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
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $170,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bridges Art Movement Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Opera Association Saskatoon Music Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc. Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative Regina Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $102,000 For general operating and programming support.
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Rebecca La Marre
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $45,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to collaborate with and provide workshops for clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre and Out Saskatoon Pride Home.
Eastend Branch Library Eastend Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $995 To host two cultural events; a live musical performance and a visual art exhibition to reignite our community interest and supports in the arts.
Goretzky, Barbara
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home
Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $14,739 Create a collaborative, legacy mural for Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home. Design door decals to make exit doors unique and less confusing for dementia residents.
Martin, Monique Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,025 I will be travelling to Gothenburg, Sweden to work with Alexandra Hedberg on a printmaking project that will be exhibited in Sweden and Canada.
Pottle, Adam Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Revise and polish my graphic novel script, SHADOWS ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY, into a second draft worthy of submission to publishers and artists.
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,025 Complete the third draft of Dame, my novel-in-progress.
Martin, Monique
St. Anne School
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $13,309 The students will create an installation artwork for Nuit Blanche that uses lighting and plastic containers, and organize a community participation project at the event.
Fletcher, Étienne Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 To compose 8 songs to be added to bilingual live concert, and eventual recording.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Senior dance artist Terrill Maguire visits SK from ON for the first time to work with Free Flow Dance Theatre.
Shadowpaw Press Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To produce Shadowpaw Press's first audiobooks, for two novels to be published this fall.
Fink, Heike Prud'homme Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visit two European art venues specifying in felt art to develop my professional practice and to intensify international connections.
Haynes, Sierra Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to rural Caledonia, Ontario to research the history and landscape of Peggy Douglas who I will portray on stage in spring 2022.
Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan - Prince Albert Branch Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Local Artist Cheryl Ring and Elder Liz Settee will conduct 2 workshops exploring a variety of art mediums such as clay and zen doodling.
Laird, Tonia Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 Continuation of planning and writing of high fantasy novel series with themes of decolonization, kinship, and intergenerational trauma and healing.
Goobie, Beth Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 I want to write a novel, titled Dark Rainbow, that explores Phillipa Upchurch's expansion of consciousness in her senior year at a bible college.
Nash, Megan Palmer Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 Write and arrange songs inspired by Crescent Park for an upcoming album in the Moose Jaw Public Library Theatre from mid July to mid November.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $11,770 Initial research, community building, and creative development towards a new site-specific contemporary dance project in the Heritage neighbourhood of Regina, SK.
Lynch, Taidgh Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 Complete edits and order poetry manuscript, Developing Home. Evaluate then submit to publishers.
McKenzie, Tiess Estevan Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 To produce a five-track cycle of experimental, soundscape-based, electronic music. Working title: "Walking Music."
Hlady, Dustan Moose Jaw Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 Looking for funding to assist in the production and distribution of a highly engaging web-series.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,000
Community Arts Mentorship Program Incorporated
Zoe Slusar
Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 Initiating Phase 2 of the Canoe Lake-Beauval Arts Mentorship Program that continues to build local capability to sustain future programming through the CAMP Mentorship Model
YWCA Regina
Lloyd Dubois
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 To provide art-making workshops and co-create a kinship mural that explore Indigenous experiences under colonialism for YWCA residents, staff and public.
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,104 To research and create a dance piece/study for five local dancers, informed by the work of Saskatchewan dance pioneer, Amelia Itcush.
Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop
Muskwa Lerat
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 The Future Artistic Minds (FAM) is a program at CNYC for youth to explore their creative practice in a safe, identity affirming space.
Walliser, Rachel Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 My proposal is to cover travel and accommodation expenses for rehearsals in Saskatoon for the production of my first professionally produced script, Breaking the Curse.
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 This proposal seeks funding to support the creation of a solo exhibition of film and installation work at the Estevan Art Gallery in February 2023.
Lawrence, Katherine saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To expand my readership beyond Saskatchewan by presenting my new poetic memoir, Black Umbrella, at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival and Art Bar reading series.
Fletcher, Étienne Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Applying for the Microgrant program to help fund a portion of the travel expenses for our 3 concerts in Eastern Canada in March 2022.
Van Rees, Ken Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,091 This project is to further my artistic practice in charcoal mark-making in burnt forests in northern Saskatchewan by examining the impacts of weather and time
Eden Care Communities Foundation Inc.
Misty Wensel
Regina Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 To deliver innovative intergenerational dance programming to residents of Eden Care Communities involving creative dance workshops, adaptive movement, exploration, youth participation and intergenerational performance.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC)
Melanie Rose
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $9,900 To work with Saskatchewan artists to provide young leaders with creative and supportive spaces to engage with ideas related to social justice and global citizenship.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
The Dark Lady Collective
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $20,000 William Brooks will work with theatre and visual artists to engage with the community by creating large-scale, interactive, outdoor theatre-based installations.
Reimer, Joel Dash
Chokecherry Studios
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $10,000 This 12 week project will provide young male participants with hip hop skills as a form of expression for a tandem project on healthy masculinity.
Ferguson, Anastasia Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,493 Shoot and hand-develop a 5-minute film, using 16 and Super 8 film. Title: The Garden of Curiousities, Chapter 2: From the Dying of the Day
Lloydminster Public School Division Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Provide students from grades 6-8 across the division the opportunity to participate in an enhanced art education program focusing on a variety of art types/mediums.
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,100 To produce and premiere 'The Open Soul Of The Prairies' - a solo dance work choreographed by Margie Gillis, performed by Tessa Rae Kuz.
Tri-Community Dance Club
Hip Hop Hoop Dance Productions
La Ronge Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $12,658 Tri-Community Dance Club (TCDC) hosts innovative Hip Hop Hoop Dance creators Terrance Littletent and Chancz Perry for a 4-day, youth-oriented, engaging, and enlightening dance workshop.
Rees, Alasdair Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Montréal to take part in two events for the Journée du Poème à Porter organized by La Poésie Partout
Firmly Rooted Homeschool Support & Resource Centre Inc. Stenen Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To provide an opportunity for rural homeschool children, of various economic backgrounds, to connect with, and build, community through the art of photography.
Schindelka, Dara Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,000 To research, arrange, and create a modern interpretation of traditional folksongs that highlight the historic plight of women with connections to the present.
Solheim, Krista Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A rehearsal director apprenticeship in dance with Faye Thomson, one of the Artistic Directors of The School of Contemporary Dancers professional program.
Ferraton, Dominique Gravelbourg Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,772 Travel to a solo exhibition in Montreal as part of the Wild City Mapping collective and housing expenses while hosting accompanying workshops
Quewezance, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating traditional and modern styles of ribbon skirts and jewellry using custom-designed fabric and mixed textiles.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School
Kathleen Arndt
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $20,000 Lester B. Pearson Elementary (Gr.1-8) explore personal wonders & cross curricular big ideas, through technical visual arts training, to develop holistical understanding & creative skills.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,500 To write a book of creative nonfiction reflecting on my departure from the Christian God in whom I was raised to have absolute faith.
Saskatoon Christian School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Taking students to experience wheel throwing with an experienced artist. Glazing pieces and trying out raku style firing. Providing an experience unattainable in a classroom.
Allard, Mark Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,000 "Into Oblivion" (working title) is a graphic novel about the heroic deeds of a handful of Chinese-Canadians in the face of war and pejudice
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $80,000
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 This project uses the physical medium of vinyl records to communicate different curriculum components with an emphasis on creation & creativity.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,142 This is a research project to better integrate the lived experiences of survivors of the military regimes in Bolivia 1964-1982 into my novel "Shedding Skin".
Willett, Edward Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,809 To write a creative nonfiction book ruminating on the writing of science fiction and fantasy, drawn from experience and interviews with more than 100 authors.
Kardash, S.J. Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 I'm about to release a self-funded debut solo album, and this grant would enable me to continue writing more music for the next release.
Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To develop a cultural/artistic team including Indigenous language groups in Treaty 6 that can contribute to GPS interpretive app stories for the Saskatoon afforestation area
Moffatt, Kris
Mistawasis Nehiyawak High School
Hepburn Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $40,000 The Residency is to provide the students and teachers of Mistawasis Nêhiyawak with access and support to professional art resources.
Baird, Gavin Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 8th Street Menace is an online series about protagonist Mitchell “Menace” Dubois, a failed welder and aspiring Métis musician who moonlights as an auto-parts thief.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create and Install a Metis healing garden and create interdisciplinary artworks while Mentoring a local Metis Artist in the process.
Moore, Sandee Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Remount an interactive electronic sculpture, The Mixer (2001) and update the work with a new video game element that turns statisticcs into skateboard ramps.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 I will learn more about the craft of writing short fiction, polish five stories, research and write two new stories, working toward a story collection.
Dowling, Katherine Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To independently produce and present “The Elegy Project”—an intimate solo piano performance on expressions of grief and loss—at three historical Saskatchewan venues in May 2023.
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $14,400 To create Walking the Prairies, an augmented reality photographic book combining still nature photographs, videos, and thought-provoking notes to share as a hand-held visual experience
Ecole Vickers Public School Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Artist Monique Martin and my grade fours will visually represent butterfly pollinators to educate other students as we build possibilities toward a future grant.
passion2action Youth Empowerment Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 passion2action hopes to engage young artists to produce multidisciplinary content for INSPIRE, our flagship youth empowerment celebration that introduces students to new, local role models.
Rose, Karen Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,307 Collaborating with three composers to create the music/soundtrack for three of my choreographic solos.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,800 Requesting funds to work on my poetry manuscript tentatively titled Of Rooms and Memory. I will revise 30 poems and write 25 new poems.
Wagner, Bernadette Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 To revise and polish a children's literature manuscript, Crybaby.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A collaborative mentorship with master printer Jillian Ross at Jillian Ross Print studio printing to learn Intaglio etching print methods.
Harder, Kristel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,000 Through private lessons, self-study, journaling and regimented practice, I will retrain my voice to better serve my work as an actor, singer and voice teacher.
Gronsdahl, Todd Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,500 A new chapter for my "Saskatchewan Maritime Museum" project. Here I humorously re-examine The Emma Lake Workshop Series considering legacy, hubris, the SK historical project.
Peart, Greta Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,415 I will create a story-based, hand drawn web game that explores the inevitably of change, the elusiveness of time, and material existence.
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,120 To write and workshop a two-person play about adult ADHD that will be produced in the 2022-23 season with On Cue Performance Hub.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,378 Drag Me Across the Prairies will present LGBTQ+ drag artistry across the three Prairie provinces expanding on last years successful Saskatchewan Drive-in tour.
Wahl, Nathen Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $15,300 I plan to compete an 88 page graphic novel featuring Joe Zombie and the “Danse Macabre or Dance of Death in the current pandemic environment.
MacDonald, Ruaridh Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 A 3-month creation process to develop a libretto and record tracks for “The Picture of Dorian Gray - A New Musical”
Harris, Carla Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,290 Conduct a workshop for a multimedia script, consulting with a dramaturg, disabled artists, musicians, and actors hired to experience the script aloud.
Kovach, Jaye Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 Responding to Ross and Mackay’s Gendertroublemakers, we will produce an experimental short film exploring our trans-for-trans and butch-femme relationship through kink and the everyday.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,319 To develop the script through exploration of physical movement, sign language, projected visuals, and surtitles to present to an invited audience (workshopped presentation).
Seesequasis, Paul Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,600 Enclosing Some Snapshots: The photography of Métis activist James Brady. A photobook coinciding with Saskatchewan exhibitions.
Yan Miller, Mindy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,000 A series of six wall mounted smocked and woven cane cowhide works.
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking financial support to participate in a US encaustic retreat and exhibition which I was recently awarded through the International Encaustic Association.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 1 Registration for the IMZ Academy for Digital Capture of Orchestral Music
Hosaluk, Michael Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,650 Take time to create new work that is completely unfamiliar to previous processes in my artistic career in remote unfamiliar locations and studio.
Erwin, Keisha Spiritwood Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $16,300 This project is to produce a short 10-minute film about a disconnected Sixties Scooped father and his reconnecting half-Black daughter returning home to La Ronge.
Blom, Monique Waldheim Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,350 To construct a sod house for my performance "Ethics of the Dust" for Remai Modern Sustained Artist Project.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,400 This project is to compose 8 new songs covering a range of themes. Works will be used in performance & recording.
Johanna & Jayden Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,865 A 4-month work term to research and develop a new performance work, as an evolution of 'Live Duet'.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,175 This project is to produce a live performance for touring and shows
Pettigrew, Laura Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 Write new work for Orchestra and Choir; Hymn for Peace, my gift to orchestras and choirs globally, performance September 21, 2023 International Day of Peace
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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.