News from the Village of Arlington Heights
Nominations Open for Arlington Heights Cultural Arts Award
June 5, 2012
The Village of Arlington Heights Arts Commission is calling for nominations for its second annual Arlington Heights Cultural Arts Award. The award will celebrate achievements in arts produced by artists, writers and performers in the Arlington Heights community.
The goal of the award is to recognize the contributions of our local artists, and assist in building on the sense of pride and community in the village and in the arts community in particular. The selection process will be administered by the Arts Commission. Download and print Nomination Form.
Criteria for the award selection include:
- Those directly responsible for the creation of substantial and accomplished creative work in any medium, including visual art, film, television, video, music, dance, theatre and all forms of literature.
- Candidates with a substantial resume and accomplished work in their field, including local, regional, national and international achievements.
- Recommendations will be gathered for the first eight months of 2012 with subsequent submittals to be considered for the following year. Any person may submit a nominee by completing the recommendation form. Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2012.
The Arlington Heights Cultural Arts Award will include the presentation of a trophy at a public ceremony as well as a formal announcement of the accomplishments of the winner.