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
Mehlsen, Erik Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Erik Mehlsen is the principle songwriter for Sharp 5 Records; is seeking opportunity to write the music for the 2022-2023 production cycle.
Reimer, Joel Dash
Centennial Collegiate EAL Program
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $5,700 We will engage a classroom of EAL students with the art of writing & performing spoken word poetry, culminating in chapbook creation and a performance.
Hobsbawn-Smith, Denise Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,600 To research and write a first draft of book-length nonfiction about M.F.K. Fisher, Madeleine Kamman, and Anthony Bourdain, pivotal authors in food writing.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,500 Acknowledgement is a creative response to the impact that my current work of opening up about race has had on me.
Johnstone, Hilary La Ronge Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,439 I will spend a week at a remote cabin and make drawings and take photographs, to base my fabric works on.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 My project will consist of painting 8 landscapes of various areas of the Lac La Ronge and surrounding area landscapes.
Davis, Lindsay North Portal Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 To write, arrange and rehearse 8-10 original songs for Last Birds’ live performances and future full-length album.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 Together with the Community Association, Home and School and SCC we want to have the students of BV create a mural on the rink boards.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to work with an artist to develop an Artists in Schools Project for Fall 2021 focused on the theme of connection.
Eagle's Nest Youth Ranch Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 We would like to showcase our student's stories through their lens as artists. We would end up with a magazine they can share.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 WATCH YOUR CORNER will be a new cinematic film installation created for a confirmed exhibition in Alaska and research stage for an Artist book
Hardy, Greg Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I have a solo exhibition of drawings on paper and canvas. I would like funding assistance to produce a catalogue from Lac la Ronge
Prairie Valley School Division #208 Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 The aim is to introduce First Nation singing to students (gr. 6-12) utilizing local resources and proven champion singers.
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.
Metcalfe, Shayne Waldheim Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 Creation of monologues through an experimental writing and performance process. Scripts will be created from documentary style interviews of actors then used for video monologues.
Atcheynum, Kasey Saskatoon Literary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To assess the creative literary community needs of Black diaspora by conducting research analysis to develop a plan for a longer term project and residency.
Johnson, Ashley Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,700 To develop a peer led somatic learning space to support the transition back to in person dancing with Ashley Johnson and Johanna Bundon.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 Per Sonatori will be presenting three concerts as part of their 14th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,816 Support for a 3-month work term, to cover artist fees for the premiere production of 'Untitled Peter Tripp Project'.
Anderson, Charles Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,265 This grant is to complete an essay collection entitled POSTCARDS FROM THE PANDEMIC.
Bornstein, Eli Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To initiate the several processes, especially in-person interviews, of publishing my Arctic Journals, 1986 and 1987, in collaboration with art historian and curator, Roald Nasgaard
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School
Mitchell Dureault
Pinehouse Lake Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $41,500 Return a music educator to our Northern community to rejuvenate lost culture, strengthen intergenerational connections, teach music to youth, and building local capacity through mentorship.
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.
Minnema, Conner Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,500 Compose and complete 5 original instrumentals to promote online
Kovach, Jaye Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,295 To produce a solo exhibition that examines society’s view of my body and subjectivity as a queer, disabled, butch trans woman.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,862 Short film based on the book by J.M. Bergman, about a teenage girl who is kidnapped, illustrating the plight of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Warrington, Lauren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 April 2021 Artist in Residence at Bridges Art Movement
Aitken, Neil Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,270 I am working on a full-length poetry collection that merges astrophysics, immigration, family history, and geography in its exploration of grief and memory.
Garcia-Luna, Gabriela Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $17,000 To create multimedia studies and works for a confirmed solo exhibition at the MJM&AG, exploring concepts of human and natural environment resilience and adaptation.
Holland, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 To create a film using archival photographs of the Regina tornado of 1912.
Stonhouse, David Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $2,364 For additional assistance for materials, installation and shipping costs as POWERBOXES will be expanding to a large solo exhibition at Godfrey Dean Arts Gallery, Yorkton.
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 To study C6th Pedal Steel Guitar with professional musician Burke Carroll by taking weekly lessons over Zoom video call.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 This project aims to uplift and reinvigorates the stagnant Saskatchewan artist community under COVID lockdown through a virtual exhibition about creativity and enthusiasm.
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.
Conservatory of Performing Arts
Paul Dechene
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 "Out of the Darke" seeks to respond to untold oral stories and unwritten histories of performing arts venue, Darke Hall, through literary and multimedia works.
Ledingham, Sandra Meryl Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have just been accepted into the Korean International Ceramic Biennale 2021. I'm requesting assistance for shipping. Freight estimate $1100.00 (plus crating costs)
Okemaysim, Aren Regina Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $10,000 The recording and engineering of 14 original songs for my debut solo music project, “Okimaw”.
Muskoday First Nation Community School
Kevin Joseph
Muskoday Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 We plan on holding musical sessions with our main artist and with a few local artists to teach our community members about different musical genres.
Perry, Chancz Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To provide support to a professional BIPOC artist who is developing new work in Saskatchewan that is advancing his artistic practices beyond Canadian borders.
Skjeie, Cooper Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To finalize my first full-length poetry manuscript, titled, "post-immunity theory."
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to both collaborate with and provide targeted services to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 We are applying for assistance with the cost of COVID safe staging for our Saskatchewan Tour of Theatre in the Park.
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Old Coronach Street Festival
Stephanie Bellefleur
Coronach Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $8,000 Local professional Artist, Stephanie Bellefleur will engage and collaborate with community members to create a large scale mural on Coronach's historic Centre Street.
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.
Han, Xiao
Riversdale Business Improvement District
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $9,508 Xiao Han works with Asian and non-Asian artists to create and install artwork in Riversdale's Asian restaurants to address racism toward Saskatoon Asian community.
Duesterbeck, Florence Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To produce exhibition-ready large-format photographs on canvas for "Litter 2020" for confirmed exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina Out of the Box space.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
Kelsey Ford
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 Kelsey Ford and Andrei Fehergyhazi will engage under-represented communities and patrons of the 2021 Saskatoon Fringe Festival in creating an interdisciplinary, large-scale, outdoor art installation.
Rae, Faith Melville Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum
Ruth Langwieser
Estevan Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $45,000 Contemporary Art Meets Parks (CAMP) is a COVID-19 friendly satellite artist residency featuring art and artist led projects in our regional and city parks.
Hyggen, Vanessa Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I want to highlight the diversity, beauty, importance and plight of northern Saskatchewan muskegs, land that is being threatened with strip mining.
Pacquette, John Black Lake Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $4,000 Following the Denesuline ancestral skills teachings, creating traditional drums from barren ground caribou hide I have tanned and birch trees I have harvested.
Burnouf, Jordyn ile a la Crosse Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Storytelling through media to share land-based practices and worldview from an Indigenous lens. Videography, storytelling, and a virtual exhibit to capture northern lifestyle and art.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,500 To build upon the theme of ‘The Flower People’ and create 13 new 2D and wearable art pieces for an exhibition at Godfrey Dean Gallery.
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Articulate Ink Press Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
J.M. Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Dunlop Art Gallery Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $111,800 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $44,000 For general operating and programming support.
FadaDance Troupe Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $22,000 For general operating and programming support.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $50,500 For general operating and programming support.
Globe Theatre Society Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $238,930 For general operating and programming support.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $49,000 For general operating and programming support.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $56,500 For general operating and programming support.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $23,630 For general operating and programming support.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create joyful spring portraits of my neighbours amid blossoming trees. I will use my large format 8"x10" film camera for superb quality.
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 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.
The Mann Art Gallery Inc. Prince Albert Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $63,000 For general operating and programming support.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $102,120 For general operating and programming support.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $138,980 For general operating and programming support.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $230,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Symphony Orchestra Inc. Regina Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $197,440 For general operating and programming support.
Remai Modern Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $213,750 For general operating and programming support.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $86,780 For general operating and programming support.
Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $68,100 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $7,500 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Society Inc. Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $150,000 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Station Arts Centre Cooperative Rosthern Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

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.