Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,300
Direct expenses
$3,800
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center will increase our marketing effort to enhance awareness of our education programs and gallery. Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center will continue to tally visitors to the gallery and participants in our programs.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Blank Canvas Gallery tallies visitors to the gallery and to education programs. In 2012 visitors to the gallery increased with approximately 1 in 10 making a purchase. Participants to educational opportunities decreased resulting in a reevaluation on the

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Bickey Bender, Denise Gulbranson, Judy Wegenest, Jerry Wegenest, Terri Young, Lucy Normann, Steve Beaubien
Project Overview
Blank Canvas Gallery Marketing and Rent
Project Details
Funds will assist Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center to create and implement a marketing and communications plan and assist with two months rent.
Project Manager
First Name
Jerry
Last Name
Wegenast
Organization Name
Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center
Street Address
311 Main Ave PO Box 721
City
Park Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56470
Phone
(218) 847-3519
Email
jerry@jwinc.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, arts advocate; Kathy Gustafson: visual artist, sculptor, artist career counselor; Patt Rall: arts columnist, literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, visual artist; Diana McLain: photographer, visual artist, arts advocate; Malotte Backer: visual artist, arts advocate; Steve Ballard: visual artist, art teacher, arts advocate; Nancy Cole: musician, theatrical artist, dance performer; Leah Prussia: literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, craft artist; Germaine Riegert: literary artist, arts appreciator, arts advocate; Cynthia Ekren: literary artist, arts appreciator, arts advocate.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No