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News Release
Arts Commission seeks Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations - 06/21/22

Vancouver, Wash. – The Clark County Arts Commission is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an artist, arts educator, or arts advocate who lives or works in the county and has made a significant contribution to local arts and culture. Individuals or groups may be nominated.

To be eligible, a nominee must be:

  • a current resident or previous longtime resident of Clark County
  • at least 50 years old, or if a business or non-profit, in existence for at least 10 years
  • active in or recently retired from a field such as visual artist, dancer, filmmaker, actor, musician, architect, literary artist, graphic artist, art educator or art advocate.

A nomination packet should include the artist’s relevant biography, name, address and contact information. It must discuss the following topics:

  • The quality and quantity of distinguished service that has impacted development of cultural life in Clark County.
  • Arts advocacy that indicates leadership, inspiration and innovation
  • Vision of future arts development in Clark County.
  • Initiative and implementation.

The submission also must include any relevant supplemental materials such as a website, brochures, galleries, studios, books, videos or films or any material that showcases the nominee’s work. Include photographic representations of an artist’s work only if he or she does not have a website.

A nomination also must include the nominator’s name, contact information and three personal references with contact information.

A committee of current commission board members will review the nominations and select a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

The nomination deadline is Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. The nominating form is on the Arts Commission website, The website will provide further information on the submission of supplemental materials.

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