StoryImage( ‘/Images/Story//Auto-img-118175314712209.jpg’, ‘Photo courtesy of Patrick Dohm’, ‘Dee Premo (from left), Margaret Kleber, Individual Artist Award winner Ingrid Neuhofer Dohm and John Kleber at the Mayors Arts Awards Ceremony June 7 at Coronado Theatre.‘);
Ingrid Neuhofer Dohm claims Individual Artist Award
Richard and Lon Behr, Darcy Anderson, Hien Son, WilliamsMcCarthy, Rockford Art Museums HE & SHE also winners
Each year, the Mayors Arts Awards honors the local creative spirit. Winners in the six categories of the 2007 Mayors Arts Awards were announced at the annual Mayors Arts Awards ceremony June 7 at Coronado Theatre.
Winners were as follow, with a description of the category:
Individual Artist: Ingrid Neuhofer DohmThe Individual Artist Award goes to an artist with a long-standing commitment to the arts and community.
Individual Arts Advocate: Richard and Lon BehrThe Individual Arts Advocate award honors those who support the arts through advocacy or volunteerism.
Star Teacher: Darcy Anderson HillThe Star Teacher Award goes to a teacher whose creative use of the arts enriches learning.
Exceptional Student of the Arts: Hien SonIn the world of art education, the Exceptional Student of the Arts Award honors high school-aged students involved in the arts.
Community Impact by a Business or Corporation: WilliamsMcCarthy, LLPThe Community Impact by a Business Award recognizes area businesses that encourage art through financial support, workplace art, and employee volunteerism in the arts.
Creative Cultural Event: Rockford Art Museums HE & SHE: Vallien and Hydman-VallienThe Creative Cultural Event Award honors an event bringing heightened visibility to the arts.
from the June 13-19, 2007, issue