1. Fuller, R. Buckminster
    1967LaureateThe Arts
    Architect, systems theorist,
    author, designer, and inventor
  2. Gabbard, Sara Vaughn
    2015EducationLaureateThe ArtsThe Performing Arts
    Lincoln scholar, author,
    museum director, librarian
  3. Gray, Mary Lackritz
    2011LaureateThe Arts
    Art collector, author, preserver
    and investigator of public art
  4. Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
    1966LaureateThe Arts
    Pioneer of modernist architecture,
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  5. Stein, Kevin
    2016EducationLaureateThe ArtsThe Performing Arts
    Poet laureate of Illinois, poet advocate,
    creative writing director, critic