Nominations open for Ulster County Arts Awards


Arts Mid-Hudson is requesting nominations from Ulster County residents and businesses for the 7th Annual Ulster County Arts Awards.

Categories include the following:

Arts Organization Award: Rewards an Ulster based arts organization that has made an important contribution to the growth of Ulster County’s cultural life over a significant period of time.

Business/Corporation Award: Recognizes an Ulster County business or corporation that has demonstrated extraordinary support of the arts and/or vision and leadership in using the arts to enhance community life and enrich Ulster County’s cultural heritage.

Arts in Education Award: Acknowledges an Ulster-based educator, teaching artist, arts or educational administrator, school, school district or organization that, through extraordinary vision and leadership, has expanded or enriched arts education opportunities to students in Ulster County.

Individual Artist Award: Recognizes an individual residing in Ulster County, whose achievements in his/her discipline are widely recognized and who has demonstrated a compelling or unique artistic vision.
Student with Exceptional Promise in the Arts:

Recognizes an Ulster County resident and either a high school or college student ages 16 through 22 as of June 2019, working or studying in all arts disciplines including visual, performing, literary, film/video, and computer, among others. Nominee must be available to attend the event on June 4, 2019.

(Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2019. Recipients will be selected by an awards panel comprised of professionals in the field.

Award winners will be recognized by Ulster County’s arts, cultural, civic and business leaders, at a festive reception on June 4, 2019.

Nomination forms can be accessed at:


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