The 2013 Arizona Governor's Arts Awards Winners

​The annual Arizona Governor's Arts Awards recognizes local artists, organizations, educators, businesses, and individuals for contributions to the local arts and culture scene.

The Arizona Commission on the Arts announced nominations for the 2013 awards in March and celebrated the winners this week.

See also: - Christopher Torrez's Miniature Terrains on View in "Habitations" at Mesa Contemporary Arts - Art Documentaries on Phoenix Artist Mayme Kratz to Screen at SMoCA on March 14 - Support A.R.T.S. at Roosevelt Row's Annual Equinox Fundraiser

Awards were given to the following:

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Artist Award: Jim Waid

Business Award: Southwest Ambulance, Mesa

Arts in Education - Community: Marshall Magnet Elementary School, Flagstaff

Arts in Education - Individual: Marion Kirk Jones, Tempe

Individual Award: Dick Bowers, president of the Herberger Theater Center, Executive Director of the Phoenix Boys Choir

Community: Alwun House, Phoenix

Shelley Award: Jim Ballinger, director of Phoenix Art Museum

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