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
Roelens, Diana Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Paper sculpture and collage installation with Grade 8 class highlighting prairie wetlands in conjunction with a Ducks Unlimited WCE Project with the school
Fortier, Zoe Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Orange, contemporary art group exhibition at the Expression professional arts centre in St-Hyacinthe Quebec in June.
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to take part in.
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To be able to pay fair musician fees to the performers at the LMLCC's first ever outdoor Music Festival on July 2, 2022.
Leschyshyn, Ava Saskatoon Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 seeking support to provide one month of beading classes to the Grade 8 classroom at Kitchener Community School with assistance from a knowledge keeper.
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.
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.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Collaborating with Jessica Morgun, this will assist with living expenses as I’m in artist residency at the Art Placement Gallery through the Biofeedback Collectives project.
Sun, Qiming Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is a two-month-long, nature-based, interdisciplinary artist residency at the Drinkle mall in Saskatoon. The residency includes open studio visits and a final exhibition.
Kozak, Kathryn Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Do you hear what I hear, is a participant activated installation. It's focused on the inner sounds of trees and the non-human world.
Youth Matter Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Indigenous artist Kevin Pee-ace and Musician, J.J. Voss will be sharing their lived experiences with youth at our Mental Wellness for Youth Symposium.
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.
Mierau, Levi Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking $1,000 in grant support to assist in the execution of the production phase of Crowsworld: Episode 3.
Gerein, Amy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Symbiosis, a 2022 Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon) exhibit, of realistic soft sculpture, representative of various Saskatchewan wildlife species.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support to purchase equipment to create a highly requested series of online beading tutorials for beginners.
Gauthier, Jean-Sébastien Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Assistance to attend Emma Collaboration 2022, July 27th - August 4th, 2022, Big River, Saskatchewan.
My Humanitas Family Services Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 This development project (MyHumanitas Dance Summer Camp) aims to help children develop creative dance skills and improve social interactions through dance training and movement activities.
Global Gathering Place Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 The project is painting classes with newcomers. The completed works will be on display at the Bridges Art Movement Gallery for two months.
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.
Teetaert, Kristin Regina Beach Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been offered a Solo Exhibition through OSAC's 2023 Arts on the Move Program and am requesting funding to assist with preparing for this.
Gonie, Jalisa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Writing a full length script (75-90 minutes), ready to be work shopped by October 2022.
Haines, Cat Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To produce a mixed medium sex-ed zine for trans girls who have had bottom surgery.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Kyuubi Culture's production fee to participate in the project "Meeting for Teas: On the Road to Decolonization" at the Shurniak Art Gallery, Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Ellen is embarking on a tour across Saskatchewan, Alberta and the NWT up to Folk On The Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, NT.
Kirchmeier, Kurt Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To complete a rewrite on the first half of a YA fantasy novel titled The Bone Shepherds, as requested by an interested editor.
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
Keshane, Claudette Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 to be able to purchase all the supplies required to create new items that I have never made before
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Funding for the costs of shipping and packing paintings for exhibition at the Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, September 17 - November 17, 2022
Polischuk, Katelyn Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Hiring a dramaturge for final script edits.
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Cote, Toby Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Ceramic Kiln at Cone 10 level to expand glass working, fusing moulds, texture tiles, and expand work in glass bodies.
Kyle, Kevin Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $650 Purchase of Circumaural Hi-Fi/Pro Headphones for purpose of audio mixing.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Adding a cello to my performance would enhance my work.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,330 A Bose F1 speaker & sub system allows me to travel easier with a more compact speaker but It also helps me sound more professional.
Powell, Marie Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I will conduct primary research in England and Wales to increase authentic details and emotional nuances in my three-book historical fantasy series, Chronicles of Meirionnydd.
Morton, Jeff Kennedy Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,191 Izotope RX 9 Advanced to enable a professional standard of audio production, mastering, editing, and repair in my practice as a sound artist and composer.
Croissant, Helen Candle Lake Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,002 Purchase proper lighting for my painting studio.
Pistachio, Mara Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Produce a culturally focused, youth-friendly, community-based drag show called United Diversity: A Drag Show.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,400 To kickstart the formation of The Saskatoon Experimental Music Ensemble: a community music ensemble in association with Prairie New Music Festivals.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $400 This application is for shipping costs of my painting to the Chianciano Biennale in Chianciano in Italy. I have already been accepted.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Funds to attend the Fisher Library (Toronto) small and fine press fair on September 10.
Krause, Larry Christopher Lake Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To perform my Western music before an audience that has great influence in talent buying for gigs in BC and Alberta for the 2023 season.
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.
Benson, Scott Moose Jaw Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 A Carbon Fibre Violin would allow me to take my instrument into extreme conditions (hot and cold climates) without worrying about damaging the instrument.
Pelletier, Sharon Regina Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,319 A camcorder for video recording of the performance and for editing of the footage in addition to using the equipment for future performances.
Phillips, Geoff Maple Creek Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,399 A desktop computer is essential to edit professional photos of my artwork ready for print with photoshop, prepping for online media promotions, and for storage.
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.
Floen, Dawn Lawrence Bruno Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,440 In my practice as a jewellery artist, a pulse ARC welder would allow me to solder precious metals quickly, saving time/energy and requiring less ventilation.
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.
Anderson, Mikhaila Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 3 live performance videos of The Radiant to be used for showcase applications. Filmed @ PR Productions by Little Jack Films
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,000 Purchase an 999 Model Two Etching Press for my studio in support of my independent practice.
Perry, Jordan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,830 Purchase of a computer to meet the high-performance demands of the music software I use to create and record all of my music
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking funding to cover the fee for the Caetani Air Residency in British Columbia.
Bellefleur, Stephanie Willow Bunch Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $700 A professional drawing tablet will strengthen my Mural Practice by building capacity and variation, converting relevant content in addition to elevating current portfolio.
Himsl, Jaynie Weyburn Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Funding for a residency at Wallace Stegner House for November 2022.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,000 A Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Camera + Lens would elevate my practice greatly and bring the calibre of my artistic offerings to the professional level.
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Regina to receive the Queen's Platinum Jubilee medal for the work I've done in the Arts in the province
Melfort & District Curling Club Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 The Melfort Curling Club, incorporating youth participation, seeks to research, develop and plan the creation of an exterior mural on the community rink.
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
Alpha Kids Crew Saskatoon Dance SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 Game Theory V is a free community festival focusing on youth, female, and non-binary involvement in Breakin’ and growing awareness to the street dance culture.
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.
One Take Super 8 Event Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,350 This project will help artists create and exhibit 25 new films as part of the annual OTS8 film event dedicated to developing filmmakers in Saskatchewan.
Beattie, Jared Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Purchase a new computer to replace my 10-year-old MacBook for video editing, motion graphic design, audio production and sound design for music and theatre projects
Horowitz, Risa Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,872 To prepare for and attend an artist retreat in Longyearbyen, and a residency circumnavigating the Svalbard Archipelago, undertaking a series of documented performance art actions.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Presenting contemporary dance by New Dance Horizons in response to Edward Poitras' exhibition as part of National Day of Truth & Reconciliation community programming.
Kroczynski, Jackie North Battleford Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,449 I sing, play keyboards, guitar and more with my interface and computer as I create demo tracks of my music using Logic Pro.
Houghtaling, Theo Swift Current Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Toronto to attend Canzine- Canada's national zine and printed matter convention. Meet other printed matter artists and professionals. Attend workshops and lectures.
Johnson, Adam Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been given the oppertunity to perform at two showcases during CCMA week in Calgary, AB.
Power, Kevin Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 A computer is essential in my artistic practice: record auditions for stage/film/tv, live auditions via zoom, my website design/maintenance , résumé, business accounting, online casting.
My Humanitas Family Services Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 This Fall Program 2022 aims to help children develop creative dance skills, character development and improve social interactions through dance training and movement activities.
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,400 I need a good quality camera to enhance my art practice in all my major visual practices: media-based public art, socially engaged arts, and performance.
Hnatuk, Byron Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Lighting software to assist and enhance a designer's ability to create designs quickly and efficiently and share that information with theatres.
Graham, James Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 This Canon EOS R3 camera will give me the capability to shoot high definition and more dynamic photography taking my art to the next level.
Finegan, Kate North Battleford Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,920 Three-week stay at Artscape Gibraltar Point during spring migration season to research and develop novel-in-progress set in Toronto during bird migration.
Moose Jaw Cultural Centre Inc. Moose Jaw Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Commissioning a mural for the new Wakamow Aboriginal Community Association permanent space in the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre and engaging an elder to bless it.
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.
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.
Dinsmore, Rowen Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,500 A collection of self-portrait paintings titled "The Only Friend I Need" with the intent to be shown as a solo exhibition within art gallery spaces.
The Black Canadians, Africans and Caribbean Professionals Association Incorporated Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 A multicultural, multidisciplinary festival that celebrates Black culture from within the Black Diaspora (African-Canadian, Afro-Latino, African, Caribbean etc.) community in Saskatchewan.
Profit, Shon Eastend Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 An artistic response of personal reflections to the previous 3 years spent developing programming and facilitating art with individuals residing in Long Term Care.
The Salt Shaker Festival Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 This application is seeking funding for the Salt Shaker Festival, a 3-day multi-media arts festival set in Manitou Beach on July 7-9. 2022.
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?”
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.
Lazurko, Anne Weyburn Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 This project is for 5.5 months writing time, with one month of travel to Italy and Germany embedded, to complete my novel, One Woman.
Eden Care Communities Foundation Inc. Regina Literary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $984 In collaboration with artist Kevin Wesaquate we will participate in 3 poetry workshops to enhance our understanding of Truth and Reconciliation.
Popoff, Alexandra Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,398 To produce a first draft of a biography of a prominent investigative journalist and daughter of a Ukrainian UN diplomat, Anna Politkovskaya.
Nourse, Sheila Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,450 I am applying for support to bring this project to a conclusion. It will be installed in the Elsie Scherie Art Gallery in February, 2023.
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,714 To rehearse and present Full Tilt Two, a performance of my recent choreography, at Regina's Artesian on Treaty 4 Land, April 27-29, 2023.
Waskesiu Recreation Association Inc. Waskesiu Lake Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 The Lakeside Music Festival is a free, family-friendly outdoor festival. 2022 attendance was 4000+. All performers are from Saskatchewan, and Sunday specifically highlights Indigenous performers.
Kinner, Monika Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $328 A wafer lightbox to transfer photos and line drawings to fabric for textile artwork, repeating patterns, layering designs and for composition placement & prep work.
Diakuw, Mike Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Purchase projector, camera, screen and associated cables, to project video, shadow puppets and storybooks to an audience.
Moneo, Cameron Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,000 To create the core systems, 3D models, and animation rigs for a Saskatoon-based video game called "Video Store: The Video Game."
Neumier, Jane Langenburg Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $495 To set up my home studio with this microphone interface kit replacing my current set-up, leading to greater quality of recording of my voice work.
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,385 I am switching to a new laptop for my photography/book work and the old software will not work on it efficiently. Adobe Creative will help.
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Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $8,808 This project is to create a Spring Storytelling Festival.
Robertson, Morgan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,000 A mandolin with a built-in pick-up is essential for my practice because, in my band (guitar bass, drums) micing it is next to impossible.
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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.