Do you know an artist, teacher, or organization who deserves some recognition for their hard work in the arts community? The Arts Council is now accepting nominations for its annual Arts Awards ceremony.
The annual event is a chance for artists, teachers, and organizations to be honored for their contributions to the local arts community.
There are six categories:
- Mayor’s Arts Award
- Visual Arts Award
- Performing Arts Award
- Young Artist Award
- Arts Educator Award
- Arts Project Award
An ARTSWIN committee will select the winners from the pool of nominees for each award. Nominees and award winners will be honored at a special ceremony and party at the DoubleTree Hilton in Downtown Evansville on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022.
The nomination form is embedded below, or use this link to skip ahead.
Here’s some more information about each category.
Mayor’s Arts Award
This prestigious honor is given to an individual(s) whose contributions to the arts have had exceptional impact on the community. Consideration is given to evidence of long-standing support of and life-long interest in the arts. The nominee must be a current resident of Vanderburgh County whose arts activities have had significant impact on the city of Evansville.
Visual Arts Award
This award recognizes an exceptional candidate from the visual-arts discipline.
Performing Arts Award
This award recognizes an exceptional candidate from the performing-arts discipline.
Young Artist Award
A candidate for this award should be a high school junior or senior in the 2022-2023 school year with exceptional talent in the literary, visual, or performing arts.
Arts Educator Award
This award recognizes an educator who directly influences and engages students of any age through the visual, literary, or performing arts.
Arts Project Award
This award recognizes an arts project that directly influences and engages students of any age through the visual, literary, or performing arts.
List of previous winners
Click here to access a spreadsheet of previous winners to ensure you don’t nominate a former recipient.