Jane Rasmussen

Director, Sisseton Arts Council
Advisory Team(s)
South Dakota Advisory Committee
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South Dakota Bush Prize Selection Panel

Jane Rasmussen is a leader and advocate for the arts in South Dakota and in her home community of Sisseton. Founder and director of the Sisseton Arts Council, she has worked in community arts for 35 years helping develop a model rural arts organization recognized for its community, tribal and global connections. Rasmussen serves on the boards of the South Dakota Arts Council and Arts Midwest. She taught English at Sisseton Wahpeton College and has been an independent scholar with the South Dakota Humanities Council for two decades, receiving their “Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities” award in 2013 for her work with “The Stavig Letters.”