Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,420
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Pelican Rapids Public Schools
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
August 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Otter Tail
Becker
Clay
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,420
Other Funds Leveraged
$798
Direct expenses
$5,218
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To support local professional artists. To promote tourism. To promote business in our community. To reflect the many cultures in our community. To promote the arts and improve the appearance of the alleys in downtown Pelican Rapids. To involve people of all ages and cultures in the arts.1. An exit survey at the painting locations: at least 50% or more of those completing the survey will agree that they had a positive experience. The survey will include an item about the respondent's age and optional item about the respondent's culture. 2. A tally will be kept on how many people work on the murals. A space will keep track of age groups of under 10, between the ages of 11-18, 19-39, 40-59, 60-79 and 80-98. 3. A tally will be kept of the number of people that walk by the murals in one day. 4. A survey of the business's that will recommend the mural walk will be taken. 5. Fliers will be given out at least 50% of the downtown businesses.

Measurable Outcome(s)

45 people responded to the survey. The murals enhance the alley by Pelican Pete and on the North side of Pelican Health Mart. Strongly agree 66.67%, agree 24.44%, disagree 2.22%, strongly disagree 6.67%. The murals show art styles and images of different cultures. Strongly agree 45.45%, agree 45.45, disagree 6.82%, strongly disagree 2.27%. The murals promote the arts and local artists. Strongly agree 52.27%, agree 40.91%, disagree 2.27%, strongly disagree 4.55%. The murals are quality works of art. Strongly agree 56.82%, agree 38.64%, disagree 2.27%, strongly disagree 2.27%. How old are you? This is for the grant demographic. 60-79 13.33%, 40-59 65.22%, 19-39 24.44%. How did you learn about the mural project? School 42.86%, Facebook 23.81%, newspaper 52.38%.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Charlies Blixt, Dena Johnson, Don Perrin, Jon Karger, Kathy Ouren, Mich Monson
Project Overview
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
To design, paint and install a four panel mural in Pelican Rapids.
Project Manager
First Name
Laura
Last Name
Moe
Organization Name
Pelican Rapids Public Schools
Street Address
1 Viking Dr
City
Pelican Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56572
Phone
(701) 212-2219
Email
lmoe@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Amy Schmidt: literary and visual artist, bookstore owner; Carolyn Aarsvold: retired elementary music educator, violinist; Jane Gudmundson: retired gallery manager Minnesota State University-Moorhead, artist in residence; Jeannie Pederson: Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator; Kari Adams: graphic designer, printmaker; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Nancy Berns: radio voice actor, costumer, vocal director, choral singer; Pagyn Harding: literary artist and published author; Rebecca Davis: international classical pianist and teacher, graduate and former instructor of The Julliard School; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, sculptor; Timothy Ray: actor, director, technical director, musician-performer; Rebecca Mitchell (alternate): former Lakes Region Arts Council Board member, Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, glass artist; Sandra Barnhouse(alternate): visual and literary artist, retired art instructor; Jay Johnson (alternate): former Lakes Region Arts Council Board member, jazz musician.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Amy Schmidt: literary and visual artist, bookstore owner; Carolyn Aarsvold: retired elementary music educator, violinist; Jane Gudmundson: retired gallery manager Minnesota State University-Moorhead, artist in residence; Jeannie Pederson: Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator; Kari Adams: graphic designer, printmaker; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Nancy Berns: radio voice actor, costumer, vocal director, choral singer; Pagyn Harding: literary artist and published author; Rebecca Davis: international classical pianist and teacher, graduate and former instructor of The Julliard School; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, sculptor; Timothy Ray: actor, director, technical director, musician-performer; Rebecca Mitchell (alternate): former Lakes Region Arts Council Board member, Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, glass artist; Sandra Barnhouse(alternate): visual and literary artist, retired art instructor; Jay Johnson (alternate): former Lakes Region Arts Council Board member, jazz musician.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No