Wednesday, October 18, 2006

2006 DCAC Executive Art Awards

The Dutchess County Arts Council will be holding its annual Executive Art Awards Dinner tomorrow, October 19 starting at 5:30 pm at the Dutchess Golf and Country Club at 411 South Rd in Poughkeepsie. In Monday's Poughkeepsie Journal, Kathleen Wereszynski Murray gives a rundown of the recipients of this year's various awards. In her column from last weekend's Enjoy Section, Wereszynski Murray highlights this year's Art Organization recepient, bau, and its activities over the two years of its exsistence. Steven Evans, Assistant Director of Dia:Beacon nominated bau for this year's award.

2006 Arts Award Receipients

Individual Artist: Madeleine Segall-Marx

A nationally recognized sculptor, curator & teacher creating art in Hyde Park .

Arts Organization: Beacon Artists Union (bau)

Innovative collective of professional visual artists in Beacon.

Art in Public Places: Dutchess County Department

of Planning & Development

Creative public planners turning the Loop Bus into a county-wide work of art.

Individual Patrons: Lisa & Stephen Aronson

Poughkeepsie couple actively engaged in building a vibrant arts community.

Business/Organization: Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Leading corporate supporter of the arts in Dutchess County .

Arts in Education: Yvonne Alexander

Devoted art teacher in the Arlington District for over 17 years.

Youth with Exceptional

Promise in the Arts : Emily Bogle

Young photographer with unique compositional talent.

Special Citation: Lucia Edgcomb

Bardavon's Managing Director of Theater Operations for over 30 years.

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