The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is inviting nominations from the community for individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the visual, performing, musical or literary arts in the community. New this year. the Fine Arts Commission will award one individual and one group for the award.
Award judging criteria include: Visibility in the Skokie community; scope of artistic talents; breadth of impact or number of people reached; recognition and awards the artist has received and demonstration of artistic excellence.
Nomination packets are available online
Hardcopies are available at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton St. Nominations are due by April 3.
The 2013 Skokie Award for Artistic Excellence will be presented by Mayor George Van Dusen at the June 3, 2013 Village Board meeting.
For more information about the Award for Artistic Excellence or the Skokie Fine Arts Commission please call 847/933-8257 or visit www.skokie.org.