Community members are encouraged to nominate individuals and arts organizations

The 2022 nomination process are now open for the Annual Augusta Arts Awards! The Augusta Community is encouraged to nominate an individual or organization for their impactful work in Augusta’s art community.


The Annual Augusta Arts Awards is a staple of the Arts Council’s yearly events and is held each summer to recognize outstanding work and development in the community.


The nominations process is open through April 24, 2022 at noon. The award winners will be recognized at the Annual Augusta Arts Awards cocktail event on June 23rd, 6pm at The Foundry.

The nomination form can be found at this link: bit.ly/AnnualAwards2022Nom

There are several awards that are presented including volunteer, arts professional, individual artist, media, sponsor, and the Kath Girdler Engler Public Art Award. Arts Council is excited to announce the Russell Joel Brown will be the recipient of the 2022 President’s Award.


The 2021 Annual Awards winners included:

  • Sponsor: Augusta Housing & Community Development
  • Media: WJBF NewsChannel 6:
  • Artist: Lillie Morris
  • Volunteer: Karen Gordon
  • Kath Girdler Engler Public Art Award: Cole Phail.


These awards are a mix of individual and organizational awards to highlight the work that our arts community does as a whole.


There are full descriptions of each award with examples on our website at https://augustaarts.com/uncategorized/annual-augusta-arts-awards-descriptions/


A list of past winners is located at https://augustaarts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Annual-Awards-Winners_upto2021.pdf