Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,246
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Clear Waters Life Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Clearwater
Beltrami
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

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,246
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,216
Direct expenses
$7,462
Administration costs
$2,160
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Clear Waters Life Center will involve community member young and old in creating garden spaces, walkways, and sculptures by holding two weeks of workshops at the Gonvick site. Clear Waters Life Center will provide arts education, knowledge and hands on experience to local residents in order to further arts appreciation in our area and will connect residents with local artists to spur further involvement in future art projects. Participants will complete a stepping stone and/or a ôfound objectö sculpture with the knowledge and experience gained in these workshops.A short ôarts programmingö survey will be prepared for both written and verbal applications to be utilized by the Clear Waters Life Center representatives to get a sense of what affect their art experience has on them. There will also be attendance sign-in sheets to keep track of how many people attended the workshops and a guest registry to keep track of visitors at the sculpture garden.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The workshop was documented with a digital recording to track the progress on the walkways and artwork. There was a 50% increase in participation the second week. Eveyone from the first week came back and seven more participants joined. We had participant

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Rick Moore, Thomas Jones, Verlyn Strenge, Audrey Emmel, Julie Sundquist, John A. Nelson, Sherry Hjelle, Tim Shamp, Brenda Rouland
Project Overview
Gonvick Community Sculpture Garden Workshops
Project Details
Funds will assist Clear Waters Life Center to hire artists to engage the community through a series of two 3-day workshops for the purpose of designing and fabricating sculptures and creative walkways in the Gonvick Community Sculpture Garden.
Project Manager
First Name
Rebecca
Last Name
Dorman
Organization Name
Clear Waters Life Center
Street Address
256 2nd Ave SW PO Box 155
City
Clearbrook
State
MN
Zip Code
56634
Phone
(218) 776-2789
Email
cwlc@gvtel.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Springboard Artist Career Counselor; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist; Bernice Mitchell: Theatrical Artist, Dancer, 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