Arts Learning

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
North House Folk School
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2015
End Date
November 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Benton
Blue Earth
Carlton
Clay
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Hennepin
Itasca
Mille Lacs
Nicollet
Pine
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Scott
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$22,045
Direct expenses
$41,545
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Students will acquire fundamental skills in green wood turning and production through hands-on learning and collaboration with turners of all styles. Students will indicate skills levels in pre- and post-program surveys. Presentation of work to audience will provide qualitative evaluation. Informal feedback with staff, partners, and teaching artists will also be reviewed. 2: Students will stretch creative capacities in aesthetics, artistry and design of turned wood vessels using traditional and contemporary techniques. Pre- and post-program surveys measure understanding of creative elements of wood turning. Presentation of work to audience provides qualitative evaluation. Informal feedback will also be reviewed.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Students acquired fundamental skills in green wood turning and production through hands-on learning and collaboration with turners of all styles. Symposium participants completed a pre-event survey which measured their skill level in different aspects of bowl turning and woodcraft. At the end of the event, another survey measured the growth in skills and areas of learning. Feedback collected from instructors also captured student impressions and experiences. 2: Students grew in their creative capacities in aesthetics, artistry and design of turned wood vessels using traditional and contemporary techniques. Symposium participants completed a pre-event survey which measured their creative interests in wood turning. At the end of the event, another survey measured the growth in skills and areas of learning. Feedback collected from instructors also captured student impressions and experiences.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mary Boyle Anderson, David Morris, Rob Ilstrup, Jon Farchmin, John Bergstrom, Nancy Burns, John Schoenherr, Buck Benson, Paul Aslanian, Jodi Belluz, Andrew Houlton, Layne Kennedy, J.D. Lehr, Jana Larson, Todd Mestad, Susan Morrison, Mary Morrison, Kathy Rice, Jim Sannerud, Steve Surbaugh
Project Overview
Arts Learning
Project Details
North House Folk School will host Fresh Cut Wood Turning Symposium, a celebration of the traditional and contemporary ingenuity of green wood turning and the community of artists who preserve and evolve the art form.
Project Manager
First Name
Greg
Last Name
Wright
Organization Name
North House Folk School
Street Address
PO Box 759 500 W Hwy 61
City
Grand Marais
State
MN
Phone
(218) 387-2968
Email
gwright@northhouse.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Bradley Althoff: Managing producer, national classical music programs, American Public Media - Minnesota Public Radio; Richard Carlson: Theater and philosophy teacher, School for Environmental Studies, Apple Valley; Alberto Justiniano: Artistic director, Teatro del Pueblo; theater artist and filmmaker; Cydney Perkins: Arts volunteer in Rochester schools; Gretchen Pick: Artistic director, Young Dance. Adjunct faculty, University of Minnesota Department of Dance.; Daniel Stark: Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato; Joanne Toft: Private educational arts consultant
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No