Lifetime Achievement Award

In 2012, the Clark County Arts Commission created the Lifetime Achievement Award to formally recognize an artist who lives or works in the county and has made a significant contribution to the field of Arts and Culture during his or her lifetime. If you would like to nominate someone for this award, the deadline date for nominations is October 15, 2017. All applicants will be contacted no later than November 20, 2017 as to the status of the application. Please email information to:

Eligibility Requirements:

Current residency in Clark County or previous longtime Clark County resident. Must be 60+ years of age, active or recently retired in one of these major areas of the arts:  visual artist,  dancer, actor, musician, filmmaker, architect, literary artist, graphic artist, art educator, art advocate.

Criteria and Call for Nominations

The nominee(s) is recognized for artistic contributions locally, nationally, and/or internationally. This nomination must include both quantity and quality of descriptions of artistic accomplishments. (Be specific and cogent.)

The individual/group demonstrates a personal commitment to the development of cultural life in Clark County. (Be specific and cogent.)

Submission requirements

Nominee’s relevant biography, as well as addressing each of these four areas:

Distinguishing service impacting local culture, quality and quantity of personal achievements

Arts advocacy work indicating leadership, inspiration, and innovation

Personal qualities of vision

Initiative, implementation in his or her field

Name and contact information of nominating person

One personal reference with contact information

Any relevant supplemental materials such as:  website, brochures, galleries, studios, published books, videos, films

You may include representative photographs only if the artist does not have a website.

Include the nominee’s name, address, phone number and email or web URL.

The selection committee will be comprised of current board members of the Clark County Arts Commission.

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