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
Benjamin, Paul Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,200 I use my 12-year-old computer with outdated IOS for music production and editing photos for my Photo Exhibitions: a new MacBook Pro would remediate.
Bernbaum, Joel
Pleasant Hill Community Association
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 To create a verbatim theatre rap opera with the Pleasant Hill community, and present it in Pleasant Hill for high school students and the public.
Caudillo, Kiela Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $690 Artist is a performing vocalist requiring a wireless microphone to improve stage performances and vocal sound.
Maverick School
Theo Houghtaling
Swift Current Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $13,217 Artist Theo Houghtaling will work with students on a zine project in three parts: individual perzines, a collaborative group zine, and group community dispatch.
Kent, Grahame Saskatoon Theatre Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,776 Purchase of MacBook Pro for theatrical sound design/editing work using Qlab.
Ppl r Ppl Productions Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,935 Ppl r Ppl Productions is creating professional work for theatre artists and will present 'Hand to God' by Robert Askins in Live Five's 2022/2023 season.
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.
Burke, Kelley Jo Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 To spend three months completing a working draft of a play, "Rigby" to be workshopped with Listen To 'Dis Community Arts Organization in spring/summer 2023.
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
Plett, Devo Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I will be showing my work with in a group exhibition in LA, I plan to attend the show.
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.
Legris, Sylvia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,000 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.
Blacklock, Leslie Christopher Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have registered for "Abstracting the Landscape" workshop, October 29 to 30 in Regina, thru AGR and require funding for travel and accommodation
Hendrickson, Raye Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 To conduct research for, receive consultation about, and complete a poetry manuscript chronicling my great-grandmother's life story in her voice.
Slade, Arthur Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 To write a graphic novel based on my award-winning novel DUST.
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.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $434 A ring light with stand is an essential item many film actors use for audition tapes to achieve the best lighting quality for the video
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Collating and expanding my research on composers from underrepresented demographics in order to create an online hub amplifying the voices of historical and living composers
Erickson, Shannon Yorkton Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,328 Purchase of Nikon D850 will increase the resolution to 45MP and allow me to incorporate media elements into my body of work
Hanwell, Drew Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,768 My band would be able to take more gigs if we could start bringing our production equipment with us in the cargo trailer.
Elixir Ensemble Riverside Estates Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,400 Rehearsal and Production of a series of 3 concerts of chamber music for piano and strings for the Elixir 2022-23 season
Hagel, Mandie Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,750 Writing and creating a poetry collection about all we've lost during the pandemic and the lasting effects of it.
Fayant, Stacey Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 I plan to travel to Halifax with my partner and my daughter, to receive and document my own chin tattoo from Métis artist Amy Malbeuf.
Ntibandetse, Diana Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $700 To organize a painting workshop. The workshop will promote cultural awareness and act as abridge between communities by exposing participants to a neo-African painting style.
Goretzky, Barbara Lumsden Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,523 A new computer for ease of projection, memory storage, and screen display are greatly lacking in my current laptop when creating large murals.
Johnson, Landon Saskatoon Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,100 Purchase of DJI RS2 Gimbal to allow for more creative movement and shots for videography adding auto-movement to stationary shots when shooting with multiple cameras.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 My computer is struggling to keep up with the CPU demands of contorting and producing my voice within Ableton Live.
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.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,500 To film the November chapter for Agatha's Almanac, a 12 chapter experimental documentary and to begin time-lapse experiments with plants for intervals between chapters
Rosenwald/Rose Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 To create new work for Journal of the Plague Year(s) exhibition and on-site residency at Remai Modern, Saskatoon.
Berglund, Blake Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,450 In-ear monitors are needed as stage volume has caused inner ear damage. Their precision will assist in strengthening my vocals and tightening harmonies.
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.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,077 Ellen Froese will be presenting her brand new album via residency and touring from November 2022 - March 2023.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,000 Songwriting period, collaborating remotely with Award Winning Songwriters.
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.
Diakuw, Mike Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Research, write, build, and workshop an artist/audience collaborative shadow puppetry show about social behaviour with with groups of children and parents.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,197 To create a new series of paintings in my home studio and two residencies in Saskatoon, SK.
Badger, Joanne Sturgeon Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 To introduce the practice of porcupine quilled birchbark basket making to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
Redding, Katlyn Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Attend Midwest Band Clinic for world-class professional development, networking, community building and rejuvenation of self and teaching / creating practice.
Ziwa, Thandiwe Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Income for living expenses while working full time on music
Feheregyhazi, Andrei Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,828 An interactive augmented reality experience that changes depending on how viewers engage with it.
Olsen, Farideh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To write 40 songs about motherhood for the musical component of a one woman show that integrates music, comedy and storytelling.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 I will complete the first stage of a story-based videogame featuring original art/music that explores finding personal groundedness amongst unfamiliar psychological and social spaces.
Actor Director Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,800 In preparation for a debut album, we will workshop and develop existing demos and lyrics, and collaborate and rehearse with local musicians to provide orchestration.
Meneley, Barbara Val Marie Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,131 To create series of large drawings based on my research on Treaty 4 soil.
The Coterie Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Funds to produce Measure For Measure with Live Five in March, 2023.
Walliser, Carson Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 Application for funds to support myself and my devising partners as we develop "Annette is a Bimbo!" for RISER Regina 2023
Krips, Spencer Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,989 Immersive 360-degree music performance, pairing improvised music with recorded natural sounds. Custom visualizers will be created to respond to the music and projected during performance.
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.
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.
QuarterTones Flute Ensemble Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,600 The QuarterTones Flute ensemble will work in collaboration with emerging composer, Makenzie Hay to create a work for flute trio.
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,500 Forming relationships to the body through visual language by creating large-scale drawing installations that mimic experiences navigating through natural spaces and the act of walking.
Fulcher Gagnon, Jesse Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,885 As a recent graduate of the MFA Studio Art program at the UofS, I hope to continue exploration of my practice and strengthen my portfolio.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $14,000 Framing new work for solo exhibitions Art Placement (Jan-Feb. 2023) and VivianeArt/Exposure Photography Festival, Calgary (Feb. 2023).
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
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.
Da Silva, Gabrielle Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 “Invisibly ill” is a free and accessible, 6-spread, DIY magazine for those who hold, or have experiences with invisible illnesses and disabilities in Saskatoon.
Ripplinger, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,500 Cosmic Tundra will be a short 16mm experimental film, aiming to represent surreal landscapes paralleling the rugged realism of the Yukon environment.
Balion, Audra Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,410 Creation of final two chapters of "Flight Nineteen," a silent (wordless) sci-if/fantasy graphic novel exploring biological and technological transformation.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I plan to create new beaded face and body work. I will preserve the work through photography, printing, framing and epoxying the original bead work.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,650 The world premiere of THE CURST by Kelley Jo Burke, music by Library Voices, including projections and complex sound design. Developing new personal artistic skills.
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.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $990 To kickstart a monthly poetry slam in Saskatoon utilizing the 'underground' slam format that highlights the 'underground' gems of Saskatoon through both location and poets
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to the White Buffalo Youth Treatment Center and teach the importance and benefits of knowing your culture through teaching traditional beadart and moccasin making.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Continue work on Ghosts and Other Grandfathers, a poetry and storytelling project that was supported by a Canada Council grant in its first phase.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Writing of "Fenêtre sur cour", a collection of poems and poetic aphorisms inspired by ink drawings
COMPANY Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,500 A dance journey to New York City to learn, grow, and inspire our artistic practices as individuals and as a group.
Lobb, Greg La Ronge Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 A mosaic visual piece utilizing scraps and off cuts from sign production focusing on reclamation, conservation and salvage.
Fight or Flight Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 The Unforgettables has been selected for Live Five Independent Theatre’s upcoming season. This grant will help us pay our artists a living wage.
Beltran, Marlene Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 The production of an original play for young audiences featuring D/deaf performers. Telling the story of forbidden love between a cat and a swallow.
Saskatoon Spinners and Weavers Guild Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Three-day textile art festival including an art exhibition showcasing SK-sourced fibres, demonstrations, public collaborative art piece, and opportunity for the public to try fibre-arts techniques.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 To create 8 new ambient tracks using only my voice.
Brochu Lambert, Anne Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,300 To conceive and create an interactive slide projection-based art installation, complementing two-dimensional works for a curated duo show at the AGR in 2023.
Hobsbawn-Smith, Denise Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend Awards Ceremony for Taste Canada Book Awards in Toronto. My book, Bread & Water, is a finalist in Culinary Narratives category.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To attend the exhibition installation, opening events and media promotion of my guest-curated Toronto exhibition of works by Taras Polataiko
Normand, Alexis Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 Create a concert that recounts my francophone identity-building journey via my new musical repertoire, scored field recordings and storytelling.
Vryenhoek, Leslie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,000 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.
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 I plan to attend the Flex Residency Program at the Medalta International Artists in Residence Program in Medicine Hat, Alberta in 2023.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I am an established and award-winning author and poet in Canada. The project I wish to produce is a new collection of short stories.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $17,685 Full-time writing resulting in a completed 120-page poetry manuscript, In Search of My Métis Father, with related elder and community member interviews and research.
Regina Blues Association Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 The Mid-Winter Blues Festival features mainstage and free live blues music events featuring a mix of diverse local, national, and international performers.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 My proposal is to create a body of work that fosters personal healing and inspires others to pursue their life's dreams.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 Country at the Creek Music Festival is an annual outdoor Music event held just outside of the community of Big River.
Tic Toc TEN Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Tic Toc TEN is a short performance arts festival (in person and online) featuring ten, brand new, multidisciplinary performances by emerging and established Saskatchewan artists.
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 This project an Indigenous Performance Festival which is multi cultural in practice and presentation. This festival includes local and international presenters.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Hosting a series of diverse emerging and established writers and musicians from across Canada. Paying artists to extend their tour to include Saskatchewan's small audiences.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 We're applying for funds to help provide exceptional and diverse programming free for the public to attend at our 32nd annual Cathedral Village Arts Festival.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 SAWCI will host Word Splash, an evening of Indigenous literature with emerging and established Indigenous writers live in Saskatoon, virtually Canada-Wide in a hybrid event.
Flamenco Borealis Saskatoon Dance SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 To host the third edition of the Borealis Flamenco Festival consisting of performances by local artists, introductory workshops and Flamenco dance master classes.
Farm Fest Terre Ferme Festival Ltd. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 For support towards a (mostly) folk music festival which includes market, workshops and visual arts exhibit.
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $11,875 This project is to help us write season two of our comedy series "The Feather News" streaming on APTN Lumi.
Kitchen Party Music, Inc. Forget Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Kitchen Fest: A series of 8 inter-ractive evening concerts over two weeks presenting Saskatchewan musicians collaborating with professional musicians from across Canada and the World.
Manitou Beach Literary Festival Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 Multi genre contemporary literary festival celebrating excellence in local, provincial, national and international literature through presentation of book launches, author readings, workshops, panels and performance.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,000 My proposal is to continue working in painting, printmaking and drawing. I also will be carving and other sculpturing opportunities. Collaboration with others is important.
Ewenin, Ron Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $2,000 Production and sale of 100, 2023 native art calendars to be sold across Saskatchewan.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 JazzFest Regina 2023 celebrates its 15th. annual festival kicking off summer and our festival event season.
Unheard Sound Collective Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 To present the 11th edition of Sounds Like: An Audio Festival with the theme "Duality" in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 12-13 and October 13-14, 2023.
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.
Regina Pride Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 A celebration of Regina’s gender and sexually diverse communities with a series of artistic, cultural, and social events intended to educate and entertain our audience.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 An annual theatre festival providing opportunities for emerging and professional designers to create, connect, and learn featuring light and sound shows for the public.
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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.