Desmond Tutu
Elie Wiesel
Lech Walesa
Betty Williams
Oscar Arias Sanchez
Rigoberta Menchu
Joseph Rotblat
Jose Ramos-Horta
Jody Williams
David Trimble
Martti Ahtisaari
Muhammad Yunus
Mohamed ElBaradei
Wangari Maathai
Jimmy Carter
Leymah Gbowee
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Shirin Ebadi
Barack Obama
Al Gore
F.W. deKlerk

Radio Appearance

Joe Krall of Radio K interviews Doug Knutson, photographer of over 15 Nobel Prize winners.
Culture Queue 02.06.2011


Past Show

Augsburg College
Christensen Center Student Art Gallery
Main Floor, Christensen Center

March 5 – 7, 2010

Opening Reception:
Friday, March 5, 2010
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Minnesota-based photographer Doug Knutson presents his black and white portraits of past Nobel Laureates in conjunction with the Nobel Peace Prize Forum held at Augsburg College on March 5 and 6. Knutson has photographed fourteen of the Nobel Peace Laureates: The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, Lech Walesa, Betty Williams, Oscar Arias Sanchez, Rigoberta Menchu, Joseph Rotblad, Jose Ramos-Horta, Jody Williams, David Trimble, Muhammad Yunus, Mohamed ElBaradei and Wangari Maathai. These photographs, along with his portraits of speakers from previous Nobel Peace Prize Forums, will be on display at Augsburg.

Knutson went to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, to receive his B.A. and returned to Minneapolis where he has been working as a photographer for twenty-four years. He has also studied with photographers Mary Ellen Mark and Arnold Newman.

For more information about the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Forum entitled “Striving for Peace: A Question of Will” held at Augsburg College, visit

All events are free and open to the public.

Christensen Center Student Art Gallery
22nd Avenue South at 7 1/2 Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 8 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm

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