Nominate an Artist

submission deadline is friday, Nov. 8, 2019. 

Is Your Nominee Eligible for 2020?

  • A nominee must be a craft artist who is a current resident of Arkansas and has lived in the state for at least one year at the time of nomination.
  • Eligible artists must work in a traditional craft form, such as basket weaving, bladesmithing, glassblowing, broom making, doll making, leatherwork, metalsmithing, musical instrument making, pottery, quilt making, toy making, weaving, woodcarving or other functional crafts.
  • Nominees might have exhibited their work at a local and/or national level, taught, lectured or written about their craft as their contribution in maintaining and advancing the art form.
  • Current Arkansas Arts Council members, staff of the Department of Arkansas Heritage or their immediate families, and selection committee members are not eligible to nominate or be nominated. Posthumous nominations will not be accepted.
  • An independent panel of professionals in the field of craft will make the selection.

For more information on the Arkansas Living Treasure program, call 501-324-9348 or email Robin McClea.