2017 Annual Arts Awards – June 22, 2017
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. Award Nominations are made by community members and chosen by committee.
This year’s event will be held on June 22, 2017, 6PM at the Enterprise Mill Events Center, 1450 Greene St.
Congratulations to the 2017 Arts Awards winners! Learn more about these amazing arts community members in the August-September issue of Augusta Magazine.
Morris Museum of Art
Graphic designer at Wier Stewart and creator of “Happy” campaign
Arts Professional Award
President, Friends of the Symphony Orchestra Augusta
Mary Frances Hendrix
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; arts instructors; 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.