Arts Council of Greater Lansing Seeks Nominations for Arts Leadership Awards

LANSING, Oct. 3, 2011—Nominate your favorite arts advocate for the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s Applause Award or Business Arts Award, recognizing individuals and organizations for their leadership, commitment and vision in support of the arts.

Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011.

The Arts Council Applause Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates significant leadership, commitment, vision and support for arts and culture in the capital region.

The Business Arts Award recognizes an individual and a business or business-related organization who demonstrates a deep commitment and strong leadership role in supporting the arts through know-how, significant financial or in-kind support, or encouraging others to collaborate in support of the arts.

Nomination forms are available on the Documents page of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s website www.lansingarts.org or by contacting the Arts Council of Greater Lansing at (517) 372-4636 or katie@lansingarts.org.

Award winners will be announced at the Arts Council’s annual Holiday Glitter Gala on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Joining a distinguished list of award recipients, winners will receive an original award hand-crafted by local artist and gallery owner Craig Mitchell Smith.