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Creative Awards

Artist of the Year

2020Nicholas LegerosNicholas Legeros for aviation-themed sculptures
2019Larry Grace
2018Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics
2016Frank Cuden
2015Steve Hustad
2014John Valo
2013Bruce McClain
2012Stephen Nesser
2009Ray Pittman
2008Donald C. Carlson
2007Kenneth Fox
2006Peter Feigel
2005Randy Arneson
2004Jim Deneen
Art Award recipient Nicholas Legeros holding his plaqueLarry Grace with Cheri Rohlfing

Writer of the Year

2022Tom Lymburncolumnist and feature writer for the Minnesota Flyer Magazine.
2021Tom Fostercolumnist and feature writer for Minnesota Flyer Magazine
2020Marsha BordnerKeep Your Airspeed Up
2019Jeff Jorgenson
2018David Matheny
2017Sam WeigelFlying Magazine Columnist
2016David WeimanMidwest Flyer Magazine
2015Jack El HaiNon-Stop, the History of Northwest Airlines.
2014Noel Allardbooks SPEED and Minnesota  Aviation History 1857-1945
2013James HansonMagazine Articles
2012Paul M. SailerThe Oranges Are Sweet
2010Al ZdonOne Step Forward
2009Ann Billingsley KerrFujiyama Trays and Oshibori Towels
2008Kathleen C. WintersAnne Morrow Lindbergh
2007Jurgen FohlmeisterPolar Flight
2006Dan JohnsonLSA articles
2005Bob Cary and Jack HautalaBush Pilots
2004Louis J. MartinWings Over Persia
2003Dan McDowellMN/DOT Newsletter
2002Don PattersonTales of the RAF
2001Bob TatosianFive Miles and a Thousand Feet
2000George EricksonTrue North
1999Gene MillerPilots Along the Red River Valley
Jeff Jorgenson receiving his writing award plaqueMarsh Bordner receiving her writing award plaque