Distinguished Privilege Holders


Distinguished Privilege Holders Program

The ULCC has always held a strong commitment to community and culture, and in 1997, that commitment was expanded with the creation of a Distinguished Artists Program. Since then, the program has evolved to include artists, musicians and writers. Since its creation, the program has brought in the following leaders of their craft as Distinguished Privilege Holders: 

Distinguished Artists

Don Baum*
Dawoud Bey
Phyllis Bramson
Nick Cave
William Conger
Barbara Crane
Ruth Duckworth*
Richard Hunt
Michiko Itatani
Vera Klement
Robert Lostutter
Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle
Kerry James Marshall
John David Mooney
Ed Paschke*
James Valerio
Anne Wilson
ShanZuo & DaHuang Zhou

Distinguished Musicians

Rachel Barton Pine
Nicole Cabell
Sir Andrew Davis
Kurt Elling
Nancy Gustafson
Welz Kauffman
Josephine Lee
Ramsey Lewis
James Palermo
Willie Pickens*
Samuel Ramey
Augusta Read Thomas

Distinguished Writers

Stuart Dybek
Rick Kogan
Alex Kotlowitz
Rebecca Makkai
Carol Marin
Studs Terkel*
Scott Turow

*Deceased

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