Arts in Education Residency

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Arts on Superior
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
May 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
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

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,330
Direct expenses
$7,330
Administration costs
$800
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Present four writing/storytelling workshops with at least ten participants in each. Present a storytelling performance with at least 40 paid attendees.Individual surveys for each of the workshops asking for input on the topics, pricing, location, relevance and quality. Track number of participants in workshops and at the final performance. Successful cross promoting with Lake Superior Writers, Story Arts Minnesota, and Arrowhead Reading Association to advertise and promote these events.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Held a storytelling conference with workshops for participants. Everything was well attended with higher than expected turnout.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Linda Melcher, Rachel Nelson, Mary Rosati
Project Overview

Arts in Education Residency

Project Details

Establish an Arrowhead regional storytelling conference with workshops and performances. Writing and performance will be the focus of this conference. The first year will include 4 workshops focused on writing in four engres and performances by the four.

Project Manager
First Name
Linda
Last Name
Melcher
Organization Name
Arts on Superior
Street Address
PO Box 185
City
Two Harbors
State
MN
Zip Code
55616
Phone
(651) 208-4991
Email
artsonsuperior@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Josh Aerie: orchestra conductor, cellist, college music instructor; Nancy Daley: hand made paper maker, instructor North House Folk School, Grand Marais; Ken Bloom: Director Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Jeff Adams: published playwright, Founder and Director of Ice Box Radio Theater; Marcie McIntire: traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator, instructor North House Folk School, Grand Marais; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, animator; David Beard: Assistant Professor University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: Masters of Art in English and American Literature, actor, theater reviewer, musician; Victoria Olson: stage and radio theater actor, instrumentalist, accompanist, speech judge; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Whitley Mike: Communications and Media Arts Major, College of Saint Scholastica; Ashley Kolka: Project Coordinator, MacRostie Art Center, visual artist, writer; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Josh Aerie: orchestra conductor, cellist, college music instructor; Nancy Daley: hand made paper maker, instructor North House Folk School, Grand Marais; Ken Bloom: Director Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Jeff Adams: published playwright, Founder and Director of Ice Box Radio Theater; Marcie McIntire: traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator, instructor North House Folk School; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, animator; David Beard: Assistant Professor University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: Masters of Art in English and American Literature, actor, theater reviewer, musician; Victoria Olson: stage and radio theater actor, instrumentalist, accompanist, speech judge; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Whitley Mike: Communications and Media Arts Major, College of Saint Scholastica; Ashley Kolka: Project Coordinator, MacRostie Art Center, visual artist, writer; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No