Local Arts Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
In Progress
Start Date
August 2013
End Date
July 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Chippewa
Cottonwood
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Meeker
Murray
Nobles
Pipestone
Redwood
Renville
Stearns
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$30,886
Direct expenses
$33,386
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

100% of participants will complete a hands-on art activity in each class, 90% of participants will be more interested in art after the conference, 90% of participants will explore art activities that are new to them, 90% of participants will learn more about art careers, 95% of participants would attend in the future if given the opportunity.A post conference evaluation is conducted through a survey (paper electronic) with students, adults (teachers and parents) and presenters. In addition to the quantitative information we also collect qualitiative comments from students, adults and presenters.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Local Arts Initiative
Project Details
Conference for Young Artists
Project Manager
First Name
Tom
Last Name
Hoff
Organization Name
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
Street Address
1420 E College Dr
City
Marshall
State
MN
Zip Code
56258-3805
Phone
(507) 537-2251
Email
Tom.Hoff@swsc.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jane Link: visual artist, Milan Village Arts School founding member, Milan Community Education, Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: musician, former art teacher, business owner; Kathy Fransen: musician, theatre, Rhythm of the River coordinator; Janet Olney: visual artist, Willmar Area Arts Council coordinator; Randy Meyer: visual artist and farmer, former art teacher; Kate Aydin: retired educator, developed a curriculum focused on the visual arts, literature, and modern and traditional music of Spain and Latin America, Lincoln County Pioneer Museum board member; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Tom Wirt: artist, owner of Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president of Hutchinson Center for the Arts, past member of Hutchinson Public Arts Commission; Susan Marco: writer, High School English and creative writing teacher; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member of Prairie Music Association and Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired language arts teacher, theatre director; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasurer, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County board member; Sydney Massee; visual artist, theatre, Lac qui Parle Valley School Districts board member; Audrey Fuller; writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Marilee Strom: musician, former art teacher, business owner; Janet Olney: visual artist, Willmar Area Arts Council coordinator; Randy Meyer: visual artist and farmer, former art teacher; Kate Aydin: retired educator, developed a curriculum focused on the visual arts, literature, and modern and traditional music of Spain and Latin America, Lincoln County Pioneer Museum board member; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member at Prairie Music Association, Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired language arts teacher, theatre director; Emily Olson: writer, musician, educator; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, theater, adjunct English instructor at Southwest Minnesota State University; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasurer, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County board member; Sydney Massee; visual artist, theatre, Lac qui Parle Valley School Districts board member; Audrey Fuller; writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No