Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists Program, 2022, Canada

Publish Date: May 08, 2022

Deadline: Oct 15, 2022

The SK Arts is pleased to announce the Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists Program to support the development and continuation of Indigenous Peoples’ art forms in Saskatchewan.

  • providing opportunities for Indigenous artists to create and share their art;
  • being accessible to all Indigenous peoples throughout the Treaty territories in the province;
  • acknowledging that Indigenous peoples’ art forms can encompass all practices;
  • acknowledging diverse Indigenous world views as essential and influential in all Indigenous peoples’ art forms and making it possible for Indigenous artists to maintain their world view and practice;
  • ensuring that all peoples of Saskatchewan have opportunities to engage with the art forms that derive from Indigenous languages, world views, practices, and protocols; and
  • contributing to the realization of the mandate and strategic priorities of SK Arts.

The program offers three grant streams:

  • Basic: supports simple projects that accomplish one or two things in any art form. This could be a great starting place for an artist who has not received SK Arts funding in the past.
  • Intermediate: supports more complex requests for moderate-sized artistic projects
  • Major: supports professional Indigenous artists with a significant sustained practice, working independently, collaboratively or as a collective, to accomplish a substantial project over an extended period

Funding Information
Basic: $2,000
Intermediate: $7,500
Major: $18,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Professional Indigenous artists, working independently or collaboratively, who are Saskatchewan residents.
  • Professional collectives of Indigenous artists whose primary work is in Saskatchewan.
  • It is important to be sure you’re eligible for a SK Arts grant before doing the work of preparing a grant application.
  • You must be based in Saskatchewan, meaning that you have maintained a permanent physical residence in the province for a minimum one year and live at that address for at least six months every year. SK Arts may request proof that you meet the residency requirement.
  • Past grant recipients with overdue reports must clear those with them before applying again.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.  

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