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)
virginia.castellano@state.nm.us

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Katy Crocker graduated from the College of Santa Fe with a degree in Art History, where she focused on art since roughly 1940. In the spring of 2010, she moved to Austin, Texas. From there, she focuses on contemporary art and cultural history and issues as editor & writer for Adobe Airstream. Katy (owner of Cavasphere) is an independent curator, arts writer, and avid accomplice to visual artists.