Arts Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2013
End Date
June 2013
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
$2,800
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,500
Direct expenses
$9,300
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Create high visibility and fun community celebration.Participation and audience numbers.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Huge increase in participation and audience, despite Duluth's snowy April weather.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Kirsten Aune, Barbara Baco, Hannah Grunzke' Randel Hanson, Misty Rinkenberger
Project Overview
Arts Project Grant
Project Details
Produce a non-motorized, join-in parade featuring giant puppets, masqueraders, and a brass band.
Project Manager
First Name
Jim
Last Name
Ouray
Organization Name
Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe
Street Address
1014 S Lake Ave
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55802
Phone
(218) 370-8980
Email
papahorsey@earthlink.net
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 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.
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