Deadline March 15 for Mayor’s Arts Award nominations
From press release
The Rockford Area Arts Council urges the public to consider honoring an exceptional student or star educator with much-deserved arts recognition by submitting a nomination for a 2010 Mayor’s Arts Award. Nomination forms are due to the Arts Council no later than March 15.
Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of the breadth and depth of their work and its impact on the Rockford area. Awards will be given for Exceptional Student of the Arts, honoring a high school-aged student’s artistic talent and community involvement in the arts during the student’s high school years, and Star Educator, honoring an educator, specialist or instructor who has enriched lives, inspired excellence, introduced children to the arts or expanded opportunities for children to learn through the arts.
Awards will be presented at the Family Arts Festival, Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St., Rockford, at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 11.
Nomination forms are available at the Rockford Area Arts Council or may be downloaded at www.artsforeveryone.com.
The Rockford Area Arts Council supports, promotes, and develops the arts for everyone in the northern Illinois region. The Arts Council is guided by the vision of a community in which everyone enjoys and participates in the arts—and a community in which successful artist and arts organizations contribute to the vitality of the economy and quality of life.
From the Mar. 10-16, 2010 issue
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