Nomination Form, 2016 AAME's Arts Achievement Award12.30.2015
The Arts Alliance Mountain Empire is an arts council formed as a service organization for artists, arts organizations and other cultural endeavors throughout the Mountain Empire. The mission of AAME is to nurture, advocate and celebrate the arts. AAME fulfills its mission primarily as the publisher of "A! Magazine for the Arts." The AAME Arts Achievement Awards will annually recognize up to five living individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the arts in the Tri-Cities area.
Recipients may include artists; arts educators in schools, colleges and universities; arts advocates and volunteers; and administrators of arts institutions.
The selection will be based on artistic excellence, perseverance and a deep commitment and sustained contributions to the arts and the cultural community. An awards ceremony on May 21, 2016 will recognize the winners. AAME board members and A! Magazine committee members are not eligible to enter.
Categories for the Awards
Up to Five Awards, selected from these categories:
Artist — Achievement in performing, visual, and literary arts
Arts Educator — Achievement in arts education in a college or university, primary or secondary school
Arts Administrators — Achievement in the management of arts institutions
Arts Advocate — Achievement in sustaining the arts through volunteering or financial support
Territory/ Restrictions on the Awards
The nominees should reside in the cities of Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee; Washington and Sullivan counties in Tennessee; Washington County, Virginia
Nominations must be received by March 1, 2016
A detailed nomination form is available at Arts Alliance Mountain Empire. In an attached statement, describe the qualities you feel make your nominee a deserving recipient of this award. Mail the nomination form and statement to
Arts Alliance Mountain Empire
P.O. Box 94
Bristol, TN 37621
Nominations must be received by March 1, 2016.