Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Name of minor withheld due to MN Statutes 2018, section 3.303.10
Recipient Type
Start Date
May 2019
End Date
August 2019
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Project Overview

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Project Details

Art Development.

Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

John White: writer, photographer, retired journalist; Georgette Jones: literature teacher, theatre actor, director, teacher; Anna Johanssen: fiber artist, art teacher, Remick Gallery board, president of Windom Women’s Investment group, treasurer of Cottonwood County Animal Rescue, officer of Cotton Quilters; Kristen Kuipers: musician, private lesson and K-12 classroom music instructor, theater, writing, volunteer with Jackson Center for the Arts; Janet Olney: visual artist, Willmar Area Arts Council coordinator; Joyce Meyer: photographer, retired art teacher, Canby Arts Council; Michele Knife Sterner: theater actor, Southwest Minnesota State University Associate director for Access Opportunity Success program; Lisa Hill: musician, Crow River Singers, attorney; Emily Petersen: visual artist, art teacher; David KelseyBassett: visual artist, musician; Anne O’Keefe-Jackson: human resources director, bead and quill work; Scott Wessels: theater actor, director, writing, media, communications, board member for Green Earth Players; Brett Lehman: musician, social worker, Worthington City Band, Worthington Concert Association; Erica Volkir: performing arts, Director of Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB; Claire Swanson: visual arts, arts teacher, Meander Art Crawl Committee.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Cat Abbott Meier: visual art; Nikki Bettcher Erickson: theater, education; Cathie Crouse: language arts, education; Jessica Gorman: visual art; Reggie Gorter: music, dance, education; Brett Lehman: music, Southwest Minnesota Arts Council board; Claire Swanson: visual art, Southwest Minnesota Arts Council board.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

I hope to learn more about light perception and shading and also learn more sculpture techniques and overall become a better and stronger artist. I will continue to work hard toward my goals and with the help of my art instructors I will achieve my goals.

Project Manager
Organization Name
Name of minor withheld due to MN Statutes 2018, section 3.303.10
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