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Art Supporters Gather to Honor Governor's Arts Awards Recipients

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Nearly 200 people attended this year's Governor's Arts Awards luncheon held March 20 at the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock. Governor Asa Hutchinson helped us present the awards to the deserving honorees. The recipients were nominated by the public and selected by a distinguished panel of arts professionals from around the state. Congratulations to the following recipients:

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 & Charlotte Bradbury, Little Rock

Judges Recognition Award
Kaki Hockersmith, Little Rock
Pictured in photo:
Front row, from left: Margaret Jones Bolsterli, Folklife Award; Kaki Hockersmith, Judges Recognition Award; Jana Beard, Lifetime Achievement Award; and Remica Gray, Arts Community Development Award.Back row, from left: Charlotte and Curt Bradbury, Patron Award; Hugh McDonald representing Entergy Arkansas, Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award; Kevin Kresse, Individual Artist Award; and Amelia Barton representing DeltaARTS, Arts in Education Award.