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
Wildeman, Tatum
Father Megret High School
Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Utilizing dance to strengthen Indigenous youths' knowledge and connection to their language and culture while improving their sense of mental wellness.
Goretzky, Barbara
Town of Lumsden
Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 To start the first stage of a large mural at the museum, depicting the settlement of the area, beginning with Indigenous people to the present.
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to both collaborate with and provide artistic programming to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre.
Baraniecki, Jordan Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 During this time, I'm looking for innovative ways that people can still experience thought-provoking art by creating immersive projections around the city.
Gauvin, Vanessa
Camp Shagabec Committee
Swift Current Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $5,144 In partnership with Camp Shagabec, this project creates a dedicated youth music program, serving the Cypress Hills and area
Sum Theatre Corp.
Pleasant Hill Community Association
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 An artistic inquiry process developed in the Pleasant Hill community, culminating in a documentary play.
St. Michael Community School
Karrnnel Sawitsky
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $40,000 In reconciliation, St. Michael Community School will collaborate with Metis Knowledge Keepers, elders, fiddlers to explore the relationship of music, cultural identity and colonization.
Creighton Community School
Karen Clark
Creighton Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $7,356 This school led program will provide opportunities for youth and parents to experience visual arts and gain knowledge of traditional Cree teachings, values,
Emma Artists Group Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To create an artistic installation on the south side of Ness Creek, as a 10th Anniversary reprisal of a project started in 2010.
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $500
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc.
Judy Wensel
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 LTD' Artists and Judy Wensel will support creative community members with disabilities in an online-focused exploration of Caryl Churchill's play, Love and Information.
Newton, Sean North Battleford Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Maneso, Ha'Keena Moose Jaw Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Dureault, Mitchell
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School
Wolseley Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 Bring a music educator into our Northern community to rejuvenate lost culture, strengthen intergenerational connections, teach music to youth and build local capacity through mentorship.
Thompson Ramsay, Sydney Dalmeny Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2020-2021 $2,500
Oxbow Prairie Horizons School Oxbow Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,166 Artist Terri Fidelak will work alongside Oxbow Prairie Horizons School to design a longer-term project involving a large interactive 2D/3D-relief artwork for Oxbow’s Main Street.
Bishop James Mahoney High School
Cate Francis
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 Project grant to work with Health Science Academy students to create collaborative murals at BJM as well as a scientifically focused public art campaign.
Balfour Collegiate - Balfour Arts Collective
Tessa Kuz
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 “Who Am I?” is designed to impact young people as they investigate, represent, express and embrace empowered self-identity through the arts.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Eliza Mary Doyle
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $46,500 Community Arts Mentorship Programming that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future community program facilitation.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 This project consists of a partnership with artist/architect Jason Surkan, Oxbow Architecture, Nuit Blanche Saskatoon to facilitate youth workshops in digital design and fabrication.
Virgo, Sean Eastend Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To read, assess and select unpublished stories by the late Patrick Lane, and to assemble and propose a collection for publication, with editorial suggestions.
Ens, Sarah Winnipeg Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $630 I have been invited to attend the Community of Writers Poetry Workshop in the Virtual Valley from June 20-27, 2020.
Hill, Gerald Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $632 A one-day work-through and talk-about of Charlotte and Wilbur, the brand new first draft of my adaptation of Charlotte's Web.
McCullam-Arnal, Caitlin Eastend Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $595 Attend Sage Hill Writing, Fiction Summer Course, to work on a draft of a novel in progress.
La Ronge Arts Council Corp. La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To engage local indigenous artist DLanghorne to give artist talks and painting sessions to school groups and others while OSAC exhibit 'Common Truths' is here.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To provide accessibility to future Deaf Crows Collective theatre productions for deaf, hard of hearing, and Deaf patrons through the use of surtitling equipment.
Britski, Jason Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To get 4K digital Timed Scan of five of my 16mm films.
Sylvia Fedoruk Elementary School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $500 A class field trip to SCYAP art gallery and art centre to learn about their activism in the Saskatoon community based on Saskatchewan curriculum.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I will choreograph a piece of a larger project about the importance of tradition and culture. The project's centerpiece is Ukrainian Easter Egg, Pysanka.
Staples-Jetko, Sandra Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $450 To shoot a participatory Documentary with three older women living independently in rural Saskatchewan in the time of COVID 19.
Centre Francophone BDS Bellevue Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 To discover through community consultations, research, and project planning how to bring music back to our communities.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Consult with First Nations Artists and Trauma Counsellors to develop an Artist-In-Residency/Workshop Training Course to educate artists in program delivery from a trauma-informed culturally-sensitive perspective.
Canadian Light Source Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $500 CLSI's Bison Project engages Indigenous students through Traditional Cultural Expressions (play scripts), that incorporate Indigenous women’s role in Bison ecology, synchrotron science, and Traditional Knowledge.
Lumsden High School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Author visits to explore the power of reading and writing fiction to help us to better understand our world outside and within.
Loreburn Central School Loreburn Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To develop drumming as part of the music in class, and potentially have a group for students to take part in outside of class time.
Goretzky, Barbara Lumsden Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To experiment with wood and metal in creating a time-sensitive, small-scaled, permanent wall piece in collaboration with young adults, who experience intellectual disabilities.
Nelson, Marilyn Griffin Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am seeking assistance to attend a workshop to further my goal of creating meaningful art that explores social equity and justice.
Moccasin, Ryan Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 This project is to hire a video editor in order to mentor me on a media project.
Dillon, Daniel Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Local gallery exhibition (at NorVA) and the self publication of book (Blurb) related to a COVID-19 project.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 On-demand screenings of video works by Saskatchewan artists accessed through a free augmented reality smartphone app paired with AR-enabled posters at public locations throughout Regina.
Brochu Lambert, Anne Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Researching, acquiring, and assembling technology components to support the soundtrack of four generation of women’s voices integrated into an art installation activated by viewers.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 A small-scale virtual Ness Creek Music Festival, with activities and entertainment presented for Ness Creekers to participate in or simply enjoy.
Epp, Carole Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation of work for the exhibition borderLINE: 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art, plus travel to install the work in Edmonton in September.
Garez, Simon Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Direct and finish a narrative short film that deals with alcohol abuse and reverses racial stereotypes.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Video capture training of SSO team and musicians as we launch online streaming/digital concerts to remove barriers of access for audiences during pandemic and beyond.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am doing necessary research to start writing my first book, which will highlight restaurants all across Saskatchewan through stories, photography, history, and food.
Richter, Jessica Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 "Preparing for the Day" is a documented performance and printmaking project exploring loss and ritual.
Ulrich, Maureen Lampman Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have written a series of poems about COVID-19 which I would like to have professionally critiqued/edited. Paula-Jane Remlinger has agreed to do this.
Larouche Ellard, Diane Biggar Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To complete a mixed media encaustic mentorship with Bobbi Clackson-Walker consisting of 8 one-on-one sessions.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Diversifying our program delivery by incorporating live streaming into the production model of independent performing artists.
Morin, Lawrence Ile a la Crosse Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Lawrence will have his artwork video taped so that our younger generation will know how to gather, prepare and utilize supplies from nature.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Expanding Sum Theatre's e-capacity by creating a participatory website.
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Produce a short video artist talk to communicate the project "Thoughts and Prayers"
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Audio Drama Podcast Research, Development & Market Test: to sustainably produce audio drama as an ongoing storytelling platform for SK artists with digital distribution.
Scantily Glad Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 To spend a week experimenting and playing in development of our queer, physical comedy collaboration: "Creepy Boys" for Melbourne Fringe Festival and future touring.
Naytowhow, Joseph Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 designing and manufacturing 500 CD singles of my original song "Born From Dirt" about my fragmented memories of being stolen away to attend residential school.
Dubois, Emilie Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Money for composition of the soundtracks of the "Diva and Catastrophe" play to be able to perform it on stage .
Bérubé, Annie Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Mentorship with Laura St-Pierre
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 The purpose of this project is to perform technological upgrades to improve our ability to deliver programming and content online via video and live streaming.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Hire a consultant to provide training on the ethics of online programming and support artists with strategies on how to engage community through virtual platforms.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Complete overhaul of our Ticketing, Point of Sale and Membership software, combining all into one web-based system.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 PAVED Arts intends to create an online open-source equipment booking and members access portal, in partnership with Video Pool artist-run in Winnipeg.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Request for support week long Theatre Manager intensive training for Youth Tour Coordinator, Box Office Management and Staff.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Build digital capacity and aquire accessible digital equipment to increase organizational capacity, resilience and responsiveness within Saskatchewan through disability arts and culture.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 To increase our organizational capacity to produce effective online content through increased community connections and redistribution of funds to skilled though precariously employed cultural workers.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We will hire a professional videographer to create virtual tours of our next two upcoming exhibitions to help us regain, retain and broaden our audience.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Staff and board will take a 6-day training course and create concrete change for more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments for our staff and public.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We want to increase our digital production capabilities, to enable us to record and broadcast Saskatchewan artists via podcast, live stream, etc.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $4,825 Upgrade and replace aging and soon to be obsolete computer and technology infrastructure. Manage change and succession for a new Director & Curator position.
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Re-envision AKA's organizational framework, working with diverse consultants and colleagues challenge institutional assumptions and biases in order to better support artists, communities, and staff.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Address the barriers to equity at Neutral Ground Artist-Run Centre through an in-depth anti-racism training program lead by Future Ancestors Inc.
James, Patrick Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am investigating current technologies (3d printing, live virtual renderings and projections) from outside the theatre industry to research the impact on the audience.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To support the enrolment of our Managing Editor in the online Certificate in Publishing program from the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To cover expenses of Thistledown Press’ transition in ownership.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We would like to work with a consultant and explore ways to increase our digital capacity and navigate/adapt to the future of the literary/arts/festival sector.
Eastend Arts Council Eastend Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Eastend Arts Council will rebuild its website to grow our community, and support the arts through innovative on&off-line programing associated with Wallace Stegner House
Biofeedback Art Collective Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 Biofeedback is creating an online platform to curate a virtual art show for emerging Saskatchewan artists as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I have been invited to complete a BAM artist residency in Saskatoon for the month of October, culminating in an exhibition.
Graham, John Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,000 To produce a short experimental film during a 3-month artist residency at GlogauAIR in Berlin, Germany.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 This development project would determine the interest and readiness for Artist in Residence projects in Prince Albert for the next 1-3 years.
Lorer, Danica Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Research and write to add to my growing repertoire of local ghost stories and perform them for small live audiences during the Halloween season.
Stebner, Jacob Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $380 Attend and participate in four unique virtual events, 1 festival and 3 conventions, for my professional development as Editor in chief of Hexagon SF Magazine.
Ouellette, Dianne Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $8,500 I will honour the memory of the extinct "buffalo wolves" and the strength of these beings, who at one time thrived in the prairie grasslands.
Rosenwald, Betsy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To be one of four participants in a unique online Encaustic Workshop on October 3, 2020 presented by the A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas.
Cameron, Heather Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I am seeking funding to attend the "Creative Practice for Contemporary Dance" program as offered by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
Noel-Maw, Martine Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,760 Hitch and Agatha: A play in which the Master of Suspense and the Queen of Crime meet, clash and then join forces for the better.
Palmer, Josh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,000 Take the time necessary to create and write new songs and produce new sounds for my music group, The Sunset Kids.
Normand, Alexis Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $14,000 This project is to write new songs in French and English that explore bilingual identity on the prairies.
Reimer, Joel Dash Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,571 I want to create a poetry manuscript of about 80 pages based around a variety of approaches to the idea of 'nothing'.
Hansen, Naomi Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $6,750 I am researching and writing the manuscript for my first book "Only in Saskatchewan," which highlights restaurants all across Saskatchewan through food, stories, and history.
Will, Elaine Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $15,000 The Last Band On Earth is a graphic novel about a noise rock band who are trapped in a ramshackle unearthly city run by demons.
Bates, Steve Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $9,400 To create an environmentally sensitive listening station and exhibition site from my home. Artworks will be exhibited from the same site and streamed online.
Goodwyn, Amber Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 Support for the creation of a new cycle of songs for my experimental pop music project, Natural Sympathies.
Phillips, Geoff
Southwestern Saskatchewan Oldtimers' Museum Inc.
Maple Creek Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 The next generation of Agribusiness will benefit from learning how technology is impacting their trade through targeted art workshops inspired by local ranching history.
UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity Inc. Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Exploring the need and interest of drag performance development in Regina
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $18,000 Create a full length album of original songs, while bringing light to the suicide crisis our communities have been experiencing.
Canadian Light Source Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $500 Bison Herstory begins initial collaborating, transcribing the untold story about First Nation and Metis relationships between Bison and the women who saved them from extinction.
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 Establish a body to research and coordinate artistic programming in partnership with Saskatoon Open Door Society.
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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.