Arts Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ely Winter Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2012
End Date
April 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
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
$21,170
Direct expenses
$26,170
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Place at least 20 snow sculptures in Whiteside Park, engage the public in the artists' work, and create an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork.Count of sculptures, survey of snow carvers, arts organizations, business community, and public.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Positive comments from Ely businesses and individuals in Ely community about how the influx of visitors is a boost to tourism, retail sales and the local economy. Increases tourism awareness and more support for Ely artists.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Irene Hartfield, Linda Ganister, Chris Ellerbroek, Alanna Dore, Cecilia Rolando, Jim Christensen, Barb Soderberg, Joe Owens
Project Overview
Arts Project Grant
Project Details
Present the Snow Sculpture Symposium, filling Whiteside Park with giant blocks of snow carved into fanciful designs.
Project Manager
First Name
Irene
Last Name
Hartfield
Organization Name
Ely Winter Festival
Street Address
1600 E Sheridan St
City
Ely
State
MN
Zip Code
55731
Phone
(218) 365-7669
Email
irene@elywinterfestival.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Josh Aerie: cellist, orchestra conductor, college music instructor; Nancy Daley: hand made paper maker, instructor at North House Folk School; Ken Bloom: Director of the 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, 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: 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: cellist, orchestra conductor, college music instructor; Nancy Daley: hand made paper maker, instructor at North House Folk School; Ken Bloom: Director of the 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, instructor at 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: 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 for North Shore Music Association, writer; Whitley Mike: Communications and Media Arts Major, College of Saint Scholastica; Ashley Kolka: Project Coordinator for MacRostie Art Center, visual artist, writer; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No