Artist/Mentor Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
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
June 2012
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Beltrami
Project Overview
Mentorship with Nicholas Jackson
Project Details
Funds will assist Brea Blankenfeld in mentoring with visual artist Nicholas Jackson to improve her skills in watercolor.
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson; Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson; Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall; Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain; Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer; Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard; Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost; Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole; Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler; Visual Artist; Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia; Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist;
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Patt Rall; Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Steve Prenevost; Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Al Belleveau; Artist Mentor, Sculptor, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate;
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Brea Blankenfeld, Trek North student of Bemidji, was awarded $600 to mentor with visual artist Nicholas Jackson, also of Bemidji, to work on the art foundations of composition, figure drawing, and color improve her digital, watercolor, and pencil and pen technique, and complete her first childrenÆs book.To measure whether she has achieved her outcomes in composition, technique, and the completion of a book, the studentÆs art teacher will offer a critique and comparative evaluation of the studentÆs work before the mentorship and after.

Measurable Outcome(s)

By mentoring with an accomplished children’s book illustrator, the student gained a clearer understanding of the commitment and skill required to illustrate a children’s book. While the goal of completing the book was not achieved during the time of the m

Description of Funds
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

505 Bemidji Avenue North
Bemidji, MN 56601

Phone
218-751-5447 or 800-275-5447
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