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BRAVO! THE ARTS!
Arts Illiana's Annual Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Arts in the Wabash Valley
Arts Illiana invites all Arts Advocates living in Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo Counties to recognize those individuals, organizations and/or businesses for outstanding contribution to the Arts. Created in 1994, BRAVO! THE ARTS! has recognized and encouraged excellence in the Arts and brought enthusiasm, support and visibility for the Arts in the Wabash Valley.
BRAVO! AWARDS CRITERIA
Nominees must reside or work in Art Illiana’s service area, which includes Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo Counties in Indiana. Nominees are also accepted from our neighboring Illinois counties. Recipients are chosen from submitted nomination forms. Jurors will review all nominations and select one recipient in each category. Previous winners are not elligible (unless nominated in a different category.) Completed forms can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Arts Illiana, 23 North Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807. Support documents can also be dropped off in person during business hours.
Past BRAVO Award winners include:
JoAnn Cramer, Chuck and Jean Shutt, Mary Ley, Barbara Eletson, Paulita McNeil, Lew Hackleman, Diana Bowen, Sherri Wright, Beth Hoke, Fran Lattanzio, Rod Bradfield, Charles Wagoner, Brad Venable, Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Deb Goecker, Nancy Thomas
GTE, Digital Audio Disc Corp., Conservatory of Music, Coffee Grounds, Cinergy/PSI, Columbia House, Big Red Liquors, Old National Bank, Bethesda Corporation, Tri-Industries, Rainbow Art & Frame, Java Haute, First Financial, John and Mary McCarthy Family Foundation, Clabber Girl, Baesler’s Market, Union Hospital
MEDIA (Merged with Corporate in 1998)
Gordon Walters, Beth Fischer Hughes, Kevin Orpurt, Sara Solooki
Gary & Diana Stewart, Catherine Knight, John Laska, Mary Louise Moscan, John Spicknall, David and Nancy Watkins, Boone Dunbar, David DelColletti, Patrick Titzer, David Erickson, Daniel Powers, Mike Neary, Brent McPike, Bill Wolfe, Judy Ohmit
Parke Players, Jerome Kearns, Jean Swango, Max Gibson, Martinsville, IL Prevention Theatre, Carolyn Toops, Marylee Hagan, John and Peggy Apgar, Harold and Melinda Medsker, Dixie Brown, Garri Knezevich, Jan Buffington, Covered Bridge Art Association, Ruth Melloh, Putnam County Playhouse, Swope Alliance, Bev Cristee, Eileen Prose
ADVOCACY (Created in 1999)
Cliff Lambert, David Zaun, David Patterson, Laney Meis, Michael Lunsford, Todd Nation, Marshall, IL MainStreet, Chris Schellenberg, Betty Martin, Clyde Kersey, Kevin Runion
YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT (Created in 1999)
Brady Meadors, Krislyn Weber, Joshua Spear, Paul Bennett, Laura Dallman, Liesl Goecker, Jenna Sagraves, Jonathan Jensen, Xavier Ellison, Solly Burton, Abby Cunning
Jane Hazeldine, Robert Crowden, Hermine Haslem, James W. Barnes, Eileen Jensen, Nancy Sauer, Rex Magner, Tom Venable, Phyllis Dye Turner, Howard Waltersdorf, Steve Tucker, Harriet McNeal, John Spicknall, Dick Hay, Casey Cheney, Ramon Meyer
SPECIAL MERIT AWARD (Presented for the first time in 2007)
Terre Haute Children’s Choir(under the direction of Anita Gambill)
SPECIAL EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP IN THE ARTS AWARD (Presented for the first time in 2010)
Tuesday, May 21
1:00-3:00 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Art Spaces, Inc. - Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and J3 Concepts are pleased to present Turn to the River - a Community Conversation, Tuesday, May 21 at the Girl Scout Program Center in Fairbanks Park. The public is invited to either of two public sessions, one from 1-3 p.m. and the second from 5:30-7:30 p.m. No r.s.v.p. is required. Individuals may also drop in between 3:30-5:00 to chat with the planners.
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