Grants Awarded Fiscal Year 2014

July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

Art Projects

Blue Mound Area Theatre Luverne James Sewell Ballet performance of “Lover” $3,200
Calumet Players Pipestone Children’s Theater 2014 Performances $1,715
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson CRAYO Symphony Spring 2014 Season with Guest Soloist/Masterclass $5,000
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson Varsity Strings/Intro to Strings Spring 2014 Season & Field Trip $3,785
Dakota Wicohan Morton Star Stories: Digital storytelling residency with Dallas Goldtooth $5,000
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall Chamber Music Series: “Prairiemusic:  Big Music in a Small Space” $2,610
Friends of the Orchestra Marshall Children’s Concert/ Youth String Concerto Competition $5,000
Green Earth Players Luverne Production of “Willy Wonka” $5,000
Hutchinson Photography Club Hutchinson 2013 Photography Club Showcase Exhibit $1,650
Meander Art Crawl Granite Falls Meander 2014: Upper Minnesota River Arts Crawl $5,000
Prairie Wind Folk Music & Bluegrass Association Lakefield 2013-2014 Concert Series $3,300
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson RiverSong Music Festival 2014 $5,000
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra Marshall Spring 2014 Concert: “Brahms and Beyond” $5,000
Walnut Grove Community Club Walnut Grove Walnut Grove Arts & Music Festival 2014 $4,938
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Studio Hop 2014 $3,875
Willmar Area Theatre Willmar Winter Theatre Season, 2013-2014 $5,000
’52 Wing Restoration Committee Appleton 2014 Summer Concert Series $3,200
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson Introduction to Strings Summer Session $3,486
Granite Falls Area Community Theater Granite Falls Production of “The Boys Next Door” $3,500
Historic Hutchinson Hutchinson Production of “Smoke on the Mountain: Sanders Family Homecoming” $5,000
Hutchinson Public Arts Commission Hutchinson Hutchinson Sculpture Stroll $4,900
Hutchinson Theatre Company Hutchinson 2014 Young Stars Theatre Education Program $2,200
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Performance Series 2014-2015 $2,200
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson 2014 Festival (3rd Annual) $4,150
New London Music Group New London 2014 New London Music Festival $5,000
Oyate Nipi Kte Granite Falls Winyanpi Wokiksuye (Remembering Women) Song Project $5,000
Prairie Arts Continuum Windom Production of “Rest Assured” $910
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall Dance Camp 2014 $3,264
Spicer Beautification Committee Spicer Adirondack Chairs $2,600
Willmar Community Theatre (The Barn) Willmar Summer Theatre Season 2014 $5,000
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! 2014 $4,200
Yellow Medicine East Community Education Granite Falls Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre Residency: “The Wizard of Oz” $750
Big Stone Arts Council Ortonville Lakeside Writers Weekend 2014 $3,215
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks Concert Series with Commissioned Work & Jazz Group $5,000
City of Cottonwood Cottonwood Musical Talent at Central Park Market $2,400
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson CRAYO/Crow River Singers Messiah Concert $4,963
Friends of the Orchestra Lynd Remembrance of the Great War: WWI Commemoration Series $5,000
Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization Granite Falls Granite Falls Community Walking Theater $3,500
Jackson County Library Lakefield Minneapolis Guitar Quartet with Gao Hong $1,360
Lac qui Parle Valley Community Education Madison Summer Theater:  Shakespeare for Everyone $1,725
Prairie Arts Chorale Prinsburg 2014-2015 Concert Season $2,362
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall Production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” in January 2015 $5,000
Rhythm of the River Jackson 8th Annual Rhythm of the River $5,000
Total Art Projects: $159,958

Arts Legacy Projects

Cultural Awareness Organization Worthington 2014 International Festival $10,000
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society Madison River Stories Map: The Lac qui Parle River $8,452
Crow River Players New London Place Base Historical Theater $16,160
Worthington Okabena Windsurfers Worthington Worthington Public Art Projects $18,200
Total Arts Legacy Projects: $52,812

Arts Legacy Planning

City of Canby Canby Community Survey: Arts Council Engagement $667
Total Arts Legacy Planning: $667

Arts in the Schools

Red Rock Central Schools Lamberton 40th Annual Lamberton Jazz Festival $1,332
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall Bill Prince Jazz Residency $2,500
Adrian High School Adrian Field Trip: Walker Art Center & Sculpture Garden $1,000
Appleton/Milan Elementary Appleton Millefiore Animal Sculpture Residency with Layl McDill $5,000
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Grove City Christopher Yaeger Dance Residency $2,500
Eden Valley Watkins High School Eden Valley Book Arts Residency with Heidi Jeub $2,500
Lac qui Parle Valley Schools Madison Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $2,500
New London-Spicer Middle School New London Craig Edwards Pottery Residency $1,723
Total Arts in the Schools: $19,055

Arts Organization Development & Equipment/Facilities Improvement

Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee Appleton Speakers for Band Stand $2,000
City of Canby Canby Arts Council Strategic Planning $1,980
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson Planning Follow-Up Meeting $135
New London Arts & Culture Alliance New London Office Equipment/Art Campus Consultant $3,989
Prairie Arts Council Lester Prairie Prairie Arts Center Start-Up/Office Renovation $4,800
Swift County Concert Band Appleton Purchase Concert Bells $1,808
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks Filing for Non-Profit Status $1,584
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Hire Financial Consultant $1,800
Rock County Fine Arts Association Luverne Web Site & Brochure $1,718
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra Hutchinson Computer Accessories & Cell Phone $558
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Falls Chairs and Tables $2,000
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson Storage Shelves for Music Festival $1,131
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Dawson ADA Assessment & Consultation $1,456
Friends of the Auditorium, Inc. Worthington Board Development Grant $2,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Fund Raising Skills Development & Board Engagement $2,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Computer, conference phone, cooler $1,832
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson RiverSong Music Festival 501(c)3 Filing $2,000
Total Arts Organization Development: $32,791

Individual Artists: Development, Career, & Legacy

Agnes Alsgaard Lien Rushmore County Park Painting/Exhibitions $5,000
Dana Johnson Appleton Short Film $7,000
David Kelsey Bassett Tracy Serigraphy – Commerce & Consumption: Fond Memories $1,498
Joseph Amato Marshall Sicilian Poems $5,000
Kari Weber New London Paintings: Personal Landmarks $1,500
Marjorie Nilssen New London New Encaustic Paintings $5,000
Nikki Bettcher Erickson Willmar Direct “Goodnight Desdemona” $5,000
Peter Lothringer Marshall Professional Recording of New Music $5,000
Robert Wilde Dassel B&W Piezography Photo Printing $5,000
Scott Wallace Hendricks Completion of Bronze and Pre-Cast Concrete Sculpture $5,000
V. Ellen Starr Hutchinson 3D Sculpture Research & Exhibit $1,500
David Peterson Marshall Branderson Duo Commission $3,500
Jesse  White Westbrook Spider Web Painting Framing $1,500
John Larson Milan Large Scale Ceramic Sculpture $5,000
Mary Mulenburg Glencoe It’s All One World $1,500
Philip Scheevel Spicer Ventilation and dust collection system $1,500
Ron Adams Willmar Mural for Health & Human Services Building in Willmar $7,000
Rosa Pearson Marshall Gods, Stars, Frost, Fire: Poems $1,426
Saara Raappana Marshall The Bird-Hungry Sky: A Southwest MN Poetry Tour $1,500
Total Individual Artists: $69,424

Prairie Disciple Award

John Voit Marshall 2014 Prairie Disciple Award $500
Total Prairie Disciple Award: $500

Local Arts Initiative

SW/WC Service Cooperative Marshall Conference for Young Artists $2,500
SW/WC Service Cooperative Marshall Art Educators Development and Enrichment $500
Total Local Arts Initiative: $3,000

Operating Support

Crow River Players New London Operating Support $6,011
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Dawson Operating Support $8,000
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Falls Operating Support $3,155
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson Operating Support $11,020
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Operating Support $16,584
Milan Village Arts School Milan Operating Support $8,506
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Operating Support $7,489
Total Operating Support: $60,765


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