Advancing Artist

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Rebecca K. Tolle
Recipient Type
In Progress
Start Date
September 2017
End Date
July 2018
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Offer classes/workshop opportunities thru local art associations of this technique of adding cold wax to oil paint. Open awareness of new tools to artists to unearth, expose and expand art creation into unconventional means to find their own voice. Document individual's or artist's stories thru interviews and surveys who attended offered workshops/classes or the capstone exhibit. Compile those results of how different tools of mark-making is a catalyst of exploration into creating art.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Advancing Artist

Project Details

Exploration with Cold Wax and Oil Painting

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Rebecca K. Tolle
(952) 261-3691
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; John Becker: art business owner; Diane Crane: Houston Arts Resource Council; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Northland Words; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Lee Gundersheimer: theatre artist and director; Anissa Nelson: visual arts student; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Steve Schmidt: musician and arts administrator.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Hollybeth Anderson: choreographer; Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; Susan Joyce: author; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Beth Nienow: musician and literary artist; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator; Pam Whitfield: poet and actor

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Conflict of Interest Contact

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848