Art can tell the story that sometimes words can't. On Minnesota Now Wednesday, host Cathy Wurzer honors the legacy of renowned visual artist, Jim Denomie. Denomie was a member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe and lived much of his life in Minnesota.
He received a number of honors and accolades for his work including the McKnight Distinguished Artist Award in 2019 — one of the most prestigious awards for an artist in Minnesota.
And as the pandemic continues, a new book shows the perspective of local artists during another challenging year. The limited edition MPLSART Sketchbook Project features 70 across the Twin Cities. Blaine Garrett, co-owner of MPLSART joined Wurzer to talk more about it.
Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.
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