Clients

“Gadwa's thoughtful and thorough approach meant valuable research we could translate into action. The project contributed to a 100% growth of our youth program this year and entirely new horizons in resident and artist connections in Cedar Riverside.” —John Bueche, Bedlam Theatre Executive Artistic Director

 

Metris Arts Consulting works with a range of clients from across the country and internationally, including philanthropic foundations, government agencies (local to federal), and arts and community development nonprofits. We view our clients as close partners and seek out collaborations with critical learners doing innovative and interesting work.

Our major clients and research sponsors to date include Artspace, Bush Foundation, Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program/Bedlam Theatre, the City of Carlsbad, CA, the City of Minneapolis, Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC), Hennepin Theatre Trust, Hivos, the Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture, LINC, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, LISC, Markusen Economic Research, Mt. Auburn Associates, New England Foundation for the Arts, Pillsbury House + Theatre, the University of Houston, Slover Linett Audience Research Inc, Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership, the Urban Institute and WaterFire Providence.

With our strategic partners, Markusen Economic Research, GO collaborative, and the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics, we have also completed projects for the Center for Cultural Innovation, the City of Grand Rapids, the City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs, The James Irvine Foundation, and the Mayors Institute on City Design (a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors and American Architectural Foundation).