Artist Mentor Program

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Name of minor withheld due to MN Statutes 2018, section 3.303.10
Recipient Type
Start Date
May 2016
End Date
October 2016
Activity Type
Counties Affected
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Project Overview

Artist Mentor Program

Project Details

Painting Mentorship - Karla Jean Gallagher

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

Barbara Benda Nagle: visual artist; Carmen McCullough: visual artist.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
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)

Painting Mentorship Having weekly goals to complete while working on her final project with me when we meet.

Measurable Outcome(s)

She worked on portraits of cats and cat eyes and a still life as well as her main project. She worked hard at discipline and trying new things.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Manager
Organization Name
Name of minor withheld due to MN Statutes 2018, section 3.303.10
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St. Paul, MN 55104

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Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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