Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,587
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Flying Foot Forum AKA Joe Chvala and the Flying Foot Forum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Fillmore
Olmsted
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,587
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,147
Direct expenses
$10,734
Administration costs
$400
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Flying Foot Forum will tour to Chatfield, Minnesota, a site new to the company. Flying Foot Forum will maintain accurate records of tour including site visited, dates and activities, and compare it to records of previous Minnesota touring. 2: At least 200 individuals will see Flying Foot Forum performances and/or participate in dance/music workshops in Chatfield. Attendance records maintained by presenter and Flying Foot Forum; audience/workshop attendee responses at each event; interviews with presenters during the tour and in follow-up.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Flying Foot Forum toured to Chatfield, Minnesota, a site new to the company. 2: 392 individuals saw Flying Foot Forum performances and/or participate in dance/music workshops in Chatfield.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Joan Loshek, Timothy Fuller, Joe Chvala
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
Flying Foot Forum will tour The Percussion Project to Chatfield, Minnesota, the presenter’s first foray into hosting dance in this rural area. This will expand Flying Foot Forum's touring in Minnesota and will bring vibrant percussive dance and music to youth and adults.
Project Manager
First Name
Joe
Last Name
Chvala
Organization Name
Flying Foot Forum AKA Joe Chvala and the Flying Foot Forum
Street Address
3105 Garfield Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55408-2930
Phone
(612) 825-4291
Email
jobohe56@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jeffery Amundson: Executive Director, Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale; Christopher Atkins: Coordinator, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Sharon Bailey: Artist, Arts Administrator; Tania Blanich: Executive Director, Rourke Art Gallery Museum; Molly Chase: Managing director, Springboard for the Arts; board member and managing director, HUGE Improv Theater; Elisabeth Comeaux: Fundraiser / development manager, Minnesota Opera; Vanessa Healey: Production Stage Manager and Performing Arts Manager, Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts; performing arts, production and arts administration; Rebecca Petersen: Executive director, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra; Luverne Seifert: Head of BA Performance, Department of Theater Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota. Co-founder of Sod House Theater Company.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No