ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Valerie A. Raivo
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
August 2015
End Date
June 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$310
Direct expenses
$2,810
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. To produce a new body of artwork. 2. To provide a high quality art exhibit to local residents. Attendance tracking; Survey of audience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The artist developed new skills in photography to tell a unique story resulting in two art shows presented to the public.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Project Details
During the Garden Trekker project, the artist will attend a “storytelling through photography workshop,” and create a story about Minnesota gardens, greenhouses, and nurseries through the use of photography, assemblage, and narrative. The project will culminate with a free and open to the public exhibition of 30-40 new pieces of artwork to be held in May/June of 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
Valerie
Last Name
Raivo
Organization Name
Valerie A. Raivo
State
MN
Phone
(320) 679-4667
Email
galerieval@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Theresa Bemis: Visual Artist, Milaca Art Center; Barb Dreyer: Visual Artist, Art Educator, Kanabec County Art Association, Pine Center for the Arts; Arne Everson: Music Educator, East Central Minnesota Chorale, Cambridge Center for the Arts; Kelli Maag: Business Owner, Northern Exposures Photography Club, Kanabec County Artist Association; Carla Vita: Government, Art Advocate; Nancy Hoffman: Government, Art Advocate.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Theresa Bemis: Visual Artist, Milaca Art Center; Barb Dreyer: Visual Artist, Art Educator, Kanabec County Art Association, Pine Center for the Arts; Arne Everson: Music Educator, East Central Minnesota Chorale, Cambridge Center for the Arts; Kelli Maag: Business Owner, Northern Exposures Photography Club, Kanabec County Artist Association; Carla Vita: Government, Art Advocate; Nancy Hoffman: Government, Art Advocate.