Arts in Education Residency

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Saint Charles Elementary School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Start Date
November 2014
End Date
April 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

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

The artist residency will provide access the arts for more Minnesotans. The primary impact will be the Kindergarten-6th grade students of Saint Charles Elementary. Each student will receive 100 minutes of instruction from a professional artist. Each willMethods to measure the access and participation in the arts will include the following: Online survey for students and teacher; Video recorded interviews 01 students, staff, and community members.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Having this experience offered at school with the entire student body involved impacted 534 students and 31 teachers, which certainly will have a ripple effect within our small community.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Brian Davidson, David Kramer, Roger Leistikow, Keith Persons, Michael Schaber, Bernard Siesbenaler, Bernadine Stevens
Project Overview
Arts in Education Residency
Project Details
Indoor Wall Mural Painting for the school entry area with artist Ryan Corfits
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Saint Charles Elementary School
Street Address
925 Church Ave
St Charles
Zip Code
(507) 932-4910
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Larry Gorrell: former dean of Saint Mary's University; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board member; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Scott Roberts: arts administrator; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: musician; Mary Ruth: Kathy Rush: thespian; Jon Swanson: curator; Philip Taylor: artist; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Emily Urness: writer; Tom Willis: potter.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed