2006 McKnight Distinguished Artist - Lou Bellamy

2006 McKnight Distinguished Artist - Lou Bellamy

Lou Bellamy: 2006 McKnight Distinguished Artist (56 pages, PDF) pays tribute to the latest recipient of the McKnight Foundation's annual award recognizing a Minnesota resident for his or her artistic excellence and contributions to the state's cultural life. The profile chronicles Bellamy's life and work, including his founding of the Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, which he has served as director for thirty years, and features essays by friends, students, and colleagues about his influence on African-American theater and his commitment to the community.