Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Moira B. Bateman
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Chippewa
Clearwater
Cook
Fillmore
Hennepin
Pine
Polk
St. Louis
Washington
Wilkin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$10,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

An exhibition of new sculptures at the University of Minnesota College of Design with an artist’s talk open to the public and their 1,900 faculty, staff and students. The outcome will be successful when the work is exhibited and an artist’s talk given to the public, students and staff across design disciplines at the college. Visitors will provide feedback/outcome evaluation on a project social media site.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Ten large mixed media fiber sculptures representing specific natural wild landscapes were created and exhibited.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist Initiative
Project Details
Bateman will create a new series of mixed media/fiber sculptures that reflect specific landscapes and waterways of Minnesota. An exhibition and artist’s talk at the University of Minnesota’s College of Design will complete the project.
Project Manager
First Name
Moira
Last Name
Bateman
Organization Name
Moira B. Bateman
State
MN
Phone
(612) 886-1938
Email
moirabateman@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Shirley Chouinard: Visual artist; Craig Edwards: Ceramic artist; Katelyn Johnson: Professional artist; Christine Laramy: Founder, Women of Color Artist Gathering; visual artist; Doris Logue: Rural visual artist, committed to the environment and regional conservation issues; Keegan Xavi: Collage artist, using the arts as a vehicle for social change
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No