Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
CityArt Sculpture Walk
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2012
End Date
December 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$93,500
Direct expenses
$100,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To jury and install at least 30 sculptures in areas of high pedestrian traffic in downtown Mankato and North Mankato. To print and distribute 10,000 brochures for the tour and create a ballot process for the PeopleÆs Choice Award.They will incorporate several survey questions into the ballot for PeopleÆs Choice and they will also have a survey for the participating CityArt artists. They plan to have at least 800 ballots for the PeopleÆs choice award collected by October 2011. More than 60% of the completed surveys will indicate that individuals had a positive experience with CityArt. A survey to participating artists will indicate that more than 50% would submit future proposals.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They juried and installed 30 sculptures in areas of high pedestrian traffic in downtown Mankato and North Mankato. They printed and distributed 10,000 brochures for the tour and created a ballot process for the People’s Choice Award.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Tami Paulsen, David Wittenberg, Eric Harriman, Jessica Potter, Ann Vetter, Maureen Gustafson, Mike Fischer, Tanya Ange, Peg Ganey, Sandra Oachs, Yvonne Carivoue, Shannon Beal, Melissa Bradley, Jeanne Galloway, Steve Mork, Barbe Marshall, Noelle Lawton
Project Overview
CityArt Sculpture Walk
Project Details
They will host the juried exhibit of outdoor sculptures in downtown Mankato and North Mankato in 2012.
Project Manager
First Name
Noelle
Last Name
Lawton
Organization Name
CityArt Sculpture Walk
Street Address
PO Box 193
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56002
Phone
(708) 703-7326
Email
noelle@cityartmankato.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No