Artist in Residency

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,606
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Benton Stearns Education District AKA Benton Stearns Voyagers
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2014
End Date
December 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Benton
Stearns
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,606
Other Funds Leveraged
$179
Direct expenses
$1,785
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1 and 2. Students increased vocabulary and historical fact knowledge. 3. Students created four artworks that demonstrate their comfort level with and understanding of not only art, but Native American, immigrant, refugee and personal histories. 4. Students exhibited completed artworks in an exhibition in the community at city hall. 5. Students increased vocabulary and strategies for observing and describing what they see. 1 and 2. Observed students using vocabulary and facts when they talk, in addition to incorporation into artwork; Pre and post tests; Word wall. 3. Four completed artworks per student are prepared for exhibition with an artist statement. 4. Artworks seen by observers at an exhibition. 5. Observed students using vocabulary when they talk in class and at the exhibition, in addition to participation in the descriptive review process.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Students increased their vocabulary (word wall), historical knowledge, observation skills, and artwork. Students created 4 artworks that demonstrated comfort level with and understanding of art, Native American, immigrant, refugee and personal histories. At least 1 piece was prepared for exhibit and a title card. Students exhibited completed works in a 2 week exhibition at the library with title cards. Students increased vocabulary, strategies for observing and describing during descriptive reviews.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nadine Schnettler, Jan Solarz, Mike Higgins, Lee Olson, Michelle Meyer, Tom Schreiner
Project Overview
Artist in Residency
Project Details
Harvest past, growing future
Project Manager
First Name
Pat
Last Name
Zimmerman
Organization Name
Benton Stearns Education District AKA Benton Stearns Voyagers
Street Address
517 2nd St S
City
Sartell
State
MN
Zip Code
56377
Phone
(320) 252-8427
Email
pzimmerman@bentonstearns.k12.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Janice Courtney: Stearns County Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, member of Artists of Minnesota, Community Education Art Class instructor; Charlene Sul: Human Service Administrator, Senior Partner at Sul and Associates LLC, Instructor at Saint Cloud State University, Art Director at Hands Across the World, Facilitator of the Quilt Circle at the American Indian Health Center; George Minerich: photographer, environmental professional.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Janice Courtney: Stearns County Arts Adviser/Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, Member of Central Minnesota Watercolorists, Member of Artists of Minnesota, Community Education Art Class instructor; George Minerich: Photographer; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC; Ken Barry: Blues musician, Victorian and digital photographer; Mike Carlson: Art Teacher, Fall Musical Director, Potter; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series.