Artist Mentor Program

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Erin Cain
Recipient Type
Start Date
May 2016
End Date
October 2016
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Otter Tail
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Sculpting Mentorship. An increase in new work will be achieved by working and sketching. Clay will be the medium, then learning how to hollow a clay piece and finishing.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Artist Mentor Program

Project Details

Sculpting Mentorship - Mary Williams

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Erin Cain
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Beth Salvatore: Graphic artist, publisher, humanities and music; Carolyn Flieder: Fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Susan Kay: Retired Professor, Retreat Coordinator for New York Mills Arts Retreat; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Andrew Sletten: Drummer, actor, organizer of community arts and performance space; James Arvidson: Community service volunteer; Jamie Beyer: Public Administrator, marketing and graphic designer; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio owner, textile artist, owner of quilting retreat center; Stan Goldade: High school math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader; Delayne Karls: Retired teacher, arts advocate; W Scott Olsen: Professor of English at Concordia College; Susan Scarborough: Retired Community Education Director at Alexandria Public Schools; Nancy Berns: Former Lakes Region Arts Council Board member, radio voice actor, costumer, vocal director, choral singer.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Sean Scott: visual artist; Su Legatt: visual artist.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed