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Kinji Akagawa

Kinji Akagawa release party

Here and Now: Re-View, Re-Think, i≠i

Highpoint Center for Printmaking and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design are pleased to announce a print collaboration with renowned artist and educator Kinji Akagawa in support of future generations of artists. Proceeds from sales of the print will support The Kinji Akagawa Fund for Interdisciplinary Studies at MCAD, an endowed fund providing scholarships for MCAD fine arts students exploring the interconnection between art and the world around us.

For more than 35 years, MCAD Professor and alumnus Kinji Akagawa has made a direct and personal impact on the lives of thousands of students. He has received commissions for site-specific installations in parks and public spaces in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Texas; his work is also included in numerous private and public collections, including the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. In recognition of his influence and accomplishments as an artist, educator, and community arts advocate, Kinji received in 2OO7 the McKnight Foundation Distinguished Artist Award.