Arts Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ironworld Development Corporation AKA Minnesota Discovery Center
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
May 2013
End Date
May 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Carlton
Cook
Crow Wing
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
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
$2,980
Direct expenses
$7,980
Administration costs
$5,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Develop content and publish on website, provide access and rich information about the folk arts to teachers and students, preserve this folk art and highlight stories by the artists to keep it alive.Publish a series of web pages online, measure number of hits and downloads on the site, archive information about this art and publish about its significance and artistry.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Created on ebook along with an interactive website about the artistry and significance of rag rugs.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Carly Melin, Rally Hess, Harlan Tardy, Shelly Robinson, Bonnie Fena, James Perunovich, Paul Janssen, Larry Killien
Project Overview

Arts Project Grant

Project Details

Create a web-based component about the history, significance and artistry of rag rugs.

Project Manager
First Name
Scott
Last Name
Stein
Organization Name
Ironworld Development Corporation AKA Minnesota Discovery Center
Street Address
1005 Discovery Dr
City
Chisholm
State
MN
Zip Code
55719
Phone
(218) 254-1226
Email
scott.stein@mndiscoverycenter.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