Arts Activities Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Bridgeview Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
August 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 Access

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

Quantitative Outcomes- we will keep track of people participating in each teaching artist workshop and repeat attendance. We will track social media exposure to the project and culminating show attendance. We will document shows, on site Bridgeview Gallery and off site traveling opportunities and track number of visitors. Qualitative Outcomes- will be photographic and written documentation by the participating artists and teaching artists re the process, skill growth etc. we will get show visitor feedback about the body of work and the events.We will do artist participation counts and participant Artist Evaluations as well as teaching artists evaluations, so we can see the effectiveness of our residencies from more than one perspective. We will also document photographically the growth and progress of our artists work.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sue Butler, Eric Carlson, Mary Beth Siembeck, Tonya Rowe, Don Betzold, Maurice Holloman, Joel Wright Hoogheem, Kathy Samilo, Julie Smith, Robin Getsug
Project Overview
Arts Activities Support
Project Details
Funding for Sketch First, a series of free visual art classes for adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. The series will culminate in an exhibit displayed in Anoka County.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Bridgeview Center
Street Address
7954 University Ave NE á
Zip Code
(763) 783-7440
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Julie Andersen: Executive Director, Eagan Art House; Jill Anfang: Program Director, Roseville Parks and Recreation; Bethany Brunsell: Music Teacher and Performer; Kathy Busch: Realtor and Shakopee School Board Member; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Operations Director; Paul Creager: Saint Paul Public Schools Administrator, Square Lake Film Festival Director; Joan Elwell: Lakeshore Players Executive Director; Mary Erickson: Eastern Carver County Schools Community Education; Kristi Gaudette: Prior Lake Savage Community Education; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy Executive Director; Dayna Martinez: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; Christine Murakami Noonan: Minnesota State Fair Foundation; Margaret Rog: Consultant and Grant Writer; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach Saint Croix Executive Director; Rachel Smoka: Children's Theatre Company Development Officer; Beth Starbuck: Vocal Performer; Dameun Strange: Composer and Performer; Melissa Wright: William Mitchell College of Law.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Elin Anderson: Artistic; Betsy Mowry: Administration, Youth Programming, Community Service; Joseph Hagedorn: Marketing, Organizational Planning, Education; Angela Bernhardt: Fundraising, General Management, Community Service; Sue Crolick: Administration; Ian Plitnick: Administration, Fundraising; Cathy Gustafson: Administration, Education.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed