We are delighted to invite you to nominate a Connecticut Arts Hero!

The Connecticut Office of the Arts introduced Arts Hero Awards to honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing extraordinary work in the arts, for the arts, or through the arts in Connecticut.

If you know a special someone who is an ARTS HERO, we hope you will take a moment to nominate them for a 2019 Arts Hero Award ! The deadline to submit a nomination is Thursday, March 28, 2019.
The 2019 Connecticut Arts Heroes will be honored in a special evening event on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 6 pm at Infinity Music Hall in Hartford, Connecticut.

Mark Aldrich, 2018
Adam Atkins, 2017
Wendy Black-Nasta, 2017
Leslie Elias, 2018
Dr. Jose Gonzalez, 2018
Mohamed Hafez, 2018
Bruce John, 2017
Calida Jones, 2018
Suzanne Kachmar, 2017
Shanna Melton, 2018
Elizabeth Morgan, 2018
Lynnette Letsky Piombo, 2017
Kerri Quirk, 2018
Dayna Snell, 2017
Allison Stockel, 2017
Kim Stroud, 2018
Joy Supples, 2017
Aaron Jafferis, 2017

"I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people."
- Maya Angelou