Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Pan Asian Arts Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2013
End Date
October 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Blue Earth
Carver
Clearwater
Dakota
Faribault
Hennepin
Lyon
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
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
$60,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$15,000
Direct expenses
$75,000
Administration costs
$10,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.5
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Three Hmong Wearable Folk Arts Exhibitions/Shows will be presented in the Twin Cities, Saint Cloud, and the southern Marshall areas. Successfully presenting the traveling exhibition in selected cities for three or more months; Tallying the number of visitors at each exhibition site; Receiving up to 90% positive feedback from partners and collaborative artists and guests. 2: Three Hmong Wearable Folk Arts Exhibitions/Shows will be presented in the Twin Cities, Saint Cloud, and the southern Marshall areas. Successfully presenting the traveling exhibition in selected cities for three or more months; Tallying the number of visitors at each exhibition site; Receiving up to 90% positive feedback from partners and collaborative artists and guests.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We have successfully hosted the 7 Hmong Wearable Folk Arts Exhibitions/Shows. 2: We have evaluated the project through audience surveys, few highlights as: Colorful + beautiful outfits; Love the exhibit. Clothes are beautiful and workmanship superb; Outstanding! It is just beautiful! (I used to teach English to refugees—many Hmong, Lao, etc.); I love it, I like!; Fantastic colorful costumes; I liked the story line and clothing. Beautiful clothing! Very vibrant colors and fine work; and I liked the whole theme of the exhibit, but there should be more.

Source of Additional Funds

Other

Recipient Board Members
Linda Hashimoto, Ange Hwang, Dao Lan, Shen Pei, MinhPhuoc Tran, Thuy Nguyen-Tran and Hai Nguyen-Tran, Iny Xiong, See Xiong
Source of Additional Funds

local or private

Project Overview

Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details

The Pan Asian Arts Alliance will present Hmong Wearable Folk Arts Learning and Exhibition in the Twin Cities, Saint Cloud, and Marshall, to demonstrate how Hmong textiles have been influenced by Hmong interaction with outside ethnic groups including the Chinese, Lao, Thai, Vietnamese and finally by their settlement in the United States.

Project Manager
First Name
See
Last Name
Xiong
Organization Name
Pan Asian Arts Alliance
Street Address
1541 Barclay St
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55106
Phone
(763) 354-0251
Email
paaa@amamedia.org
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