Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Bethany T. Grabert
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2017
End Date
February 2018
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
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$10,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

I will create and exhibit ten figurative ceramic sculptures featuring messages about women's issues, from personal experience. My outcome will be evaluated through involvement with the community. I will blog the entire creative process online and have a discussion about ways to spread awareness of social issues. 2: I will exhibit my artistic growth and refined skill from exposure to a multitude of environments and artists over the past few years. I will research and create ten figurative ceramic sculptures in a new cohesive body of work. Career and artistic growth will be determined by completion and feedback from public exhibition.

Project Overview

Artist Initiative

Project Details

Grabert will create and exhibit ten figurative ceramic sculptures featuring women's issues based on her personal experience. An exhibition and artist talk will take place in Minneapolis.

Project Manager
First Name
Bethany
Last Name
Grabert
Organization Name
Bethany T. Grabert
State
MN
Phone
(985) 258-0198
Email
btgrabb@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

Sarah Erickson: Director of the art department and assistant professor, College of St. Scholastica; John Larson: Ceramic artist; Andrew Maus: Director and CEO of Plains Art Museum in Fargo; Ernest Miller: Ceramic artist; Katherine Mommsen: Ceramic artist; Arts Board grantee; Elizabeth Mowry: Arts innovation director, COMPAS, City of Saint Paul parks commissioner; Ryuta Nakajima: Contemporary artist, curator, product designer; associate professort of art, University of Minnesota Duluth; Gwen Westerman Wasicuna: Poet and fiber artist

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No