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Grants Awarded FY 2017

July 2016 through June 2017

Art Projects

8/23/2016
Crow River Singers Hutchinson 2016-2017 Concert Series $1,065
Friends of the Orchestra (SMO) Marshall US Premiere: Works of Julius Burger feat. Ryan Ross $5,000
Hutchinson Photography Club Hutchinson 2016 Club Showcase $1,546
Meander Art Crawl Regional Meander 2017 $5,000
Prairie Arts Chorale Wabasso Spring Season 2017 $4,926
Prairie Arts Continuum Windom Mary Poppins $5,000
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall A New Nutcracker $5,000
Prairie Winds Concert Band Willmar Concert Band Season $2,560
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Studio Hop 2017 $4,755
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar Two Concerts $5,000
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Fall/Winter 2016 Programming $4,420
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington Holiday Concert 2016 $5,000
1/28/2017
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks Spring and Fall Concert Series $4,310
Calumet Players Pipestone Musical Production: Cinderella $2,425
Crow River Drumline Association Hutchinson Program Expansion Campaign $4,820
Cultural Awareness Organization Worthington Worthington International Festival $5,000
Dassel Area Historical Society Dassel Rooster Ruckus $1,783
Dassel-Cokato Arts Association Cokato Singing For The Cows $3,000
Dawson Boyd Arts Association Dawson Sweet Land, the musical $3,995
Friends of the Orchestra Lynd 2017 Annual Children’s Concert/Concerto Competition $4,955
Friends of the Orchestra Lynd Building MN: Centennial Celebration of Emmanuel Masaqueray $4,920
Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization Granite Falls Riverside Market and Muse $4,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson 2017 Visual Arts Exhibition $1,550
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Performance Series 2017-2018 $4,615
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson 2017 Minnesota Pottery Festival $4,995
New London Music Festival New London 2017 Music Festival $5,000
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall Dance Camp 2017 $5,000
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson 2017 RiverSong Music Festival $5,000
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! 2017 $5,000
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar Young Artists’ Concert $3,167
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar Once Upon a Time: 2 Concerts $2,639
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Winter-Spring 2017 Programming $4,963
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington Spring Concert 2017 $5,000
4/25/2017
Augustana Care Dassel Helping Elders Celebrate Their Heritage $2,400
Calumet Players Pipestone Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre Pipestone $750
City of Cottonwood Cottonwood Musical Talent at Central Park Market $2,300
City of Willmar Willmar Building Community Through The Arts $5,000
Crow River Singers Hutchinson Winter Concert 2017 $4,200
Dassel Area Historical Society Dassel Discover Dassel Art Tour 2017 $2,337
Dawson Boyd Public School Dawson Community Education Children’s Summer Musical $3,266
Fair Association of Jackson County Jackson Art Appreciation at the Fair $3,144
Granite Falls Community Theater Granite Falls “Disney’s The Lion King Jr.” Instant Theater Camp $5,000
Historic Hutchinson Hutchinson The Laramie Project $3,755
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society Madison Inspiration Through the Lens $3,723
Lakeview School District 2167 Cottonwood Summer Theater Program $2,655
Lyon County Agricultural Society Marshall A Spanish Band: Escuadron Musical $1,000
Marshall Area Farmers Market Marshall Music at the Market $3,250
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Exhibit Program 2017-2018 $1,662
Milan Village Arts School Milan Spoon Gathering Green Woodworking Event $2,613
Prairie Arts Chorale Regional Concert Season Fall 2017 $4,125
Redwood County Redwood Falls Children’s Advocacy Center Mural $3,276
Rhythm of the River Jackson Rhythm of the River 2017 $5,000
Spicer Beautification Committee Spicer Music in the Park Series 2017 & 2018 $5,000
Total Art Projects: $200,655

Art Legacy Projects

1/28/2017
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Traffic Signal Boxes $9,850
4/25/2017
City of Montevideo Montevideo Tractor Sculpture by Karl Unnasch $20,000
Total Art Legacy Projects: $29,850

Art Legacy Project Planning

3/28/2017
City of Appleton Appleton Appleton ’52 Wing Mosaic Mural Planning $2,000
Total Art Legacy Project Planning: $2,000

Local Arts Initiative

8/23/2016
Tonantzin Tlalli Guadalupe Worthington Culture Share: Costume Purchase $4,880
   
6/27/2017  
SWWC Service Cooperative Marshall Conference for Young Artists $2,500
Total Local Arts Initiative: $7,380

Arts Organization Development

8/23/2016
West Central Singers Willmar Building West Central Singers $840
4/25/2017
Big Stone Arts Council Ortonville Strategic Planning/Capacity Building $4,000
Total Arts Organization Development: $4,840

Operating Support

Crow River Players Spicer Operating Support Year 2 $3,886
Dawson Boyd Arts Association Dawson Operating Support Year 2 $8,630
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Falls Operating Support Year 2 $7,257
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Operating Support Year 2 $16,958
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Operating Support Year 2 $4,790
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Operating Support Year 2 $14,629
Milan Village Arts School Dawson Operating Support Year 2 $9,191
Pipestone Performing Arts Center Pipestone Operating Support Year 1 $13,621
Pipestone Performing Arts Center Pipestone Operating Support Year 2 $13,621
Prairie Arts Chorale Regional Operating Support Year 2 $6,785
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Operating Support Year 2 $7,784
Winsted Arts Council Winsted Operating Support Year 2 $6,014
Total Operating Support: $113,166

Equipment/Facilities Improvement

9/27/2016
Rhythm of the River Jackson RotR Equipment Storage Trailer $2,862
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson New Technology Equipment $2,780
2/28/2017
Willmar Community Theatre Willmar Elevator Replacement for Accessibility $15,000
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson Festival Equipment $1,599
Blue Mound Area Theatre Luverne Technology: Sound Equipment and Computers $9,159
Dawson Boyd Arts Association Dawson Sound Enhancement – Memorial Auditorium $4,000
3/28/2017
Friends of the Auditorium Worthington LED Lighting Equipment Upgrade Project $12,175
Total Equipment/Facilities Improvement: $47,575

Arts Organization Start-Up

8/23/2016
Pipestone Performing Arts Center Pipestone Establish Pipestone Performing Arts Foundation $2,000
4/25/2017
AMP (Arts & Mentoring Project) Pipestone Nonprofit Startup Funding $1,655
Total Arts Organization Start-Up: $3,655

Arts in the Schools

11/22/2016
Dawson Boyd Public School Dawson Armington-Krocak-Sutter artist residencies $4,000
Edgerton Public School Edgerton Edgerton/Ellsworth Dulcimer Project with Ross Sutter $2,443
Ellsworth Public School Ellsworth Edgerton/Ellsworth Dulcimer Project with Ross Sutter $2,443
Hills-Beaver Creek School District Hills Glass and Ceramic Mural $3,075
Lac qui Parle Valley School Appleton Karla Nweje Interpretive Dance $4,000
Lakeview School District Cottonwood Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $1,933
Ortonville Public School Ortonville Friday Art Day $3,543
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall Rob Dixon Jazz Artist Residency $4,000
Willmar Public School Willmar Willmar 7th/8th Grade Orchestra $700
2/28/2017
ECHO Charter  School Echo ECHO Charter Theatre Trip $1,448
Lester Prairie Public Schools Lester Prairie Envisioning Creativity in the Community through Media Arts $4,000
Marshall Public Schools Marshall Motionpoems in the Middle School $3,900
Red Rock Central ISD 2884 Lamberton 43rd Annual Lamberton Jazz Festival $3,659
3/28/2017
Dawson Boyd Public School Dawson “Where I’m From” Poetry Workshop & Presentation $3,380
Lac qui Parle Valley School Madison EL Art & Culture Field Trip $2,000
Lester Prairie Public Schools Lester Prairie MIA Art Adventures Field Trip $950
Worthington Schools Worthington Copper Street Brass Residency $4,000
Total Arts in the Schools: $49,474

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

4/25/2017
Aleigha Glidewell Valley Springs Stringwood Chamber Music Festival $500
Henry Herrick Marshall Dance Master Classes $500
Ava Holmgren Marshall Praire Dance Alliance Summer Camp $295
Annabelle Lecy Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
David Rabaey Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
John Rabaey Marshall Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
Olivia White Montevideo Southwest Minnesota String Festival $500
Maeve Winter Willmar Upper Midwest Strings Camp $500
Total Art Study Opportunity for Youth: $3,795

Individual Artists

10/25/2016
Eva Carlson Willmar Produce New Body of Work $5,000
Nicholas Schleif Milroy New Body Of Work/Portfolio $5,000
3/28/2017
Jessica Bak Windom Hidden Nature Photography $2,000
Edie Barrett Ortonville “In the Cards” Script and Novel Support $2,000
Lisa Bergh New London Solo Exhibit at Rochester Art Center $3,600
Charles Freiss Marshall Images from the Digital Darkroom $2,000
Tammy Grubbs Pipestone Love, Conflict and Grief; an expressive figurative journey in paintings $1,950
Alma Hale Marshall Figure Phototypography $2,000
Ralph Hepola Marshall Recording and Performances $5,000
Kerry Kolke-Bonk Appleton Solo Show $2,000
Kristi Link Fernholz Appleton Body of Work 2017 $5,000
Jerry Ostensoe Sacred Heart Studio Recording Project $5,000
Forrest Peterson Willmar Novel editing, research, marketing $3,970
Jerry Schaefer Ghent Buttermilk $2,000
Jesse White Currie New Works $2,000
Total Individual Artists: $48,520

Rural Arts & Culture Summit

4/25/2017
Joyce Aakre Dassel Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $374
Kristin Allen New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $428
Kate Aydin Hendricks Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $106
Duane Blake Tyler Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $115
Pam Blake Tyler Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $372
Craig Edwards New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $134
Lynn Edwards New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $70
Mary Gillespie Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $459
Jessica Gorman Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $233
Bill Gossman New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $164
Kay Johnson Hutchinson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $115
Kerry Kolke-Bonk Appleton Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $315
Deb Larson Ortonville Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $222
Tammy Makram Luverne Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $411
Michael Murray Ghent Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $115
Naomi Noeldner New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $200
Janet Olney Willmar Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $220
Bob Schwoch Lynd Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $367
Jean Trumbo New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $100
Louella Voigt Luverne Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $426
Scott Wallace Hendricks Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $351
Kari Weber New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $70
Catherine Wellman Fairfax Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $547
Tom Wirt Hutchinson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $354
5/8/2017
Sunny Ruthchild Walnut Grove Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $280
Big Stone Arts Council Ortonville Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $1,235
5/16/2017
Rosemary Glesener Bird Island Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $192
Mark Glesener Bird Island Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $192
Georgette Jones Watson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $206
Jais Gossman New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $146
5/30/2017
Lauren Carlson Dawson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $65
Nicole Zempel Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $134
Elisabeth Fondell Dawson Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $180
Gwen Hood New London Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $249
6/2/2017
Anne O’Keefe-Jackson Morton Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $277
Mariah Martinez Bird Island Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $390
Diane Ladner Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $102
Scott Tedrick Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $383
Luanne Fondell Granite Falls Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $329
Khou Lor Tracy Attend Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2017 $548
 
Total Rural Arts & Culture Summit: $10,434
2017 GRANTS AWARDED: $521,054

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