Sedona AZ (January 8, 2014) – The City of Sedona is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the Sixth Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, which each year honor individuals, organizations, and businesses that have made outstanding contributions to the success of the arts in the City of Sedona. Nominations must be received or postmarked by Friday, February 28, 2014.
The Mayor’s Arts Awards recognize those who have contributed to the development, expansion, and success of the arts in Sedona. It does not address the quality or quantity of any particular individual or group’s artwork. The term “arts” refers to all aspects of the arts, including but not limited to culinary, dance, film, literary, music, performing, and visual.
There are four nomination categories including Individual, Organization/Business, Lifetime Achievement, and Education.
The first two categories are for an individual, organization, gallery, or other business who has made a significant contribution to the advancement, preservation, or accessibility of the arts in Sedona, or who has demonstrated leadership in advancing the arts through advocacy, promotion, creativity, and innovation in development of the arts in Sedona.
The category of Lifetime Achievement is for an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in advancing and supporting the arts and/or artists in Sedona over a significant number of years.
The Education category is for an individual, organization, gallery, or other business that has made a significant contribution to the advancement or accessibility of arts education in the greater Sedona area, or demonstrated leadership in advancing arts education through advocacy, promotion, creativity, and innovation in the development of programs or venues in the greater Sedona area.
Each recipient will be honored and receive an award at the sixth annual Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony to be held in April at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. For a list of past recipients, visit www.SedonaAZ.gov/arts and click on the Mayor’s Arts Awards tab.
If you would like to receive an application for nomination, please contact Nancy Lattanzi, Arts & Culture Coordinator, at 203-5078 or email NLattanzi@SedonaAZ.gov