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SEMAC awards Arts Grants


Thu, Mar 28th, 2013
Posted in All Arts & Culture

On March 19, 2013, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Inc. (SEMAC) awarded 46 grants for a total of $183,305 in funding to applicants throughout southeastern Minnesota. This included twenty-three McKnight Individual Artist Grants for $99,305, nineteen General Operating Support Grants to arts organizations for $76,000, and four Artists in Education Grants for $8,000.

SEMAC is the State Arts Board-designated granting authority for local/regional arts producing and sponsoring organizations and disburses funds allocated for this purpose by the Minnesota State Legislature. The SEMAC region includes the counties of Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona.

Grants were awarded to each of the following individuals and organizations, listed by county:

Fillmore County

•Courtney Bergey received a $2,500 McKnight Emerging Artist grant for Of the Earth.

•Columcille Driscoll received a $2,500 McKnight Emerging Artist grant for Painting Plays.

•Nancy Huisenga received a $5,000 McKnight Established Artist grant for Breakfast at the Habberstad House.

•Barbara Keith received a $4,950 McKnight Established Artist grant for Glass Enamels into Mosaics.

•Jon Laging received a $4,910 McKnight Established Artist grant for Jacob said and then Sarah said.

•Slim Maroushek received a $4,975 McKnight Established Artist grant to Wood Carve a 5’ Austrian Bass Fiddle Player.

•Fillmore Central Schools received a $2,000 Artists in Education grant for Big Band Bash Artist in Residence 2013.

•Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association received a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for administrative operations.

Freeborn County

•Teresa Kauffmann received a $2,500 McKnight Emerging Artist grant for Light Painting.

•Albert Lea Art Center received a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for provide visual arts opportunities.

•Albert Lea Community Theatre received a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for support new management of the theatre building.

Goodhue County

•Lauren Pelon received a $5,000 McKnight Established Artist grant for Earth Tones.

•Cannon Falls High School received a $2,000 Artists in Education grant for Brass Day wi .....
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Recycling aluminum

By LaVerne C. Paulson

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in All Arts & Culture

LaVerne C. Paulson Recycling Education Coordinator The recycling of aluminum started in the early 1900s. Then, during WWII, great amounts of metal were needed, and it became quite extensive. Then, after a bit of a lull, the introduction of the alu ..... 
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Food shelf donation

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in Preston Arts & Culture

On Sunday, February 3, the confirmation class from the Harmony and Preston United Methodist churches hosted a “Souper Bowl” fundraiser. Members of the congregation donated food and paper products to the event. A soup and sandwich lunch was serve ..... 
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Operation Round Up grants $3,000 to local causes

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Arts & Culture

Rushford, MN - Tri-County Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Trust Board met on March 1 and elected to donate $3,000 to the following worthy organizations: •$1,000, Local Food Shelves, to help purchase food for residents in need. The am ..... 
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Earth Day Event Planned at historic Lenora Church

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in Canton Arts & Culture

Tired of winter? Ready for spring? There will be a celebration of New Life in conjunction with Earth Day on April 21st at 3:00p.m. at the historic Lenora United Methodist Church located in the small Fillmore County Village of Lenora. This will ..... 
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Jewelry Designer Liz Bucheit Receives “Dazzle Diva” Award at the Women’s Jewelry Association Spring Gala Event in New York City

Thu, Mar 21st, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

Jewelry designer and goldsmith Liz Bucheit of Lanesboro, MN was awarded first place in the Bridal Wear Category of the Women’s Jewelry Association’s “Dazzle Diva” Design Competition. Bucheit received her award at the Women’s Jewelry Associ ..... 
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Shakespeare Festival Production Honored

Wed, Mar 20th, 2013
Posted in All Arts & Culture

The Great River Shakespeare Festival-originated production of The Comedy of Errors was honored with three St. Louis Critics Circle Awards at a gathering Monday evening, March 18. The production featured a New Orleans at Mardi Gras, circa 1936, setti ..... 
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Grant application for Eagle Cliff Trail Spur

Mon, Mar 18th, 2013
Posted in Whalan Arts & Culture

By Karen Reisner The owners of Eagle Cliff Campground had requested that Fillmore County be the sponsor for a grant application to the Minnesota DNR to finance a bicycle trail in the Hwy 16 right of way near Whalan. At the board’s March 12 meeti ..... 
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A View From The Woods

By Loni Kemp

Mon, Mar 18th, 2013
Posted in All Arts & Culture

Back to Gardening: Pruning in the Snow Winter has a hard hold on Fillmore County in mid-March. Astounding snowfalls were followed by blue crystalline skies with forests bearing mounds of white fluff. The quality of light with daylight savings time ..... 
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