Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Andrew P. Wykes
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
February 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dakota
Hennepin
Nicollet
Rice
Steele
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$10,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The grant will fund the creation of largescale paintings of Landscapes in urban and rural parts of southern Minnesota. I will be having a solo show at The Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis the fall of 2015. Also I will be having a show at The Soffker Gallery, Hamline University in the later part of 2015 and at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault.

Measurable Outcome(s)

I held a solo show at The Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis the fall of 2015. Also a show at The Soffker Gallery, Hamline University in the later part of 2015. I made a series of large-scale paintings of Landscapes in urban and rural parts of southern Minnesota. 2: The grant funded the creation of large-scale paintings of Landscapes in urban and rural parts of southern Minnesota. I held a solo show at The Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis the fall of 2015. Also a show at The Soffker Gallery, Hamline University in the later part of 2015 and at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault, Minnesota.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist Initiative
Project Details
Wykes will create a series of six large scale mixed media paintings, along with smaller supporting works, of landscapes in urban and rural parts of southern Minnesota. The new work will be shown at the Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis, Soeffker Gallery at Hamline University in Saint Paul, and the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault.
Project Manager
First Name
Andrew
Last Name
Wykes
Organization Name
Andrew P. Wykes
State
MN
Phone
(612) 232-2755
Email
Awykes@hamline.edu
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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Moira Bateman: Contemporary visual artist, utilizing mixed media and fiber to create sculptural and site-specific art; Elizabeth Devine: Jewelry designer and lettering artist, Southeastern Minnesota Visual Artists co-op board member; Justine Di Fiore: Hospital worker and visual artist; Andrew Maus: Executive Director, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona; Daniel Mondloch: Painter, muralist, and art teacher; Asako Nakauchi: Sculptor and installation artist, instructor, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; Jessica Shaykett: Librarian, American Craft Council; Frederick Somers: Award-winning pastel artist and painter, art instructor; Liza Sylvestre: Visual artist and educator
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No