2014 Lumies Arts & Business Awards

Honoring the Arts Luminaries

in Our Community,

In Partnership
with Business, Government & the Arts Community

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The Tucson Pima Arts Council is presents the 2014 Lumies Arts & Business Awards. Now in its 13th year, the Lumies recognize the many talented individuals, groups and businesses that contribute to making Southern Arizona a wellspring of creative vitality.

Nominations are submitted by members of the public. A panel made up of artists and community members will make the final selection. Winners’ names will be announced at the Lumies gala, to be held this year on Friday, June 6th, at the Tucson Museum of Art Plaza.

This year, an individual award will be given in each of the following 11 categories:

  • Artist Lifetime Achievement Award: A recognized individual artist who has sustained excellence and innovation in his or her chosen field of art over a significant number of years.
  • Established Artist Award: A mid-career artist deserving greater recognition who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and innovation in her or his chosen field of art.
  • Emerging Artist Award: An emerging artist deserving recognition for outstanding innovation in her or his chosen field of art.
  • Arts Educator Award: An individual demonstrating outstanding leadership, innovation, and creativity in arts education. Individuals may be involved in primary, secondary, college/university or independent arts educational programs.
  • David Hoyt Johnson (Arts Administrator) Award: A current or retired individual who has sustained excellence and innovation in a leadership position in the arts field.
  • Established Arts Organization Award: An organization operating for more than ten years that deserves recognition for the innovation, creativity, and sustained excellence it has brought to a field of art.
  • Emerging Arts Organization Award: An organization operating fewer than ten years that deserves recognition for the innovation and creativity it has brought to a field of art.
  • Arts Education Program Award: An organization demonstrating outstanding leadership, innovation, and creativity in its arts education program.
  • Arts Patron Award: An individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, evidenced by her or his support for advancing the arts through advocacy and/or by promotion of the arts through individual resources.
  • Business Partner: A business that promotes the arts as a vibrant economic development partner, through the contribution of financial support and leadership.
  • Civic Partner: An individual that promotes the arts as central to our community identity and vitality.

 

Each Lumies Award is handcrafted by glass artist Tom Philabaum. 
Photo: Tom Willett.

Lumies Awards, designed by Tom Philabaum. Photo: Tom Willett.

 

LUMIES QUICK LINKS:

Purchase online tickets or call 520-624-0595 x10
Explore the Benefits of Lumies Sponsorship
Call for 2014 Lumies Nominations (Press Release)
Read about last year’s Lumies Winners!

 

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