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2014 R2AC Artist Mentor Grant Awarded locally

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2014 R2AC Artist Mentor Grant Awarded locally
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

The Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, passed by Minnesota voters on Nov. 4, 2008, has made it possible for the Region 2 Arts Council to award $7,003 in Artist Mentor Grants to young artists in our region.

Region 2 Arts Council Artist Mentor grants were awarded to eight 8th-12th grade student artists to mentor with a professional artist or to attend a camp or workshop in their arts discipline.

Locally, Skylar Fynboh, a Hubbard County 10th grader at Nevis High School, received $1,000 to study guitar with mentor Lou Samsa.

The next Artist Mentor Grant deadline is Dec. 1, 2014

Applications are available in the Region 2 Arts Council Office, 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji, MN 56601. Call 751-5447 or 1-800-275-5447 or go to for more information.