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
Cando Community School Cando Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Indigenous culture through the arts - drumming
Bridges Art Movement Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 To provide financial support for BAM as we develop our Artist Residency program
École Monseigneur de Laval - Pavillon secondaire des Quatre Vents Regina Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 A group of students (grade 7 to 12) aiming to produce an entire play in French, from acting to sound and light effects.
Mappin, Miki Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Travel to Barcelona for advanced dance training, regular practice of Contact Improvisation and meetings with dance professionals to explore performance, collaboration and residency opportunities.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This oversized depression moccasin is fully beaded outside and inside in blue shades representing tears will spread awareness on various factors associated with depression.
Staples-Jetko, Sandra Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $550 Tto bring Sask Women Filmmaker to Regina as part of the panel with the Screening of Saskatchewan Borne Women Filmmakers, March 12, 2020.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To deliver a public lecture on Zachari Logan's work and visit Verona's renowned Palazzo Giusti to begin to co-curate Logan's solo exhibition for April, 2021.
FadaDance Troupe Inc. Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 This project is to engage in a week long residency at Good Woman Dance in Edmonton, Alberta where we will begin to develop Slow Burn.
Feheregyhazi, Andrei Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This project will be a test page/scene for an animated short film presented as an augmented reality picture book.
Mendez, Edward Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will attend the inaugural Coyuntura conference presented by Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition to further my professional development as a latinx theatre artist.
Dishaw, Jessie Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Further my development of the business side of the art while working towards an Emerging Artist grant for a solo exhibit advocating woman's mental health.
Dunn, Shaunna Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Professional development by participating in an international study group on the Reggio Emilia Approach at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Sedgwick, Edward Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Collaborating with a fellow artist to explore digital animation, lighting and compositing techniques in preparation for an Independent Artists Grant application.
Bergbusch, Sarah Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I would like funding to support the cost of flights to New Zealand in order to perform at the NZ Fringe Festival.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 MJM&AG is proposing a pilot project for a short-term artist residency to increase community engagement and provide public access to an artist's creative process.
Ba, Flany Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Intensive African dance teacher and performer training in which renown International African dance professionals train attendees on technique, musicality, history, and pedagogy.
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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.
Ruecker, Gerry Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 The funding requested in this grant application is to support the further development and creation of my current body of work in mixed media sculpture.
Churchill Community High La Ronge Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,934 Traditional Hand Drum Making allows artist, pipe carrier and lodge keeper to come into the classroom. After drum completion, youth participate in a Blessing Ceremony.
LaRiviere, David Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,448 Production of new large-scale artwork for the 2020 Biennale of Contemporary art, opening September 26th at the Alberta Gallery of Art (confirmed).
Grummett, S.E. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 For theatre artist, S.E. Grummett to attend the Mask and Clown Intensive, under the direction of John Turner at the Manitoulin Conservatory in summer 2020.
Gauvin, Vanessa Swift Current Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Developing a relationship between Artist and Camp, create music curriculum targeted for youth & engage community working towards an Artist-project grant for June to August.
Lazurko, Anne Weyburn Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 To provide writing and research time for completion of a draft of my novel "One Woman".
Westview Public School Prince Albert Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To have local Aboriginal artists in our community come to school and teach our kids Aboriginal art and have them learn from these people.
Hume, Diana Creelman Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Research and develop artistic programming for the village of Creelman by recruiting artists to share their skills locally with the community and with neighbouring communities.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will be working with Saskatoon ensemble, Mistral 5, to create a new piece of concert music for wind quintet.
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Producing zines with Indigenous peoples and newcomers for distribution in Princeton, USA and Dublin, Ireland
Kuz, Tessa Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 A professional development project for Saskatchewan based dance artist Tessa Rae Kuz to research the creative process of Margie Gillis via The Legacy Project.
Glenn, Allyson Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Attend three-month NARS Foundation International Residency, in New York City, NY, USA
Fornwald & Wilson Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,900 We are working as a duo to produce an installation of 50 flags and wallpaper for the Alberta Biennial at the Remai Modern in Saskatoon.
Ells, Chrystene Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 To develop and pilot strategies towards a year-long AiC to provide arts programming for residents, memory care patients, and palliative care patients and their families.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $16,116 To conduct original research, develop curatorial premises, write critical essays and deliver art exhibitions in Saskatchewan and abroad
Phelps Bondaroff, Amber Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,015 To further develop my performance art practice through attendance at a ten day workshop in Merida Mexico, with Guillermo Gomez Pena and LaPocha Nostra.
Maxwell, Aralia Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 To support the production of work and its documentation for confirmed exhibition at Neutral Ground in November 2020.
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School Pinehouse Lake Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 We would like this grant to support the start-up of an arts program in our school teaching students music.
Berglund, Melanie Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 To write songs for a new album and conceptualize the videos, photos, on-stage patter, images, etc that relate to the music.
Wiwchar, Michelle Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Development of the libretto for “Orpheus and Eurydice: Nox”, a modern, queer response to my existing work with Kendra Harder, “Orpheus and Eurydice... ish”.
Stooshinoff, Alexander Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,443 To complete the writing of my third LP, "Cold House," which features finger-style guitar and voice with an emphasis on performance.
McKnight, Spencer SASKATOON Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,500 To provide two months of living expenses to be able to develop a recital for touring in Saskatchewan for summer of 2020.
Yorkton Regional High School Yorkton Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To initiate a pilot ceramic program at the YRHS with SK Artist- Marea Olafson collaborating with art teacher Jana Martinuk supporting the Art Curriculum.
Bishop James Mahoney High School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Request for School Residency Grant development time between lead teachers Janelle Franko, Roberta Ross and Cate Francis.
L'Association fransaskoise de Zenon Park Inc. Zenon Park Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $903 Explore the possibility of doing a music project with artist Alexis Normand and determine how to best serve the community of Zenon Park.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,780 Direct and finish a narrative short film about beekeeping and the ecological issues effecting bees.
Vibank Regional School Vibank Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Invited artist, Holly Yuzicapi, will teach students about Indigenous art practices ending with a culminating collaborative project - the creation of a star blanket.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 Integrating musical and physical theatre practices while developing a one-person show at the Manitoulin Conservatory of Creation and Performance.
Gordon Denny Community School La Ronge Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 The Cree Culture teacher is looking to invite a local artist to come and show all students grade 1-6 the painting process.
Torwalt, Greg Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,717 Too Soon Monsoon is writing and recording demos live off the floor at The Sound Castle to determine songs and recording method for 2021 album.
Rinas, Aarin Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 A series of portrait paintings depicting the emotional states of people affected by economic inequality.
Dureault, Mitchell Wolseley Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 To visit, access, and develop, a long term, sustainable music programming that is focused on youth, based on the needs and wants of the community.
E.D. Feehan Catholic High School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Developing an indigenous drumming and singing group of indigenous youth leading to a community event and performance.
Benning, Heather Swift Current Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,116 To create large scale installation sculpture "Winter Sleep" to exhibit at the 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art at the Remai Modern.
Bishop Lloyd Middle School Lloydminster Dance Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 We would like to bring in Indigenous dancers to share their culture and work with our students to teach dance.
E.S. Laird Middle School Lloydminster Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Work with local elders and drummers to create a sustainable pow wow and round dance drum group for young men in Lloydminster.
It's Not a Box Theatre Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 To write and design a series of vignettes for an outdoor digital immersive installation about climate grief and justice, to be played live by audiences.
Hunter, Jennie Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 To complete a new literary novel titled 'Factor of Safety', which focuses on my continuing theme of women working in non-traditional roles.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Dance Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Rural K-6 students will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Métis artist.
Lyons, Joanne Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,850 This project is to create new mixed media work exploring the weight of accumulation.
Eston Composite School Eston Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Interested in working with artist, Susan Clark, in 2 half days workshops for grade 7-8 on making a Coat of Arms reflecting sense of place.
Wolseley Public Library Wolseley Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 The Wolseley Public Library would lead a cultural inventory research project and offer trial programs to assess current community needs and services.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $4,393 Learning 3D rendering software and exploring unconventional projection surfaces to enhance technical quality and conceptual aspects of abstract video art practice.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,000 Write and compose music and lyrics for Ponteix’s next record
Solheim, Krista Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $11,077 This application seeks funding to support the commission of a new 20 minute Contemporary dance solo by Robin Poitras and Edward Poitras.
Feheregyhazi, Andrei Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,100 I'm looking for time to create an animated film that will be presented in the form of an augmented reality picture book.
Dumont Walker, Dawn Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 To outline and write a novel in supernatural genre about a woman who is possessed by the spirit of a deceased cop and a cow.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,410 Acknowledgement is a creative response to the impact that my current work of opening up about race has had on me.
St. Pierre, Laura Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,975 Production of new work towards the AGA/Remai 2020 Biennial and La Presence des Femmes at CAVA Edmonton.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $12,963 Support for a 3-month work term, for the continued creation of 'Untitled Peter Tripp Project'.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $2,500 Work in collaboration with composers to develop a set of 12 etudes for solo violin that will address unusual contemporary techniques.
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 Preliminary development of a new narrative series of paintings entitled, "Alisa and the Seven Deadly Sins."
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,000 I will continue to create a body of work "Erasure is Futile" to be exhibited at the 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art at the Remai Modern.
Gomez, Felipe Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 To produce and present “Soundtrack for Adventurous Kids” a 45-minute interactive musical experience.
Bundon, Johanna Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $3,316 Three-week solo research period to consider the Feldenkrais Method ® in relationship to solo contemporary dance practice and ongoing movement training and teaching.
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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.