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Grants Awarded Fiscal Year 2015

July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

Art Projects

8/26/2014
Bethel Lutheran Church Willmar Boston Brass in Concert $5,000
Crow River Singers Hutchinson Crow River Singers Spring Concert 2015 $1,014
Dassel-Cokato Community Education Dassel Produce “The Romancers” $4,000
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall Children’s Concert & String Concerto Competition $5,000
McLeod County Historical Society Hutchinson One Woman Play $5,000
Meander Art Crawl Granite Falls Meander 2015 $5,000
Prairie Arts Continuum Windom PAC performs “Annie Get Your Gun” $4,750
Prairie Winds Concert Band Willmar Prairie Winds Concert Band 2014-15 Season $2,555
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson Riversong Music Fest 2015 $5,000
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Studio Hop 2015 $2,355
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar WASO Fall Concerts 2014 $4,475
Willmar Community Theatre Willmar The Barn Theatre Winter Season 2014-15 $5,000
Winsted Arts Council Winsted 2014 Fall/Winter Art Programs & Performances $5,000
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington WASO 2014 Fall Concert $5,000
1/24/2015
Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee Appleton 2015 Summer Concert Series $2,390
Calumet Players Pipestone Into the Woods – production $4,680
City of Rushmore Rushmore Rushmore Art Workshops $4,000
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson CRAYO Spring Recital 2015 $4,366
Cultural Awareness Organization Worthington International Festival 2015 $5,000
Dakota Wicohan Morton Tawokaga Dakota Arts classes $4,000
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall The Romantics performance $4,500
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall MAFAC Performance Series $3,683
Marshall Area Stage Company Marshall MACT Fest Travel Expenses $1,700
New London Music Group New London 2015 New London Music Festival $4,000
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall PDA Summer Intensive Dance Camp 2015 $3,200
Walnut Grove Community Club Walnut Grove Walnut Grove Arts & Music Fest 2015 $3,500
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee 2015 $5,000
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar Spring and Fall Concerts -Sounds of the New World (Young Artist & Cello Concerto) $4,968
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington WASO Spring Concert 2015 $4,960
4/28/2015
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks Concert Series with Soloist $5,000
Calumet Players Pipestone Children’s Summer Theatre Camp $2,500
City of Cottonwood Cottonwood Musical Talent at Central Park Market 2015 $2,400
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson CRAYO Summer Performance 2015 $2,322
Crow River Singers Hutchinson Concert Series 2015-2016 $2,114
Dassel Area Historical Society Dassel Discover Dassel Art Tour $2,824
Dawson Boyd Arts Association Dawson Theatre for All Ages $5,000
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall SMO concert featuring the Artaria Quartet $5,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson HCA Youth Art Education $1,345
Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar Sacred Places: Churches in Kandiyohi County $5,000
Lakeview School District #2167 Cottonwood Summer Theater Program $2,098
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall MAFAC Exhibit Program 2015-2016 $1,934
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson 2015 MN Pottery Festival $4,916
Murray County Historical Society Slayton Front Porch Music Series $1,430
New London Clay Foundation New London Raku Rendezvous $5,000
Prairie Arts Chorale Region-Wide 2015-16 Concert Season $2,788
Redwood County Redwood Falls Restorative Justice mural $4,992
Rhythm of the River Jackson 2015 Rhythm of the River Music Festival $5,000
Spicer Beautification Committee Spicer Music on the Deck – Spicer $5,000
Willmar Community Theatre Willmar Summer Season 2015 $5,000
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Summer 2015 Programming $4,390
Total Art Projects: $195,149

Art Legacy Projects

1/24/2015
City of Montevideo Montevideo Jose Artigas Mural Project 2015 $9,200
New London Arts & Culture Alliance New London New London Riverspace Passageway $16,000
Total Art Legacy Projects: $25,200

Art Legacy Project Planning

8/26/2014
City of Montevideo Montevideo Mural in Jose Artigas Plaza $2,000
New London Arts & Culture Alliance New London Planning for Fire Sculpture $2,000
3/24/2015
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Painted Traffic Signal Boxes $1,920
Total Art Legacy Project Planning: $5,920

Arts Organization Start-Up

8/26/2014
Hutchinson Concert Association Hutchinson 501 c-3 Status $1,050
Total Arts Organization Start-Up: $1,050

Arts Organization Development

8/26/2014
Friends of the Auditorium Worthington Attendance at 2014 Arts Midwest Conference $2,880
2/24/2015
Greater Litchfield Opera House Association, Inc. Litchfield Litchfield Opera House Branding & Website $1,459
Total Arts Organization Development: $4,339

Equipment & Facilities Improvement (includes Legacy)

8/26/2014
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Purchase sound system and choral risers $4,248
11/25/2014
Big Stone Arts Council Ortonville Architect & Engineering Plan for BSAC building $9,190
Crow River Drumline Association Hutchinson Phoenix Drumline Equipment purchase $14,400
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Falls Replace upper windows in building $15,000
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Replace windows, doors, and purchase stage equipment $5,437
McLeod County Historical Society Hutchinson Les Kouba Art Gallery lighting $11,258
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar New Percussion Equipment $10,759
2/24/2015
City of Canby Canby Canby Theater Performing Arts Sound and Lighting System $5,000
Crow River Drumline Association Hutchinson Phoenix Drumline Performance Enrichment $3,565
Hutchinson Theatre Company Hutchinson Hutchinson Theatre Company Lighting $5,000
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Sound system upgrade Phase 1 $4,639
Milan Village Arts School Milan Silver Equipment Upgrade $4,285
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson 2015 Minnesota Pottery Festival supplies $1,422
Total Equipment & Facilities Improvement: $94,203

Operating Support

12/22/2014
Crow River Players New London Operating Support $3,005
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Falls Operating Support $1,578
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Operating Support $11,020
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Operating Support $16,584
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Operating Support $7,489
6/23/2015
Dawson Boyd Arts Association Dawson Operating Support $8,000
Milan Village Arts School Milan Operating Support $8,506
Total Operating Support: $56,182

Arts in the Schools

11/25/2014
Adrian High School Adrian Copper Street Brass Residency $2,000
Adrian High School Adrian Twin Cities Gallery Tour $2,000
Appleton/Milan Elementary School Appleton/Milan Residency with Marie Olofsdotter: Writing/Poetry $3,000
Bert Raney Elementary School Granite Falls Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $948
Hills-Beaver Creek School District #671 Hills Ceramic Mural Residency $4,000
Lakeview School District #2167 Cottonwood Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $1,973
Montevideo Independent School District #129 Montevideo Senior Class trip to the Guthrie Theatre $2,000
New London-Spicer School District #345 New London Craig Edwards Residency $3,500
Red Rock Central Schools Lamberton Lamberton Jazz Festival $2,237
SW MN State University – Music Dept. Marshall Conrad Herwig Jazz Residency $3,000
Stevens Elementary School Dawson Ross Sutter Residency $3,500
Worthington Middle School Worthington Copper Street Brass Residency – Worthington $2,000
Total Arts in the Schools: $30,158

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

4/28/2015
Annabelle Lecy Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $380
Nicolette Lecy Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $380
David Rabaey Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $380
John Rabaey Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $380
Abraham Tabares Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $380
Olivia White Montevideo Southwest Minnesota String Festival $80
Maeve Winter Willmar Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
Total Art Study Opportunity for Youth: $2,480

Individual Artists: Development, Career, & Legacy

10/28/2014
Sima Amid-Wewetzer Marshall Painting: Art in Science $1,500
Glen Bruns Marshall Book Collage Art $1,200
Jennifer Bruns Marshall Photo illustration of 3 childrens books $1,500
Craig Edwards New London Community Firing of Large Form Vessel Sculpture $7,000
Bill Gossman New London Website rebuild and series of new works $5,000
Kristine Leuze Hutchinson Photography: Critical Nature in Abstract $1,500
Jedd Peters Spicer New pottery kiln, accessories, and clay $5,000
Mary Seifert Willmar Developing a Novel for Publication $1,500
Curt Soine Granite Falls Oil Painting Workshop $1,500
Bonita Van Moorlehem Minneota Exploring Landscapes: series & workshop $4,675
3/24/2015
Edie Barrett Ortonville Nest Sculptures & Large Painted Photography $1,500
Lisa Bergh New London Research, create series, refine website $5,000
Nikki Bettcher Erickson Willmar The Vagina Monologues – theatre $4,850
Brad Fernholz Appleton “Man on the Moon” music recording $5,000
Joanne Glor Kandiyohi Glassworks $1,500
James Graham Hutchinson Largess: large canvas works $5,000
6/23/2015
Lauren Carlson Dawson Prairie Poems Project $1,500
Fred Cogelow Willmar Wooden eye? Mezzo Relief Carving Project $5,000
Gail Holinka Worthington Create new work (photography, painting, mixed media) $1,500
Andrew Nordin New London “Orobos: New Paintings & Exhibits” $4,575
Leah Smith New London Purchase raku kiln $1,500
Kari Weber New London Storage unit, canvases, frames for new landscape paintings $5,000
Total Individual Artists: $72,300

Local Arts Initiative

8/26/2014
SW/WC Service Cooperative Marshall Young Writers Conference $2,500
6/23/2015
Dassel Cokato Community Theatre Dassel Attend AACT National Festival $4,500
SW/WC Service Cooperative Marshall Young Artists/Writers Conferences $2,500
Total Local Arts Initiative: $9,500

Prairie Disciple Award

4/28/2015
Raeanna Gislason Willmar Prairie Disiciple 2015 $500
Total Prairie Disciple Award: $500

Rural Arts & Culture Summit Scholarships

Agnes Alsgaard Lien Rushmore Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $272
Big Stone Arts Council Ortonville Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit: Becky Parker, Don Sherman, Edie Barrett, Patty Haukos, John White $680
Lauren Carlson Dawson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $110
Nancy Carlson Willmar Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $144
Darwin Dyce Ghent Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $283
Craig Edwards New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $140
Judy Foley Willmar Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $144
Luanne Fondell Dawson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $453
Mary Gillespie Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $401
Bill Gossman New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $100
Barb Hawes Marshall Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $190
Gail Holinka Worthington Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $260
Greg Jodzio Hutchinson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $290
Todd Kent Marshall Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $406
Susan Marco Dassel Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $502
Joyce Meyer Canby Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $186
Janet Olney Willmar Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $100
Sarina Otaibi Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $110
Kathy Paula Watkins Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $175
Scott Tedrick Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $351
Jeff Vetsch New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $244
Robert Wilde Dassel Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $187
Tom Wirt Hutchinson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit $248
Total Summit Scholarships: $5,976
TOTAL FISCAL YEAR 2015 GRANTS AWARDED: $502,957

 

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