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Monthly Archives: January 2014

McLean wins poetry prize; book to be published

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SMSU Professor of English Dr. Susan McLean of Marshall has won the 2014 Donald Justice Poetry Prize for her second poetry book manuscript, The Whetstone Misses the Knife. The prize is given annually to one American poet for an unpublished book-length manuscript of formal poetry. The award includes publication of...
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Artist-in-Residence at the Grand Marais Art Colony

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This two-week residency is designed to provide artists with uninterrupted work time in a quiet, natural setting to support the development, creation and production of new, original works.  Lodging provided. Applications are due February 16.  Click here for guidelines and application form.  Please contact the Art Colony with questions: 218-387-2737...
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Minnesota Fringe

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Minnesota Fringe is the Midwest’s largest performing arts festival.  Perform your own work to an adventurous audience – all levels, disciplines, and genres are welcome.  Performers are chosen by lottery.  Minnesota Fringe 2014 runs Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 10. Plan on being available to perform for the entire...
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Minnesota Film & TV is accepting proposals

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Minnesota Film and TV is currently accepting proposals from Minnesota-based filmmakers with narrative features or long-form documentary works in progress (active pre-production or production–post has not commenced) that align with Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund priorities. $155,150 is available in reimbursement funds.  Filmmakers may request up to 50% of their...
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McKnight Composer Fellowship

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The 2014 McKnight Composer Fellowship guidelines and application materials have been posted. These fellowships are given annually to four mid-career Minnesota composers. The award is $25,000 in unrestricted funds, plus the opportunity to spend up to one month of concentrated time working in an artist residency setting of the Fellow’s...
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Cogelow’s work featured in exhibit of contemporary sculpture

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Four carvings by Fred Cogelow of Willmar will be featured in “Made in Minnesota,” an exhibition “surveying and celebrating the diverse practice” in the state’s contemporary sculpture at the University of Minnesota.  The show will run January 21 through February 15, 2014 at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery in the...
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