The 2014 Arts Awards Dinner and Meeting was held at Sacred Heart Cultural Center on Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Attendees of the 2014 Arts Awards Dinner and Meeting - June 19, 2014.
2014 Artist Award Winner Philip Morsberger (in grey) with (left to to right) Brenda Durant, Kevin Grogan and Lisa Taylor.
2014 Arts Professional Award Winner Ferneasa Cutno (in stripes) with (left to right) Mary Jones, Lisa Taylor and Brenda Durant.
2014 Volunteer Award winner Panny Force (second from left) with (left to right) Liz Ann Johnson, Lisa Taylor and Brenda Durant.
2014 Media Award Winner Mark Hodges/WRDW with (left to right) Rhian Swain, Lisa Taylor and Brenda Durant.
2013 Volunteer Award Winner - Liz Anne Johnson with Mike Sleeper (Outgoing President of the Greater Augusta Arts Council) and Panny Force5
2014 President's Award Winner Deke Copenhaver with (left to right) Lisa Taylor and Brenda Durant.
Outgoing Arts Council President, Lisa Taylor, receives an award for her service in 2013-14.
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Each year at the Arts Council's Arts Awards and Membership Meeting, we recognize members of Augusta's vibrant arts community who stand out for their dedication to and standard of excellence in the arts.This year's event will be held on June 16, 2016, 6PM at the Enterprise Mill Events Center, 1450 Greene St.
We are currently at capacity for the event and are unable to accept any further RSVPs. Please email Christina Berkshire at email@example.com with any questions.
Award Nominations are made by community members and chosen by committee.
Director of Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre and Entertainment Program
local musician and artist
Arts Professional Award:
Augusta University Professor of voice, opera, music literature and history courses, and humanities
founder and Board President for Jessye Norman School of the Arts
Beasley Media Group
Station Manager and Host of GPB Augusta 90.7FM.
The Volunteer Award is given to an arts volunteer (must be associated with the arts organization in an unpaid capacity) who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to support an arts organization.
Examples: leaders of performing/exhibiting groups; community arts advocates; community arts organizers; arts event organizers; organization assistants
This award is given to an individual who has achieved exemplary administrative achievement in the arts community of the River Region via his or her professional job as an organization’s leader or administrator.
Examples: Directors of organizations; arts promoters; arts workers; development personnel; grant writers; other types of employees of arts organizations
This award recognizes exemplary artistic achievement in any arts discipline by a professional or semi-professional artist in the River Region. This winner is one who is dedicated to excellence and growth in their field and achieves recognition above and beyond the River Region.
Examples: Visual artists, musicians, dancers, actors, writers, choreographers
Media - Corporate or Individual
The Media award is given to a newspaper, television station, radio station, magazine or individual that has demonstrated extraordinary support for community arts activities by providing outstanding media coverage of the arts community.
A business/individual honored in this category provides significant financial support for the arts.
The mission of the Greater Augusta Arts Council is to enrich the quality of life for citizens and visitors in
Augusta and the Central Savannah River Area by advancing a vibrant cultural arts agenda.
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"This program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency - the National Endowment for the Arts."