We are accepting nominations for the Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities. Deadline to nominate is July 31.

 

Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities

 

About the Governor's Awards

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities honor outstanding individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to Georgia’s civic and cultural vitality through excellence and service to the arts and humanities.  Presented by the Office of the Governor in partnership with Georgia Council for the Arts and Georgia Humanities, the Governor’s Awards recognize the value of the arts and humanities in the creation of a thriving economy and their contributions to education, innovation, growth and quality of life.  The Governor’s Awards pay tribute to the most distinguished citizens and organizations that have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to work in these fields. 

 

 

Nominations Now OPEN for the 2017 Governor's Awards - DEADLINE IS JULY 31, 2017

All instructions are contained within the guidelines posted below.  You will find a link to the application page at the bottom of the Guidelines.

 

2017 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities Nomination Guidelines

 

 

 

 

About the 2016 Governor's Awards 

Each 2016 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities was designed by jewelry and small metal artists Shaunte Francois, and was handcrafted with assistance from the Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art faculty and students.  Francois collaborated with jewelry and small metals professor Christina Lemon, and facilities technician Jason McCoy, art student Madeline Shelor, and other advanced small metals students to produce these beautiful awards. 

 

 The 2016 recipients of the Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities are: 

·         Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville

·         Beach Institute, Savannah

·         Bowdon Area Historical Society, Bowdon

·         Lisa Cremin, Atlanta

·         Lee Harper, Atlanta

·         Alvin D. Jackson, M.D., Savannah

·         Macon Arts Alliance, Macon

·         Museum School of Avondale Estates, Avondale Estates

·         Paula Peace, Atlanta

·         Steve Quesinberry, Newnan

·         Betty Foy Sanders, Statesboro

·         Larry Walker, Atlanta

 

 

 

Biographical informaiton on each of the recipients and images of the awards can be found within the program for each given year:

 

2016 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities Program

 

2015 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities Program

 

2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities Program

 

2013 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities Program 

 

2012 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities Program