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John Kaiser

Grants Specialist
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John Kaiser joined Arts Midwest as Grants Specialist in April 2020. He works with the grantmaking team to provide administrative support to grantees and applicants. Prior to joining Arts Midwest, he held positions with the Walker Art Center and the Minnesota Orchestra.

Areas of Expertise

Arts Administration, Creative Thinking, Filmmaking, Grantmaking, and Creative Project Management.

Creative Ventures

Outside of his arts administration work, John is an independent filmmaker and screenwriter and is a Jerome Foundation Artist Grant recipient.


John holds a B.A. in Art from the University of Minnesota.