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VSA Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$265,000
Regranting Program through VSA of MN
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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David M. Sparrows AKA David Petersen
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop artwork for two exhibitions and a book project with the goal of elevating his career and expanding the scope of his practice.
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Annie K. Rollins
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,065
The proposed project is a new shadow puppet play that mixes Chinese and American shadow styles to bring an entirely new form of shadow puppetry to Minnesotan audiences.
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Sarah L. Sampedro AKA Sarah Rust Sampedro
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase materials and printing services to create a gallery exhibition for the Art and Motherhood project, and for dedicated time to follow through with the project.
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Stephen K. Shaskan
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To nurture his career development as a children's book illustrator and help promote literacy and the arts.
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Beth A. Dow
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete new work depicting real and imagined classical references in the contemporary Minneapolis landscape, utilizing large photographs and a two-volume set of handmade books.
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David J. Swenson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,300
To develop sonic ceramic filters to use in collaboration with another sonic artist to produce and perform compositions that will take advantage of the resonant properties of ceramics.
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Angela J. Talle
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To mosaic tile an outdoor public art piece on a building on University Avenue in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
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Randall E. Walker AKA Randy Walker
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete a large-scale, site-specific, temporary public art installation in a rural Minnesota setting using an existing form or architectural space and fiber as the basis for his work.
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Thomas N. Wik AKA Tom Wik
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
The project will continue the work he has been doing for the past six years, photographing quirks and eccentricities of vernacular architecture in various neighborhoods of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
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Kovan R. Baldwin
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
To challenge the status quo of the music industry and change the platform of R and B and hip-hop with the help of other Minnesota artists, and to finish and promote his album.
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Douglas O. Freeman
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
To explore the world of sculpture and motion through clay animation by creating a dancer. He envisions that this will become a small animated dance company.
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Mary Jane Mansfield
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,400
Dream is an electric water performance filled with intense imagery of unexpected elements being introduced one after another in a manner as disconnected and randomly nonsensical as a dream.
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Artspace Projects, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,800

Using distance learning technology, Artspace and Springboard will help artists in Brainerd, Fergus Falls, and Duluth to engage with and provide arts experiences for their host communities.

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Asian Media Access
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Through Peking Opera/Chinese Acrobat, the Project connects under-served Asian American community with theatrical experience, and connects the younger generation with the century old art form.