Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,704
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Shannon E. Gibney
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,704
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$8,704
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

I will complete a first draft of my essay collection, AMERICAN PERVERSIONS: CLASS, CASTE, AND RACE IN THE ACADEMY. I have the draft in hand, and ready to submit to publishers. 2: I will hold a panel with women of color academics in Minnesota, as well as chair a workshop for those working on manuscripts about our experiences. I will organize and run these events, soliciting feedback from all participants and audience members.

Project Overview

Artist Initiative

Project Details

Gibney will complete her essay collection, American Perversions: Class, Caste, And Race in the Academy. She will also organize a public panel, reading, and workshop comprised of women of color academics in Minnesota.

Project Manager
First Name
Shannon
Last Name
Gibney
Organization Name
Shannon E. Gibney
State
MN
Phone
(612) 210-8049x c
Email
shannongibney@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. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary?s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Anika Fajardo: Writer and teacher, book reviewer; Sherrie Fernandez-Williams: Writer, director of Bridges Scholars program, Hamline University; Rachael Hanel: Memoirist, essayist, professor of mass media; Rebecca Kanner: Published writer; teacher at Loft Literary Center; Walter Olsen: Writer; professor at Concordia College Moorhead; Lake Region Arts Council grantee; Kathryn Savage: Program manager, The Loft Literary Center; Lisa Steinmann: Freelance writer, editor, and artist; board member of Saint Paul Almanac

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Executive director Sue Gens (651) 215-1600