Arts Alliance Mountain Empire celebrated the achievements of the winners of the Arts Achievement Awards at a gala in May.
The winners were Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Katy Brown, Rick Mcvey, Rob Simis and Suzanne Stryk.
The sponsors of the event were Marvin & Marcia Gilliam, Edward Jones, Susan & Clyde Long, New Peoples Bank, The Massengill DeFriece Foundation, Mary Beth & Charles Rainero and Barbara & Tom Smith.
The evening included music, cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. The award plaques were designed by Sara Reese.