Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,924
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Inc. AKA The Anderson Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Ramsey
Wabasha
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,924
Other Funds Leveraged
$574,357
Direct expenses
$574,357
Administration costs
$3,965
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Up to thirty-five writers and artists in all media will be awarded residencies to advance their work. All residents complete written evaluations and meet with the executive director during and at the end of their stays to discuss the value of their time in residence. 2: Hosting summer, fall, and winter arts festivals featuring regional artists and vendors and attract visitors from the region. Festival volunteers counted the number of attendees. Informal evaluations were made of attendees by staff and volunteers. Artists and vendors were also asked to provide evaluations of the events.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Thirty-eight artists working in a wide range of media received residencies. All highly praised the value of their stays. All gave a community presentation. All residents submitted written evaluations and met with the director during and at the end of their time at the Center. 2: The broad range of attendees, including first-time visitors, regularly praised to staff the value they get from programs and said that they will return. Staff and Board members are present at all events as are the presenters and artists at the three major Celebrations of the Arts. All converse with attendees about their experience at the events.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ralph Balestriere, John Christiansen, Paul Cloak, Sean Dowse, Carolyn Hedin, Robert Hedin, Marilyn Lawrence, James Lenfestey, Fiona McCrae, Karen Mueller, Peg Noesen
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

The Anderson Center's mission is to uphold the unique wealth of the arts in the region; to develop, foster, and promote the creation of works by writers and artists in all media; and to provide leadership and services that help to insure a strong, healthy arts community and a greater recognition of the value of the arts in society.

Project Manager
First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Burawa
Organization Name
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Inc. AKA The Anderson Center
Street Address
163 Tower View Dr
City
Red Wing
State
MN
Zip Code
55066
Phone
(651) 388-2009
Email
chris@andersoncenter.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes