Arts Legacy Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,675
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Roseau Community Schools
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2016
End Date
May 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Roseau
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,675
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,406
Direct expenses
$13,081
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

As a result of this project students will show an emotional reaction and a new awareness of writing and visual art, students will gain new and expanded knowledge and skills to create writing and visual art. Evaluation will occur with students' emotional reaction to the residency, a verbal or written questionnaire of students involved, artist and teachers and there will be a follow up meeting of project planners.

Measurable Outcome(s)

428 Students indicated yes they enjoyed the experience and yes, some students were pushed to explore their creative side, all felt they had learned from the residency. Ann Olson stated, “Frank and I were wowed by my students. Essentially, everything I've tried to teach my students about writing is reinforced by Spoken Word in a dramatic, unforgettable way." Community saw the paintings at the school. Four authors will be published in the annual COMPAS anthology.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sandra Weiland, Stuart McFarlane, Keith Markstrom, Micky Hulst, Todd Brandt, Vonda Danielson
Project Overview
Arts Legacy Grant
Project Details
This project will bring writer Stephen Peters and visual artist Heidi Jeub to Roseau Elementary and three writers Frank Sentwali, Jon Lurie, and Julia Klatt Singer to Roseau High School.
Project Manager
First Name
Elwyn
Last Name
Ruud
Organization Name
Roseau Public Schools
Street Address
509 3rd St NE
City
Roseau
State
MN
Zip Code
56751-1113
Phone
(218) 463-1471
Email
elwyn.ruud@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Bill Kirkeby: retired band instructor; Charles Erickson: retired librarian; Connie Nelson: visual artist, actress; Elizabeth Rockstad: visual artist; Elwyn Ruud: school residency coordinator; Eryn Killough: visual artist; Faye Auchenpaugh: musician; Jane Anderson: nonprofit theater director; MaryAnn Laxen: photographer, visual artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Bill Kirkeby: retired band instructor; Charles Erickson: retired librarian; Connie Nelson: visual artist, actress; Elwyn Ruud: school residency coordinator; Faye Auchenpaugh: musician; Jane Anderson: nonprofit theater director; MaryAnn Laxen: photographer, visual artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council, Mara Hanel (218) 745-9111