Do you know an excellent New Mexico artist?

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Excellence in the Arts, Governor’s Award deadline extended to March 18, 2011.

“The annual Governor’s Arts Awards are recognized as New Mexico’s highest and most prestigious artistic honor and are intended to celebrate lifetime achievement. Nominations can be submitted by individual New Mexico residents or representatives of businesses or organizations in New Mexico. Self nominations are discouraged.

Nominations for the awards may include New Mexican individual living artists working in any discipline who have demonstrated outstanding lifetime achievement in the arts, individual non-artists who have consistently made significant or distinguished contributions to the arts in New Mexico, and businesses, nonprofits or foundations with sustained involvement in and support for the arts.” — excerpt from the NM Arts Press Release, dated March 10, 2011.

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 18, 2011. More information available here.

Virginia Castellano, New Mexico Arts
505/827-6490 or 800/879-4278 (statewide)