Grants Awarded

FY 2022

Organizations

Organization Grants Awarded

Legacy Art Projects

Funded 9/28/2021

The City of Marshall: Marshall, 150th Community Art Project, $20,000
Little Theatre Auditorium: New London, Small Stages Artist Residency, $20,000
Department of Public Transformation: Granite Falls, Yes! Let’s Connect!, $20,000

Art Projects

Funded 9/28/2021

AMP (Arts & Mentoring Project): Pipestone, AMP Presents Scrooge! The Musical, $7,000
DEMO inc.: Svea, Arts Programming focusing on At-Risk Youth, $4,515
Meander Art Crawl: Upper Minnesota River Valley, Meander Art Crawl 2022, $7,000
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra (SMO): Marshall, SMO Beethoven Fall Concerts 2021, $7000
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra: Willmar, WAS0 – 3 Concerts, $7,000

Funded 1/22/2022

Canby Area Arts Council: Canby, 2022 Art in the Park, $7,000
Cultural Awareness Organization: Worthington, Worthington International Festival, $6,000
Hutchinson Center for the Arts: Hutchinson, 2022 Visual Arts Exhibition Series, $2,600
Kerkhoven Arts Council: Kerkhoven, 2022 Summer Youth Musical Theater Production, $7,000
Loose Gravel Music Festival: Walnut Grove, Loose Gravel Music Festival II, $7,000
Prairie Arts Chorale: Marshall, Spring Concert Season 2022, $4,655
Prairie Dance Alliance: Marshall, Dance Camp 2022, $5,740
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra: Marshall, 2022 Beethoven Concert Series, $6,475
Winsted Arts Council: Winsted, JigJam Spring Concert, $5,300

Funded 4/26/2022

City of Granite Falls: Granite Falls, Squidfest 2022-A Community Art Festival, $7,000
Dassel Area Historical Society: Dassel Dassel, Art Tour, $4,593
Friends of the Edgerton Public Library: Edgerton, Production of Little Red Riding Hood, $2,500
Granite Area Arts Council: Granite Falls, Glitch Art is Dead 2022-Interactive Programming, $7,000
Green Earth Players: Luverne, 2022 Fall Musical, $4,114
Little Theatre Auditorium: New London, Radio Theatre at Little Theatre Auditorium, $7,000
Marshall Area Farmers Market: Marshall, Performances at the Market 2022, $3,850
McLeod County Fair Foundation: Hutchinson, Pop-Up Theater Performances, $7,000
Minnesota Pottery Festival: Hutchinson, Festival 2022, $7,000
Murray County Historical Society: Slayton, Dinehart Holt House Front Porch Music Series, $5,550
Prairie Dance Alliance: Marshall, The Nutcracker Ballet 2022, $4,235
Rhythm of the River: Jackson, Rhythm of the River 2022, $7,000
RiverSong Music Festival: Hutchinson, Music Festival, $7,000
SWWC Foundation for Innovation in Education: Marshall, 2022 Conference for Young Artists, $7,000

Operating Support

Funded 11/23/2021

Bird Island Cultural Centre: Bird Island, Operating Support FY 2000 – 2023, $7,798
Little Theatre Auditorium: New London, Operating Support FY 2022 – 2023, $8,725
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association: Dawson, Operating Support – Overcoming Challenges, $9,288
Hutchinson Center for the Arts: Hutchinson, Operating Support FY22/23, $14,806
Jackson Center for the Arts: Jackson, Office Staffing for Jackson Center for the Arts, $8,699
Marshall Area Arts Council: Marshall, MAFAC Operating Support FY 2022 – 2023, $7,220
Milan Village Arts School: Milan, MVAS Operating Support FY 2022 – 2023, $10,859
Pipestone Performing Arts Center: Pipestone, PPAC 2022/2023 Operating Support, $11,668
Prairie Arts Chorale: Marshall, Operating Support FY 2022 – 2023, $5,696
Wilder Pageant Committee: Walnut Grove, LAURA INGALLS WILDER SEES THE FUTURE, $15,180
Willmar Area Arts Council: Willmar, Operating Support FY 2022 – 2023, $7,424

Equipment & Facility Improvement

Funded 10/26/2021

Lake Benton Opera House: Lake Benton, 2022 Lighting Project, $10,000
Pipestone Performing Arts Center: Pipestone, PPAC Sound Equipment, $9,439
Wilder Pageant Committee: Walnut Grove, Big Candle on the Prairie, $10,000

Funded 3/22/22

Little Theatre Auditorium: New London, Visual & Mixed Media Display System Installation, $3,907
Friends of the Auditorium: Worthington, LED Lighting Equipment Upgrade Project III, $10,000
Granite Area Arts Council: Granite Falls, Refurbish & Update Makers on the MN Gallery & Gift Shop, $10,000
Green Earth Players: Luverne, Rehearsal Space Improvements, $6,508
Prairie Winds Concert Band: New London, Speakers and Percussion Equipment, $3,347

Funded 5/24/22

JD Productions, Inc: Jackson, Portable stage, dressing room renovation, stage makeup, $10,000
Madison Art Gallery: Madison, Build Music Practice Room and Performance Stage, $7,000

Quick Support for Organizations

Funded 8/24/2021

Lamberton Area Community Foundation: Lamberton, Community Mural Planning Grant, $2,500
Madison Art Gallery: Madison, Planning for Madison Art Gallery, $2,500
Marshall Area Stage Company: Marshall, Support for participation in MACTFest 2021, $638

Funded 12/2021

Jackson Center for the Arts: Jackson, Art Legacy Project Planning, $2,500

Funded 1/22/2022

The Winsted Arts Council: Winsted, WAC administrative consultant/intern, $2,000

Funded 2/22/2022

Little Theatre Auditorium: New London, Setup, Transition & Training for Accounting and Bookkeeping Practices, $2,500
Teuby Continued (DBA 2B CONTINUED): Glencoe, Trauma Transformed and Story Portrait Workshops, $2,500

Funded 4/26/2022

Granite Area Arts Council: Granite Falls, Community-Rooted CAIR 2.0 Building, $2,500

Board Initiated Grants

Funded 8/24/2021

Kiwanis Club of Windom: Windom, Live Music for Welcoming Week 2021, $2,500

Total Organizational Grants: $432,829

School Grants Awarded

Arts in the Schools

Funded 11/23/2021

Bert Raney Elementary: Granite Falls, 5th Grade Dulcimer Project with Ross Sutter, $2,447
Lakeview Public School: Cottonwood, Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency, $2,695
Southwest Minnesota State University – Music Dept.: Marshall, Allison Miller Jazz Residency, $4,000

Funded 2/22/2022

Benson Community Education: Benson, 2022 Children’s Theater, $4,000
Dawson-Boyd Schools: Dawson, Ross Sutter and The Amazing Dulcimer Residency, $3,756
Lac qui Parle Valley School District: Madison, LqPV & Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, $2,500
MACCRAY School District: Clara City, Junior Players: Spring Musical 2022, $2,500
Marshall Middle School: Marshall, Pipestone Monument Field Trip, $625
RTR School District: Tyler, RTR Choir and Band Residency 2022, $3,975
Westbrook Walnut Grove School: Westbrook, Field Trip to the Minneapolis Children’s Theater, $2,500
Yellow Medicine East: Granite Falls, Rainbow Room: A Multimedia Art Installation, $4,000

Total Schools Grants: $32,998

Individual Artist Grants Awarded

Individual Artist-Community Collaboration

Funded 09/28/2021

Dani Prados: Granite Falls, A Moment in Granite, $10,000

Individual Artist

Funded 9/28/2021

Dana Conroy: Madison, A short art film, $7,000
Justin Eells: Marshall, Second Sanctuary: a Novel, $2,500
Olga Krasovska: Granite Falls, Opposites in Harmony, $7,000
Craig Lindsay: Marshall, bc – round two (musical compilation), $2,494
Nicholas Schleif: Milroy, Evolving my technique into a New Body of Work, $7,000
Anne Wedler: Marshall, Group Dynamics oil paintings, $5,660

Funded 2/22/2022

Justin Beck: Hutchinson, Framed Prints for Exhibitions, $1,934
Jason Frank: Ortonville, Abstract Elementals: A Prairie Wetland Portrait Series, $1,950
Daryl Hrdlicka: Westbrook, “Goodnight, Billy” – short horror movie, $6,750
Eva Margaret: Willmar, Eva Margaret Carlson Create new from previous body of work, $7,000
Forrest Peterson: Willmar, Literary arts-novel: Editor, cover design, etc., $4,970
Zachary Ploeger: Pipestone, Standard Trumpet Repertoire Recording Project, $7,000
Janet Timmerman: Lake Wilson, Publication – Halcyon Days: Leisure on Lake Shetek, $7,000

Individual Artist-Equity

Funded 08/24/2021

Teresa Peterson: Belview, Launch & Market Support for Voices Book, $4,000

Funded 10/26/2021

Autumn Cavender-Wilson: Granite Falls, Wowicakekage – Dakota Encoded Art, $4,000
Rosa Maria Cerda Rodriguez: Windom, “Alma Viajera” o “Sencible”, $2,695

Funded 1/22/2022

Ana Serrano: Willmar, Large Oil Paintings, Centered Around Self Reflection of my Life, $4,000

Funded 2/22/2022

Royce CrowGhost: Redwood Falls, A Dreamer’s Bench, $4,000
Priscilla Gruendemann: Morton, Traditional Star Quilt and skirt making, $4,000
Eva Lopez: Windom, The Four Seasons, $573
Doris Stands: Redwood Falls, Traditional Horse Regalia Showcase, $4,000

Funded 3/22/2022

Georgina Drapeau: Morton, Yamni Generation Creations, $4,000

Funded 4/26/2022

Lisa Nez: Redwood Falls, Women’s Northern Traditional Regalia, $4,000

Individual Artist-Quick Support

Funded 08/24/2021

Sureeporn Sompamitwong: Adrian, I Can’t Breathe, $1,000

Funded 09/28/2021

Andrew Nordin: New London, Winter 2021/22 Studio Work, $1,000

Funded 10/26/2021

Cindy Demers: Madison, Beyond Pointillism, $940

Funded 11/23/2021

Carol Diaz: Ortonville, Creating Cultural preservation through my artwork, $997
Miles Taylor: Wood Lake, Bound Space, $1,000

Funded 12/2021

Rhonda Buerkle: Glencoe, Children’s Book, $1,000

Funded 1/22/2022

Mark Debry: Marshall, Crow Media’s Small Stories, #1 $1,000
Jessie Hennen: Wood Lake, Sketch Show: A Granite Falls Home Companion, $1,000
Andrew Rivera: Hutchinson, Woodworking Tools for creating a Workspace and Storage, $1,000

Funded 3/22/2022

Darwin Dyce: Ghent, Kindred Spirits & Friends: Live music at Minneota Opera Hall, $1,000
Adrienne Herbert: Lakefield, Supplies for a show and a class, $954
Molly Rivera: Hutchinson, Klin Installation for Finishing Work, $1,000
Don Sherman: Ortonville, Handmade Paper, Color, Collage and Paper Marbling, $1,000
Kay Westlie: Willmar, Create art using materials familiar to seniors, $1,000

Funded 4/26/2022

LeAnn Atchison: Willmar, Professional supplies to create new art, $1,000
Steven Bergeson: Jackson, Minnesota Building and Landscape Paintings, $1,000
Corina Kells: Madison, New Work Frame and Matt, $1,000

Funded 5/24/2022

Maria Novak: New London, Pit of Fashion need a new keyboard, $1,000
Kylie Rieke: Fairfax, Pottery Studio Supplies and Small Equipment, $1,000

Individual Artist Awards

Funded 4/26/2022

Melanie Loy: Worthington, Prairie Disciple Award, $1,000
John Sterner: Marshall, Prairie Star Award, $5,000

Individual Artist-Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Funded 4/26/2022

Mark Rabaey: Marshall, Attend MMEA All-State Orchestra Summer Camp, $500
Avery Rieke: Fairfax, Attend Summer Pops Camp 2022, $447
Lindsey Setrum: Raymond, Megan Gilles Music Application, $500
Maggie Setrum: Raymond, Watercolor Study with Michele Steffen, $500
Ketcie Ulferts: Raymond, Pottery with Grace, $500
Miles Wieme: Balaton, Attend piano lessons with a professional instructor, $500
Paityn Wolf: Willmar, Private Piano Lessons, $500
Braxton Zimmer: Raymond, Drawing Study with Trevor Arndt, $500

Total Individual Artist Grants: $142,364

2022 Total Grants Awarded: $608,191

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