General Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Red Wing Arts Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Art Access: Expanded opportunity to learn from plein air artists. Quality Opportunities: The plein air oil, pastel and watercolor classes will be taught by experienced artists. Measurement: The number of participants in each class will be tracked.Each of the participating artists and students will be given a survey to complete after each class. We will also record the attendance at each event and the number of classes offered.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The goal for the plein air festival involved adding a strong educational component. We added two classes for children with a total of 21 students. We also offered a plein air oil painting demonstration and a watercolor plein air class.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Chap Achen, Fritz Anderson, Michael Arturi, Sandy Giles, Curt Gruhl, Art Kenyon, Jim Magnusson, Michael Rudquist, Tao Peng, Michael Way
Project Overview
General Operating Support
Project Details
Program expansion
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Red Wing Arts Association
Street Address
418 Levee St
Red Wing
Zip Code
(651) 388-7569
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre Company; Daved Driscoll: artistic director Northland Words-Words Players Theatre; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance, literary expertise; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer, public information officer City of Albert Lea; Paula Michel: secretary Harmony Arts Board; Connie Nelson: retired choral music educator; Scott Roberts: visual artist, former business director Owatonna Arts Center; Judy Saye-Willis: visual artist, former director Faribault Art Center; Steven Schmidt: musician, general manager City of Rochester Music Department; Deb Wasmund: visual artist, coordinator Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Alan Calavano: Rochester Male Chorus; Judy Hickey: Children's Dance Theatre; William Hoy: playwright, songwriter; Katie Hae Leo: Minnesota State Arts Board Cultural Community Liaison; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Phil Taylor: visual artist; Tom Willis: visual artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed