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
Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. Swift Current Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Station Arts Centre Cooperative Rosthern Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
The Mann Art Gallery Inc. Prince Albert Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $63,000 For general operating and programming support.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $128,840 For general operating and programming support.
Tonight It's Poetry Performance Series Inc. Saskatoon Literary 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.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc.
Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Fake Festival Bienfait Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $5 adfad
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
John Arcand Fiddle Fest Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $21,000 For general operating and programming support.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc.
Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $11,000 For general operating and programming support.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina International Open Theatre Society
Regina International Open Theatre Society
Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc.
Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc.
Linda Duvall
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $20,000 Artists Linda Duvall (SK) and Jillian McDonald (MB/NY) will lead a community-engaged artwork and residency that responds to historical, cultural and discipline-specific approaches to excavation.
Art Gallery of Swift Current
Shon Profit
Swift Current Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Provide and document for research a professional artist-led weekly art class for Wolf Willow Health Centre LTC to implement into a sustainable program during lockdowns.
Atcheynum, Kasey Saskatoon Literary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
Camp Shagabec Committee
Vanessa Gauvin
Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park 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
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.
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.
CARFAC Saskatchewan
Clint Neufeld
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $43,500 We propose an artist residency where Travelling Mentor Clint Neufeld offers critical engagement, professional development opportunities, and expanded community for artists working in rural Saskatchewan.
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.
Centre Francophone BDS
Alexis Normand
Bellevue Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 To start a youth choir who will perform three songs in French for “Les rendez-vous de la francophonie” and host Café Culture gatherings in Bellevue/St.Louis/Domrémy.
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.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 To contract Jesse Campbell as a Curator for Artists in Community project coordination in Prince Albert.
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,
Doyle, Eliza Mary
Canoe Lake Cree Nation
Asquith 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.
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.
Doyle, Eliza Mary
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon
Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Providing continued opportunity for female empowerment by building local capacity through strengthening, mentoring and expanding the Girls Rock Saskatoon program to under-served/remote communities in Saskatchewan.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
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.
Jack Millikin Centre, Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
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.
Larsen, Mitchell Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $1,000 We will communicate with the above organizations to develop arts-based community wellness workshops with remote delivery options.
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.
Mathieu, Veronique
Saskatoon Public Library
Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Present six free interactive and educational concerts involving different musical traditions at Frances Morrison Public Library (Saskatoon) and in North Battleford .
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.
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.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc.
Jason Surkan
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 This project engages youth to create an installation that explores how the rhythms and patterns of Métis tectonics can be translated through contemporary architectural design.
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.
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.
Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
Stonhouse, David
Bridges Art Movement
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $6,408 Artist David Stonhouse is working with newcomer youth from Open Door Society to learn and create artwork that will lead to an exhibition at BAM
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.
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
Wasteste, Angelo Fort Quappelle Music Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $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.
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.
YWCA Regina
Joely Bigeagle-Kequahtooway
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2020-2021 $10,000 Brain tanned buffalo hide will used to create art work that will commemorate MMIWG2S+ families loved ones.
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.
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.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $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.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $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.
Dene High School
Tenille Campbell
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.
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.
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.
Eagle's Nest Youth Ranch Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $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.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $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.
Lipton School
Holly Yuzicapi
Lipton Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $2,210 We have asked Holly Yuzicappi to provide a introduction to Indigenous art and natural materials to our grade 7-9 students.
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.
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.
Macza, Jason Saskatoon Media Arts Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $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.
Marsolais, Tal Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $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.
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.
Normand, Alexis
Ecole Notre-Dame-des-Vertus
Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $10,000 This project is to carry out a rock camp with students who will learn and perform songs in French about Zénon Park.
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.
Prairie Sky School
Holly Yuzicapi
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $20,000 Students will learn some traditional indigenous beading techniques, and prepare a spring cultural festival that includes display and demonstration of beading, powwow dancing, and songwriting.
Prairie Valley School Division # 2018 Regina Music Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 The aim is to introduce First Nation singing to students (gr. 6-12) utilizing local resources and proven champion singers.
Regina Catholic School Division
Chancz Perry
Regina Dance Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $20,000 Artists Chancz Perry and Ashley Johnson will develop innovative programming in kindergarten classrooms focusing on cross-curriculum, self-regulation, and cross-cultural learning experiences, through dance and music.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 To partner a playwright with a high school class to develop new playwrighting techniques
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.
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.
Turtleford Community School Turtleford Visual Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $1,000 Students will be exposed to nature and First Nations art and storytelling. They will produce art based on their experience.
Westmount Community School
Felipe Gomez
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2020-2021 $19,741 M3K: Music, Movies, and Monsters for Creative Kids: digitalstorytelling and music production project. Inspired by classic cinema, epic soundtracks, swamp monsters, and play doh dinosaurs,
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.
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
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.
Battie, Kyath Regina Media Arts Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,000 To research the creation of multiple fictional landscapes by unifying 16mm colour film imagery and digital editing techniques.
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.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $5,250 To write new experimental-electronic works from March 1st until June 30th, 2021.
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.
Berglund, Blake Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,000 Four months of deep focused music creation inspired by the rural Saskatchewan experience and greater thematic narratives.
Bérubé, Annie Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2020-2021 $7,500 I will present a new series of work about abandoned buildings and their inner stories at CAVA in Edmonton in February 2021.
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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.