Flame Art Awards – Categories

CULTURAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

  • Significant and notable contribution of personal energy for the arts
  • Consistently gives of time and/or money to the arts
  • Involvement in the arts has made a difference
  • Involvement in the arts results in the involvement/support of others
  • Serves as a catalyst for positive action in the arts

INDIVIDUAL, ARTIST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Visual, performing, and/or literary artists are eligible
  • Consistent production of high quality of artistic work
  • Commitment to community – gives of self/of work
  • Visibility – sheds positive spotlight on Marco artists
  • Serves as a role model for youth/other artists

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD

  • This award is not defined by age
  • Visual, performing, and/or literary, artists are eligible
  • Outstanding promise for personal achievement for newly found or growing artistic voice
  • Demonstrated commitment to the arts community

PUBLIC/PRIVATE ART BUSINESS AWARD

  • May be business organization or individual
  • Consistent high level or recent increase in support of the arts
  • Integrates art into public/private places
  • Encourages employees/members to participate in the arts
  • Provides opportunity for local artists
  • Demonstrated innovative or creative ways to support the arts

ARTS IN EDUCATION AWARD

  • For achievement in the use of the arts in education
  • May be an individual or organization
  • High level of commitment to students
  • Regularly and consistently inspires artistic achievement/advancement
  • Important influence in the lives of students
  • Demonstrated leadership and stewardship in the arts