Posts Tagged ‘artist fellowships’

Valuing Artists: The McKnight Artist Fellowships

A Long Tradition of Honoring Artists Here at The McKnight Foundation, the annual celebration of McKnight Artist Fellows is one of our favorite evenings of the year. In September, we celebrated the new 2015 cohort of 42 talented artists along with the eight administrative partners that make our program possible. The event is a chance for […]

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David Kennedy-Logan: Celebrating Minnesota’s working artists

Founded on the belief that Minnesota thrives when its artists thrive, The McKnight Foundation’s arts program supports working artists to create and contribute to vibrant communities. I had the pleasure to witness the strength and impact of that belief on the lives of working artists firsthand on Tuesday evening last week, when I joined McKnight […]

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Works Progress: Everyday Ways

Everyday Ways from Works Progress on Vimeo.   After meeting Mankwe Ndosi for the first time, we knew that our process for creating this video would be different than the others in the series. Not only is Mankwe the first musician we’ve featured, she’s also a deep thinker, a community organizer (with Hope Community) and […]

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Laura Zabel: Zig-Zagging Careers and the Artists Who Love Them

State of the Artist note: This post, from Laura Zabel, is in response to our Visualizing Artists’ Careers project, which you can see here.   I can’t stop looking at these graphics. I love the unbalanced stars that show us just how different each person’s trajectory and career is. And somehow simultaneously demonstrate how important […]

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Works Progress: The Topic Was Air

The Topic Was Air from Works Progress on Vimeo. As artists who often work across disciplines, we’re excited by efforts to get beyond silo thinking. Thankfully, there seem to be more and more of these silo-busting projects out there! An awareness is building both in and outside the arts community about the possibilities of collaboration […]

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