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Philip W. Blackburn
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To compose and produce a Harbor Symphony for ships’ horns in Duluth-Superior and a Car-Horn Fanfare at several community events. To install wind-powered sound-sculptures in metro area parks.
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Julie A. Boada
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
To create a theater piece to be presented at the Fergus Falls storytelling festival that is an opportunity to showcase her work independently.
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David Bowen
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,300
An installation that will draw information from the movement of waves on Lake Superior creating a simulation of the physical effects caused by this movement in a gallery space.
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Brian J. Malloy
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,114
To conduct interviews and research necessary to complete a novel-in-progress.
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Kevin G. Obsatz
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Construction of a device that will transfer hand-processed, experimental 16mm film footage into a high-quality digital format with a DSLR camera and vice-versa.
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Felice C. Amato
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500
To research, create, install, and maintain a series of ceramic niches in public sites throughout the state. The niches will contain small, narrative scenes relating to the sites.
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Lesley N. Arimah
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Research for a project focusing on pre-Colonial Nigerian culture that will culminate in a series of readings from a creative work.
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Amy Anderson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Through the pairing of portraits and audio recordings of at-risk youth she will create an exhibition that develops her skills as an artist and challenges cultural stereotypes.
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Laura M. Andrews
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,823

To join fishing and group-hunting expeditions in northern Minnesota to experience first hand the subject of her current work and produce a group of paintings from these trips to be shown in 2012.

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James W. Anton AKA Jim Anton
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To advance his career as an independent artist by releasing new recordings, implementing a complete promotional strategy, and leading his ensembles in performance.
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Christine A. Baeumler
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,850
To create a new body of artwork that focuses on the native and invasive species that inhabit the urban Mississippi watershed.
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Loretta A. Bebeau
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete nine paintings using alphabets from different languages for one scheduled exhibit and one exhibit in planning stage, then create a website to give the work a Web presence.
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Neal K. Swanger
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To fund his first solo album, including 72 hours of songwriting, instrumentation, and recording lessons for youth ages 8-14 at Urban Arts Academy.
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Julie A. Buffalohead
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
This project will incorporate local Minnesota materials, and will educate Minnesota citizens about the rich visual and oral traditions of Native people.
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Andrea S. Carlson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,700
To broaden her knowledge of 3D materials and film-based work by building and burying a sculpture in the ground, leaving it for six months and documenting it's excavation.
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Joseph M. Chvala AKA Joe Chvala
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To expand his creative process and develop a new type of performance involving students, audiences, professional dancers, and musicians all coming together in a community event.
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Morgan G. Willow
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To complete the final three essays for the collection - A Matter of Translation - prepare the finished manuscript for publication, research appropriate publishers, and begin submitting the book for publication.
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Bryan D. Worra AKA Bryan Thao Worra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To finish and present a new manuscript of Lao Minnesotan poetry in Minnesota and develop new skill sets in performance and instruction, business, and arts technology.
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Bradley N. Durham AKA Brad Durham
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
The project will explore and create mono prints with a focus on the Tomalist movement for inspiration and direction. Techniques learned here will inform new paintings toward the goal of future exhibitions.
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Julie A. Elhard
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop and expand her work as a soloist on the viola da gamba and to boost her presence in the electronic media through the creation of a website.
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Petronella J. Ytsma
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To research and document effects of exposure to Agent Orange/Dioxin on Minnesota Vietnam War veterans, complete a photographic series of intergenerational portraits for exhibition.
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Michelle M. Matthees
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To devote one year to writing full-time.
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Anna Eveslage
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500
A fictional multimedia (photography and sound) piece about one man's love, loss, and obsessions.
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Kiera Faber
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
To create her proposed film, The Hidden, that interweaves stop motion animation and live motion by collaborating with two other Minnesota artists for artistic and professional growth.
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Anika Fajardo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,800
A creative nonfiction work-in-progress about growing up in Minnesota and meeting her Colombian father for the first time.
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Ying Zhang
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,600
Create and perform fusion music for Chinese and Scottish pipes at concerts and festivals to begin a multiyear collaboration project with the major ethnic music groups of Minnesota.
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Sherrie L. Fernandez-Williams
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,200
Work with an established writer who will help nurture her voice, strengthen her manuscript, and educate her on the business of writing. In addition she will host a reading and discussion with other writers.
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Susan C. Hauser AKA Susan Carol Hauser
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop essays based on outings in northern Minnesota's woods and wetlands, including their botanical and cultural history - a merging of earlier work in natural history and recent work in personal essay.
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Laddavanh L. Insixiengmay
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
To create her own compositions based on traditional motifs, and to develop broader interpretation of traditional designs to capture concepts of love and family using the “ikat" technique in Lao waving.
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Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete revising her novel and create an administrative structure to support artistic outreach.
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Lindsay M. Kaplan
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To photograph the process of farming throughout the growing season, creating a body of work that illustrates rural life in Minnesota while bringing to light local agricultural resources.
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Michael R. Kareken
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
For the creation of large-scale paintings of scrap and recycling facilities.
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Margaret S. McCreary AKA Margo McCreary
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,080
To market her puppet work to audiences outside the Twin Cities, and for more time performing puppet theater.
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Ann E. Millikan
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Swede Hollow - a new opera created in collaboration with Friends of Swede Hollow and original residents of this historic area of Saint Paul, to be premiered in Swede Hollow Park on May 12, 2012.
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Harriet Morrow AKA Chantel SinGs
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
The project will include the completion of a full length studio album and an organized concert performance by the artists and other Minnesota performing artists.
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May Neng Moua AKA Mai Neng Moua
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete the writing of the memoir - The Bride Price - and submit it for publication.
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Kari I. Musil
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To compose music for a CD, hire and rehearse musicians, record, and premiere the music. To promote herself through the creation of a Website, and with multiple performances.
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Lisa L. Nankivil
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
For a year long period of focused study and work in the discipline of water-based, non-toxic printmaking, culminating in a public exhibition and catalogue.
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Rebecca L. Olstad AKA Becky Olstad
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support the continued production and future exhibition of her current photographic project documenting boxing in the state of Minnesota.
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Timothy G. Piotrowski
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To produce a visual and narrative illustration or embodied photographic history of how fashion trends from 1800-1945 have accentuated the body to define certain erotic zones.