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
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.
Ferraton, Dominique Gravelbourg Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,772 Travel to a solo exhibition in Montreal as part of the Wild City Mapping collective and housing expenses while hosting accompanying workshops
Quewezance, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating traditional and modern styles of ribbon skirts and jewellry using custom-designed fabric and mixed textiles.
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.
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.
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.
Allard, Mark Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 "Into Oblivion" (working title) is a graphic novel about the heroic deeds of a handful of Chinese-Canadians in the face of war and pejudice
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $80,000
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.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,142 This is a research project to better integrate the lived experiences of survivors of the military regimes in Bolivia 1964-1982 into my novel "Shedding Skin".
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.
Kardash, S.J. Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 I'm about to release a self-funded debut solo album, and this grant would enable me to continue writing more music for the next release.
Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To develop a cultural/artistic team including Indigenous language groups in Treaty 6 that can contribute to GPS interpretive app stories for the Saskatoon afforestation area
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $40,000 The Residency is to provide the students and teachers of Mistawasis Nêhiyawak with access and support to professional art resources.
Baird, Gavin Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 8th Street Menace is an online series about protagonist Mitchell “Menace” Dubois, a failed welder and aspiring Métis musician who moonlights as an auto-parts thief.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create and Install a Metis healing garden and create interdisciplinary artworks while Mentoring a local Metis Artist in the process.
Moore, Sandee Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Remount an interactive electronic sculpture, The Mixer (2001) and update the work with a new video game element that turns statisticcs into skateboard ramps.
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.
Dowling, Katherine Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To independently produce and present “The Elegy Project”—an intimate solo piano performance on expressions of grief and loss—at three historical Saskatchewan venues in May 2023.
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
Ecole Vickers Public School Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Artist Monique Martin and my grade fours will visually represent butterfly pollinators to educate other students as we build possibilities toward a future grant.
passion2action Youth Empowerment Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 passion2action hopes to engage young artists to produce multidisciplinary content for INSPIRE, our flagship youth empowerment celebration that introduces students to new, local role models.
Rose, Karen Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,307 Collaborating with three composers to create the music/soundtrack for three of my choreographic solos.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,800 Requesting funds to work on my poetry manuscript tentatively titled Of Rooms and Memory. I will revise 30 poems and write 25 new poems.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 To revise and polish a children's literature manuscript, Crybaby.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A collaborative mentorship with master printer Jillian Ross at Jillian Ross Print studio printing to learn Intaglio etching print methods.
Harder, Kristel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,000 Through private lessons, self-study, journaling and regimented practice, I will retrain my voice to better serve my work as an actor, singer and voice teacher.
Gronsdahl, Todd Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,500 A new chapter for my "Saskatchewan Maritime Museum" project. Here I humorously re-examine The Emma Lake Workshop Series considering legacy, hubris, the SK historical project.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,415 I will create a story-based, hand drawn web game that explores the inevitably of change, the elusiveness of time, and material existence.
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.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,378 Drag Me Across the Prairies will present LGBTQ+ drag artistry across the three Prairie provinces expanding on last years successful Saskatchewan Drive-in tour.
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.
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”
Harris, Carla Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,290 Conduct a workshop for a multimedia script, consulting with a dramaturg, disabled artists, musicians, and actors hired to experience the script aloud.
Kovach, Jaye Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 Responding to Ross and Mackay’s Gendertroublemakers, we will produce an experimental short film exploring our trans-for-trans and butch-femme relationship through kink and the everyday.
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).
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.
Yan Miller, Mindy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,000 A series of six wall mounted smocked and woven cane cowhide works.
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking financial support to participate in a US encaustic retreat and exhibition which I was recently awarded through the International Encaustic Association.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 1 Registration for the IMZ Academy for Digital Capture of Orchestral Music
Hosaluk, Michael Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,650 Take time to create new work that is completely unfamiliar to previous processes in my artistic career in remote unfamiliar locations and studio.
Erwin, Keisha Spiritwood Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $16,300 This project is to produce a short 10-minute film about a disconnected Sixties Scooped father and his reconnecting half-Black daughter returning home to La Ronge.
Blom, Monique Waldheim Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,350 To construct a sod house for my performance "Ethics of the Dust" for Remai Modern Sustained Artist Project.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,400 This project is to compose 8 new songs covering a range of themes. Works will be used in performance & recording.
Johanna & Jayden Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,865 A 4-month work term to research and develop a new performance work, as an evolution of 'Live Duet'.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,175 This project is to produce a live performance for touring and shows
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 Write new work for Orchestra and Choir; Hymn for Peace, my gift to orchestras and choirs globally, performance September 21, 2023 International Day of Peace
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 Create music and lyrics for the Belle Plaine project that explores the theme of home.
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.
Humboldt Public School
Monika Kinner
Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,820 We propose that Monika Kinner, Fibre Artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on 15 fence panels surrounding the school.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 KSAMB dance company hosts teacher Katarina Eriksson and two invited dance improvisers for a workshop and performance to grow Contact improvisation skills and improvisation community.
Ecole Elsie Mironuck Community School
Tara Semple
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Tara Semple (musician, Sound Bath practitioner) will create Sound Bath experiences for elementary students/teachers using cross curricular/cultural outcomes selected with Rosa Haynes (Arts Ed. Specialist).
Boyd, Julia Saskatoon Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Johnston, Christine
King George Community School
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Teaching youth composition/music production with a midi keyboard. We will write lyrics to the songs created, and perform a selection or two every June.
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.
Zegeye-Gebrehiwot, Hagere Selam "shimby" Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in the Oberhausen Seminar: examining global moving image practices in the context of a festival, interrogating the infrastructures that allow film to circulate.
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.
Zarubin, Brooke Moose Jaw Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Androsoff, Sarah Saskatoon Literary Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Fresh Squeezed Opera's Online Vocal Lab 2022 where I will collaborate on a new operatic work
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 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 Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 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.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Hoggarth, Opal Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Starting a new drag/rock show to allow queer performers to make money in Regina for alternative communities.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $13,842 To write the story of The Battle of Cut Knife Hill accompanied by Chief Poundmaker's speech in English, Cree Syllabics, Roman Orthography, and PISL illustrations.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
RIFFA Foundation Inc. Regina Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
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.
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.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
Reynolds, Jamie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating a series of paintings that reflect on the use of crownland in Saskatchewan, and how it relates to themes of reconciliation and the environment.
Scott, Graeme Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
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.
Stock, Shayna Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Exploring the use of movement to animate poetry about queer lineage. Mini apprenticeship with dancer, theatre artist and play enthusiast to help my poems move.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visiting with nêhiyaw mîkiwahp Knowledge Keeper Mary Lee in conjunction with my upcoming light installation and happening "iskocês: okihcihtâw iskwêw kamik" for Toronto Nuit Blanche
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $14,975 To acquire materials and equipment required to create and document Aanjitoon, a series of twelve large paintings using an original hybrid Woodlands/Realist style.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,320 To honour the land and the formations that have existed her for millennia by creating new compasses for future generations.
Rathgeber, Carolyn Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Derkitt, Elle Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Watchman, Olivia Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Hay, Mackenzie Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Watchman, Matthew Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Tenold, Darla Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend the Sage Hill spring fiction colloquium facilitated by Marina Endicott.
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support for short-term artist residency at Art Placement Gallery through Biofeedback Collective's "Community Project" to explore collaboration with artist Zhao Jinglu.
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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.