Artist/Mentor Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Emily Kivi
Recipient Type
Start Date
June 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Mentoring with a professional violinist will be challenged, learn new techniques, and take her music to the next level gaining a better understanding of the music she is performing.The mentor will respond to student growth with written feedback at the end of the mentoring experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The mentor reported new outcomes emerging over the course of playing etudes, which resulted in improved technical mastery. Additionally, scale and arpeggio study increased the student’s mastery of technique, and repertoire study improved her artistry.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist/Mentor Grant
Project Details
Funds will assist Emily Kivi in studying violin with a mentor.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Emily Kivi
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Graphic Designer; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Richard Longtine: Visual Artist, Folk Artist, Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist; Linda Kaul: Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist, Dancer; Kevin Headstrom: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, Theatrical Artist; Joseph Allen: Art Professor, Photographer, Traditional Native Crafts Artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed