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
Bates-Hardy, Courtney Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $951 To receive a manuscript evaluation from writer and editor Jennifer LoveGrove and attend a writing retreat to work on the same manuscript.
Bent, Alexander Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 6M is a hip-hop duo consisting of Enjay and Alex Bent. This proposal acts to fund the mixing and mastering costs for their debut album.
Bluemke, Cat Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Attending Professional Writing for Visual Artists Summer Bootcamp (online course), taught by Faith Holland and Liz Sales, to improve writing components of my practice
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will attend my first ever residency at Chateau d"Orquevaux in France and develop my creative practice through a series of original paintings.
Bornstein, Eli Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To initiate the several processes, especially in-person interviews, of publishing my Arctic Journals, 1986 and 1987, in collaboration with art historian and curator, Roald Nasgaard
Boutin-Maloney, Byrun Riceton Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to film a show and create a documentary that captures the event. I will publish the audio online as a live album.
Bridge Theatre Collective Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To contract 15 theatre artists to be a part of a readthrough workshop of a new edit of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare.
Burzminski, Dalton Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Creating music about navigating as an urban indigenous male through life, the music scenes, high academia, and reflecting on insecurities caused by colonialism. Real deadly.
Cram, Kathie Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $937 I will work with a mentor, Tara Gereaux, to complete a solid draft of the second third of my novel. A draft of the first third of the novel is complete.
Currie, Dillon Swift Current Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $250 To record 2 studio-quality demos to include in application for Sound Recording grants, which is intended to partially fund 2022 debut full-length solo LP.
Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Support for 4 Saskatchewan artists (including 2 yet-to-be-funded by SKArts Independent Artists) to create short films arising from Trespassers Waltz, for consideration at S.P.A.N.E. (Screenings of Performance Art in the Natural Environment).
Duesterbeck, Florence Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To produce exhibition-ready large-format photographs on canvas for "Litter 2020" for confirmed exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina Out of the Box space.
Ells, Chrystene Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Mentorship / professional development in poetry towards material generation for an upcoming art book project, combining new skills in bookmaking with long form poetic narrative.
FadaDance Troupe Inc. Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 FadaDance Troupe will animate the Beaver Flat 50 event by performing outdoor site specific original contemporary dance accompanied with stunning visuals to a national audience.
Fidelak, Terri Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Documentation of a collaborative sound and performance piece created by Rania Al Harthi, Kris Alvarez, Terri Fidelak, and Jess Richter.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Legacy. Half Bead, Half Woman. I am applying beads directly onto the face of myself and other family members. These will be professionally photographed.
Future Artistic Minds Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 FAM youth will present a professional art exhibition and full-length album release about their experiences during Covid-19 at BAM for the month of May.
Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 GTNT will hire fluently Cree Indigenous artists to partially translate Shakespeare's King Lear into Cree in November 2021
Grienke, Jennica Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Travel to Braunschweig, Germany to represent Canadian Theatre for Young Audiences Directors & Creators in the ASSITEJ International Directors Seminar June 20- 27, 2021
Han, Xiao Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Requesting material support for a BAM's September Artist in Residency project, which combines art creation and research based on Chinese community history in Saskatoon.
Holt, Savannah Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 'Analemma' is a collection of 13 ceramic moon jars, each with a unique glaze application symbolically related to ancient names for each month's full moon.
Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre Maple Creek Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 "Field Portraits" by 4 artists presents photographic portraits of rural models from the region to celebrate the SW Art Fest during September in Maple Creek.
Junop, Shane Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Nuit Blanche YXE 2021 video installation “Watch or Bolt” has been accepted and requires this grant for video projector rentals to complete the artistic vision.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 This project aims to uplift and reinvigorates the stagnant Saskatchewan artist community under COVID lockdown through a virtual exhibition about creativity and enthusiasm.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Translating and adapting sections of King Lear into French, a project done in partnership with GTNT to create a trilingual version of the play.
Lebel, Emilie Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 éemi is representing Saskatchewan at a prestigious and international music competition in Granby, Québec with two musicians from Montreal.
Ledingham, Sandra Meryl Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have just been accepted into the Korean International Ceramic Biennale 2021. I'm requesting assistance for shipping. Freight estimate $1100.00 (plus crating costs)
Live Five Independent Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 To co-produce and co-facilitate an unconference to foster new relationships among Saskatchewan theatre artists and audiences in the service of growing an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and anti-oppressive theatre culture.
Maier, Lenore Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $870 Funding from this grant will help me to attend Trauma-Informed Culturally-Sensitive Arts Delivery Training course at the Ness creek site from July 9-11, 2021.
Matyushenko, Valentyna Grandora Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will learn in-depth characteristics of steps, music, and cultural details of the Volyn region of Ukraine, before choreographing a famous Ukrainian play.
Merasty, Marcus Creighton Dance Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 For my continued professional development at a dance artist over the summer with a focus in somatic movement practices
Pacholik, Devin Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am creating a short animated film about Viking meeting a ghost and learning to confront fear and accept differences.
Parovsky, Karley Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $880 I am requesting money to attend a Trauma and Cultural Sensitivity training for artists.
Perry, Chancz Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To provide support to a professional BIPOC artist who is developing new work in Saskatchewan that is advancing his artistic practices beyond Canadian borders.
Piper, Lynette Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I plan to shoot a short film in September about an elderly man with dementia who escapes the nursing home and returns to his field.
Poor Nameless Boy Regina Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I have been invited for an Official Showcase at AmericanaFest in Nashville, TN for September 23-26, 2021.
Richter, Jessica Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 This proposal seeks funding to support the creation of a short art film.
Robson, Frances Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I will create joyful spring portraits of my neighbours amid blossoming trees. I will use my large format 8"x10" film camera for superb quality.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To travel to and participate in the Artist Parent Residency - Mothra at Artscape Gibraltar Point.
Sage Hill Writing Experience Inc. Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 Sage Hill is applying for funding to undertake a 3-Phase Strategy Project to respond to new circumstances that have emerged for the organization.
Schneider, Zoë Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 'Subaqualus' is a video work depicting the elusive Unidentified Submerged Object (U.S.O.) shot in various locations throughout the Land of the Living Skies.
Severight, Tanya Whitecap Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To purchase supplies needed to create items that I have not created in the past.
Sheri & Heather Benning Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 A mini-documentary foregrounding the shift to intensive agriculture in rural SK, including poetry from Sheri's forthcoming book, Field Requiem.
Silverthorne, Judith Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To do presentations at the Frankfurt Book Fair and cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland at universities, schools, literary events and for community art groups.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $2,000 We are applying for assistance with the cost of COVID safe staging for our Saskatchewan Tour of Theatre in the Park.
Toppings, Tyler Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Attend a mask and baby clown intensive hosted by John Turner.
Trapp, Amanda Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $969 I have drafts of songs saved from several years that I’d like to refine to a set for a concert and/or recording an EP.
Umeh, Charles Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Applying for the grant to assist me carry out post production of my short film Black Vision.
Warrington, Lauren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 April 2021 Artist in Residence at Bridges Art Movement
Wesaquate, Kevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I would like to use my welding and fabrication skills to create metal sculptures that reflect my identity as a plains Cree.
Willey, Leon Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Developing and creating a door to door interactive theatre show. In consultation with artists in Stratford Ontario this May, to be performed outside, this summer.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 Four contributors to "apart", SWG's pandemic anthology, will do readings in Swift Current and Eastend to promote the book and contribute to their professional development.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 To develop Production Dramaturgy resources (including web articles, videos and Afterplay facilitators) that engage audiences beyond the stage during Yin Yang Theatre's production of Unmasked.
Maneso, Ha'Keena Moose Jaw Multidisciplinary Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Rae, Faith Melville Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Rathgeber, Carolyn Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Read, Leanne Davidson Multidisciplinary Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Renkas, Brayden Estevan Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $1,250
Ritter-Magot, Nathaniel Regina Dance Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Webster, Rickee-Lee Weyburn Visual Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
Wiebe, Nicole Swift Current Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $1,250
Zarubin, Brooke Moose Jaw Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2021-2022 $2,500
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Allie Griffin Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Regina Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $45,580 For general operating and programming support.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $40,000 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.
Articulate Ink Press Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Buffalo Berry Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $27,480 For general operating and programming support.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
City of North Battleford Galleries North Battleford Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $57,850 For general operating and programming support.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $142,200 For general operating and programming support.
Community Radio Society of Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $87,940 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.
Dunlop Art Gallery Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $111,800 For general operating and programming support.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum Estevan Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $44,000 For general operating and programming support.
FadaDance Troupe Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $22,000 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.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $50,500 For general operating and programming support.
Globe Theatre Society Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $238,930 For general operating and programming support.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $49,000 For general operating and programming support.
Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $56,500 For general operating and programming support.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $23,630 For general operating and programming support.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $32,760 For general operating and programming support.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Les Editions de la nouvelle plume Regina Literary Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $9,000
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
MacKenzie Art Gallery Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $161,620 For general operating and programming support.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $102,120 For general operating and programming support.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $95,000 For general operating and programming support.
New Dance Horizons Inc. Regina Dance Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $82,000 For general operating and programming support.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Professional Arts Organizations Program 2021-2022 $138,980 For general operating and programming support.
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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.