Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Shirley A. Chouinard AKA Shirl Chouinard
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2013
End Date
February 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Isanti
Hennepin
Stearns
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,870
Direct expenses
$11,870
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Produce two exhibits in a rural area and the Twin Cities. Collaborate with others on workshops, roundtables, and engaging public speakers and other artists. Providing attendance logs during the exhibit, roundtables, and workshops providing comment areas to solicit observations, concerns, questions and feedback for evaluation of effectiveness; and analyze comments.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Produce two exhibits in a Minnesota rural area and Twin Cities.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Artist Initiative
Project Details
Chouinard will develop a body of work that addresses the sexual abuse of children for two solo exhibitions in the Twin Cities and rural Minnesota.
Project Manager
First Name
Shirley
Last Name
Chouinard
Organization Name
Shirley A. Chouinard AKA Shirl Chouinard
State
MN
Phone
(612) 390-0983
Email
schouina@hotmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Judson Bemis Jr.: Actor, arts administrator, founder and principal of Clere Consulting. Secretary, Minnesota State Arts Board.; 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.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; John Gunyou, City manager, Minnetonka.; 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.; Pamela Perri: Executive vice president, Builders Association of Minnesota.; Margaret Rapp: Former educator, Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Marlon Davidson: Artist, writer, educator, Bemidji; Leann Johnson: Graphic designer, illustrator and ceramic tile artist; Doris Logue: Rural visual artist, commited to the environment and regional conservation issues; Seho Park: Artist, Art Professor, Winona State University; Jane Powers: Mixed media sculptor and public art artist; Don Sherman: Artist, Educator, Photographer, mentors program coordinator, Southwest Minnesota State University College; Krista Walsh: Multidisciplinary artist, art activist; Adjunct Faculty member, University of Minnesota, Hamline University; Christopher Zerendow: Artist, adjunct instructor, North Hennepin Community College; State Arts Board grant recipient
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No