Projects to receive funding under the Saskatchewan Arts Board’s new Micro-Grant Program include a summer music recital series in North Battleford, watercolour and mural workshops in Kerrobert and theatre performance creation in Regina. Please below for a full listing of recipients.

Micro-Grants provide support to professional artists and arts organizations to respond to emergent needs, create access for first-time and underserved applicants, contribute to professional practice and development, and advance the professional arts and artistic practices in Saskatchewan. Maximum funding levels are $1,000 for individual artists or artist collaborations and $2,000 for arts organizations.

The first deadline was April 1, 2018, with deadlines each month afterward.

The Micro-Grant Program is made possible by revenues from the Saskatchewan Arts Board Endowment Fund.

MICRO-GRANT PROGRAM
GRANTS AWARDED - APRIL 1, 2018 DEADLINE

ORGANIZATIONS

Name

Community

Amount

Project

Kerrobert Courtroom Gallery

Kerrobert

$2,000

To offer watercolour and mural workshops.

Miyawata Culture Assocation Inc.

Paynton

$2,000

The first step of the dramaturgical development of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov.

North Battleford International Street Performer Festival

North Battleford

$1,000

To cover the costs for festival co-chairs to attend the Festival and Event Management Masterclass in Edmonton.

 

INDIVIDUALS

Name

Community

Amount

Project

Berny Hi

Regina

$1,000

To process and transfer long-last and previously-shot rare (Ektachrome) celluloid to prepare for use in four short experimental films.

Cole Knutson

North Battleford

$1,000

Moving costs of grand piano from Winnipeg home to Saskatchewan for the summer, and to organize and perform music summer recital series in North Battleford.

Kenn McLeod

Regina

$1,000

A week of exploratory collaboration and creation between Kenn McLeod and Jenny Hazleton to use for creating a future project: a full-length physical theatre performance.

Jessica Morgun

Saskatoon

$1,000

Participation in Murmur Land Studios field school program exploring questions of living in the post-anthropocene age, through a combination of art and improvisational camping community.

Nicholas Peat

Saskatoon

$1,000

To produce a body of abstract serigraph printmaking works inspired by the geography of urban inland China for exhibition in Wuhan, China and Saskatoon.