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
Willett, Edward Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,809 To write a creative nonfiction book ruminating on the writing of science fiction and fantasy, drawn from experience and interviews with more than 100 authors.
Worrell, Peggy Swift Current Literary Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,000 I will learn more about the craft of writing short fiction, polish five stories, research and write two new stories, working toward a story collection.
Yan Miller, Mindy Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $13,000 A series of six wall mounted smocked and woven cane cowhide works.
YXE Drag Collective Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,378 Drag Me Across the Prairies will present LGBTQ+ drag artistry across the three Prairie provinces expanding on last years successful Saskatchewan Drive-in tour.
Zhao, JingLu Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $6,197 To create a new series of paintings in my home studio and two residencies in Saskatoon, SK.
Ziwa, Thandiwe Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Income for living expenses while working full time on music
Agecoutay, Richard Regina Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $6,125 I want to produce an independent feature length video documentary on Saskatchewan Pow Wows.
Badger, Joanne Sturgeon Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 To introduce the practice of porcupine quilled birchbark basket making to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,320 To honour the land and the formations that have existed her for millennia by creating new compasses for future generations.
C. Lysias Designs Rosthern Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,500 Passion for Fashion Project, "Project Iskotew" raises awareness on the residual effects of residential schools, while promoting culture, and healing through fashion.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I am an established and award-winning author and poet in Canada. The project I wish to produce is a new collection of short stories.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create and Install a Metis healing garden and create interdisciplinary artworks while Mentoring a local Metis Artist in the process.
Ewenin, Ron Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $2,000 Production and sale of 100, 2023 native art calendars to be sold across Saskatchewan.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $13,842 To write the story of The Battle of Cut Knife Hill accompanied by Chief Poundmaker's speech in English, Cree Syllabics, Roman Orthography, and PISL illustrations.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I plan to create new beaded face and body work. I will preserve the work through photography, printing, framing and epoxying the original bead work.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 My proposal is to create a body of work that fosters personal healing and inspires others to pursue their life's dreams.
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,000 My proposal is to continue working in painting, printmaking and drawing. I also will be carving and other sculpturing opportunities. Collaboration with others is important.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $14,975 To acquire materials and equipment required to create and document Aanjitoon, a series of twelve large paintings using an original hybrid Woodlands/Realist style.
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,000 To complete the body of work "Erasure is Futile" for a scheduled group exhibition and future solo exhibition potential.
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
Quewezance, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating traditional and modern styles of ribbon skirts and jewellry using custom-designed fabric and mixed textiles.
Reynolds, Jamie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating a series of paintings that reflect on the use of crownland in Saskatchewan, and how it relates to themes of reconciliation and the environment.
Tegenkamp, Diana Hope Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $17,685 Full-time writing resulting in a completed 120-page poetry manuscript, In Search of My Métis Father, with related elder and community member interviews and research.
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $11,875 This project is to help us write season two of our comedy series "The Feather News" streaming on APTN Lumi.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create a script/play in a musical format, along with music, with story lines of life and love on a reserve and urban setting.
Ahmed, Iftu Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $624 Adapt, rehearse and perform “Holloway”, originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, for Darke Hall, an indoor accessible venue in April 2023.
Anderson, Bruce Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Funding for the costs of shipping and packing paintings for exhibition at the Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, September 17 - November 17, 2022
Anderson, Emma Jean Prince Albert Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 We are seeking support for a NW Canadian tour which will spread awareness of our band folowing the release of our debut single.
Anderson, Mikhaila Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 3 live performance videos of The Radiant to be used for showcase applications. Filmed @ PR Productions by Little Jack Films
Andrew Stuckel, Cristine Grandora Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Create an immersive experience in the gallery with floor to ceiling drawings highlighting the importance of urban forestation and preservation of essential ecosystems within cities.
Artesian Performing Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 This project is to purchase two new MacBooks for use by Artesian management staff.
Baerwaldt, Wayne Assiniboia Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To attend the exhibition installation, opening events and media promotion of my guest-curated Toronto exhibition of works by Taras Polataiko
Bear's Song Collective Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 Bear's Song Collective is invited for an multi-media art installation at Apophony Press in Saskatoon SK from September 8 to 16, 2022.
Bellefleur, Stephanie Willow Bunch Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Artist has been invited to travel to London - England, United Kingdom to create a piece of Contemporary Public Art.
Blacklock, Leslie Christopher Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have registered for "Abstracting the Landscape" workshop, October 29 to 30 in Regina, thru AGR and require funding for travel and accommodation
Bogan, Jillian Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $400 This application is for shipping costs of my painting to the Chianciano Biennale in Chianciano in Italy. I have already been accepted.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 A collaborative mentorship with master printer Jillian Ross at Jillian Ross Print studio printing to learn Intaglio etching print methods.
Bradshaw, Kathy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking financial support to participate in a US encaustic retreat and exhibition which I was recently awarded through the International Encaustic Association.
Brown-McEwen, Belle Regina Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To rehearse, adapt and perform “Holloway,” originally an outdoor site specific contemporary dance performance, to be presented at Darke Hall in April 2023.
Chinese Dance Club of Saskatoon Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Professional dance instructor Zhaojia Wu instructs Korean K-pop dance routines. They will be presented on January 22, 2023 at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.
Da Silva, Gabrielle Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 “Invisibly ill” is a free and accessible, 6-spread, DIY magazine for those who hold, or have experiences with invisible illnesses and disabilities in Saskatoon.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,650 The world premiere of THE CURST by Kelley Jo Burke, music by Library Voices, including projections and complex sound design. Developing new personal artistic skills.
Enzo, Aspen Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $600 Support my expansion from poetry into creative nonfiction by attending Saskatchewan Writers Guild's Facilitated Retreat and learning from poet & nonfiction author Mark Abley.
Erickson, Shannon Yorkton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To develop terrarium art displays for a two-month self-directed residency at GDAG, Jan-Feb 2023, and to expand my artistic work and develop an exhibition proposal.
Fink, Heike Prud'homme Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visit two European art venues specifying in felt art to develop my professional practice and to intensify international connections.
Fletcher, Étienne Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Applying for the Microgrant program to help fund a portion of the travel expenses for our 3 concerts in Eastern Canada in March 2022.
Fortier, Zoe Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Orange, contemporary art group exhibition at the Expression professional arts centre in St-Hyacinthe Quebec in June.
Francoeur, Paige Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $835 Covering expenses for a site-specific research trip.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Senior dance artist Terrill Maguire visits SK from ON for the first time to work with Free Flow Dance Theatre.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to the White Buffalo Youth Treatment Center and teach the importance and benefits of knowing your culture through teaching traditional beadart and moccasin making.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Ellen is embarking on a tour across Saskatchewan, Alberta and the NWT up to Folk On The Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, NT.
Gallagher, Thomas Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $800 Complete a draft of a screenplay for a short film over a two week period
Gauthier, Jean-Sébastien Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Assistance to attend Emma Collaboration 2022, July 27th - August 4th, 2022, Big River, Saskatchewan.
Gerein, Amy Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Symbiosis, a 2022 Nuit Blanche (Saskatoon) exhibit, of realistic soft sculpture, representative of various Saskatchewan wildlife species.
Gobeil, Beth Prince Albert Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $565 I am applying for funding to cover the cost of poet Ronna Bloom’s online course, “Community Engagement through Poetry, a Primer and Practicum”
Gonie, Jalisa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Writing a full length script (75-90 minutes), ready to be work shopped by October 2022.
Haines, Cat Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To produce a mixed medium sex-ed zine for trans girls who have had bottom surgery.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Fresh Squeezed Opera's Online Vocal Lab 2022 where I will collaborate on a new operatic work
Haynes, Sierra Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to rural Caledonia, Ontario to research the history and landscape of Peggy Douglas who I will portray on stage in spring 2022.
Heppner, Annalisa La Ronge Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $940 Together Brandon White and I have created a series of themed pieces about our love for local ecology and the land to exhibit next month.
Himsl, Jaynie Weyburn Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $500 Funding for a residency at Wallace Stegner House for November 2022.
Hobsbawn-Smith, Denise Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Attend Awards Ceremony for Taste Canada Book Awards in Toronto. My book, Bread & Water, is a finalist in Culinary Narratives category.
Hoggarth, Opal Regina Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Starting a new drag/rock show to allow queer performers to make money in Regina for alternative communities.
Horner, Valerie Joy Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I've been invited to produce a solo exhibition of nature photographs. "5 Minutes From Home" will run June 1-30 @ the John V. Hicks Gallery
Houghtaling, Theo Swift Current Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Toronto to attend Canzine- Canada's national zine and printed matter convention. Meet other printed matter artists and professionals. Attend workshops and lectures.
Indigo Joseph Regina Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,225 The micro grant will help cover travel costs for our upcoming tour supporting The Dead South in early January 2023
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Inglis-McQuay, Darren Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To exhibit a photo-based installation of fieldwork collected from the WeTu artist residency over a two week period at the Maritime Museum of Saskatchewan.
Ironstar, Katelyn Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support to purchase equipment to create a highly requested series of online beading tutorials for beginners.
JackPine Press Inc. Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Funds to attend the Fisher Library (Toronto) small and fine press fair on September 10.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Travel to Kansas City to perform at Folk Alliance international in a Official Showcase slot
Johnson, Adam Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been given the oppertunity to perform at two showcases during CCMA week in Calgary, AB.
Keshane, Claudette Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 to be able to purchase all the supplies required to create new items that I have never made before
Kirchmeier, Kurt Saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To complete a rewrite on the first half of a YA fantasy novel titled The Bone Shepherds, as requested by an interested editor.
Kozak, Kathryn Creighton Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Do you hear what I hear, is a participant activated installation. It's focused on the inner sounds of trees and the non-human world.
Krause, Larry Christopher Lake Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To perform my Western music before an audience that has great influence in talent buying for gigs in BC and Alberta for the 2023 season.
KSAMB Dance Company Saskatoon Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 KSAMB dance company hosts teacher Katarina Eriksson and two invited dance improvisers for a workshop and performance to grow Contact improvisation skills and improvisation community.
Kyuubi Culture Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Kyuubi Culture's production fee to participate in the project "Meeting for Teas: On the Road to Decolonization" at the Shurniak Art Gallery, Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Visiting with nêhiyaw mîkiwahp Knowledge Keeper Mary Lee in conjunction with my upcoming light installation and happening "iskocês: okihcihtâw iskwêw kamik" for Toronto Nuit Blanche
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To be able to pay fair musician fees to the performers at the LMLCC's first ever outdoor Music Festival on July 2, 2022.
Lawrence, Katherine saskatoon Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To expand my readership beyond Saskatchewan by presenting my new poetic memoir, Black Umbrella, at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival and Art Bar reading series.
Leader and District Arts Council Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,820 Provide an affordable and accessible opportunity for rural youth to receive choral, speech arts, and music training by a professional.
Lebel, Emilie Moose Jaw Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation at the Banff Musicians in Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts in January 2023
Mabrouk, Rawda Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $625 What is the experience of an Egyptian woman moving to Canada after living 22 years in Egypt? Warm Sand VS Frosty Snow. Trauma VS Obstacles.
Mardell, Rachel Prince Albert Other Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Expand my practice by attending an online course on Botanical Printing, and purchase supplies to complete.
Marshall, Edie Riverhurst Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I request funding to frame new gouache paintings and make-ready my garage/studio for a weekend art exhibition at my home in Riverhurst.
Martell, Rueben Waterhen Lake Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I've been asked to speak at the Blood in the snow film festival, I'm using the funds to supplement travel and 20% of the accommodations.
Martineau, Andrea Regina Literary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $562 I intend to take Karen Solie's "I Can't Tell You What I Mean: Writing Poetry Through Uncertainty" Workshop Class at Flying Books.
McNaughton, Judy Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $975 Prepare, pack, and drive six artworks for the Between Us exhibition at Art Gallery of Regina for the opening on January 18, 2023.
Mierau, Levi Saskatoon Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking $1,000 in grant support to assist in the execution of the production phase of Crowsworld: Episode 3.
Moose Jaw Cultural Centre Inc. Moose Jaw Multidisciplinary Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Commissioning a mural for the new Wakamow Aboriginal Community Association permanent space in the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre and engaging an elder to bless it.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Dance Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Presenting contemporary dance by New Dance Horizons in response to Edward Poitras' exhibition as part of National Day of Truth & Reconciliation community programming.
Morgun, Jessica Saskatoon Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Seeking support for short-term artist residency at Art Placement Gallery through Biofeedback Collective's "Community Project" to explore collaboration with artist Zhao Jinglu.
Mrazek, Jerome Prince Albert Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I am seeking support to help cover costs of framing artworks in preparation for my solo exhibition at the John V. Hicks Gallery.
Murawsky, Graham Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $640 Factor Chandelier to fly to Los Angles to be in a big video opportunity for a video
Ntibandetse, Diana Regina Visual Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $700 To organize a painting workshop. The workshop will promote cultural awareness and act as abridge between communities by exposing participants to a neo-African painting style.
One Take Super 8 Regina Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 The One Take Super 8 event is an annual film festival dedicated to super 8 filmmaking for the local community to take part in.
Ouellette, Dianne Regina Media Arts Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To process and digitally scan super 8 film to 4k to use in my artistic practice.
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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.