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2004 Grant Recipient List

Arts In Education

K-12 Arts Challenge Minnesota

La Crescent-Hokah Middle School, La Crescent
$2,500; Linda Moraal will conduct a residency in ceramics that links to an existing interdisciplinary project

Mille Lacs Academy, Onamia
$2,489; visual artist Craig David will introduce mosaic environmental design to students during a five-day residency

Nisswa Elementary, Nisswa
$2,208; John Minczeski will launch "Power Word Poetry Production with Live Poets”

Park Rapids Public Schools, Park Rapids
$2,013; writer Margot Fortunato Galt will conduct a week-long residency focusing on writing poetry

Pearson Elementary, Wheaton
$2,500; Kim Bovee will conduct a residency focused on three drawing techniques for processing visual information

Prairie Wind Middle School, Perham
$2,500; Larry Long will conduct an "Elder's Wisdom, Children's Song" a program with songs co-written by students, based on oral histories of women in war and peace

Royalton Elementary, Royalton
$1,661; Perrin Boyd will conduct a residency with third grade students using elements of theater, comedy, and physical expression through the ancient art of clowning.

Schoolcraft Learning Community, Bemidji
$2,500; visual artist Pat Black and musician Mike LaBriola will conduct a residency focused on the common vocabulary of music and visual art to create original books

Twin Bluff Middle School, Red Wing
$1,782; writer Margot Galt will conduct a poetry residency focusing on the Holocaust and women's history

Organizational Support

American National Ballet, Duluth

ArtStart, Minneapolis

COMPAS, Saint Paul

Galumph Performance Troupe, Minneapolis

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, Minneapolis

Illusion Theater and School, Minneapolis

In Progress, Saint Paul

Intermedia Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis

MacPhail Center for the Arts, Minneapolis

The Minnesota Opera Company, Minneapolis

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis

SASE: The Write Place, Minneapolis

Stages Theatre Company, Hopkins

The SteppingStone Theatre, Saint Paul

Young Audiences of Minnesota, Saint Paul

Zenon Dance Company and School, Minneapolis

School Support

Avalon School, Saint Paul
$3,250; photographer Barry Kleider will conduct a residency focused on documentary and abstract photography

Bancroft Elementary, Minneapolis
$10,400; residency with Ross Sutter, Leo Lara, and Joan Griffith to explore the concept of "sequence" in folk songs, rhythms, dances, and musical instruments

Burroughs Community School, Minneapolis
$8,000; Linda Moraal and Marie Olofsdotter will conduct residencies in clay, puppetry, mask making, and performance arts

Byron Middle School, Byron
$3,500; musician Ross Sutter will conduct a residency focused on music as an expression of culture

Centerpoint Elementary, White Bear Lake
$2,869; musician Leo Lara will conduct a residency focusing on cultural expressions of different peoples, include Latin American folkloric instruments

Columbus Elementary, Forest Lake
$4,434; visual artist Mary Jo Pauly will conduct a residency focused on the interdisciplinary experience and processes of bookmaking as art

J. J. Hill Montessori Magnet School, Saint Paul
$2,600; actor Buffy Sedlachek will help students learn improvisation, visualization, and other drama techniques to enrich the Montessori curriculum

Peter Hobart Primary Center, Saint Louis Park
$3,893; Rhonda Lund will help students make masks, invent stories, and act them out

J. A. Hughes Elementary, Red Lake Falls
$2,100; Perrin Boyd presents creative clowning for elementary students during a theater residency that will focus on the artistic process of self-discovery

Kelliher Public Schools, Kelliher
$3,045; visual artist Susan Warner will help K-12 students complete a clay tile mural they began in 2002

Kenny Community School, Minneapolis
$9,883; self-expression/communication residency with Sheila O'Connor, Danielle Daniel, Ross Sutter, Leo Lara, Margo McCreary, and Denise Walker

Linwood A+ Elementary, Saint Paul
$6,800; composer Raymond Berg to work with students to create a plot, compose songs, design sets, audition for, rehearse, and perform original pieces of music theater

Marcy Open School, Minneapolis
$7,570; using the Mississippi as a theme, George Griffiths and Judy Gallas will lead students to explore light and color from artistic and scientific perspectives

William E. McGee Institute of Technology, Saint Paul
$2,700; Rogger Cumming will conduct a residency exploring pop culture through concepts of visual art and poetry enabling students to develop their own creative skills

Minnesota Association of Charter Schools, Saint Paul
$15,500; painter Ta-Coumba Aiken, musicians Leo Lara and Larry Long will conduct coordinated residencies in seven charter schools titled, “Defining Community thru Art”

Minnesota State Academy for the Blind, Faribault
$2,718; Perrin Boyd will conduct a clowning residency for blind/visually impaired learners and content area grades 7-12 teachers

New City School, Minneapolis
$3,750; Usry Alleyne will conduct a residency focused on drawing, portrait painting, and video documentation to help welcome and connect students and the community in the school’s first year

Park Spanish Immersion School, Saint Louis Park
$7,350; Mask maker Marie Olofsdotter, tile maker Susan Warner, and musician Leo Lara will conduct a residency with an interdisciplinary focus on ethnic art and artifacts

Powder horn Community School, Minneapolis
$2,180; Marilyn Lindstrom will conduct a residency focused on building community through tile mosaic work

Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis
$3,554; dancer Francis Kofi will conduct a residency, focused on movement and sound, with ninth graders

Sanford Middle School, Minneapolis
$3,850; theater artist Rhonda Lund will dramatize math story problems and create short stories using improvisation

Sheridan Global Arts and Communications School, Minneapolis
$8,200; Francis Kofi, Felicia Adeti, Marie Olofsdotter, Sayer Frey, Mankwe Ndosi, Susan Boeckmann, and Edwin Beylerian will conduct a residency called, “Literacy through the Arts”

Southside Family School, Minneapolis
$3,500; Sara Dejoras will instruct children in the culture, history, and practice of Taiko drumming

Zachary Lane Elementary School, Plymouth
$1,477; Christopher Yeager will combine dance and theater as a way for students to experience history through movement while exploring cultural traditions

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