Arts Commission seeks Lifetime Achievement Award nominations

Deadline for nominations is Tue., Oct. 30

CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Arts Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an artist who lives or works in the county and has made a significant contribution to local, national or international 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 60 years old
  • Active in or recently retired from a field such as visual arts, dance, filmmaking, acting, music, architecture, literary arts, graphic arts, art education or art advocacy

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

  • The quality and quantity of distinguished service that has influenced the 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. Include photographic representations of work only if the artist does not have a website.

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

Nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Tue., Oct. 30. Send all nominations to

Each person submitting a nomination will be contacted no later than Tue., Nov. 20, regarding its status. For questions, please contact

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