Artist/Mentor Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Nicholas Jackson
Recipient Type
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Through this mentorship, student will learn to draw more realistically, create clearer depth through shading, and produce cleaner, sharper drawings through shading.Using a self-portrait and a landscape drawing at the start and finish of his mentorship, this student will seek feedback and critique from his mentor and his high school art teacher on his strengths and weaknesses in realism, shading, and clean lines.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Grantee was exposed to and gained skill in watercolor techniques, value range using markers, drawing from a combination of reference and imagination, digital drawing, and other techniques.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Coalton Waggoner/Nicholas Jackson Mentorship
Project Details
Funds will assist Coalton Waggoner in increasing his drawing skill and technique by working with local artist, Nicholas Jackson.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Nicholas Jackson
(218) 366-9200
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kathy Gustafson: visual artist, sculptor, artist career counselor; Steve Prenevost: arts appreciator, arts advocate; Diana McLain: photographer, visual artist, arts advocate; Leah Prussia: literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, craft artist; Steve Ballard: visual artist, art teacher, arts advocate; Nancy Cole: musician, theatrical artist, dance performer; Justin Holley: literary artist, musician, theatrical artist; Richard Longtine: visual artist, folk artist, craft artist, theatrical artist; Linda Kaul: craft artist, theatrical artist, dancer; Mark Anthony Rolo: literary artist, theatrical artist, visual artist, craft artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Patt Rall: arts columnist, literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, visual artist; Diana McLain: photographer, visual artist, arts advocate; Margaret Burger: puppeteer, sculptor, cartoonist, literary artist, arts advocate.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed