January 10, 2019: Motorik Arts founder Erik Farseth has been awarded a 2019 Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board in the Visual Arts category.
According to the MN State Arts Board:
The Artist Initiative grant program is designed to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota.
Grants will be awarded for projects that will enhance or expand the applicant’s artistic skills or process, and advance the applicant’s career by helping the artist generate greater visibility with and exposure to potential audiences…
…Farseth will create original collage animations, sound collages, and zines to be shared with the community at a multimedia pop-up museum at a local gallery/theater space, and compiled as artist books.
Erik Farseth is a fiscal year 2019 recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.