Artist Mentor Program

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Mary Grotberg
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)

Creative Writing Mentorship Write a young adult novel.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Artist Mentor Program

Project Details

Creative Writing Mentorship - Linda Lein

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Mary Grotberg
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

Tracy Anderson: visual artist; Michael Weatherly: visual artist.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed