Arts & Culture Appreciation Award Nominations

Fall for Arts & Culture - Erie Arts & Culture

Deadline for nominations is Friday, September 21, 2018. 

To submit your nomination online, scroll down and complete the form provided. (Or download a Word copy of the form.)

 Nomination Form


The awards will be presented at Fall for Arts & Culture on November 7, 2018. Nominees, their families, and their nominators will be invited and encouraged to attend and celebrate with members of our local community.

Leadership Award

The Leadership Award recognizes a business, government, or foundation that has exhibited long term support for arts and culture, OR whose work has had a significant impact on the region’s arts/cultural landscape OR has demonstrated a successful collaboration between an arts and cultural organization and business.

Applause Award

The Applause Award recognizes a dedicated individual or group whose outstanding volunteerism and contributions, either currently or in the past, have supported arts and culture in our community.

Imagine Award

The Imagine Award recognizes an educator, instructor, or individual whose efforts have made an outstanding contribution to the enhancement of arts and culture education by consistently inspiring and encouraging excellence in their students or an education affiliate.

Bruce Morton Wright Artist of the Year Award

The Artist of the Year Award recognizes an individual artist of any media who has had significant impact on the arts and culture landscape through personal commitment and leadership. This honor was instituted as a means to acknowledge a local artist for his or her contributions to the community and/or for providing a mentoring role in helping other artists.

Nominator's Contact Info

Please provide your contact information.

First Name:*
Last Name:*
Phone Number:*
Home Address:*
Zip Code:*

Nominee Information

You may nominate someone in any or all of the available categories. Please provide contact information for each nominee.

Nominations require artist samples and recommendations where noted. Please provide web links in the space provided or email supplemental information to upon completion of the online nomination form.

Full Name of Organization, business, group, or individual(s) you are nominating:*
Contact Person if nominating an organization, business or company:
Phone Number:*
Address of Nominee:*
You are nominating this person (or business, organization, etc.) for which award?:

Provide available web links to any relevant photos supporting the nominee's work.

Photos can also be emailed to

The mission of Erie Arts & Culture is to strengthen the vibrancy and vitality of the Erie Region and enrich the lives of our people through the advancement of arts and culture.
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