Artist Assistance

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Ingvild Herfindahl
Recipient Type
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase the number of arts events and community members participating in both in-person and online. Increase awareness of stained-glass mosaics as an art form.I plan to have surveys asking about previous v. current participation and awareness. I book by the exhibit will allow viewers to write their perceptions. Attendance will also be measured, and page views of online sites will be tracked.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The goals of this project were to increase the number of arts activities that community members participate in, and increase awareness of stained-glass mosaics as an art form. In discussion with viewers of the exhibit and through surveys, it showed that these goals were met.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Artist Assistance
Project Details
Minnesota Through the Seasons: An Exploration Through Mosaics, at Mantorville Art Guild
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Ingvild Herfindahl
(507) 634-6582
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Larry Gorrell: former dean of Saint Mary's University; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board member; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Scott Roberts: arts administrator; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: musician; Mary Ruth: Kathy Rush: thespian; Jon Swanson: curator; Philip Taylor: artist; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Emily Urness: writer; Tom Willis: potter.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed