12/27/2013 8:12 AM
by Rebecca Turco
CHARLESTON – Two state arts agencies are seeking
nominations for the 2014 Governor's Arts Awards.
The West Virginia Division of Culture
and History and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts are accepting
nominations. The awards honor artists and arts organizations that have made
significant contributions to the state's culture, according to officials.
The honors include: the Arts in
Education Award, the Distinguished Service Award to the Arts, the Leadership in
the Arts Award, the Artist of the Year Award, and the Governor's Arts Award for
Nominations must be postmarked or
hand-delivered by February 21. A panel of commission members and representatives
will select the winners.
A ceremony and gala to present the awards will be held in
the spring at the Culture Center in Charleston.