Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Brian L. Frink
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Nicollet
Stevens
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)

The exhibition of my paintings. I will be evaluated through the completion and subsequent exhibition of the paintings. I have one solo exhibition currently scheduled within the state. Further exhibitions will be sought. 2: I will create a body of new work. I will create a body of new work. This will expand the understanding of my craft. Additionally, I will further develop the conceptual underpinnings of my work.

Measurable Outcome(s)

I had the one exhibit that was already scheduled and I added another. Both goals were accomplished. 2: I created new work and exhibited that work in two exhibitions within the state of Minnesota.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist Initiative
Project Details
Frink will create a series of paintings based on his MEMORY OF WATER drawings. A solo exhibition is scheduled at the Carnegie Art Center in Mankato.
Project Manager
First Name
Brian
Last Name
Frink
Organization Name
Brian L. Frink
State
MN
Phone
(507) 388-4064
Email
bfrinkl@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
Zoe Adler: Gallery director, Highpoint Center for Printmaking; Robert Dorlac: Painter and printmaker; instructor, Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall; Aaron Dysart: Sculptor; instructor, Anoka Ramsey Community College; Keya Ganguly: Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, and Studies in Cinema and Media Culture at University of Minnesota; Daniel Mondloch: Painter, muralist, and art teacher; Kelli Sinner: Associate professor of ceramics, Minnesota State University, Moorhead; Joy Spika: Mixed media artist focused on illustration and installation
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No