Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Amy M. Lucas-Peroceski
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2014
End Date
July 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Itasca
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$520
Direct expenses
$5,520
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participants will learn about traditional art forms from 5 countries through hands-on experiences with a variety of materials. Participants will learn that art can be found around the world, can be created from a variety of materials, and can be created for many purposes. Participants will learn that they can create art with whatever materials they have available to them in the everyday life.Participants will be given a short pre and post-test to determine their knowledge of the subject matter. These tests will be compared to gauge the increase in knowledge. The exhibit attendees will be asked to complete a short survey about their prior knowledge of these art forms, what their children shared with them throughout the sessions and what other involvement they have in the participants' art education.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Students were exposed to traditional art forms from 5 different countries. Students learned that art can be created with any materials they have and were able to create art from many different materials in a variety of ways. Students learned to be more comfortable with their art and more free to experiment with art materials.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Project Details
Art Around the World will be an after-school, art education program focusing on 5 different countries and a traditional art form associated with those countries. The program will focus on the art form, but will also include a food and game to incorporate more of the culture of each country.
Project Manager
First Name
Amy
Last Name
Lucas-Peroceski
Organization Name
Amy M. Lucas-Peroceski
State
MN
Phone
(218) 343-3453
Email
321ArtStudio@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Ken Bloom: Director of Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, wood worker; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, animator; David Beard: Assistant Professor of University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Ashley Leek: student of Art Education at University of Minnesota-Duluth, ceramic artist, art educator; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Ann Russ: music performer, community song leader, choir director, workshop leader, past director and founder of North Shore Music Association Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Dana Mattice: Development and Communications Director of The Art Institute Duluth.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; David Beard: Assistant Professor of University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Ann Russ: music performer, community song leader, choir director, workshop leader, past director and founder of North Shore Music Association; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No