Minnesota's Legacy

Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Emily Jo. Kastrul
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2018
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Lake
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Hennepin
Lake
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$800
Direct expenses
$10,800
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

I will develop my collaborative skills by creating three music-videos with other musicians, filmmakers, and dancers in support of my new album. Successfully deepened collaborative skills will by measured by the completion of three music-videos that use choreography and visual story-telling to express a unified vision with my music. 2: I will build stronger relationships with audiences and the press by releasing three music-videos leading up to my album's release. Strengthened relationships with audiences and press will be measured by the number of people who attend release events, number of views online, and quantity and quality of press coverage.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Emily developed collaborative skills by creating a music video trilogy with other musicians, filmmakers and dancers in support of their new album. Emily successfully collaborated with dance-duo Hiponymous and Loonarcity Productions to create a music video trilogy using choreography and visual story-telling to explore themes of vulnerability and self-acceptance. 2: Emily built stronger relationships with audiences and the press through releasing three new music-videos leading up to their album release. Strengthened relationships with audiences and press was measured by the number of people who attend release events, number of views online, and quantity and quality of press coverage.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Artist Initiative

Project Details

Emily Kastrul will collaborate with other musicians, filmmakers and dancers to create and release three music-videos in support her new full-length album.

Project Manager
First Name
Emily
Last Name
Kastrul
Organization Name
Emily J. Kastrul
State
MN
Phone
(612) 708-1630
Email
emily.kastrul@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. Chair, 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. Officer at -Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Zachary Baltich: Percussionist/composer, Arts board grantee; Rolf Erdahl: Bass player, OboeBass!; bass instructor, Gustavus Adolphus College; Sarah Greer: Improvisational singer, songwriter, and teacher; Arts Board grantee; Nathan Hanson: Composer and saxophonist; Arts Board grantee; El Karnwie-Tuah: Hip-hop artist; Arts Board grantee; Heidi Lord: Percussionist; director of concert production and personnel, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra; Jean Perrault: Director of orchestras, University of Minnesota Duluth

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No