Artist in Residency

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Spectrum High School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2011
End Date
May 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Sherburne
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$344
Direct expenses
$3,344
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We will help others less fortunate by feeding them a hot meal and in a handmade bowl that they keep. For the 2012-2013 school year Spectrum is planning on incorporating a ceramics studio in to our school. Making this an amazing opportunity for our staff to ask questions and gain a better understanding of the intricate workings of a ceramic studio.The students will meet many markers along the way of planning our event such as researching local organizations, volunteering at the food shelf (5 hrs), budgeting our expenses, planning transportation, and creating a presentation about our journey as a group. The smiles on faces, ours and others will be the true measurement of our achievement.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Outcomes: Students gained knowledge of a new art material and different ceramic building styles. Citizens participating in a food shelf program in our community received a handmade piece of pottery wrapped nicely with an inspirational note and filled with

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Erin Rolf, Jessica Kemnitz, Melissa Gohman, Vanessa Spark
Project Overview
Full Bowls
Project Details
Spectrum High School is a small school with big results in Elk River, Minnesota. Each student at Spectrum is required to participate in Service Learning. This year we would like to offer students the opportunity to create dishes for their community.
Project Manager
First Name
Erin
Last Name
Rolf
Organization Name
Spectrum High School
Street Address
17796 Industrial Cir NW
City
Elk River
State
MN
Zip Code
55330
Phone
(763) 241-8703
Email
erolf@spectrumhighschool.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member and College of St Benedicts/St John's University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; Sharon Tracy: Coon Rapids High School Humanities and English Teacher; Helene Woods: Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of St Benedicts/St John's University Fine Arts Series; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of St. Cloud State University Program Board.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Al Hams: Founder of AlÆs Music (retired), board member for David Swenson Foundation; Helene Woods: Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council; Sharon Tracy: Coon Rapids High School Humanities and English Teacher; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member and College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No