Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Elizabeth M. Bucheit AKA Liz Bucheit
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Hennepin
Olmsted
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,500
Direct expenses
$12,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will expose Minnesotans to a contemporary interpretation of traditional Norwegian filigree jewelry. An artist's talk will be scheduled during opening weekend of the exhibition where the public will be invited to give feedback on the work. A series of additional Sunday afternoon 'salons' will also be offered for theatre viewers to discuss the work. 2: This project will expose Minnesotans to a contemporary interpretation of traditional Norwegian filigree jewelry. An artist's talk will be scheduled during opening weekend of the exhibition where the public will be invited to give feedback on the work. A series of additional Sunday afternoon 'salons' will also be offered for theatre viewers to discuss the work.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audience members attending the artist talk in addition to the theater performance were exposed to a unique collaboration of a traditional craft in a contemporary setting. 2: Over 75 people attended the artist talk and presentation of Ibsen Adorned–Part II the opening weekend of Ibsen Fest. Audience members asked questions about the designs and technical processes involved in the creation of the finished work.

Source of Additional Funds

Other

Source of Additional Funds

local or private

Project Overview

Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details

Influenced by her Norwegian ancestry and trained in traditional Norwegian silversmithing, artist Elizabeth Bucheit, will complete her Ibsen Adorned collection and exhibit the finished work at the Commonweal Theatre’s 2014 Ibsen Festival in Lanesboro.

Project Manager
First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
Bucheit
Organization Name
Elizabeth M. Bucheit AKA Liz Bucheit
State
MN
Phone
(612) 756-2908
Email
lizzy@acegroup.cc
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

Drue Fergison: Musicologist with a strong interdisciplinary and ethnomusicological background; Alan Kagan: Professor emeritus, ethnomusicology, School of Music, Univeristy of Minnesota; Mark Lambert: Faculty member, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with ceramics emphasis; Margaret Larson: Voice teacher, choral director, professional singer; professor of voice, McNally Smith College of Music; Niels Strandskov: Arts administrator, Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School; Gwen Westerman Wasicuna: Poet and fiber artist

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No