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2014 Orange County Art Awards

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The Orange County Arts Council will be honoring ten individuals and businesses who have made significant contributions to the community through the arts at the 7th Annual Orange County Art Awards which takes place on Friday, November 14 at Umbra Sound Stages in Newburgh, starting at 5:30 p.m.

In years past, award recipients have included individual artists, art patrons, corporate patrons, non-profit cultural organizations, and volunteers. The 2014 recipients uphold a commitment to the mission of the Orange County Arts Council while demonstrating the talent, dedication, diversity and generosity of the arts community in Orange County.

Dawn Ansbro, Executive Director of the Orange County Arts Council, believes the Art Awards are an important event for the county. “The Art Awards is our chance to pay tribute to and honor some of the talented and courageous individuals and organizations who ensure that the Arts remain active, engaged, vibrant, and meaningful to all of us. They represent much of what makes this county special and we are fortunate to call them our neighbors and our friends“ says Ansbro.

This year’s honorees are:

Linda Rahl Nadas – Lifetime Achievement

Andrew Lattimore – Individual Artist

Richard Regan – Arts in Education

UpFront Exhibition Space in Port Jervis – Arts Organization

Orange Regional Medical Center – Corporate Champion of the Arts

Barry Adelman from Music for Humanity – Individual Champion of the Arts

Bill Lemanski – Salute to Veterans

Elant, Inc. – Arts in Healthcare Champion

Newburgh Performing Arts Academy – Youth Arts Organization

Alexis Zarow, Warwick Valley High School – Youth with Exceptional Promise

All are welcome to come and celebrate the achievements of these individuals and organizations at the Orange County Art Awards on Friday, November 14 at Umbra Sound Stages in Newburgh, starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Arts Council offices at 845-469-9168 or by emailing dawn@ocartscouncil.org.

The Orange County Arts Council’s mission is to champion the arts, connect artists and audiences and foster the growth of the county’s creative resources. To learn about how to become a member of the Orange County Arts Council, volunteer for a program or post an event, log on to www.ocartscouncil.org. For additional questions, call Dawn Ansbro at 845-469-9168 or email dawn@ocartscouncil.org.


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