ArtShare Program

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ArtShare Program

This program supports projects by artists and arts organizations who self-identify as equity-seeking, or which are led by and serve equity-seeking communities. Calgary Arts Development staff work one on one with applicants to develop grant proposals and funding amounts.

In 2021, 49 artists and organizations were funded with $644,731.01.

Grantee Project Grant Amount
Alberta Men’s Network and Migrante Good Dads $6,468
Amair Javaid NIGHT SHIFT – Feature Film Screenplay $11,000
Ashley Bedet Creation of Temporary Instillation Dividers $15,000
Ashley Johnston Body Scope $11,164
Autumn Whiteway & Miriam Fabijan Indigenous and Motherhood Matriarchy $20,000
Calgary Chinese Orchestra Workshop Series $2,500
Canadian Artists Against Poverty ARTful Seniors project in response to COVID-19 $20,000
Casa Mexico in Alberta Foundation Alberta Culture Days Digital Platform $10,000
Chinese Cultural Centre Education Outreach Project $7,700
Diana (Day) Manuel “SAYAW NG MUNDO” (Dance of the World) $10,470
Ebony R. Gooden His Hands, His Art $15,000
Edmonton Movie Club Taking Arts to Community Phase 2 $20,000
Elizabeth Lai Revive $14,937
Emma Annie Victoria Forbes 2021 Orange Shirt Day $10,500
Esteban Herrera THE PROPHET Album Recording $6,680
FascinAsian Arts Festival First Annual FascinAsian Arts Festival $13,200
Gisela Romero MEXI-CAN $15,000
Glenna Joy Cardinal dzanagu – along time ago 21 $15,000
Han Sungpil (Sung Pil Han) Research, travel and photography for Canadian glacier/climate change art project $10,000
Heather Morigeau Artist Development Program $17,230
Hebert Poll Gutierrez ¿Cuba… Qué linda es Cuba? (Cuba, are you really that beautiful?) – A Digital Storytelling Project $10,521
Henchell-Tominaga Duo Supervillain Etude Visual Album $20,000
Hrachya Tokmajyan The Children of Ar $15,000
Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation Capacity Building & Mentorship Program $43,250
Itsooaakii (Evelyn Mikayla Martin) Season of Development $5,300
Jeanne Kwong Poetry & Photography Creation $1,511.37
Jessica Hawryluk Coming Home $10,000
Jessica McMann Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Commission $7,550
Katherine (Kathy) Parsons Professional Development through Encaustic Courses $2,460
Korean Art Club Drive-in Movie Night $17,500
Lesia T. Bear Joy & Tony Script Development for Film Production $15,000
Leslie Sweder In The Dirt – Exhibition $4,611.50
Misha Maseka In Rehearsal podcast – Season 2 $3,116.14
Misha Maseka & Icarus Sound Not That Deep X Icarus Sound $8,825
Mohar Gupta A Trip Back in Time $5,702
Paulo da Costa Learning to Shave, Learning to Leave $9,875
Rachel Shabalin Shifting Baselines and Other Stories $15,000
Rose Heavy Head Ammolite & Portraits $10,900
Shelley Pearson A Creative Practice Refresher $8,635
Simon Wong 12 Zodiac Animals Art Exhibition & Website Development $5,715
Stage Left Resiliency Work $20,000
THE ROOTS (Valerie Planche & Toyin Oladele) Fear or Freedom – Phase One $10,600
Tribe Artist Society Charity Start-up Support $12,820
Tsuut’ina Social Well-being/Ivonne Crane Animated Mental Health Comic Book $25,000
U of C Faculty of Medicine Indigenous Mural & Advisory Pt 2 $40,000
Uii Savage Deepfake Posthuman $8,196
UnLikely Friends Collective UnLikely Friends $20,000
Woezo Africa Music & Dance Theatre Inc. Roots to Branches Project $30,000
Yang Yong An New work creation and submission $5,800

Accountability Reports and Year-End Financials

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