Today at noon at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, Governor Asa Hutchinson will join with the Arkansas Arts Council to present the annual Governor’s Arts Awards.
Lifetime Achievement Award-Jana L. Beard, Little Rock
Arts Community Development Award-Remica Gray, Texarkana
Arts in Education Award-DeltaARTS, West Memphis
Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award-Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
Folklife Award-Margaret Jones Bolsterli, Fayetteville
Individual Artist Award-Kevin Kresse, Little Rock
Patron Award-Curt & Chucki Bradbury, Little Rock
Judges Recognition Award-Kaki Hockersmith, Little Rock
The annual Governor’s Arts Awards were established in 1991 to recognize Arkansas artists, arts patrons and corporations for their outstanding contributions to the arts community. The recipients are nominated by the public and selected by distinguished panel of arts professionals from around the state.
The Arkansas Arts Council is an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage.