Presented annually by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, The ARTS Partnership Award honors outstanding contributors whose work has helped advance arts and cultural development in the region. The award was developed to recognize individuals, businesses, schools or organizations that have demonstrated vision, leadership and commitment to the advancement and development of the arts.
The 2011 awardees were Ann Welles, owner of Exhibit A Gallery in Corning, and Howard Coleman, Sr., former proprietor of Green Pastures Jazz Club in Elmira.
A nomination form and supporting documentation must be submitted by September 14th to: The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, 32 West Market Street, Corning, NY 14830.
The nomination form can be downloaded here. For additional information, please contact Ginnie Lupi by phone at (607) 962-1332 x225 or by email at director@eARTS.org.
The 2012 ARTS Partnership Award will be presented at The ARTS Council's annual Gathering of Friends event, to be held in late fall (date, time and location will be forthcoming).