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The Central Minnesota Arts Board awards Public Art Grant


At the October 10, 2019 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded a Public Art Grant in the amount of $6,690 to The City of Monticello for artist Hallie Leffingwell Street Art Project, which will consist of small-scale murals in multiple sites that lead people from the riverfront parks through downtown to the community […]

Central MN Arts Board awards Project Grants to area organizations


At the September 19, 2019 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $99,653 in support of seventeen regional arts projects. Applications are scored by a panel of volunteer artists, administrators and members of other community groups. Panel scores are provided to the Board of Directors and used in determining how to allocate funds. Criteria […]

Central MN Arts Board Awards Arts Legacy funds for Artist In Residence Grants


At the September 19, 2019 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $7,000 in Arts Legacy funds to two area organizations in support of Artist Residencies. The Artist in Residency (AIR) program is designed to enhance education through the arts with supportive grants to schools and nonprofit organizations. The intention of any residency proposal […]

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grant to St. Cloud Artists


At the September 19, 2019 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $3,600 in Teaching Artist Grants. Dan Mondloch, $1,800 to work with several groups from the St. Cloud VA Health Care System over a 4-week period creating watercolor paintings that will also have a therapeutic component for veterans. Sarah Drake, $1,800 to work […]

CMAB Awards Arts Organization Development Grant


A Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) Organizational Development Grant in the amount of $2,000 was awarded to Minnesota Dance Ensemble in support of equipment purchases that will improve performances, promotion and expand outreach efforts within the community. The CMAB Organizational Development program provides funds to help establish, maintain & strengthen the infrastructure of nonprofit arts […]

Central MN Arts Board awards Project Grants to area organizations


At the May 9, 2019 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $191,951 in support of twenty-nine    regional arts projects. Applications are scored by a panel of volunteer artists, administrators and members of other community groups. Panel scores are provided to the Board of Directors and used in determining how to allocate funds. Criteria […]

CMAB Awards Sixteen Student Arts Scholarships


At the April 11, 2019 meeting, The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Arts Scholarships to sixteen students totaling $24,000. The Student Arts Scholarship Program is designed to support individuals entering or enrolled in an accredited institution and who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in the arts. Applicants are eligible to receive up to four Student […]

CMAB Awards Artist Learning Grants


The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) recently awarded $1,118 in Artist Learning Grants (ALG) to three regional artists. Anthony Stokes, St. Cloud, MN received $250 for Drawing Faces class series with Suzanne Beck. Arlys Krim, Albany, MN, received $370 for Camp Candace advanced writing workshop with Sheila O’Connor. Jay Grammond, Princeton, MN, received $498 to […]

Seven Area Artists Receive Individual Artist Awards


The Central MN Arts Board is excited to announce the Individual Artist Award (IAA) recipients for 2019! The Individual Artist Award provides up to seven (7) awards of $3,500 each as recognition and support for outstanding artists living in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright (Region 7W). Funding for the program is […]