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
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 Create music and lyrics for the Belle Plaine project that explores the theme of home.
Cameron, Ian
St. Augustine Community School
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $5,000 Vinyl records will be used as a platform to teach different school subjects and achieve curriculum outcomes. Students will then write/record/produce their own compilation record.
Humboldt Public School
Monika Kinner
Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $7,820 We propose that Monika Kinner, Fibre Artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on 15 fence panels surrounding the school.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 KSAMB dance company hosts teacher Katarina Eriksson and two invited dance improvisers for a workshop and performance to grow Contact improvisation skills and improvisation community.
Ecole Elsie Mironuck Community School
Tara Semple
Regina Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Tara Semple (musician, Sound Bath practitioner) will create Sound Bath experiences for elementary students/teachers using cross curricular/cultural outcomes selected with Rosa Haynes (Arts Ed. Specialist).
Boyd, Julia Saskatoon Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Johnston, Christine
King George Community School
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Teaching youth composition/music production with a midi keyboard. We will write lyrics to the songs created, and perform a selection or two every June.
St. Frances Cree Bilingual School - Bateman
Mary Bishop
Saskatoon Literary Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $10,000 Students will be part of a creative community as they create primary books in Cree/English to help themselves and other students learn Cree.
Zegeye-Gebrehiwot, Hagere Selam "shimby" Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in the Oberhausen Seminar: examining global moving image practices in the context of a festival, interrogating the infrastructures that allow film to circulate.
Tushabe, Irene Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To receive feedback and finish edits on my debut novel, Everything is Fine Here, under the guidance of accomplished novelist Marina Endicott.
Zarubin, Brooke Moose Jaw Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Androsoff, Sarah Saskatoon Literary Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Fresh Squeezed Opera's Online Vocal Lab 2022 where I will collaborate on a new operatic work
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Hoggarth, Opal Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Starting a new drag/rock show to allow queer performers to make money in Regina for alternative communities.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $13,842 To write the story of The Battle of Cut Knife Hill accompanied by Chief Poundmaker's speech in English, Cree Syllabics, Roman Orthography, and PISL illustrations.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
RIFFA Foundation Inc. Regina Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Maverick School Swift Current Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 Provides an overview of the persons involved and processes undertaken to investigate and construct an effective art program for the Artist in Schools Project.
Marshall, Edie Riverhurst Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I request funding to frame new gouache paintings and make-ready my garage/studio for a weekend art exhibition at my home in Riverhurst.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
Reynolds, Jamie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating a series of paintings that reflect on the use of crownland in Saskatchewan, and how it relates to themes of reconciliation and the environment.
Scott, Graeme Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
C. Lysias Designs Rosthern Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,500 Passion for Fashion Project, "Project Iskotew" raises awareness on the residual effects of residential schools, while promoting culture, and healing through fashion.
Stock, Shayna Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Exploring the use of movement to animate poetry about queer lineage. Mini apprenticeship with dancer, theatre artist and play enthusiast to help my poems move.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visiting with nêhiyaw mîkiwahp Knowledge Keeper Mary Lee in conjunction with my upcoming light installation and happening "iskocês: okihcihtâw iskwêw kamik" for Toronto Nuit Blanche
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $14,975 To acquire materials and equipment required to create and document Aanjitoon, a series of twelve large paintings using an original hybrid Woodlands/Realist style.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,320 To honour the land and the formations that have existed her for millennia by creating new compasses for future generations.
Rathgeber, Carolyn Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Derkitt, Elle Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Watchman, Olivia Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Hay, Mackenzie Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Watchman, Matthew Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Tenold, Darla Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend the Sage Hill spring fiction colloquium facilitated by Marina Endicott.
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support for short-term artist residency at Art Placement Gallery through Biofeedback Collective's "Community Project" to explore collaboration with artist Zhao Jinglu.
Roelens, Diana Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Paper sculpture and collage installation with Grade 8 class highlighting prairie wetlands in conjunction with a Ducks Unlimited WCE Project with the school
Fortier, Zoe Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Orange, contemporary art group exhibition at the Expression professional arts centre in St-Hyacinthe Quebec in June.
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to take part in.
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To be able to pay fair musician fees to the performers at the LMLCC's first ever outdoor Music Festival on July 2, 2022.
Leschyshyn, Ava Saskatoon Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2022-2023 $1,000 seeking support to provide one month of beading classes to the Grade 8 classroom at Kitchener Community School with assistance from a knowledge keeper.
Write Out Loud Poetry Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 BIPOC Ballads is a 6 speaker series. Funding would provide cost of venue, feature poets, equipment, ASL Interpreters and prizes for poets and slam winners.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 To hold an exploratory one-day virtual art workshop for 30 newly arrived refugees from Afghanistan.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Collaborating with Jessica Morgun, this will assist with living expenses as I’m in artist residency at the Art Placement Gallery through the Biofeedback Collectives project.
Sun, Qiming Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is a two-month-long, nature-based, interdisciplinary artist residency at the Drinkle mall in Saskatoon. The residency includes open studio visits and a final exhibition.
Kozak, Kathryn Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Do you hear what I hear, is a participant activated installation. It's focused on the inner sounds of trees and the non-human world.
Youth Matter Melfort Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Indigenous artist Kevin Pee-ace and Musician, J.J. Voss will be sharing their lived experiences with youth at our Mental Wellness for Youth Symposium.
Whitecalf, Azby Gallivan Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This grant will go sustenance and living fees while I develop paintings and drawings for a collective exhibition.
Mierau, Levi Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking $1,000 in grant support to assist in the execution of the production phase of Crowsworld: Episode 3.
Gerein, Amy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Symbiosis, a 2022 Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon) exhibit, of realistic soft sculpture, representative of various Saskatchewan wildlife species.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support to purchase equipment to create a highly requested series of online beading tutorials for beginners.
Gauthier, Jean-Sébastien Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Assistance to attend Emma Collaboration 2022, July 27th - August 4th, 2022, Big River, Saskatchewan.
My Humanitas Family Services Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 This development project (MyHumanitas Dance Summer Camp) aims to help children develop creative dance skills and improve social interactions through dance training and movement activities.
Global Gathering Place Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 The project is painting classes with newcomers. The completed works will be on display at the Bridges Art Movement Gallery for two months.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Perform of a recital, assess the needs of the community, and evaluate possibilities for developing a longer term residency.
Teetaert, Kristin Regina Beach Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been offered a Solo Exhibition through OSAC's 2023 Arts on the Move Program and am requesting funding to assist with preparing for this.
Gonie, Jalisa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Writing a full length script (75-90 minutes), ready to be work shopped by October 2022.
Haines, Cat Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To produce a mixed medium sex-ed zine for trans girls who have had bottom surgery.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Kyuubi Culture's production fee to participate in the project "Meeting for Teas: On the Road to Decolonization" at the Shurniak Art Gallery, Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Ellen is embarking on a tour across Saskatchewan, Alberta and the NWT up to Folk On The Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, NT.
Kirchmeier, Kurt Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To complete a rewrite on the first half of a YA fantasy novel titled The Bone Shepherds, as requested by an interested editor.
Wilcox, Zane Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am applying for funding to support the creation of new sculptural work for a confirmed exhibition at Remai Modern, November 2022
Keshane, Claudette Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 to be able to purchase all the supplies required to create new items that I have never made before
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Funding for the costs of shipping and packing paintings for exhibition at the Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, September 17 - November 17, 2022
Polischuk, Katelyn Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Hiring a dramaturge for final script edits.
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Cote, Toby Saskatoon Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Ceramic Kiln at Cone 10 level to expand glass working, fusing moulds, texture tiles, and expand work in glass bodies.
Kyle, Kevin Regina Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $650 Purchase of Circumaural Hi-Fi/Pro Headphones for purpose of audio mixing.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Adding a cello to my performance would enhance my work.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,330 A Bose F1 speaker & sub system allows me to travel easier with a more compact speaker but It also helps me sound more professional.
Powell, Marie Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I will conduct primary research in England and Wales to increase authentic details and emotional nuances in my three-book historical fantasy series, Chronicles of Meirionnydd.
Morton, Jeff Kennedy Media Arts Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,191 Izotope RX 9 Advanced to enable a professional standard of audio production, mastering, editing, and repair in my practice as a sound artist and composer.
Croissant, Helen Candle Lake Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,002 Purchase proper lighting for my painting studio.
Pistachio, Mara Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Produce a culturally focused, youth-friendly, community-based drag show called United Diversity: A Drag Show.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,400 To kickstart the formation of The Saskatoon Experimental Music Ensemble: a community music ensemble in association with Prairie New Music Festivals.
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $400 This application is for shipping costs of my painting to the Chianciano Biennale in Chianciano in Italy. I have already been accepted.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Funds to attend the Fisher Library (Toronto) small and fine press fair on September 10.
Krause, Larry Christopher Lake Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To perform my Western music before an audience that has great influence in talent buying for gigs in BC and Alberta for the 2023 season.
Watson, Lyndon Regina Visual Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,200 To purchase a 14-inch bandsaw which will allow me to create my woodwork pieces without limits.
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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.