Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Duane L. Goodwin
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
May 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Cass
Hubbard
Mahnomen
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)

Create four sculptures based on the sacred number four, representing the directions. Were all four sculptures successfully completed? Do sculptures visually exhibit advanced sculptural techniques, and the craftsmanship of fine sculptural presentation?

Measurable Outcome(s)

I sculpted four stone statues representing the four directions of the Ponemah Midi Medicine Wheel. The sculptures are buffalo, bald eagle, golden eagle and bear.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist Initiative
Project Details
Goodwin will explore new sculptural techniques through the carving of four stone sculptures based on the sacred circle designs of his Anishinaabe/Lakota heritage. An open studio and an exhibition are planned.
Project Manager
First Name
Duane
Last Name
Goodwin
Organization Name
Duane L. Goodwin
State
MN
Phone
(218) 444-0247
Email
dgoodwin@paulbunyan.net
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