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
Wozny Siemens, Gladys Rush Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Build crates to transport my relief sculptures to a confirmed exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current, January 14-March21, 2023.
Wicks, Bob Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $18,000 A staged production of the "Multi-Cultural, Multi-Lingual King Lear: Cree, French, English" script adapted in 2021-2022.
QuarterTones Flute Ensemble Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,600 The QuarterTones Flute ensemble will work in collaboration with emerging composer, Makenzie Hay to create a work for flute trio.
Conlon, Emily Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,500 Forming relationships to the body through visual language by creating large-scale drawing installations that mimic experiences navigating through natural spaces and the act of walking.
Fulcher Gagnon, Jesse Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,885 As a recent graduate of the MFA Studio Art program at the UofS, I hope to continue exploration of my practice and strengthen my portfolio.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $14,000 Framing new work for solo exhibitions Art Placement (Jan-Feb. 2023) and VivianeArt/Exposure Photography Festival, Calgary (Feb. 2023).
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 To devise, rehearse and perform "Homebuddies" an absurdist interactive outdoor performance exploring housing insecurity and biopolitics, in Saskatoon, in preparation for the Prague Quadrennial.
Da Silva, Gabrielle Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 “Invisibly ill” is a free and accessible, 6-spread, DIY magazine for those who hold, or have experiences with invisible illnesses and disabilities in Saskatoon.
Ripplinger, Matthew Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,500 Cosmic Tundra will be a short 16mm experimental film, aiming to represent surreal landscapes paralleling the rugged realism of the Yukon environment.
Balion, Audra Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $3,410 Creation of final two chapters of "Flight Nineteen," a silent (wordless) sci-if/fantasy graphic novel exploring biological and technological transformation.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I plan to create new beaded face and body work. I will preserve the work through photography, printing, framing and epoxying the original bead work.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,650 The world premiere of THE CURST by Kelley Jo Burke, music by Library Voices, including projections and complex sound design. Developing new personal artistic skills.
Shaw, Carey Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To create a narrative short film about a 2SLGBTQ+ character who who has an unexpected encounter during an isolated period in her life.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $990 To kickstart a monthly poetry slam in Saskatoon utilizing the 'underground' slam format that highlights the 'underground' gems of Saskatoon through both location and poets
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to the White Buffalo Youth Treatment Center and teach the importance and benefits of knowing your culture through teaching traditional beadart and moccasin making.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Continue work on Ghosts and Other Grandfathers, a poetry and storytelling project that was supported by a Canada Council grant in its first phase.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 Writing of "Fenêtre sur cour", a collection of poems and poetic aphorisms inspired by ink drawings
COMPANY Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,500 A dance journey to New York City to learn, grow, and inspire our artistic practices as individuals and as a group.
Lobb, Greg La Ronge Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,500 A mosaic visual piece utilizing scraps and off cuts from sign production focusing on reclamation, conservation and salvage.
Fight or Flight Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 The Unforgettables has been selected for Live Five Independent Theatre’s upcoming season. This grant will help us pay our artists a living wage.
Beltran, Marlene Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $9,000 The production of an original play for young audiences featuring D/deaf performers. Telling the story of forbidden love between a cat and a swallow.
Saskatoon Spinners and Weavers Guild Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Three-day textile art festival including an art exhibition showcasing SK-sourced fibres, demonstrations, public collaborative art piece, and opportunity for the public to try fibre-arts techniques.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 To create 8 new ambient tracks using only my voice.
Brochu Lambert, Anne Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,300 To conceive and create an interactive slide projection-based art installation, complementing two-dimensional works for a curated duo show at the AGR in 2023.
Hobsbawn-Smith, Denise Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend Awards Ceremony for Taste Canada Book Awards in Toronto. My book, Bread & Water, is a finalist in Culinary Narratives category.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To attend the exhibition installation, opening events and media promotion of my guest-curated Toronto exhibition of works by Taras Polataiko
Normand, Alexis Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 Create a concert that recounts my francophone identity-building journey via my new musical repertoire, scored field recordings and storytelling.
Vryenhoek, Leslie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $12,000 I require support to draft a novel, tentatively called Separate and Apart, that follows the journey of a woman whose husband is being held overseas.
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 I plan to attend the Flex Residency Program at the Medalta International Artists in Residence Program in Medicine Hat, Alberta in 2023.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I am an established and award-winning author and poet in Canada. The project I wish to produce is a new collection of short stories.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $17,685 Full-time writing resulting in a completed 120-page poetry manuscript, In Search of My Métis Father, with related elder and community member interviews and research.
Regina Blues Association Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 The Mid-Winter Blues Festival features mainstage and free live blues music events featuring a mix of diverse local, national, and international performers.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 My proposal is to create a body of work that fosters personal healing and inspires others to pursue their life's dreams.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 Country at the Creek Music Festival is an annual outdoor Music event held just outside of the community of Big River.
Tic Toc TEN Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Tic Toc TEN is a short performance arts festival (in person and online) featuring ten, brand new, multidisciplinary performances by emerging and established Saskatchewan artists.
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 This project an Indigenous Performance Festival which is multi cultural in practice and presentation. This festival includes local and international presenters.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Hosting a series of diverse emerging and established writers and musicians from across Canada. Paying artists to extend their tour to include Saskatchewan's small audiences.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 We're applying for funds to help provide exceptional and diverse programming free for the public to attend at our 32nd annual Cathedral Village Arts Festival.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 SAWCI will host Word Splash, an evening of Indigenous literature with emerging and established Indigenous writers live in Saskatoon, virtually Canada-Wide in a hybrid event.
Flamenco Borealis Saskatoon Dance SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 To host the third edition of the Borealis Flamenco Festival consisting of performances by local artists, introductory workshops and Flamenco dance master classes.
Farm Fest Terre Ferme Festival Ltd. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 For support towards a (mostly) folk music festival which includes market, workshops and visual arts exhibit.
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $11,875 This project is to help us write season two of our comedy series "The Feather News" streaming on APTN Lumi.
Kitchen Party Music, Inc. Forget Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Kitchen Fest: A series of 8 inter-ractive evening concerts over two weeks presenting Saskatchewan musicians collaborating with professional musicians from across Canada and the World.
Manitou Beach Literary Festival Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 Multi genre contemporary literary festival celebrating excellence in local, provincial, national and international literature through presentation of book launches, author readings, workshops, panels and performance.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,000 My proposal is to continue working in painting, printmaking and drawing. I also will be carving and other sculpturing opportunities. Collaboration with others is important.
Ewenin, Ron Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $2,000 Production and sale of 100, 2023 native art calendars to be sold across Saskatchewan.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 JazzFest Regina 2023 celebrates its 15th. annual festival kicking off summer and our festival event season.
Unheard Sound Collective Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 To present the 11th edition of Sounds Like: An Audio Festival with the theme "Duality" in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 12-13 and October 13-14, 2023.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create a script/play in a musical format, along with music, with story lines of life and love on a reserve and urban setting.
Regina Pride Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 A celebration of Regina’s gender and sexually diverse communities with a series of artistic, cultural, and social events intended to educate and entertain our audience.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 An annual theatre festival providing opportunities for emerging and professional designers to create, connect, and learn featuring light and sound shows for the public.
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.
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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.