Brian Frink   

Brian Frink


How to Write and Receive a mn state arts board Grant

May 1, 5:30pm - Emy Frentz Arts Guild

You’ve applied five times and still no grant. You have no idea where to begin when it comes to writing your grant. You have no idea what the MSAB is. This workshop is for you. Brian Frink, local artist and teacher of art, has been behind the scenes and knows what it takes to get your grant approved. Join us for a discussion around the do’s and don’ts of submitting your next grant.

Brian has been teaching painting and drawing at Minnesota State University, Mankato, for twenty-eight years. He is currently chair of the Art Department. He received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his MFA at the University of Wisconsin. Brian’s art has been exhibited in museums, galleries and art centers, throughout the Midwest and nationally. He has been the recipient of numerous grants including five from the MSAB grants, two PLRAC, one Wisconsin State Arts Board, one National Endowment for the Arts, two McKnight Fellowships, and one Jerome travel grant.  He has also sat on the grant review panel for the MSAB four times.  Brian also founded Rural America Contemporary Art (RACA). RACA is a group that advocates and fosters community among rural contemporary artists. For more information on Brian and to view his work, find him on FB at Brian Frink Artwork at Poor Farm Studios.

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