City of Marquette Arts Awards

The individuals and organizations that positively impact the City of Marquette through art were honored Friday night for the 16th Annual Arts Awards.

The City of Marquette Art and Culture Center held the awards ceremony tonight in conjunction with the Lake Superior Art Association’s 36th Annual Member Show. This event means a lot to many artists in the Marquette community.

There was a social hour and gallery viewing before the awards ceremony. Tonight, many high honor awards were given out. Each of them are equally special and unique.

This is a complete list of all the 2012 award winners:

Volunteer – Robert Railey

Arts Activist – Nikke Nason

Arts Educator – lantz Whitfield

Visual Artist – Catherine Brunet

Performance Artists – Jeff Krebs

Writer – Lon and Lynn Emerick

Special Recognition – Beth Millner

Special Recognition Organization – Marquette Symphony Orchestra

Youth Award – Jill Vermeulen

Posted by: Jordan Kelly