Thursday, January 05, 2006

Tucson Pima Arts Council


Tucson Pima Arts Awards

                                                                                                 Save the Date!
Tucson Pima Arts Awards Luncheon
Thursday, May 4, 2006
11:30am to 1:00pm
Doubletree Hotel at Reid Park
Call for information
(520) 624-0595 x10


You are invited to submit nominations for the Tucson Pima Arts Awards to honor outstanding contributions to the arts in our community.

A project of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, in partnership with the business, government and arts community.

Southern Arizona is home to a wellspring of creative activity. Artists, arts organizations, and the arts and cultural programming of countless community, educational and social service agencies touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors each year.

Who are the people and companies that enrich our city and county, who support and promote and create lifelong opportunities in the arts?

Nominations must be received by or postmarked by March 2, 2006



  • Lifetime Achievement: To an individual artist who has sustained excellence and innovation in their field of art over a significant number of years
  • Individual Achievement: For outstanding innovation and contribution in a field of art by an emerging artist

Arts Organizations

  • Emerging Organization (less than 10 years): for innovation and creativity in their field
  • Established Organization (10 years or more): for innovation, creativity and sustained excellence in their field


  • Businesses with less than 50 employees: for outstanding support of the arts
  • Businesses with more than 50 employees: for outstanding support of the arts

Art Support Award

To an individual or organization having demonstrated outstanding leadership in advancing the arts in the community through advocacy, promotion and/or development of the arts

Arts Education Awards

  • An individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation and creativity in arts education
  • An organization having demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation and creativity in arts education

Arts Volunteer Award

To an individual who has contributed significantly to the advancement of the arts in the community

See the 2005 Tucson Pima Arts Awards Recipients

Judging: A panel of judges will recommend the winner in each category to the Tucson Pima Arts Council.

Awards: Each award recipient will receive an artist designed, hand crafted object d’art in recognition of their accomplishments.

To nominate:

  • Identify the category in which the nominee is being recommended for an award
  • Write a one-page letter describing why the nominee should receive the award
  • Include two additional letters of support for the nomination
  • Sign the letter and include contact information for the nominator and nominee (name, address, phone, email)
  • Up to three samples of supplemental information demonstrating quality of work will be accepted but are not required

Nominations must be received by or postmarked by March 2, 2006

Send to:
Arts Awards Committee
Tucson Pima Arts Council
10 E. Broadway, Suite 106
Tucson, AZ 85701

Or email* to:

*Emails will be accepted as long as the nomination and all supporting documents and letters are sent in the same file. We cannot be responsible for nominations sent under separate covers or in separate emails (i.e. letters of support not accompanying the nomination).

Scholarship Sponsor Opportunities ($1,000):


  • 4 tickets to luncheon
  • 1 sponsored seat for a nominee
  • Listing in program
  • Name on your table
  • Recognition from the podium
  • Recognition in advertising and promotion of event
  • Recognition on the Tucson Pima Arts Council website for one year following the event

For more information or for higher level sponsorship opportunities please contact Amanda Place, Development and Marketing Director, at (520) 624-0595 x16.                                


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