AAME is an arts council formed as a service organization for artists, arts organizations and other cultural endeavors throughout the Mountain Empire.

Arts Achievement Awards 2018

The Arts Alliance Mountain Empire is an arts council formed as a service organization for artists, arts organizations and other cultural endeavors throughout the Mountain Empire. The mission of AAME is to nurture, advocate and celebrate the arts. AAME fulfills its mission primarily as the publisher of A! Magazine for the Arts. The AAME Arts Achievement Awards annually recognize five living individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the arts in the Tri-Cities area.

Recipients may include artists; arts educators in schools, colleges and universities; arts advocates and volunteers; and administrators of arts institutions. The selection is based on artistic excellence, perseverance, commitment and sustained contributions to the arts and the cultural community. An awards ceremony May 19 recognizes the winners. Current AAME board members and A! Magazine committee members are not eligible to enter.

Categories for the awards — Five Awards, selected from these categories:

• Artist — Achievement in performance, visual and literary arts
• Arts Educator — Achievement in arts education in a college or university, primary or secondary school
• Arts Administrators -Achievement in the management of arts institutions
• Arts Advocate — Achievement in sustaining the arts through volunteering or financial support

The nominees should reside in the cities of Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee; Washington and Sullivan Counties in Tennessee; Washington County, Virginia.

Entries must be received by March 1.

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