Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,705
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Bemidji Woodcarving Club
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Hubbard
Clearwater
Cass
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,705
Other Funds Leveraged
$4,110
Direct expenses
$6,815
Administration costs
$95
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Our goal is to develop among participants and community members an appreciation and knowledge of Scandinavian flat-plane carving techniques and a desire to ensure that these techniques are perpetuated.An exit survey will be completed by each participant to evaluate their satisfaction with the workshop and results will be submitted to Region 2 Arts Council with overall summary of the workshops and comments by the instructor. The goal is 80% of participating woodcarvers will rate their overall impression of the workshops as ôGoodö or ôVery Good,ö 90% will rate the content as ôGoodö or ôVery Good,ö and 90% will rate the effectiveness of the instruction as ôGoodö or ôVery Good.ö

Measurable Outcome(s)

There were beginning carvers as well as a mix of seasoned, more advanced carvers. Women were well represented at both workshops, as were persons with disabilities. The majority of carvers were senior citizens. The public who attended the Open Houses after

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Robert Larson, Monte Draper, Rose Vesely, Colleen Hiltz
Project Overview
Scandanavian flat-plane style wood carving workshops
Project Details
Funds will assist the Bemidji Woodcarvers Club to provide 3-day workshops on Scandinavian flat-plane style woodcarving in Bemidji and Park Rapids, May 18-23, 2012.
Project Manager
First Name
Cameron
Last Name
Clemens
Organization Name
Bemidji Woodcarving Club
Street Address
c/o Robert Larson 807 3rd St SE
City
Bemidji
State
MN
Zip Code
56601
Phone
(218) 444-5612
Email
cclemens@paulbunyan.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Springboard Artist Career Counselor; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Mary Guardipee: Sign Designer, Visual Artist, Craft Artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No