Nominate Artists & Arts Leaders for Distinguished Arts Awards

Feb. 3, 2012 / By

Arts Council for Long Beach Invites you to Nominate Artists & Arts Leaders for Distinguished Arts Awards

Do you know an artist, arts leader, arts patron or volunteer who deserves to be recognized for their contributions to our cultural vibrancy? Please nominate them for the Arts Council for Long Beach’s annual Distinguished Arts Awards, which will be given out at the State of the Arts celebration on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the EXPO Arts Center at 5:00pm.

Nominations are due by Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Nomination forms are available at www.artslb.org.

Distinguished Arts Awards Categories

1. Distinguished ARTIST OF THE YEAR Award
The Distinguished Artist of the Year Award honors exemplary contributions to the Long Beach arts community by a visual, literary or performing artist. Past recipients are ineligible.

2. Distinguished ARTS LEADERSHIP Award
The Distinguished Arts Leadership Award honors exceptional leadership contributions to the Long Beach arts community by arts professionals in the visual, literary or performing arts. Nominees may include arts or cultural organizations, arts support organizations, or individual arts professionals. Past recipients are ineligible.

3. Distinguished ARTS PATRON or VOLUNTEER Award
The Distinguished Arts Patron or Volunteer Award honors superlative leadership contributions to the Long Beach arts community by an arts patron or volunteer in the visual, literary or performing arts. Nominees should be individuals who have provided significant leadership through volunteerism and/or patronage. Past recipients are ineligible.

4. Emerging ARTIST or ARTS LEADER Award
The Emerging Artist or Arts Leader Award honors remarkable contributions to the Long Beach arts community by a visual, literary or performing artist or arts leader 25 years or younger.

Download a 2012 Distinguished Arts Award Nomination form at www.artslb.org or by contacting Kylee Yocky at kylee.yocky@artslb.org or call (562) 435-ARTS (2787) ext. 101.

Nominations are due by Wednesday, February 15, 2012 

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