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
Mankato Area Arts Council
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2012
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
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
$6,500
Direct expenses
$13,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Our first goal is to provide a professional regional juried art exhibition for emerging and established artists in the 9-county area. The second goal is to provide a learning opportunity for students and teachers through field-trips to the exhibit.Survey of audience attending the exhibit, a survey of instructors bringing students to view the exhibit in May, and focus group discussion post-exhibit including both Mankato Area Arts Council and Prairie Lakes staff and volunteers.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They provided a professional regional juried art exhibition for emerging and established artists in the 9-county area; and provided a learning opportunity for students and teachers through field-trips to the exhibit.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Brad Widness, Curt Germundson, Joe Metzen, Hope Cook, Russ Rowcliffe, Janet Husak, Jake Zeiher
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will coordinate the 20th Annual Prairie Lake Regional Juried Art Exhibition.
Project Manager
First Name
Janet
Last Name
Husak
Organization Name
Mankato Area Arts Council
Street Address
120 S Broad St
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001-3611
Phone
(507) 625-2730
Email
artctr@hickorytech.net
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