Sioux Falls Awards in the Arts
Presentation of the 2018 Awards
Thursday, March 15
Reception – 6 PM
Presentation of Awards – 7 PM
This event is free and open to the public.
The public is invited to nominate candidates for awards in the following categories:
I. Individual Excellence Awards for Artists (Three individual awards in any arts discipline)
Recognizes individual performing, music, visual or literary artists whose contributions have raised the bar in their artistic specialty, made an impact on the professional development of other artists or forged new paths in connecting their work to the community.
II. Forward Arts Award
Honors an organization or business which has helped move education, creation or awareness of the arts forward in our community.
III. Innovative Project Award
Recognizes a project characterized by meaningful partnerships between or among private businesses, public bodies, individual artists, and organizations. This award seeks to recognize partnerships that created a new way for the community at large to experience the arts.
IV. Charlotte Carver Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
Named for the first Executive Director of the South Dakota Arts Council and a long-time advocate and friend of the arts in Sioux Falls, this award honors an individual or organization that has demonstrated an enduring, long-term dedication to the arts.
Nominations accepted through 5pm on Feb. 12, 2018
Ceremony and Reception:
March 15, 2017 6 to 8 PM
Augustana University Humanities Center
For more information, call the Sioux Falls Arts Council at 605.271.6696.
2016 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts
Individual Excellence in Visual Arts
Individual Excellence in Performing Arts
Delta David Gier
Individual Excellence in Literary Arts
Organizational Achievement in the Arts
Eastbank Art Gallery
Charlotte Carver Award for Achievement in the Arts