Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,840
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Crossing Arts Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2014
End Date
April 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Crow Wing
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
$1,840
Other Funds Leveraged
$750
Direct expenses
$2,590
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Energize, inspire, and encourage 40 literary artists by bringing them together as a collective group, at time and place listed above, instead of trying individually to call publishers. Make a connection. Have the publishers' attention.Provide surveys to the attendees and provide a report. Gather feedback from panelists and project director and incorporate into the report.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful arts activity with participation exceeding expectations. Surveys indicated a gratitude for the opportunity and positive impact.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Curt Nielsen, Claudia Allene, Mary Boran, Brenda Pfeffer, Pat Altrichter, Paul Bloom, Jeff Collins, Steffanie DeVries, Jon Luhrs, Ron Morris, Mark Munson, Lee Ann Northway, Kathy Porwall, Denny Schmidt
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Bring a panel of editors and publishers together to benefit literary artists interested in publishing on April 26. Panelists would include Jim Perlman, Holy Cow Press; Daniel Slager, Milkweed Editions; Erik Anderson, University of Minnesota Press; and Steve Woodward, Graywolf Press.
Project Manager
First Name
Lisa
Last Name
Jordan
Organization Name
Crossing Arts Alliance
Street Address
1001 Kingwood St Ste 114
City
Brainerd
State
MN
Zip Code
56401
Phone
(218) 833-0416
Email
info@crossingarts.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 years experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 years experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No