Arts Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,600
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Edge of the Wilderness Community AKA Edge Center for the Arts
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2012
End Date
August 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Itasca
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

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,600
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,300
Direct expenses
$10,900
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide a professionally produced theatrical production for residents in rural Minnesota.Measured by ticket sales, picnic participation and member surveys. Audience and artist feedback and number in attendance.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Largest audience in their history and favorable feedback.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sandra LeBlanc-Boland, Ann McGarry, Bill Swanson, Kathy Champoux, Patricia Feld, Karen Ferlaak, Diane Gallagher, Paul Kraska, Marcie Lindgren, Lynn Nachbar, Kimberly Powell
Project Overview
"Suessical"
Project Details
Host Stages Theatre Company in the production of "Suessical."
Project Manager
First Name
Patricia
Last Name
Feld
Organization Name
Edge of the Wilderness Community AKA Edge Center for the Arts
Street Address
PO Box 303
City
Bigfork
State
MN
Zip Code
56628-0303
Phone
(218) 832-3529
Email
info@the-edge-center.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Tony Kuznik: musician, retired president of Hibbing Community College; Rolf Anderson: choral and vocal music, retired high school vocal music instructor; Ken Bloom: Director, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Carina Ellis: instrumentalist, Master of Music Education degree; Peter Pestlozzi: furniture maker, instructor at North House Folk School, Grand Marais; David Beard: Assistant Professor of writing studies, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, and animator; Mary McGilligan: writer, published poet; Josh Aerie: cellist, orchestra conductor, college music instructor; Kathy Dodge: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program; Nancy Daley: hand paper maker and instructor at North House Folk School; Jeffrey Adams: published playwright and director of IceBox Radio Theater; Marcie McIntire: traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator; Paula Brandel: art instructor Itasca Community College and visual artist; Gerard Sordelet: stage combat instructor, instrumentalist and media artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Tony Kuznik: musician, retired president of Hibbing Community College; Rolf Anderson: choral and vocal music, retired high school vocal music instructor; Ken Bloom: Director, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Carina Ellis: instrumentalist, Master of Music Education degree; Peter Pestlozzi: furniture maker, instructor at North House Folk School, Grand Marais; David Beard: Assistant Professor of writing studies, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, and animator; Mary McGilligan: writer, published poet; Josh Aerie: cellist, orchestra conductor, college music instructor; Kathy Dodge: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program; Nancy Daley: hand paper maker and instructor at North House Folk School; Jeffrey Adams: published playwright and director of IceBox Radio Theater; Marcie McIntire: traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator; Paula Brandel: art instructor Itasca Community College and visual artist; Gerard Sordelet: stage combat instructor, instrumentalist and media artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No