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Accomplishments

Accomplishments

 

2016 Emerging Artist Research and Development Grant Forecast Public Art

2016 “Outstanding Arts Leader for Morrison County,” Five Wings Arts Council

2016 Lenz Harrison Scholarship College of Continuing Education, UMN

2015 McKnight Individual Artist Grant Recipient Five Wings Arts Council

2013 Emerging Artist Award Central MN Arts Board

2012 Artist Career Development Grant Recipient Central MN Arts Board

2011 McKnight Individual Artist Grant Recipient Five Wings Arts Council

2009 McKnight Individual Artist Grant Recipient Five Wings Arts Council

2007 McKnight Individual Artist Grant Recipient Five Wings Arts Council

Public Art

Little Falls Bench Project, Little Falls CVB Little Falls, Minnesota 2016

Sartell Mill Art Project Project Coordinator/Lead Artist Sartell, Minnesota 2014 - 2015

Bike Rack Project, Boys & Girls Club of Morrison County Little Falls, Minnesota 2016

Education

2013 - 2017 Arts & Cultural Leadership, Masters Candidate, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

  • Coursework in financial management (NPO and Small government); fund development; arts trends; nonprofit management; board management; law and ethics in the arts; social justice through the arts
  • Advisor: Tom Borrup, Creative Community Builders
  • Research Focus Area: Rural Communities and the Arts; Artists in the Arts

1997 - 1999 Bachelors of Studio Art, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

1995 - 1996 Coursework in Architecture & Design, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri