Join us at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts to hear my new full-length album and participate in a “conversation with the artist.” Event is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated!
Nyttu Chongo is a 2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grantee. The Artist Initiative grant program is designed to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota. Grants are awarded for projects that will enhance or expand artistic skills or process, and advance an artist’s career by helping them generate greater visibility with and exposure to potential audiences. With this grant, Nyttu Chongo will produce his first album titled Libandzuwa: The Power of the Sun. Read more here: http://www.arts.state.mn.us/grants/2020/2020-awarded-ai.htm