Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,485
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Blue Mound Area Theatre
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
September 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Rock
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
$2,485
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,941
Direct expenses
$4,426
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Drawing people from the community into the theatre who have not previously participated in a live professional performance. We would also like to have a positive financial outcome from the event so we can continue to offer high quality events to our community.We will incorporate into this program, recognition for people who are attending a live performance for the first time. We will also use ticket sales as the measure of success of this program.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The impact was a wonderful evening of great music. The interjected stories from the community members was an excellent idea. It brought back to the 60's memories. Everyone enjoyed the evening. We took a poll at intermission asking the audience for their i

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Pat Baustian, Lynette Holland, Bob Dorn, Mike Elbers, Keith Erickson, Betty Mann, Colleen Nath, Dianne Ossenfort, Heidi Sehr, Bill Thompson, Carolyn Thorson, LaDonna VanAartsen, Verlyn Van Batavia, Jim Juhl, Louella Voigt
Project Overview
Prudence Johnson Concert
Project Details
Prudence Johnson Concert.
Project Manager
First Name
Diane
Last Name
Ossenfort
Organization Name
Blue Mound Area Theatre
Street Address
101 Bark St
City
Luverne
State
MN
Zip Code
56156
Phone
(507) 283-4180
Email
rdossenfort@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deb Larson: artist, project manager for Art Meander, Vice President of Big Stone Arts Council; Paul Grupe: instrumental and vocal teacher at Jackson County Schools, theater/musical director at Jackson County Arts Guilds; Randy Meyer: artist, farmer, art teacher for local and home schools, treasurer for the First Lutheran Church, board member for Lac qui Parle Mutual Insurance Company; Sydney Massee: artist, quilter, theatre assistant, community organization activist, board member for Lac qui Parle Valley Schools; Tom Wirt: artist, owner Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president of Hutchinson Center for the Arts; Melanie Loy: artist, orchestra teacher Independent School District 518, member of the Great Plains String Quartet, steering committee and founding member of Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra; Joshua Schroeder: member of Hutchinson Public Arts Commission, board member for Crow River Arts.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deb Larson: artist, project manager for Art Meander, Vice President of Big Stone Arts Council; Paul Grupe: instrumental and vocal teacher at Jackson County Schools, theater/musical director at Jackson County Arts Guilds; Jane Link: artist, board member at Milan Village Arts School and the Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: former K-12 art teacher, co owner of First Floral-Hallmark, hand bell choir member; Connie Feig: board member at the Willmar Area Arts Council and Minnesota Gerontological Society; Paula Nemes: Vice President of the Marshall Area Stage Company, musician, community theater participant, Lyon County arts organizations activist; Kurt Schulz: actor, writer, cofounder of the 4 Shadow Theatre Company, board member at Magnolia Musical Theatre Company; Susan Marco: author, English and creative writing teacher at Dassel-Cokato High School, Fine Arts Committee member at Dassel-Cokato Public Schools; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member at the Prairie Music Association and the Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired teacher of language arts, literary arts activist, coach, and event organizer, board member at the Historic Dayton House, liberal arts advisory board member at Minnesota West Community College; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, author, community theater participant, adjunct instructor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University, art instructor for the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council; Tamara Isfeld: visual artist, art teacher for Renville County West Schools, planning committee member for Meander - Upper Minnesota River Valley Art Crawl, board member at Granite Arts Council and Renville Friends of the Arts; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Treasurer of Rock County Fine Arts Association, board member of Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County, planning committee member for Art Rocks in Luverne, owner of Playing in the Mud Studio, arts festival organizer; Sydney Massee: artist, quilter, theatre assistant, community organization activist, board member for Lac qui Parle Valley Schools; Patricia Enger: visual artist, musician, gallery technician and curator for the William Whipple Gallery at Southwest Minnesota State University, exhibit curator for Fallen Angel Gallery; Randy Meyer: artist, farmer, art teacher for local and home schools, treasurer for the First Lutheran Church, board member for Lac qui Parle Mutual Insurance Company; Kate Aydin: Spanish instructor for 25 years, board member for the Lincoln County Pioneer Museum and Hendricks Community Foundation and Norwegian Heritage Committee.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No