Category Archives: Artist Grant Awards

Grants awarded to individual artists in Region 7W

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grants to Area Artists


At the November 9, 2023, meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $4,000 in Teaching Artist Grants to support local artists in conducting arts learning activities in community settings. • Carol Moore, of Buffalo, received $2,000 to conduct a Beginner Watercolor Workshop for adults at Monti Arts in Monticello, MN. • Dan Gruhlke, of […]

Artist Career Development Grants Awarded


At the September 14, 2023, meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $27,993 in Artist Career Development grants. The CMAB Artist Career Development program provides funding in support of projects, training opportunities, purchases and other activities that assist artists in making the next step in their artistic careers. Funding for this program is provided […]

Teaching Artist Grant Awarded to Area Artist


At the March 9, 2023 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Teaching Artist, 
Cristina Seaborn $2,000 to lead a Barn Dance residency for second graders at Talahi Community School. The activities combine music, physical education, and historical culture concluding with a community barn dance. The Teaching Artist Grant is available to artists who […]

Teaching Artist Grants Awarded to Area Artists


At the November 10, 2022 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $4,000 in Teaching Artist Grants to local artists to conduct arts learning activities in community settings. The following teaching artists were awarded: 1. Dan Mondloch, $2,000, for a 4-day residency focused on watercolor techniques and landscape painting with grades Pre-k through 5th […]

CMAB Awards Artist Career Development Grants


At the September 15, 2022, meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $28,000 in Artist Career Development grants. The CMAB Artist Career Development program provides funding in support of projects, training opportunities, purchases and other activities that assist artists in making the next step in their artistic careers. Funding for this program is provided […]

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grant to Area Artist


At the March 10, 2022 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Teaching Artist, Kelly Lundquist $2,000 to conduct a week-long workshop “Write it Wrong to Write it Right: Overcoming the Fears That Keep us Stuck as Writers” for students age 14-18 at Jane Goodall Environmental Sciences Academy in Maple Lake, MN. The Teaching […]

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grant to area artist


At the November 11, 2021 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Teaching Artist, Carol Moore $2,000 to conduct a watercolor art experience with Humphrey Elementary School K-4th grade students in Buffalo, MN. After watercolor instruction in techniques and practice, students in K-2 will create a winter portrait while 3-4th grade students will create […]

CMAB Awards Pandemic Recovery for Individuals grants


At the September 16, 2021, meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $71,877 in Pandemic Recovery for Individuals grants. Pandemic Recovery Support for Individuals provides funding for activities that help artists adapt their work to the changing environment, return to creative careers after leaving the workforce during the pandemic and to stay relevant and […]

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grant to Area Artist


At the September 16, 2021 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Teaching Artist, Dan Mondloch $2,000 to provide a 4-day watercolor and art history residency for 2nd-6th graders at St. Mary’s School in Melrose. Students will use watercolor techniques to create their own rendition of the famous artist’s work following the lesson on […]

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grant to Area Artist


At the June 10, 2021 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Teaching Artist, Kelly Lundquist $2,000 to conduct a 10-session Scene Craft Workshop residency focused on how to make your writing more vivid and memorable September – December, 2021 at Monticello Arts Initiative in Monticello, MN. The Teaching Artist Grant is available to […]