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2015 Media Releases


Date:
March 19, 2015
For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 402-441-7831
Deb Weber, Lincoln Arts Council, 402-434-2787

Winners Announced for Mayor's Arts Awards

Mayor Chris Beutler and the Lincoln Arts Council (LAC) have announced the winners of the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards, which will be presented the evening of Wednesday, June 10 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The awards formally recognize artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area. Invitations will be sent in April, and more information is available at artscene.org.

The awards being presented to this year's winners are encaustic mixed media collages created by Lincoln artist Janet Eskridge.

The Mayor's Arts Awards event is co-sponsored by Premier Catering. Video Sponsors are Liberty First Credit Union, CHI Health - St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and Steve Wake. Main Stage Sponsors are A to Z Printing, Husker Auto Group, Nebraska Heart Hospital and U.S. Properties and the Grand Manse. St. Thomas Aquinas Church/Newman Center is a Team Sponsor, and Project Supporters are Cornhusker Bank, Wayne Boles, Lincoln Industries and Ann Rawley. Banner Sponsors are Peace Studio Architects and Union Agency.

The public is encouraged to submit names and photos of members of the Lincoln arts community who have died since the last awards ceremony in June 2014 for memorial recognition at the awards event. Information can be sent to mayorsartsawards@artscene.org.


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