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Mignon Faget Awards and Honors

 MIGNON FAGET Awards + Honors

Artist and designer Mignon Faget has been recognized throughout her career for her philanthropic efforts.  She has created exclusive designs for fundraising purposes to aid various organizations such as the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, New Orleans Museum of Art, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans Ballet Association, Newcomb College, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and Arts Council of New Orleans.  She donated the building that housed her gallery on Dublin Street and has  created a series of wearable ornaments to benefit the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans.  Faget collaborated with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to aid in the rebuilding of the historic New Canal Lighthouse.  Currently some of her designs benefit Woodlands Trail and Park and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to help save Louisiana’s wetlands.

In addition, she has received many outstanding awards and honors.

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Mignon Faget Special Commissions



Soledad O’Brien/Brad Raymond Foundation Design of Starfish pendant

Chi Omega Design of Owl Pendant for the Chi Omega Mississippi Chapter

Imperial Calcasieu Museum Design of Crossed Dueling Pistols pin/pendant celebrating 50th Anniversary of the museum.

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Mignon Faget Exhibits



2011           Mignon Faget: A Life in Art and Design

Louisiana State Museum on Capitol Park, Baton Rouge, LA


2010           Mignon Faget: A Life in Art and Design

                   The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans

     Women Artists in Louisiana, 1965-2010

                    New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

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