Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,984
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
William Natzel AKA Wil Natzel
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
July 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Steele
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
$9,984
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$9,984
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To produce and hand out 2,000 cardboard wearable structures, where participants will actively engage with the work by wearing the structures. Hand out a minimum of 2,000 wearable structures to the visitors/audience of Northern Spark 2014, located in Minneapolis, Minneapolis. Use photography to document the participants' usage, engagement, and dissemination of work during the art festival.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Art festival participates actively assembled and created wearable creatures they could wear as hats.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist Initiative
Project Details
Natzel will create and present wearable corrugated cardboard structures as a participatory art installation. These wearable objects will be produced on site at Northern Spark 2014 and available to take and wear.
Project Manager
First Name
William
Last Name
Natzel
Organization Name
William Natzel AKA Wil Natzel
State
MN
Phone
(507) 475-1584
Email
wil@icecycle.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
Richard Abraham: Professional Oil Painter and Art Instructor; Leann Johnson: Graphic designer, illustrator and ceramic tile artist; Mia Lopez: Curatorial Fellow for Visual Arts, Walker Art Center; Contemporary art; Marisa Martinez de Silva: Artist and Teacher of Marisa Martinez/ Meztiza Designs (mixed media art and jewelry); Anders Nilsen: Award-winning author and artist of graphic novels; Janet Olney: Executive director, Willmar Area Arts Council; career fiber artist and instructor; Terra Rathai: Artist and photographer; historian of 19th and 20th century western art and popular culture; Andrew Wykes: Associate professor of painting at Hamline University, St Paul
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No