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
Turtleford Transition School
Bonny Macnab
Turtleford Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $9,303 We will investigate how people can gain a deeper understanding of their own and others' communities through practical applied arts and quilting.
Pelletier, Jeanne Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project will chronicle the life of Métis Elder and knowledge keeper, Jeanne Pelletier, and will include perspectives from those who know her.
Lafferty, Richard Prince Albert Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 This project is to do modern Metis story telling through photography and voice. This creative multimedia work will be shared Via multi media platforms
McIntyre, Nelda Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Making Starblankets and also to teach younger people to carry on the tradition and knowledge
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 JazzFest Regina is city wide music festival, using public and commercial venues, featuring emerging, local, national and international musicians focused on the Jazz Genre.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $5,038 An annual theatre festival to provide opportunities for theatre designers to create, connect, and learn, featuring performances for the public in Saskatoon and Regina.
Albert Park Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,500 A 3 day, multidisciplinary festival including works by local artistic, musical and cultural talents.
Coronach Old Town Street Festival Coronach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,000 The Old Coronach Street Festival will reinvigorate the rural community through a multi-disciplinary, participatory arts experience which celebrates Coronach's unique cultural identity.
Smith, James Muskoday Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 I would like to illustrate a book that has Elders stories from all over Saskatchewan in it.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be doing a writing workshop to further develop my play The Gay Card to be tour ready when safe to do so.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $4,800 The 2022 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Regina Pride Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 A celebration of Regina’s gender and sexually diverse communities through a presentation of artistic, cultural, and social events meant to educate, entertain, and enlighten audiences.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To build an separate studio/workshop so I can safely continue my art projects like woodworking outside.
Baptiste, Falynn Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Requesting funding/sponsorship to complete a second contemporary Cree language music album. Album will contain a mix of gospel and original music.
Wild Sky Adventure Learning
Laura Hosaluk
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $13,900 MĪYO ACIMOWINA ASKIY: (Good Stories Earth) is a workshop exploring old European practices of reinforced earth construction, informed by Indigenous storytelling for children and community.
The Local Group Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Funding to help cover costs of a unique writing/recording opportunity
Norlen, Alison Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Invitation to build an installation Moulin De Nouveau Orleans for Sound Collage Luna Fete 2021
Bandur, Breanne Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To collaborate with Alison Norlen on her project, "Moulin de la Nouvelle Orleans," as part of the New Orleans Luna Fete.
Lodoen, Ray Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to build an installation for Luna Fete Sound Collage 2021 "Moulin De Nouveau Orleans"
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 Rebecca La Marre proposes to collaborate with and provide targeted services to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre and Out Saskatoon Pride Home.
Chokecherry Studios
Zoe Slusar
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This 11-month project will offer youth facing multiple barriers with weekly programming to explore mental health through creative writing, music production and spoken word poetry.
Firmly Rooted Homeschool Support & Resource Centre Inc. Stenen Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To introduce, homeschooled kids, to the benefits and joys of art; and to help build community within a broad spectrum of economically divers families.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Rural students in Grades 9-12 will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Metis artist.
Saskatchewan Printmakers Association Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 SK Printmakers will revive the mission and membership of the (inactive) Saskatchewan Printmakers Association and host a printmaking conference in November 2022 in Saskatoon.
Knight, Lancelot Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To record an album and branding as an artist.
Hainsworth, Alexa Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $572 Alexa Hainsworth, " Tissue" fibre installation transforming BAM Gallery, into a space reminiscent of cells in the human body.
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society
Curtis Peeteetuce
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $5,751 “Stories About Us” is a storytelling program that invites young people to build friendships, explore identity, and develop their artistic voice.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $10,000 Students will be part of a creative community as they experience researching, writing and illustrating to create a book as the final project.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To support Tessa in the micro-development of a series of short self-choreographed solos via New Dance Horizon's Winter Blueprint Series.
Pytlyk, Robert Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Re-fire my newly built test kiln, to enable me to experiment with wood firing of production pottery, and further my discipline in Post Production Ceramics
Torwalt, Greg Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $571 To support my opportunity to attend the SK Writers' Guild facilitated retreat as I work on writing/editing poems, plus support the purchase of video-editing software.
Luhning, Holly Lumsden Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To research and write a collection of poetry centred on and informed by the end/renewal of a Saskatchewan prairie farm.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Through consultation and research, MJM&AG will source an Indigenous Curator-in-Residence for a residency project and determine a new vision for our Indigenous exhibits and collections.
Dr. Martin LeBoldus Band Program Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To allow students to engage with professionals on their respective instruments in order to foster growth, enable mentorship, and expand their horizons.
City of Humboldt Cultural Services Humboldt Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To facilitate four community dialogues with Indigenous artist Kevin Peeace and the Humboldt community, especially youth, to collaborate on a Reconciliation art project.
Aubichon, Holly Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To travel to Edmonton for installation and the opening of a group show I am participating in at Latitude 53, with a BIPOC collective.
Radius Communications Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Replacing CJTR's aging transmitter/FM exciter, a critical component in our broadcast infrastructure.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are asking for support to create a 2022 Drum Group at Lester B. Pearson School. Practice would be once a week during lunch.
Sylvia Fedoruk Elementary School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Fund beading artists to teach students indigenous beading. Develop a relationship with students, create therapeutic art opportunities and share indigenous knowledge.
Wilson, Nic Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will be attending the winter 2022 Banff Centre Artist in Residence program to work on two new Artist's books.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) Regina Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Generating Momentum is an activist leadership training camp for youth between the ages of 18-35 that is largely facilitated by Artists.
McKay, Jory Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $900 We are doing a 1989 album based drag show on the 29th of December at Divas Nightclub.
Age Friendly Outreach & Resource Network Bushell Park Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To research Northern and rural Saskatchewan and build relationships to develop art programs that are meaningful to a more diverse public.
Saskatoon Public Schools Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Students will explore Indigenous pre-contact knowledge through land-based learning at Wanuskewin, disrupting the narrative that the plains were barren and wild prior to European contact.
John Diefenbaker Public School Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to hold a mini winter festival in February that would showcase Indigenous Arts through activities like building snow sculptures and Metis jigging.
Hip Hop Hoop Dance Productions Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To support Hip Hop Hoop Dance during a process of shifting their theatrical production from live performance to the digital realm of animated video.
Larsen, Mitchell Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $752 I am partnering with local drag performer, Dillon Chernowsky, to create a dance performance to be shared at Haus of Night's drag show featuring Detox.
Shine Reggae Network Saskatchewan Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,348 To facilitate much needed market research and conduct promotional workshops for the 2022 Shine Reggae Network Saskatchewan reggae festival.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create a short, story-based videogame called Margo that explores the inevitably of change, and the elusivity of time and material existence.
First Nations University of Canada Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To engage knowledge keepers that hold the history of natural color pigments (plant, animal, mineral). building capacity to hold public workshops on pigment use.
Humboldt Public School Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We propose that Monika Kinner, fiber artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on the fence surrounding the school.
Stoughton Central School Stoughton Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would love to have Teagan Littlechief and Morgan Turk perform for the students in grades 7-12 and K-6
Benjamin, Paul Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To debut my new Cultural Intelligence photo exhibition "Exploring CQ" at the Warman public library during the month of January.
Pridmore, Helen Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Invited to perform with my collaborator Ellen Moffat at the Sonorities Festival, an international festival of music and sound
Devine-Tajgardan, Negar Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like a grant for installation and finalizing of my work for Mann Art gallery exhibition during Spring 2022.
Edmunds, Alexander Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am a 2-Spirit Indigenous youth who wants to create a collection of beadwork each month. I want to celebrate my Indigeneity and queer identity.
Myriad Entertainment Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Myriad Entertainment is seeking grant financing to assist in the creation of our Saskatchewan-made short film, "Hunting Trip", from the production through post-production phases.
Johnston, Tamsin Lorraine Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have been invited to audition for the position of Principal Oboe with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on January 17 & 18, 2022.
Sealy, David Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Rehearse the original one-act play The Weavers for three weeks as preparation for On Cue Performance Hub’s Test Drive season.
Gares, Jessica Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Two people are stuck in an elevator, just them and their misconceptions. This site-specific play explores modern relationships between Indigenous and settler youth in Saskatchewan.
Hicks, Ryan Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to BC to write material for my new album. I have eight finished and would like to write three more songs.
Faye, Nick Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Marketing Expense Support for 2022 Nick Faye "Gettin' Better EP" Release in Germany
Bradshaw, Ryan Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $750 This grant will partially fund the research and creation of a poetry collection focused on Saskatchewan birds and climate change.
Pask-Thompson, Karen Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Exhibit 30-35 works at the Chapel Gallery in NB for first solo show outside Saskatoon. Taking advantage of an opportunity to exhibit in 2022. .
Smith, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Upon hearing my pre audition tape, I have been asked to audition at the RCM. I am requesting funding to complete that audition.
Greenway, Madeleine Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To participate in OSAC’s Arts on the Move program, I will need to assemble and frame an exhibition of 15 works.
Mantyka, Drew Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This grant will be to support the adapting and written of a new version of the play Arden of Faversham.
Chrysalis Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Chrysalis Theatre will produce the play My Name is Rachel Corrie, at La Troupe du Jour.
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 For theatre artist, S.E. Grummett to attend a Performing Arts Creation Residency at the Banff Centre for the creation of their new work: "Nude Parade".
Dishaw, Jessie Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $250 I received feedback on my Independent Artist grant that my portfolio needed stronger visuals. I'm requesting funding to hire a photographer to document my work.
Pantel, Rowan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Funds to enrol in online puppetry course. Continue my training in the art form with a Master Puppeteer.
Dene High School
Tenille Campbell
La Loche Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $20,000 We will build the capacity of Dene youth to express themselves musically, in written word story building and through visual imaging of photography.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 My grant proposal is Landscape Creations By Molly R Ratt
Zdunich, Emily Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,600 To create and research a new body of work exploring the human condition for the purpose of exhibitions and professional development.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my first solo exhibition at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Yorkton from September 13th to October 31st , 2020.
École canadienne française - Pavillon Gustave Dubois Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 We plan to give students the opportunity to learn about Latin American dances and music within the context of Spanish and music classes.
Norlen, Alison Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,752 “curio” will explore elements of spectacle through miniature welded sculptures in bell cloches, for exhibitions at Art Gallery of Guelph and Moose Jaw Art Gallery.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,500 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues centred around an Indigenous Comedy perspective and expand into comedy skits.
Thorburn, Crystal Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $948 To facilitate 2 half day visual art sessions to research and assess community needs in partnership with the Shurniak Art Gallery.
Philips, Elizabeth Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $18,000 I intend to complete a new poetry manuscript centred around the long poem as a conduit for the transcendent power of personal and environment grief.
Belarmino, Jimuel Weyburn Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will explore themes (acculturation, social class, identity) that will inform my work to create body of work for my first solo exhibition in 2023.
Kennedy, Marsha Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,514 My proposal requests funding to produce and frame 15 works for a traveling retrospective exhibition and to support experimentation and further production of new works.
Sharpe, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,283 This proposal is to support the production of new work based on travel through Saskatchewan along a stretch of highway called Ghost Town Trail
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,483 Script development of the new play "The Newcomer" by Yulissa Campos
Rymestone Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $977 Western Canadian Tour in support of Album 'Neighborhood', which Rymestone released October 31st, 2019. 7 venues confirmed, 3 Collage radio station interviews confirmed.
Gan, Jelly Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,500 Collaborative experimental video combining performance art, visual design, ambient music composition, and projections.
King, Karlie Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $987 Host a “Paint Night” (during the day) where students invite a parent, guardian, or family member/friend to join them in painting self-portraits that explore identity.
Rhoda Hardlotte Memorial Keethanow High School Stanley Mission Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,415 Josh Goff will work with students from the Visual Arts 10/20 class to design a concept for a mural.
Svennes-Smith, Diana Eastend Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Complete a polished draft of my novel Sob Lake for submission to my editor Martha Kanya-Forstner at Doubleday Canada.
Johnson, Ashley Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 A continuation of a collaborative project The Moving Heart between Karlie King and Ashley Johnson. We combine dance, sculpture with an interactive exhibit exploring anatomy.
Pshebylo, Mila Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 “Twisted” will be a fantastical wire sculptural landscape inspired by The Crooked Bush, installed at the Gallery at Frances Morrison Library August 4th- September 4th.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $10,000 This project is to fund a writing period for Saskatoon-based band and writing collaborators, W3APONS.
Reyes, Lautaro Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,720 We are applying to pay artists for the third phase of creation of a new LGBTQ+, cross-cultural, theatrical collaboration: Antorcha.
Langwieser, Ruth Estevan Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $973 I plan to purchase the material to build a specific Gas - Kiln for the process of Raku - firing.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,500 To bring guest choreographers Danny Grossman, Graham McKelvie and Newton Moraes to Saskatoon to participate in our 25th anniversary season special events/Gala.
Klassen, Hilary Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,783 Request for subsistence to work full-time for nine months on a non-fiction book tentatively titled: Stolen Land: Young Chippewayans & Settlers Seek Justice
17 Wing Detachment Dundurn Dundurn Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Bringing an Art based summer camp to the rural community of Dundurn and surrounding areas.
St.Germaine, Yvonne Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 New project ready to present to public, summer of 2020 Cd release tour, Expenses, Production, technician fees, promotion, rehearsal space, venue and equipment, travel accommodation
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,500 Music-collaboration with professional-musician Kiera Dall'Osto to inspire/complete/infuse fresh music ideas; proceed to workshop album material in Nashville before recording new full-length album.
Rollo, Michael Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $13,000 "B I R D" is a 10-minute experimental film that explores a fragile landscape stressed from the effects of human intervention in our world.
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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.