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Grants Awarded Fiscal Year 2016

July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

 

Art Projects

8/25/2015
Crow River Drumline Association Hutchinson “The Five Suns” performance $5,000
Dassel-Cokato Community Education Dassel Produce the musical, “Plain Hearts”at the Dassel History Center $5,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson 2016 SMAC Region Juried Art Exhibition $1,990
Hutchinson Photography Club Hutchinson 2015 Hutchinson Photography Club Showcase $1,472
Hutchinson Public Arts Commission Hutchinson Cemetery Sculpture $5,000
Lac qui Parle Players Madison Production of “White Christmas” $3,455
Meander Art Crawl Regional Meander 2016 $5,000
Pipestone Civil War Days Committee Pipestone Civil War Days $5,000
Prairie Winds Concert Band Benson 2015-2016 Concert Season $1,375
Rock County Fine Arts Association Luverne Studio Tour 2015 $3,230
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall Copland/Bernstein Festival $5,000
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Studio Hop 2016 $3,405
Willmar Community Theatre Willmar Winter Season 2015-2016 $5,000
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington WASO and Brule present “Red Nativity” $5,000
1/26/2016
Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee Appleton 2016 Summer Concert Series $2,490
Cultural Awareness Organization Worthington International Festival – Worthington $5,000
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall A Spanish Concert $5,000
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall 2016 Children’s Concert and Concerto Competition $5,000
Granite Falls Area Community Theater Granite Falls Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Instant Theater Camp $5,000
Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization Granite Falls Muse on the Minnesota – Performances $4,000
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall MAFAC Performance Series $5,000
New London Clay Center New London Raku Rendezvous $5,000
Prairie Arts Continuum Windom Performances of “Daddy’s Girl” $1,340
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall PDA Dance Camp 2016 $5,000
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson 2016 RiverSong $5,000
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar “An Afternoon at the Opera” Performance $4,725
Willmar Community Theatre (The Barn) Willmar Summer Performance Season 2016 $4,231
Yellow Medicine East Community Education Granite Falls Prairie Fire Theatre Residency $750
4/26/2016
Balaton Chamber of Commerce Balaton Teddy Bears, Music & Fun $1,696
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks Original musical play, “The Immigrants’ Trek” $3,595
City of Cottonwood Cottonwood Music at Central Park Market $2,830
City of Watson Watson Renewing Watson – Art, Music & Engagement $4,148
Danube Historical Society Danube 2016 Concerts in the Park $3,500
Dassel Area Historical Society Dassel Discover Dassel Art Tour 2016 $2,950
Dawson-Boyd Schools Dawson Dawson-Boyd Children’s Summer Musical $1,650
Luverne Initiative for Tomorrow Luverne Art on the Prairie Celebration $5,000
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall MAFAC Exhibit Program 2016-2017 $1,662
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson 2016 MN Pottery Fest $3,970
Murray County Historical Society Slayton Dinehart Front Porch Music Series $1,600
New London Music Festival New London 2016 New London Music Festival $5,000
Prairie Arts Chorale Region-Wide Concert Season Fall 2016 $4,529
Rhythm of the River Jackson Rhythm of the River Music Festival $5,000
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar 2016 Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! $4,300
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Spring Summer 2016 Programming and Performance $4,390
Total Art Projects: $168,283

Art Legacy Projects

8/25/2015
Pioneer Public Television Appleton Creative Placemaking in Appleton $20,000
1/26/2016
Worthington Public Arts Commission Worthington Crailsheim Bridge Project- Connecting Sister Cities $20,000
4/26/2016
City of Montevideo Montevideo Painted Railroad Car Project $20,000
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society Madison Encountering Robert Bly: Art, Stories, and Poems $15,936
Total Art Legacy Projects: $75,936

Art Legacy Project Planning

11/24/2015
City of Montevideo Montevideo Railroad Car Mural $2,000
Marshall Community Services Marshall Spirit of the Community Sculpture Project $2,000
Total Art Legacy Project Planning: $4,000

Arts Organization Development

8/25/2015
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Dawson Technical Skills collaboration $3,191
11/24/2015
Willmar Community Theatre (The Barn) Willmar CRM Software and Board Member Training $2,338
1/26/2016
Willmar Community Theatre (The Barn) Willmar 2016 Executive Director and Board Training $5,000
Total Arts Org Development: $10,529

Equipment/Facilities Improvement (includes Legacy)

8/25/2015
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Dawson Cyc curtain & lighting $5,000
Friends of the Auditorium Worthington Lighting and Sound Improvements $5,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Lighting & office equip $1,735
12/11/2015
Crow River Drumline Association Hutchinson Frontline Drum Equipment purchase $11,805
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Building Repairs & Lighting Upgrade $5,398
Willmar Community Theatre (The Barn Willmar Stage Lighting $12,297
2/20/2016
Calumet Players Pipestone Calumet Players sound board & microphones $2,087
Prairie Arts Chorale Wabasso Computer purchase $2,672
Total Equipment/Facilities: $45,994

Arts Organization Start-Up

11/24/2015
Jackson Center for the Arts Jackson Start-Up for Jackson Center for the Arts $2,000
Total Start-Up: $2,000

Operating Support

11/24/2015
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Dawson Operating Support $8,630
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Falls Operating Support $7,257
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Operating Support $7,784
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Operating Support $14,629
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Operating Support $6,014
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Operating Support $16,958
Milan Village Arts School Milan Operating Support $4,596
Prairie Arts Chorale Region-wide Operating Support $6,785
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Operating Support $4,790
Crow River Players New London Operating Support $3,886
Total Operating Support: $81,329

Local Arts Initiative

4/26/2016
SW/WC Service Cooperative Marshall 2016 Conference for Young Artists $2,500
Total Local Arts Initiative: $2,500

Arts in the Schools

11/24/2015
Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools Glencoe Lakeside Elementary 5th Grade Arts Field Trip $2,000
Lac qui Parle Valley School Appleton Clay Spirit Animal Sculptures and Collaborative Art $4,000
Dream Technical Academy Willmar Field Trip to MIA and the Walker $2,000
Westbrook Walnut Grove Elementary Walnut Grove Minneapolis Children’s Theater field trip $1,780
Red Rock Central Schools Lamberton 42nd Annual Lamberton Jazz Festival $4,000
Dawson Boyd Public School Dawson Ross Sutter Residency $3,588
Lakeview School District #2167 Cottonwood Graffiti artist residency at Lakeview HS $4,000
Bert Raney Elementary School Granite Falls Ross Sutter Residency $1,986
Renville County West School Renville Renville Cafe’ Mural and Collaborative Mural $4,000
Hutchinson High School Hutchinson Field Trip: MCAD and two colleges $1,140
Hills-Beaver Creek School District #671 Hills Ceramic & Glass Mural $4,000
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall Mike Clark Jazz Residency $4,000
Lakeview School District #2167 Cottonwood Ross Sutter Residency $2,051
2/20/2016
Lester Prairie Public School Lester Prairie Residency: “Talking Suitcases” with Susan Armington $3,400
New London-Spicer School District #345 New London Paramount Visual Arts Field Trip $968
Round Lake – Brewster Schools Brewster Experiencing the Visual Language $4,000
Total Arts in the Schools: $46,913

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

4/26/2016
Micah Johnson Worthington Pre-College Intensive Studio Experience at MCAD $500
Camas Johnston Pipestone Beginning Painting Class $500
Annabelle Lecy Marshall Attend Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
Sophia  Louwagie Clarkfield Dance Intensive Study $500
David Rabaey Marshall Attend Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
John Rabaey Marshall Attend Southwest Minnesota String Festival $425
Gabriella  Schlenner Marshall Prairie Dance Alliance Summer Dance Camp $275
Jocelyn Schlenner Marshall Prairie Dance Alliance Summer Dance Camp $275
Abraham Tabares Marshall Attend Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
Ellen Weikle Fairfax New Ulm Suzuki School of Music Summer Pops Camp $495
Olivia White Montevideo Attend Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
Maeve Winter Willmar Upper Midwest Strings Camp $500
Total Art Study Opportunity for Youth: $5,470

Individual Artists: Developing & Career

11/24/2015
Pam Blake Tyler Creating with Fused Glass $1,500
Barbara Bowman Hutchinson Exploration into Fine Art Composite Photography $1,500
Daniel  Fondell Dawson Mastering Precious Metals Clay $1,483
Ginger Hallbeck Olivia Art supplies and computer $1,500
David KelseyBassett Tracy “Music Related” – screen printed poster project $1,500
Steve Linstrom Marshall Editing for “The Lakota Land Vote” novel $1,350
Gayle Martens Spicer Mokume Gane: Precious Metals Clay $1,500
3/22/2016
Agnes Alsgaard-Lien Rushmore Skewed Perspective Painting Series $5,000
Remi Anderson Marshall Audio & Video Recording for Classical Guitar $1,500
Jais Gossman New London One person performance $1,500
Kathleen Marihart Madison Abstract Collage Acrylic Paintings $1,500
Marjorie Nilssen New London Painting Class: Art Students League of New York $5,000
Ellen Starr Hutchinson 3D Multi Media Thermoplastic Sculpture $1,500
Lucy Tokheim Dawson Materials at Hand: Scandinavian Folk Art $5,000
6/28/2016
Stephanie Chappell Hutchinson Writing classes at The Loft $1,108
Anna DeGraff Marshall Two recitals $4,986
Adrianne Watson Fritz New London New body of work $5,000
Haley Jacobsen Hutchinson Performance: The Fourth Street Circuit $1,450
Rachel Kuphal Pipestone Sound equipment & stage design $1,141
John Larson Milan Native clay research $5,000
Kristine Leuze Hutchinson Photography series $1,500
Saara Raappana Marshall Stories of America poetry project $5,000
Tina Anderson Richards Walnut Grove Creating book art $1,500
Total Individual Artists: $61,518

Awards

Brian Pearson New London Prairie Disciple Award $500
Craig Edwards New London Prairie star Award $5,000
Total Awards: $5,500
2016 YEAR-TO-DATE GRANTS AWARDED: $509,972

 

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