Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,438
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Damiano Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
December 2018
End Date
June 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,438
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,462
Direct expenses
$5,900
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Our overall goal is to provide art by two Damiano Center diners in the Community Kitchen. Specific outcomes are: 1) Exhibit a print of "The Old People" by Joe Geshick in the Community Kitchen.2) Exhibit the original photography artwork donated by Quinn Holte in the Community Kitchen.3) Host an unveiling event for "The Old People." We will consider this project a success if we complete the following:1) Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) will clean and restore "The Old People" by Joe Geshick.2) MACC will create a digital version of "The Old People."3) Damiano will have two prints made by a local printer.4) Frame Corner will mat and frame seven large photos by Quinn Holte.5) Damiano will exhibit "The Old People" print and the seven photos in the Community Kitchen.6) Damiano will host an unveiling event for "The Old People" that includes information on Joe Geshick's life and the history of the painting at Damiano.7) A print of "The Old People" will be presented to the Bois Forte Band.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Art Project Grant

Project Details

Art for the Community Kitchen.

Project Manager
First Name
Seth
Last Name
Currier
Organization Name
Damiano Center
Street Address
206 W 4th St
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55806
Phone
Email
dbenson@damianocenter.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Moira Villiard: visual artist, Cultural Programming Coordinator at American Indian Community Housing Organization; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, and former Children’s Theatre employee; Tammy Mattonen: visual artists, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Kayla Aubid: Native American craft artist, writer, employee at MacRostie Art Center; Ariana Daniel: mixed media artist, arts instructor; Kathy Neff: musician, Director, Fine Arts Academy at the University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ron Piercy: jeweler, gallery owner; Emily Swanson: arts administrator at Oldenburg Arts and Cultural Community; Christina Nohre: writer and arts advocate.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Moira Villiard: visual artist, Cultural Programming Coordinator at American Indian Community Housing Organization; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, and former Children’s Theatre employee; Tammy Mattonen: visual artists, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Ariana Daniel: mixed media artist, arts instructor; Kathy Neff: musician, Director, Fine Arts Academy at the University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ron Piercy: jeweler, gallery owner; Emily Swanson: arts administrator at Oldenburg Arts and Cultural Community; Christina Nohre: writer and arts advocate.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No