Art Project Grant
ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage
Grand Marais Arts Colony's goals and outcomes for the Artist Residency Series are: 1. To provide five artists with uninterrupted time and space to produce art and expand artistic skills. 2. Address Grand Marais Arts Colony strategic planning goals including: a) broaden artist services, particularly studio access, to include more opportunities for intermediate and advanced artists; b) develop Grand Marais Arts Colony's reputation as an organization that supports artistic exploration, experimentation, and creative risk-taking; c) create a successful programmatic model for the late winter season. 3. Craft opportunities for audiences to engage with artists to benefit both the artist's creative process and the viewer's exposure to the arts. Grand Marais Art Colony uses a variety of tools, surveys, and forms to measure and evaluate success including time sheets, appraisal information, organizational forms, financial reports, artist evaluation forms, enrollment forms, and attendance sheets. Specifically, for this project the following evaluative measures will be taken: 1. Provide residencies to five artists. 2. Provide evaluation forms to all artists-in-residence. 3. Facilitate verbal/interview-style evaluation with participating artists. 4. Track numbers of attendees to community outreach events and exhibitions. 5. Increase number of residency applicant. 6. Increase interest in Grand Marais Art Colony services including studio access. 7. Increase number of members.
Other, local or private