Showcasing the Arts

 

2017 Governor's Awards in the Arts:
Recipients

 


 

Continuing the tradition of recognizing Kentuckians, businesses and arts organizations for outstanding contribution, achievement in and support of the arts, the Kentucky Arts Council is proud to announce the 2017 Governor’s Awards in the Arts recipients.

The 2017 recipients of the Commonwealth's most distinguished awards in the arts are:

Milner Award
Ruthie Bale

Barren County


Artist Award
Roger Wilford Cooper

Lewis County


Business Award
The Kroger Company

Jefferson County


Community Arts Award
Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts

Boyle County


Education Award
RiverPark Center, Inc.

Daviess County


Emerging Artist Award
Jordan Smith

Harlan County native


Folk Heritage Award
Jennifer Zurick

Madison County


Government Award
Lexington Parks & Recreation

Fayette County


Media Award
Mountain Workshops

Warren County


National Award
jahi chikwendiu

Fayette County native


Youth Artist Award
Adrian Partridge

Fayette County

 

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