The 8th Annual Awards Luncheon will be held on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at 12:00 pm with the Rotary Club of Lima at the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center.

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PAST WINNERS

CREATORS • ADVOCATES • PHILANTHROPISTS

2014 Winners

2015 Winners

2013 Winners

2012 Winners

Creator:

Kristin Lee

Advocate:

James Goare

Philanthropist:

Harry Shutt

(not pictured)

Philanthropist:

Beverly Hawk

Advocate:

Michael Frueh

Creator:

Tekla Murphy

Creator:

Joe Bonifas

Advocate:

Sally Windle

Philanthropist:

Dr. James & Christine

O'Neill

Philanthropist:

Martha MacDonell

Advocate:

Bill Sullivan

Creator:

George Dunster

2016 Winners

Philanthropist:

Tom Ahl

Advocate:

Chad Stearns

Creator:

Dave & Bob Lepo

(not pictured)

Philanthropist:

Larry Webb

Creator:

Margie Anich

Advocate:

Erin Grim

2017 Winners

Philanthropist:

Superior Credit

Union

Creator:

Patricia Meeks

Advocate:

Elizabeth

Brown-Ellis

2018 Winners

 
 

ABOUT US

The Arts Advocacy Collaborative of West Central Ohio was organized to increase advocacy for the arts and arts-related industries in West Central Ohio.  The need to highlight the economic impact, employment, creativity and innovation in local arts efforts is in response to the rapidly evolving local economic demands for a dynamic and creative workforce.

 

The 8th Annual Awards Luncheon will be held on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at 12:00 pm with the Rotary Club of Lima at the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center.  

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

CREATOR

Presented to an artist whose work has made a significant impact on his or her discipline and also shows creativity and imagination that exemplifies the highest level of achievement in a particular discipline while advancing the art form. Creative and inventive use of the medium 

• Innovation in style 
  and/or concept 

• Outstanding technical 
   proficiency or 
   craftsmanship and is 
   consistently high in quality 

• Advances the art and 
  compares favorably to 
  other work in the field, 
  regionally and/or nationally 

ADVOCATE

Presented to an individual, family or corporation who has: 

• Made significant contributions through leadership and creativity to advance arts education in Ohio’s schools and/or community organizations. 

• Shown visionary leadership of an arts organization 

• Works to strengthen arts participation with community members while increasing public awareness about the role of the arts in community life.

• Has shown extraordinary support to the arts through personal contribution 

• Actively advocates public support for the arts.

PHILANTHROPIST

Presented to an individual, family or corporation with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in our community.

VIDEOS

2018 ADVOCATE WINNER

ELIZABETH BROWN-ELLIS,

LIMA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

2018 CREATOR WINNER

PATRICIA MEEKS, SHAWNEE LOCAL SCHOOLS

2018 PHILANTHROPIST WINNER

SUPERIOR CREDIT UNION

 
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