Minnesota's Legacy

School Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,075
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Freshwater Education District
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
March 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Todd
Todd
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
$4,075
Other Funds Leveraged
$400
Direct expenses
$4,475
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase student understanding and proficiency in illustration, storytelling, and cartooning.Pre and post evaluation by students, teachers and resident artist.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful arts education project. Majority of students showed an increase in artistic awareness, skill, and understanding.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mary Freeman, Charles Funk, Chuck Wolf, Twila Pierce, Penny Benning
Project Overview
School Arts Project
Project Details
Gary Harbo, author/illustrator will do a residency with grades 3-5 in the Freshwater Gifted, Creative, Talented consortium of schools in March of 2014. The schools include: Bertha-Hewitt, Browerville, Eagle Valley, Pillager, and Verndale.
Project Manager
First Name
Amy
Last Name
Hunter
Organization Name
Freshwater Education District
Street Address
1100 5th St NE Ste 2
City
Staples
State
MN
Zip Code
56479-3117
Phone
(218) 894-2439
Email
ahunter@fed.k12.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 years experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 years experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No