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2020 Artist Fellowship Award Announcements

Our partner organizations announce the 2020 McKnight Artist Fellowship winners on a rolling basis. We post them here shortly after they become available. Then, after all the winners have been announced, we will update this list of current fellows.

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2020 McKnight Composer Fellows and McKnight Visiting Composers Announced

Award Winners: Kathy McTavish, Ted Olsen, David Seru, Anat Spiegel
Visiting Composers: Nathan Hall and Angélica Negrón

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Six Minnesota dance artists selected for 2020 McKnight Fellowships for Choreographers and Dancers

Award Winners: Melissa Clark (Dancer), Non Edwards (Dancer), HIJACK-Arwen Wilder and Kristin Van Loon (Choreographer), Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy (Choreographer), Karen Sherman (Choreographer), and Marciano Silva dos Santos (Dancer)

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Announcing the 2020 McKnight Media Artist Fellows

Award Winners: David J. Buchanan, Cy Dodson, Karen Frank, and Missy Whiteman

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2020 McKnight Printmaking Fellowship

Award Winners: Drew Peterson and Mike Marks

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The Loft Literary Center Announces Recipients of the 2020 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers

Award Winners: Blythe Baird, Jacob Lindberg, Lauren Stringer, Michael Torres, and Claire Wahmanholm

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MacPhail Center For Music Honors Four of Minnesota’s Top Musicians with $25,000 McKnight Musician Fellowship

Award Winners: Jose Antonio Zayas Caban, PaviElle French, Diane Miller aka D. Mills, and Kirsten Whitson.


2020 McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists

Award Winners: Eric J. Garcia, Seitu Ken Jones, Catherine Meier, Teo Nguyen, Meg Ojala, and Maria Cristina Tavera (“Tina”)

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Announcing Our 2020 McKnight Book Artist Fellows

Award Winners: Paula McCartney and Lisa Nebenzahl

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Announcing the Recipients of the 2020 McKnight Artist Fellowship and Residency for Ceramic Artists Awards

2020 McKnight Artist Fellowships: Andrea Leila Denecke and Brad Menninga
2020 McKnight Artist Residencies: Ashwini Bhat, Edith Garcia, Tom Hubbard, and Roberta Massuch

Playwrights Center

Announcing the 2020-2021 McKnight National Residency and Commission and 2020-2021 McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting

2020-2021 McKnight National Residency and Commission Recipient: Gracie Gardner
2020-2021 McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting Recipients: Marvin González De León and Savannah Reich
2020-2021 McKnight Fellowship Theater Artist Fellows Recipients: Kurt Kwan and Abbee Warmboe

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2020 McKnight Fellowships for Fiber Artists

Award Winners: Liz Miller and Eun-Kyung Suh

Topic: Arts & Culture, The McKnight Artist Fellowships

June 2020