Legislative Arts All Star Awards

The Legislative Arts All Star Awards are given out by MCA each year to honor heroic state Senators and Representatives for their tireless advocacy on behalf of the non-profit arts. Past winners of the awards include: No Awards were given out between 2013-2015.

2012 Arts All Star Award Winners:
Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, 1, Plummer
Sen. Tom Bakk, 3, Cook
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, 8, Alexandria
Rep. Dean Urdahl, 18A, Grove City
Sen. David Senjem, 25, Rochester
Sen. Terri Bonoff, 44, Minnetonka
Sen. James Metzen, 52, South St. Paul
Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, 59, Minneapolis
Rep. Paul Thissen, 61B, Minneapolis
Sen. Sandra Pappas, 65, St. Paul

2010 Arts All Star Award Winners:
Rep. Kurt Zellers, 32B, Maple Grove

2009 Arts All Star Award Winners:
Rep. Bob Gunther, 24A, Fairmont
Sen. Linda Higgins, 58, Minneapolis
Rep. Leon Lillie, 55A, North St. Paul
Rep. Will Morgan, 40A, Burnsville
Sen. Mary Olson, 4, Bemidji
Sen. Linda Scheid, 46, Brooklyn Park

2008 Arts All Star Award Winners:
Rep. David Dill, 6A, Crane Lake
Rep. Mary Murphy, 6B, Hermantown
Rep. Loren Solberg, 3B, Grand Rapids

2007 Arts All Star Award Winners:
Sen. Ellen Anderson, 66, St. Paul
Rep. Rick Hansen, 39A, South St. Paul
Rep. Alice Hausman, 66B, St. Paul
Rep. Mike Jaros, 7B, Duluth
Rep. Phyllis Kahn, 59B, Minneapolis
Rep. Diane Loeffler, 59A, Minneapolis
Rep. Frank Moe, 4A, Bemidji
Rep. Dennis Ozment, 37B, Rosemount
House Majority Leader Tony Sertich, 5B, Chisholm
Sen. David Tomassoni, 5, Chisholm
Rep. Sandy Wollschlager, 28A, Cannon Falls
Congresswoman Betty McCollum, MN 4, St. Paul

2006 Arts All Star Award Winners:
House Majority Leader Margaret Anderson Kelliher, 60A, Minneapolis
Representative Mike Charron, 56A, Stillwater
Senator Dick Cohen, 64, St. Paul
Representative Greg Davids, 31B, Lanesboro
Senator Scott Dibble, 60, Minneapolis
Representative Ron Erhardt 41A, Edina
Senator Dennis Frederickson, 21, New Ulm
Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson, 13, Willmar
Senator Keith Langseth, 9, Moorhead
Representative Morrie Lanning, 9A, Moorhead
Representative Erik Paulsen, 42B, Eden Prairie
Senator Larry Pogemiller, 59, Minneapolis
Senator Dallas Sams, 11, Staples