ACHF Arts Access
Create of a body of ceramic tile work that reflects my research of botanical illustrations. The ceramic tile work will be completed eight months into the grant period. 2: Create an exhibition that pairs my work with resource material from Minnesota libraries to be exhibited at various sites around the state. I will measure the impact of the exhibition through tracking attendance at each exhibition site, visits to the online digital catalogue, and commitments for additional exhibition opportunities beyond the grant year.
Hargens created an exhibition pairing botanical illustrations from the Andersen and Wangensteen Libraries with original tiles depicting endangered Minnesota wildflowers. 2: Hargens created a project website, exhibited work at Northern Clay Center, produced a print brochure, held a public lecture, and scheduled two future exhibitions of the work.