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
Dr. Brass School Yorkton Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Saskatchewan Artist, Kevin Peaace, will come to Dr. Brass School to create classroom murals in his style of painting. *No volunteers due to COVID.
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Workshop for I, Frida by Yulissa Campos that is going to be feature at the Singapore Fringe Festival
Sinclair, Johnny Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With our grant proposal we are planning to present a "one-night only" live streaming concert event by local music group Tucker Lane.
McKenzie, Tyrone Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 High school bands in two communities: Engage students in conversations to develop a new composition. Provide workshops, partnering with students to develop a virtual concert.
Muskoday First Nation Community School Muskoday Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 We want to meet and become familiar with processes of artists that will carry out future activities for our upcoming Artists in Communities- Residencies grant.
Cameron, Jay Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 A graphic novel which will be sold with my game, as of high requests we are making an additional novel to tell the story
Ruecker, Gerry Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Funding is requested to assist with the costs of transporting my artwork to numerous scheduled solo exhibitions in Saskatchewan and Manitoba beginning in January 2021.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 sculptural addition to my painting series “Dogs dreaming of rabbits and Rabbits Dreaming of Dogs” Life size rabbits carved from standard Spruce.
Piggott-Suchan, Naomi Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Commission a composition during the final stages of the current Covid-19 pandemic. To be performed in concert with compositions from other great historical pandemics.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 I need to buy an exposure unit to continue to upgrade my skills in glass by exploring techniques of printing on glass with glass powders.
Himsl, Jaynie Weyburn Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $330 Tuition costs for a 6 week internet based course called "Art on the iPad".
Slow Down Molasses Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To put together video content for streaming/promotional purposes in advance of the upcoming Slow Down Molasses album release.
Ramsay, Jessica Regina Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 The essential and final integration of violin fundamentals into audition preparation with renowned, Berlin-based violinist Elissa Lee.
Phelps Bondaroff, Amber Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To re-visit The Objects of our Desires, a collaborative, social-practice, music project, resulting in a series of original songs written for objects and contributing participants.
Garcia-Luna, Gabriela Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To produce digital prints to complete works for installation at confirmed exhibition in February 2021
Harpham, Lindsay Tisdale Dance Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To create, present and promote my contemporary dance choreography and provide an artistic opportunity for a Saskatchewan based emerging artist by producing a dance film.
Thevenot, Michelle Osler Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To purchase photography and video equipment required to capture and present my work and that of artistic collaborations in a professional way.
Janzen, Ava Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 To produce a new, experimental alternative pop single with Juno-award winning producer Ryan Stewart. A musical bridge between my recent and upcoming EPs.
Poitras, Jarrid Curtis Lee Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 In order to market export my music I am in need of providing a professional music video to talent buyers and international music festivals.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 March 2021 Artist residency at Bridges Art Movement
Malinsky, Charles Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 With this grant I intend to rescue paintings and drawings that are stranded abroad due to COVID-19 and are to be destroyed if not collected.
The Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts North Battleford Music Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $2,000 On Dekk- Pesented by Battlefords Untapped is a partnership between the Dekker Centre and Battlefords Untapped Podcast to celebrate artists in the Battlefords and area
Larson, Melanie Simmie Literary Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $500 Fund two virtual exhibitor booths for children’s books that I was invited to. North Central Teachers Convention & Might Peace Teachers Convention, based in Alberta.
Schultz, Chantel Estevan Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creation/installation/exhibition of work in sculpture and drawing for an upcoming solo exhibition at the Estevan Art Gallery & Museum.
Iris, Loretta Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Create portraits and sculptures for an online international exhibit titled "Variant ~ Ways of Seeing Through"
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Creating and live-streaming 'Angry At The Internet: A COVID-versary Birthday Cabaret' while working with David Connolly of Drayton Entertainment and producing high-quality support material.
Sandbeck, Derek Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Requesting material support for a short term BAM residency for the month of February 2021.
O'Shea, Myek Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2020-2021 $1,000 Grant will go towards purchase of a green screen kit and to finish a micro documentary illustrating the life and work of the artist.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Les Éditions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ferre Play Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $15,000 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Void Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $12,500 For general operating and programming support.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Through three workshops students will learn to communicate, and to develop abstract thought through their art, and be invited to talk about their art one-on-one.
Wasteste, Angelo Fort Qu'appelle Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Purchase pro audio recording equipment to record traditional Dakota songs (wars songs, pow-wow, kahomanie, spiritual) and Dakota oral stories for preservation of language.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 I would like to compose 3 pieces and make 5 demos all inspired by isolation and the emotions deeply felt at this time.
Kuse, Stephanie Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $14,000 Development of a 3D rendered 3-channel audio/visual work called All My Dreams Are Made of Water
Tambwe Feza Kabibi, Joséphine Watrous Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 It is to participate in an exhibition that will take place this year
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Drag Me Across Saskatchewan a Drive-In Drag Show Tour will provide drag entertainment for prides across Saskatchewan in a drive-in setting this summer.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 4 month creative period to write new songs and choreograph a new stage show.
Baudemont, David Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Plaines aquarelles is a collection of water color paintings and poetic aphorism in reaction to confinement in the western plain.
Dynamic Video Imaging Corporation Saskatoon Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Across the Hill is a short narrative film surrounding the life of an elderly woman as she struggles to live alone in a barren landscape.
Meldrum, Jeff Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,800 To assist in production of a touring exhibition exploring my project Art For Animals which introduces sculpture to the forest and wildlife of Northern Saskatchewan.
Hill, Gerald Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,500 I’ll complete the first draft of a book of poems called The Table.
Straker, Jeffery Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,000 This project is to compose 8 new songs covering a broad range of themes. Works will be used in performance & recording.
Furstenberg, Tia Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To create a series of paintings for an upcoming collaborative exhibition at the John V. Hicks Gallery in March of 2022.
Moker Wernikowski, Connie Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $3,050 Creation of a contemporary dance duet to be accompanied by original poetry and music.
Meneley, Barbara Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,751 This proposal is to support travel costs related to the creation and development of my project "White Land / Treaty For?"
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To partner a playwright with a high school class to develop new playwrighting techniques
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Framing a series of oil pastel and pencil drawings for future exhibitions.
Begamudre, Ven Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $11,900 Load Shedding: A Memoir of Canada is a sequel to my family history book Extended Families: A Memoir of India.
City of Prince Albert
Lynda Monahan
Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This project will provide individuals with mentorship from a professional artist to build capacity for artists and organizations in Prince Albert to develop residency programs.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To contract Jesse Campbell as a Curator for Artists in Community project coordination in Prince Albert.
Bornstein, Eli Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Publication of my journals from two Arctic trips (1986-1987), together with artwork and photographs, for my 100th birthday in 2022; introduction, editing by Roald Nasgaard.
Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 SYJO will collaborate and record with guest artist Joel Grundahl as a mentoring opportunity for current SYJO members and to generate future engagement.
Conly, Bonnie Grasswood Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Complete a series of twelve drawings in preparation and prior to attending two, Sculpting Porcelain from Life, workshops with Ruth Chambers, March 26th and 27th.
Uzelman, Kara Nokomis Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 To support a solo exhibition at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, including production of new work and remounting of older work, scheduled for March 2022.
LITFACE Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 LITFACE is requesting funding for a hip hop music video focusing on transitions through life and perseverance through struggles.
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to create analog films.
Fernandez, Cezar Patrick I Regina Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Solo Exhbition at Weyburn Art Council
Morgan, Zac Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Create a virtual musical production of A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical and present the live production on our streaming platform on April 3rd.
Morrison, Myles Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Create a musical comedy album. Humour based songs featuring collaborations with celebrated Saskatchewan musicians, spanning multiple musical genres.
Weber, Joanne Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,714 The project is the development of a script by Joanne Weber about the Deaf settlers who immigrated to Qu'Appelle Valley in the early 1900's.
Yokozawa Farquharson, Hanna Saltcoats Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 Creating Textile Art for my solo show at the Community Hall in Saltcoats in October 2021.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Media Arts Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Introduce the 12 rules of animation, (basic film theory) storytelling. These principles add strength to multi media and inclusion. To Test enthusiasm for future projects.
Tsougrianis, George Swift Current Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,000 I would like to create a nature documentary that examines the landscape and the wildlife of Grasslands National Park.
Johner, Lucas Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 To write 11 country-pop songs which will be released by The Johner Boys as singles, and then as an album.
Tupper, Katharine Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be writing a new EP collaborating with my producer, remotely and online over the next several months.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Ecological Restorative Art project is a site specific art installation designed and executed in collaboration with community members and The Meewasin Valley Authority.
Harpham, Lindsay Tisdale Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $7,600 Create and develop Contemporary dance choreography intended for use in a full-length show set in Saskatoon and film final material for future development.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Would like to construct paddles with traditional artwork designs using carving and hand painting designs.
Rosenwald/Rose Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 Develop "exhibition-in-a-box" package to tour our installation, Journal of the Plague Year, plus create new work that chronicles the temperature of the times.
Kazan, Lina Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $16,585 To create a Flamenco screen dance film with original music and choreographies to be presented at the Victoria Flamenco festival and other digital platforms.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 I will revise and polish the manuscript for a novel about three generations of a Saskatchewan farm family.
Parenteau, Donny Prince Albert Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,989 1st month to write and create songs 2nd month demo songs for my next album I plan to release in 2022.
Marsolais, Tal Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $890 An artist-school collaboration to assess the potential for professional artists to support learning outcomes and youth activism by inspiring, teaching, and engaging students through art.
Jack Millikin Centre, Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 1. Bring together emerging artistic blacksmiths to explore the transmission of sound through metal. 2. Explore concept of permanent, four-season blacksmith facility at Ness Creek.
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $17,000 To support the pre-production, rehearsal and presentation of a new performance work called The Last Children.
Knight, Lancelot Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 I would like to take time to write music reflecting the current state of things from addiction to mental health and everyday life.
Mehlsen, Erik Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 Erik Mehlsen is the principle songwriter for Sharp 5 Records; is seeking opportunity to write the music for the 2022-2023 production cycle.
Reimer, Joel Dash
Centennial Collegiate EAL Program
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $5,700 We will engage a classroom of EAL students with the art of writing & performing spoken word poetry, culminating in chapbook creation and a performance.
Hobsbawn-Smith, Denise Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $12,600 To research and write a first draft of book-length nonfiction about M.F.K. Fisher, Madeleine Kamman, and Anthony Bourdain, pivotal authors in food writing.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $15,500 Acknowledgement is a creative response to the impact that my current work of opening up about race has had on me.
Johnstone, Hilary La Ronge Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $6,439 I will spend a week at a remote cabin and make drawings and take photographs, to base my fabric works on.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 My project will consist of painting 8 landscapes of various areas of the Lac La Ronge and surrounding area landscapes.
Davis, Lindsay North Portal Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 To write, arrange and rehearse 8-10 original songs for Last Birds’ live performances and future full-length album.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 Together with the Community Association, Home and School and SCC we want to have the students of BV create a mural on the rink boards.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to work with an artist to develop an Artists in Schools Project for Fall 2021 focused on the theme of connection.
Eagle's Nest Youth Ranch Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 We would like to showcase our student's stories through their lens as artists. We would end up with a magazine they can share.
Atkins, Amalie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $18,000 WATCH YOUR CORNER will be a new cinematic film installation created for a confirmed exhibition in Alaska and research stage for an Artist book
Hardy, Greg Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,000 I have a solo exhibition of drawings on paper and canvas. I would like funding assistance to produce a catalogue from Lac la Ronge
Prairie Valley School Division #208 Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 The aim is to introduce First Nation singing to students (gr. 6-12) utilizing local resources and proven champion singers.
Lepage, Mario St. Denis Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $5,000 A two month musical "boot camp" aiming to improve my technical and creative music abilities.
Metcalfe, Shayne Waldheim Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $10,000 Creation of monologues through an experimental writing and performance process. Scripts will be created from documentary style interviews of actors then used for video monologues.
Atcheynum, Kasey Saskatoon Literary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To assess the creative literary community needs of Black diaspora by conducting research analysis to develop a plan for a longer term project and residency.
Johnson, Ashley Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $4,700 To develop a peer led somatic learning space to support the transition back to in person dancing with Ashley Johnson and Johanna Bundon.
Per Sonatori Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2021-2022 $8,000 Per Sonatori will be presenting three concerts as part of their 14th season, as well as workshops for both professional and emerging musicians.
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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.