Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,270
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Jon A. Solinger
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Becker
Clay
Douglas
Grant
Otter Tail
Pope
Stevens
Traverse
Wilkin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,270
Other Funds Leveraged
$50
Direct expenses
$3,320
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

I will reach new audiences region-wide, many who have limited opportunities for seeing a visual art exhibit. I will gain new skills in putting together and touring a travelling exhibit, and hope to keep it going past the grant period. Success in reaching the goals will be measured by the number of venues the exhibit is brought to, and the audience's reception, as gauged by a comment book, verbal comments and surveys taken at the artist talks.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The evaluation results were positive. I was surprised how meaningful the project was to people with a background in farm life. It seemed to bring out strong memories and deep feelings of connection to the land. It touched people emotionally more than I ex

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

To develop a new traveling exhibit based on the Working Land project in the regional libraries with an artist talk

Project Manager
First Name
Jon
Last Name
Solinger
Organization Name
Jon A. Solinger
State
MN
Phone
(218) 233-8001x c
Email
jon.solinger@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Susan Kay: Retired Professor, Retreat Coordinator for New York Mills Arts Retreat; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Ann Hermes: Executive Director of Alexandria Area Arts Association; Andrew Sletten: Drummer, actor, organizer of community arts and performance space; James Arvidson: Community service volunteer; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio owner, textile artist, owner of quilting retreat center; Stan Goldade: High school math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Susan Kay: Retired Professor, Retreat Coordinator for New York Mills Arts Retreat; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Ann Hermes: Executive Director of Alexandria Area Arts Association Andrew Sletten: Drummer, actor, organizer of community arts and performance space; James Arvidson: Community service volunteer; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio owner, textile artist, owner of quilting retreat center; Stan Goldade: High school math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Lake Region Arts Council, Maxine Adams (218) 739-5780