Living Treasures

Living Treasures


This annual award presented by the Northfield Arts and Culture Commission honors those individuals and groups who have, over a period of time, made significant contributions to Northfield in, through, or on behalf of arts and culture, so as to enhance the reputation of the city and the quality of life of its citizens.

2017 Living Treasure Award Nomination Form

Award Recipients

Year Name Major Works
2011 Raymond Jacobson
Sculpture/visual arts - including major works at Bridge Square and the River Walk, Carleton College, the Northfield Public Library and many others.
2011 Myrna Johnson
Theater - founder of the Northfield Arts Guild Theater, director and performer
2012 Cora Schultz
Musician - founder and long-time director of the Northfield Youth Choirs
2013 Paul Miemisto
Musician - band director; founder of Vintage Band Festival
2014 Patsy Dew
Arts programmer - built arts programs at the Northfield Arts Guild and the Senior Center; photographer, community theater director, actress.
2015 Jan Shoger
Artist - teacher