Recognizing the artists and culture bearers who have made significant lifelong contributions to Minnesota, enriching our communities.
The annual $100,000 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award recognizes artists and culture bearers who have made a lifelong commitment to creating art that is locally, regionally, and/or nationally significant.
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McKnight Distinguished Artists have also inspired other artists and culture bearers, earned acclaim from audiences, patrons, critics, and other arts professionals, and some have founded and strengthened arts organizations.
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2023 distinguished artist
A driving force in the theater field, Mukherjee muaj earned a reputation as a director committed to social justice, equity, and de-colonized practices in theater-making.