ACHF Organization Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2011
End Date
September 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$15,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Create a permanent memorial that is a work of public art. 2. Conserve an important work of art. 3. Viewers will be exposed to a powerful work of art memorializing those who died during the attacks on September 11, 2001.1. Progress reports on construction. 2. Progress reports on conservation efforts. 3. Viewer surveys and demographic tracking.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Sculpture completed and installed and ceremony was held. Viewers surveys were tabulated and results are available.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Peter Curtis, Gar Hargens, Amy Hertel, Elizabeth Hlavka, John Joachim, David Linder, Diane Mullin, Josine Peters, John Reinan, Tamsie Ringler, John Hock
Project Overview
Phase 2 Michael Richards Memorial Bronze Sculpture
Project Details
Sculptor Michael Richards perished in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Franconia Sculpture Park is commemorating his artistic legacy by casting his sculpture, "Are You Down?" in bronze to be permanently installed.
Project Manager
First Name
John
Last Name
Hock
Organization Name
Franconia Sculpture Park
Street Address
29836 St Croix Trl
City
Shafer
State
MN
Zip Code
55074
Phone
(651) 257-6668
Email
johnhock@franconia.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Theresa Bemis: Visual Artist, Milaca Art Center; Vern Hegg: Business Owner, Arts Advocate, Cambridge Humanities and Education; Carl Long: Art Educator, Visual Artist, Kanabec County Art Association; Kelli Maag: Business Owner, Northern Exposures Photography Club, Kanabec County Art Association; Bruce Mosher: Photographer, Northern Exposures Photo Club, Kanabec County Art Association; Amanda Thompson Rundahl: Art Educator, Arts Advocate, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Carla MK Vita: Government, Arts Advocate.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Theresa Bemis: Visual Artist, Milaca Art Center; Vern Hegg: Business Owner, Arts Advocate, Cambridge Humanities and Education; Carl Long: Art Educator, Visual Artist, Kanabec County Art Association; Kelli Maag: Business Owner, Northern Exposures Photography Club, Kanabec County Art Association; Bruce Mosher: Photographer, Northern Exposures Photo Club, Kanabec County Art Association; Amanda Thompson Rundahl: Art Educator, Arts Advocate, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Carla MK Vita: Government, Arts Advocate.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No