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:
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
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Community: Alwun House, Phoenix
Shelley Award: Jim Ballinger, director of Phoenix Art Museum