BANGOR — The Fee on Cultural Growth is happy to announce the primary Bangor Arts Award for a person or entity that embodies or helps the vitality and creativity of Bangor’s artwork neighborhood. To be eligible to obtain the award, the nominated particular person should be a present resident of the town of Bangor and a company should be a Bangor based mostly group. The winner, who will probably be known as ‘Bangor Artist of the Yr’, will probably be introduced on the ARTober opening occasion on the Zillman Artwork Museum on Oct. 7.
The Bangor Artist of the Yr could also be an expert or an newbie artist in any creative medium. In deciding on an individual or group, nominators ought to contemplate participation in, affect on, or assist of any artwork kind together with however not restricted to visible arts, music, performing arts, or the written arts. The Bangor Arts Award winner will probably be invited to take part in art-related occasions all year long (e.g., talks, performances, studio visits, and many others.), however this participation is voluntary. The winner will even obtain a $1,000 money award and recognition at Bangor Metropolis Corridor. Any resident of Bangor could submit a nomination, and self-nominations allowed.
The choice of the Bangor Arts Award winner will probably be made by a panel assembled by the Artober Subcommittee to judge purposes. This panel will consist of 1 commissioner of the Fee on Cultural Growth and a minimum of two third-party Bangor residents related to the Bangor arts neighborhood.
To submit a nomination, return the nomination kind on the town of Bangor’s webpage or electronic mail a one-page letter together with the knowledge on the nomination kind on or earlier than Aug. 15 to: [email protected] or mail Fee on Cultural Growth, Group & Financial Growth Planning Division, 73 Harlow Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401.
Click on right here to view the Nomination Type.