Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,240
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mara Morken Fogarty
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
May 2015
End Date
August 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Clay
Becker
Wilkin
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
$4,240
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,250
Direct expenses
$5,490
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. To create a public sculpture garden in downtown Moorhead. 2. To give our communities residents and visitors easily access public art. 3. To inspire Moorhead civic leaders to invest time and resources into art. 4. To inspire other artists to create in public. 1. To create a public sculpture garden in downtown Moorhead. 2. To give our communities residents and visitors easily access public art. 3. To inspire Moorhead civic leaders to invest time and resources into art. 4. To inspire other artists to create in public.

Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Feedback from the community as a whole. *I have received exclusively positive comments in person, via email and through social media coverage. 2. Feedback from Moorhead's civic leaders. *The project has been supported via media by a number of civic leaders including Moorhead's Mayor, Moorhead City Council members and local businesses. 3. Feedback from local arts organizations via their public forums. *Sticksgarden had exclusively positive coverage from local media and arts organizations, including KFGO, KVRR, the Forum, High Plains Reader, Arts Partnership and social media coverage from the Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
To create a "Sticks Garden" which is intended as an outdoor public arts space and garden, in Moorhead’s existing arts district-- across the street from the Rourke Art Museum and along one of our cities most traversed roads.
Project Manager
First Name
Mara
Last Name
Morken Fogarty
Organization Name
Mara Morken Fogarty
State
MN
Phone
(917) 701-9404
Email
maramorken@yahoo.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jeannie Pederson: Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Don Clark: Professor at Minnesota State University-Moorhead, photographer; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Mark Ryan: Plain Arts Museum Director of Collections and Operations; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager, Historic Holmes Theatre and Board member Playhouse 412; Beth Salvatore: Publishing, graphic arts, humanities and music; AmyAnn Mursu: musician including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Jim Arvidson: Graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute, community service volunteer; Minette Stalheim Johnson: Lay minister with degrees in Theology and English; Michael Eble: Professor and gallery curator at University of Minnesota-Morris, drawing and painting; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Nancy Berns: Former Lake Region Arts Council Board member, radio voice actor, costumer, vocal director, choral singer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jeannie Pederson: Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Don Clark: Professor at Minnesota State University-Moorhead, photographer; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Mark Ryan: Plain Arts Museum Director of Collections and Operations; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager, Historic Holmes Theatre and Board member Playhouse 412; Beth Salvatore: Publishing, graphic arts, humanities and music; AmyAnn Mursu: musician including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Jim Arvidson: Graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute, community service volunteer; Minette Stalheim Johnson: Lay minister with degrees in Theology and English; Michael Eble: Professor and gallery curator at University of Minnesota-Morris, drawing and painting; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Nancy Berns: Former Lake Region Arts Council Board member, radio voice actor, costumer, vocal director, choral singer.
Conflict of Interest Contact
Lake Region Arts Council, Maxine Adams (218) 739-5780