Annual Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Annual Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts

September 14, 2018 05:15 pm
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07:00 pm
New Mexico Museum of Art

Established in 1974 by Governor Bruce King and First Lady Alice King, the Governor’s Arts Awards celebrate the role that artists, craftspeople, and arts supporters play in the cultural and economic life of New Mexico. The awards are given to living artists and arts supporters who have demonstrated lifetime achievement in their art form or contributions to the arts in New Mexico.

This year’s recipients are:

  • Bruce Dunlap of Santa Fe, Artist, Music
  • Curtis Fort of Tatum, Artist, Sculpture/Bronze
  • Jody Naranjo of Albuquerque, Artist, Ceramics, Bronze and Glass
  • Jerry R. West of Santa Fe, Artist, Painting and Other Media
  • Lucy R. Lippard of Galisteo, Major Contributor to the Arts
  • Meow Wolf of Santa Fe, Major Contributor to the Arts
  • Dan and Ashlyn Perry of Santa Fe, Major Contributors to the Arts
  • Dale Chihuly, Leadership in the Arts