Artist Mentor Program Summer 2018

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$337
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Name of minor withheld due to MN Statutes 2018, section 3.303.10
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2018
End Date
October 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Stevens
Stevens
Project Overview

Artist Mentor Program Summer 2018

Project Details

To study with Molly Johnston, Dance Instructor.

Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Jon Solinger: BA art from Minnesota State University Moorhead, photographer, Minnesota State Arts Board artist initiative grant; W. Scott Olsen: professor of english at Concordia College, MFA creative writing from University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Anne Robinson-Paul: university relations for College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences for North Dakota State University, MFA creative writing from Eastern Washington University, BA english from Concordia College; Linda Gaugert: visual artist, owner of Three Havens Art Gallery; Michael Weatherly: BFA art history/studio art from University of Minnesota Morris, visual artist, printmaker; Jeff Merrick: Grant County Courthouse site manager, BFA from Iowa State University; Amy Ann Mursu: Juris Doctorate, BA Philosophy with a minor english, musician including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Barbara Lent: former photography studio, textile artist, owner of a quilting retreat center; Lucy Lloyd: Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa High School theatre director, speech coach, media specialist, BA theatre and digital media from University of Minnesota Morris; Jason Ramey: assistant professor of studio art, University of Minnesota Morris, MFA from University of Wisconsin Madison, sculpture, furniture, design/wood, BFA from Herron School of Art and Design; Alexis Johnson: graphic designer, graphic design technology degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College Moorhead, high school dance team coach; Laura Youngbird, director of Native American Arts Plains Arts Museum, MA drawing and painting, Moorhead State University, BFA drawing and painting with a minor in Native American studies from Moorhead State University.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Molly Johnston: dancer, dance teacher; Ferolyn Angell: retired dancer, dance teacher; Jon Solinger: BA art from Minnesota State University Moorhead, photographer, Minnesota State Arts Board artist initiative grant; W. Scott Olsen: professor of english at Concordia College, MFA creative writing from University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Anne Robinson-Paul: university relations for College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences for North Dakota State University, MFA creative writing from Eastern Washington University, BA english from Concordia College; Ann Hermes: executive director Andria Theatre, MA philanthropy and development from Saint Mary’s, BA speech, BS mass communication; Linda Gaugert: visual artist, owner of Three Havens Art Gallery; Michael Weatherly: BFA art history/studio art from University of Minnesota Morris, visual artist, printmaker; Jeff Merrick: Grant County Courthouse site manager, BFA from Iowa State University; Amy Ann Mursu: Juris Doctorate, BA Philosophy with a minor english, musician including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Barbara Lent: former photography studio, textile artist, owner of a quilting retreat center; Lucy Lloyd: Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa High School theatre director, speech coach, media specialist, BA theatre and digital media from University of Minnesota Morris; Joseph Ferriero: elementary school principal, ME administration, founder Plays in Morris, actor, director, technical theatre and production; Jason Ramey: assistant professor of studio art, University of Minnesota Morris, MFA from University of Wisconsin Madison, sculpture, furniture, design/wood, BFA from Herron School of Art and Design; Alexis Johnson: graphic designer, graphic design technology degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College Moorhead, high school dance team coach; Alternate Erin Gunderson: BA religion with a minor in history from Concordia College, Breckenridge Library branch manager, musician, artist.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$337
Other Funds Leveraged
$262
Direct expenses
$600
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Mentor will track the hours and file a final report at the completion of the mentorship. To study 15 hours with dancer Molly Johnston, working on improv techniques, modern dance history and techniques, and choreographic tools.

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
State
MN
Administered By
Administered by
Location

Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
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Location

133 Mill Street South
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Phone
218-739-5780 or 800-262-2787 (MN Only)
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