collaboration to assess the potential for professional artists to support learning outcomes and youth activism by inspiring, teaching, and engaging students through art.
Martell, Rueben Waterhen Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I've been asked to speak at the Blood in the snow film festival, I'm using the funds to supplement travel and 20% of the accommodations.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 To continue the touring of my installation based work "Continuous" and "Context is Everything" to 7 different exhibitions, solo and group.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To create/install/exhibit "Context is Everything" decals with The Works Art and Design Festival in Edmonton at the Edmonton Tower.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,025 I will be travelling to Gothenburg, Sweden to work with Alexandra Hedberg on a printmaking project that will be exhibited in Sweden and Canada.
Martin, Monique
St. Anne School
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $13,309 The students will create an installation artwork for Nuit Blanche that uses lighting and plastic containers, and organize a community participation project at the event.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 We will present live readings of The Gay Card through several live social media webcasts from the living rooms of the writer, director, and performers.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be doing a writing workshop to further develop my play The Gay Card to be tour ready when safe to do so.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 We, a team of a 2SLGBTQ+ artists, will be presenting Logan Martin-Arcand's play The Gay Card, as a part of the 2022/23 Live Five Season.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $830 Perform, and offer outreach teaching and presentations during the first Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival in Nebraska this coming August.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,500 Work in collaboration with composers to develop a set of 12 etudes for solo violin that will address unusual contemporary techniques.
Mathieu, Veronique
Saskatoon Public Library
Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Present six free interactive and educational concerts involving different musical traditions at Frances Morrison Public Library (Saskatoon) and in North Battleford .
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Perform of a recital, assess the needs of the community, and evaluate possibilities for developing a longer term residency.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I will choreograph a piece of a larger project about the importance of tradition and culture. The project's centerpiece is Ukrainian Easter Egg, Pysanka.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 Create choreography project about Easter in Pysanka and showcase it. Awake Tradition through the dance vision.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will learn in-depth characteristics of steps, music, and cultural details of the Volyn region of Ukraine, before choreographing a famous Ukrainian play.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,405 Create, choreograph and present the first act of the play by famous Ukrainian writer, Lesya Ukrainka "Forest Song."
Maverick School Swift Current Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Provides an overview of the persons involved and processes undertaken to investigate and construct an effective art program for the Artist in Schools Project.
Maxwell, Aralia Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 The proposed grant will help to fund fees and expenses for my participation in the Alchemy Artist Residency in Hillier, ON in August 2019.
Maxwell, Aralia Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 To support the production of work and its documentation for confirmed exhibition at Neutral Ground in November 2020.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Robert Mcarthur is bringing back the Nakoda language through song, specifically children's lullabies. Writing lullabies helps preserve the language by putting it in children's ears.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 I want to build on my existing work; the creation of Nakoda lullabies, and the creation of a recording, a book, and a presentation series.
McCrea, Debbie Mankota Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,000 To increase my body of work which is of paper Mache sculptures of cattle, horses and bison in order to approach a gallery.
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Funding to cover tuition for: Sage Hill Writing Emerging Writers Workshop Writing For Your Life: Crafting with Courage, Imagination, and Care
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $595 Attend Sage Hill Writing, Fiction Summer Course, to work on a draft of a novel in progress.
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,025 Complete the third draft of Dame, my novel-in-progress.
McDougall, Bradley Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,336 • Presentation of my one man show Night Sweats, a personal story of coming out during the AIDS crisis and parallels with Covid.
McFarlane, Melanie Moose Jaw Literary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will work with Robert Currie, former poet laureate of Saskatchewan, in a poetry mentorship focused on writing poetry about growing up in Saskatchewan.
McIntyre, Nelda Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Making Starblankets and also to teach younger people to carry on the tradition and knowledge
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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.