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Media Coverage of Distinguished Artist Wing Young Huie

Read a collection of the news coverage following the announcement of photographer Wing Young Huie as the 2018 Mcknight Distinguished Artist. As new stories are released, we will update this list.


Star Tribune | Minnesota’s biggest arts prize goes to a photographer who chronicles urban life

Perhaps the biggest honor for a Minnesota artist, the Mc­Knight Distinguished Artist Award rings of “lifetime achievement.” But at 63, this year’s winner, Minneapolis photographer Wing Young Huie, considers himself to be at midcareer.

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Pioneer Press | McKnight’s 2018 Distinguished Artist: Wing Young Huie’s camera helps us all see more clearly

With a camera hanging on a strap around his neck, close to his heart, Wing Young Huie stands in his art gallery and thinks back to the beginning of this partnership.

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MPR News | Photographer Huie named McKnight distinguished artist

Wing Young Huie, a Duluth native, uses his photography to start conversations within communities about identity and belonging.

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WCCO-TV | Local Photographer Receives McKnight Distinguished Artist Award

The phone was ringing nonstop Monday morning for an artist in Minneapolis because friends were calling to congratulate the photographer.

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MinnPost | Street photographer Wing Young Huie on his life, his work, and his new McKnight Distinguished Artist Award

Of all the Minnesotans chosen as McKnight Distinguished Artists since 1998, when the program began, Wing Young Huie is the first photographer.

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August 2018