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
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 18th Cinergie Festival, International Francophone Film Festival of Saskatoon
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 The Strata Festival of New Music is a 3 day festival featuring newly composed music by beginner, emerging and established Canadian and Saskatchewan composers.
Regina Chamber Music Festival Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 The project is the presentation of three nights of chamber music concerts and related events in the community, by international and local artists.
Agecoutay, Richard Regina Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $6,125 I want to produce an independent feature length video documentary on Saskatchewan Pow Wows.
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,000 To complete the body of work "Erasure is Futile" for a scheduled group exhibition and future solo exhibition potential.
Conservatory of Performing Arts
Karley Parovsky
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 The Intercultural String Exchange provides professional development for violinists/fiddlers and performance/workshop opportunities for the general public showcasing the violin's multicultural usage.
Inglis-McQuay, Darren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To exhibit a photo-based installation of fieldwork collected from the WeTu artist residency over a two week period at the Maritime Museum of Saskatchewan.
Enzo, Aspen Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $600 Support my expansion from poetry into creative nonfiction by attending Saskatchewan Writers Guild's Facilitated Retreat and learning from poet & nonfiction author Mark Abley.
Bellefleur, Stephanie Willow Bunch Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Artist has been invited to travel to London - England, United Kingdom to create a piece of Contemporary Public Art.
Prince Albert Chuckwagon and Chariot Association
Colten Mike
Weldon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 Running for a Cause, celebrating community talents, with dance, musicians, and artistry
City of Prince Albert
Jesse Campbell
Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $15,000 The second phase of the Prince Albert AiC project that develops the model of supporting artists to build long-term arts programming, relational projects, and residencies.
Kitchen Party Music, Inc.
Mitchell Dureault
Forget Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $15,000 KLKP Kids Camp: engage children in an inclusive, accessible and supervised 5-day Music and Art camp utilizing Saskatchewan musicians and knowledge keepers.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,899 Students will observe and learn about the importance and impact of recording their knowledge in writing, by working closely with an author.
Badger, Joanne
Sturgeon Lake Central School
Sturgeon Lake Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $4,048 To introduce the skill of porcupine quill zig zag stitching on felt, to youth in school, on the Sturgeon Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan.
Badger, Joanne
Sturgeon Lake Health Centre
Sturgeon Lake Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $6,080 To introduce the skill of porcupine quilled birchbark basket making to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
Olafson, Marea
Wynyard Elementary School
Wynyard Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $20,000 To create a 2-D mural and 3-D functional pottery depicting personal land acknowledgment with grades 1,3,5 and 7 students.
Chief Whitecap School
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,899 Students will be part of a creative community as they experience researching, writing and illustrating to create a book on our school virtues.
Saskatchewan Band Association
Paul Suchan
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 Engage developing youth composers, through collaboration with a professional composer, in the creation of a 4-piece band composition celebrating the Saskatchewan Band Association’s 40th anniversary.
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.
Leader and District Arts Council Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,820 Provide an affordable and accessible opportunity for rural youth to receive choral, speech arts, and music training by a professional.
Erickson, Shannon Yorkton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To develop terrarium art displays for a two-month self-directed residency at GDAG, Jan-Feb 2023, and to expand my artistic work and develop an exhibition proposal.
Ouellette, Dianne Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To process and digitally scan super 8 film to 4k to use in my artistic practice.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Zoe Kostuchuk
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $6,623 How to entice students/families back into school outside a school setting. Extra-curricular arts programming to engage students back into the school outside of school hours.
Heppner, Annalisa La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $940 Together Brandon White and I have created a series of themed pieces about our love for local ecology and the land to exhibit next month.
Murawsky, Graham Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $640 Factor Chandelier to fly to Los Angles to be in a big video opportunity for a video
Mrazek, Jerome Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking support to help cover costs of framing artworks in preparation for my solo exhibition at the John V. Hicks Gallery.
Mabrouk, Rawda Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $625 What is the experience of an Egyptian woman moving to Canada after living 22 years in Egypt? Warm Sand VS Frosty Snow. Trauma VS Obstacles.
Martineau, Andrea Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $562 I intend to take Karen Solie's "I Can't Tell You What I Mean: Writing Poetry Through Uncertainty" Workshop Class at Flying Books.
Horner, Valerie Joy Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I've been invited to produce a solo exhibition of nature photographs. "5 Minutes From Home" will run June 1-30 @ the John V. Hicks Gallery
Andrew Stuckel, Cristine Grandora Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Create an immersive experience in the gallery with floor to ceiling drawings highlighting the importance of urban forestation and preservation of essential ecosystems within cities.
Perry, Chancz Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Deliver a movement-based workshop at Connectively Moving Our Dance and screen two short-videos at the IABD International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance.
Chinese Dance Club of Saskatoon Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Professional dance instructor Zhaojia Wu instructs Korean K-pop dance routines. They will be presented on January 22, 2023 at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.
semple, zenaya regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $624 To rehearse, adapt and perform “Holloway,” originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, to be presented at Darke Hall in April 2023.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $565 I am applying for funding to cover the cost of poet Ronna Bloom’s online course, “Community Engagement through Poetry, a Primer and Practicum”
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Kansas City to perform at Folk Alliance international in a Official Showcase slot
Ahmed, Iftu Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $624 Adapt, rehearse and perform “Holloway”, originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, for Darke Hall, an indoor accessible venue in April 2023.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation at the Banff Musicians in Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts in January 2023
Wolfe, Aurora Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am taking my band to perform at two festivals in Alberta - BIG Winter Classic (Calgary) and Winterruption (Edmonton)
Mardell, Rachel Prince Albert Other Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Expand my practice by attending an online course on Botanical Printing, and purchase supplies to complete.
Brown-McEwen, Belle Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To rehearse, adapt and perform “Holloway,” originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, to be presented at Darke Hall in April 2023.
McNaughton, Judy Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $975 Prepare, pack, and drive six artworks for the Between Us exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina for the opening on January 18, 2023.
Wishlow, Isabella Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To rehearse, adapt and perform “Holloway”. Originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, to be presented at Darke Hall in April 2023.
Indigo Joseph Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 The micro grant will help cover travel costs for our upcoming tour supporting The Dead South in early January 2023
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Anderson, Emma Jean Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 We are seeking support for a NW Canadian tour which will spread awareness of our band folowing the release of our debut single.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Become more proficient in singing and guitar by participating in lessons with Scott Patrick before summer when I have an increase in playing gigs.
Gallagher, Thomas Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Complete a draft of a screenplay for a short film over a two week period
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is to purchase two new MacBooks for use by Artesian management staff.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ferre Play Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Through three workshops students will learn to communicate, and to develop abstract thought through their art, and be invited to talk about their art one-on-one.
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.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 I would like to compose 3 pieces and make 5 demos all inspired by isolation and the emotions deeply felt at this time.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $14,000 Development of a 3D rendered 3-channel audio/visual work called All My Dreams Are Made of Water
Tambwe Feza Kabibi, Joséphine Watrous Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 It is to participate in an exhibition that will take place this year
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Drag Me Across Saskatchewan a Drive-In Drag Show Tour will provide drag entertainment for prides across Saskatchewan in a drive-in setting this summer.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 4 month creative period to write new songs and choreograph a new stage show.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Plaines aquarelles is a collection of water color paintings and poetic aphorism in reaction to confinement in the western plain.
Dynamic Video Imaging Corporation Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Across the Hill is a short narrative film surrounding the life of an elderly woman as she struggles to live alone in a barren landscape.
Meldrum, Jeff Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,800 To assist in production of a touring exhibition exploring my project Art For Animals which introduces sculpture to the forest and wildlife of Northern Saskatchewan.
Hill, Gerald Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,500 I’ll complete the first draft of a book of poems called The Table.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,000 This project is to compose 8 new songs covering a broad range of themes. Works will be used in performance & recording.
Furstenberg, Tia Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To create a series of paintings for an upcoming collaborative exhibition at the John V. Hicks Gallery in March of 2022.
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,050 Creation of a contemporary dance duet to be accompanied by original poetry and music.
Meneley, Barbara Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,751 This proposal is to support travel costs related to the creation and development of my project "White Land / Treaty For?"
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To partner a playwright with a high school class to develop new playwrighting techniques
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Framing a series of oil pastel and pencil drawings for future exhibitions.
Begamudre, Ven Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $11,900 Load Shedding: A Memoir of Canada is a sequel to my family history book Extended Families: A Memoir of India.
City of Prince Albert
Lynda Monahan
Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This project will provide individuals with mentorship from a professional artist to build capacity for artists and organizations in Prince Albert to develop residency programs.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To contract Jesse Campbell as a Curator for Artists in Community project coordination in Prince Albert.
Bornstein, Eli Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Publication of my journals from two Arctic trips (1986-1987), together with artwork and photographs, for my 100th birthday in 2022; introduction, editing by Roald Nasgaard.
Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 SYJO will collaborate and record with guest artist Joel Grundahl as a mentoring opportunity for current SYJO members and to generate future engagement.
Conly, Bonnie Grasswood Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Complete a series of twelve drawings in preparation and prior to attending two, Sculpting Porcelain from Life, workshops with Ruth Chambers, March 26th and 27th.
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.
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.
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to create analog films.
Fernandez, Cezar Patrick I Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Solo Exhbition at Weyburn Art Council
Morgan, Zac Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Create a virtual musical production of A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical and present the live production on our streaming platform on April 3rd.
Morrison, Myles Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Create a musical comedy album. Humour based songs featuring collaborations with celebrated Saskatchewan musicians, spanning multiple musical genres.
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.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my solo show at the Community Hall in Saltcoats in October 2021.
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.
Tsougrianis, George Swift Current Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,000 I would like to create a nature documentary that examines the landscape and the wildlife of Grasslands National Park.
Johner, Lucas Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 To write 11 country-pop songs which will be released by The Johner Boys as singles, and then as an album.
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.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Ecological Restorative Art project is a site specific art installation designed and executed in collaboration with community members and The Meewasin Valley Authority.
Harpham, Lindsay Tisdale Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,600 Create and develop Contemporary dance choreography intended for use in a full-length show set in Saskatoon and film final material for future development.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Would like to construct paddles with traditional artwork designs using carving and hand painting designs.
Rosenwald/Rose Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Develop "exhibition-in-a-box" package to tour our installation, Journal of the Plague Year, plus create new work that chronicles the temperature of the times.
Kazan, Lina Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,585 To create a Flamenco screen dance film with original music and choreographies to be presented at the Victoria Flamenco festival and other digital platforms.
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.
Parenteau, Donny Prince Albert Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,989 1st month to write and create songs 2nd month demo songs for my next album I plan to release in 2022.
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.
Jack Millikin Centre, Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 1. Bring together emerging artistic blacksmiths to explore the transmission of sound through metal. 2. Explore concept of permanent, four-season blacksmith facility at Ness Creek.
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.
Knight, Lancelot Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 I would like to take time to write music reflecting the current state of things from addiction to mental health and everyday life.
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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.