2019 Vermont Arts Awards: A Good Time Was Had by All!
|François Clemmons accepted the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts presented by Governor Phil Scott. Photo by Todd Balfour.
From the first spiritual performed by the Celebratory Community Choir to the closing rendition of
This Little Light of Mine, the 2019 Vermont Arts Awards was a joyful celebration of the arts. Five distinguished Vermonters who have made a lasting impact on our state's cultural landscape were honored for their contributions to advocacy, education, and artistic excellence.
2019 Vermont Arts Awards recipients:
Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts
Walter Cerf Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts
Castle Freeman, Newfane
Ellen McCulloch-Lovell Award in Arts Education
Joan Robinson, Burlington
Margaret L. (Peggy) Kannenstine Award for Arts Advocacy
James Lockridge, Burlington
Arthur Williams Award for Meritorious Service to the Arts
Douglas Anderson, Middlebury