The City of Everett has named the arts award winners for 2016. Here’s the recent announcement along with the date, time and place of the upcoming ceremony.
The Everett Cultural Arts Commission has selected the recipients of the 24th annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards.
Mayor Ray Stephanson will honor the award recipients during a public celebration on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Avenue.
Doors open at 6 p.m., and program begins at 7 p.m. All are welcome. click here to link to the Everett City website.
Mayor’s Arts Awards
In recognition of Everett’s growing arts scene, the Cultural Arts Commission created the Mayor’s Arts Awards to honor art educators, artists in the community, arts organizations and emerging artists that have made an impact on the Everett arts community.
This year’s Mayor’s Arts Award winners are:
All Aboard, Art Changing Lives. All Aboard works with adults with special needs to enrich their lives through the arts. click here to visit there website.
Legacy of Honor, Bob Henry for positively transforming the lives of Everett High School students through theatre, 1958-1979. click here to find out more about Bob and the Reunion Theatre Group.
Arts Educator, Erica Weir for her achievements and contributions to arts education. General Manager at the Everett Performing Arts Center at Village Theatre.
Organization Making an Impact, Ryan Crowther of Everett Music Initiative for cultivating a vibrant music scene in Everett. click here to find out more about Everett Music Initiative.
Artist in the Community, Elizabeth Person for her artistic excellence and contributions to Everett’s cultural vitality. click here to visit her website and see her work.