The Ruth and James Ewing Arts Awards: Hometown recognition of world-class artists in the Monadnock region.
Ruth and James Ewing Arts Awardees are creating and presenting art of excellence and contributing to the field of arts and culture in our community and beyond. Our goals:
Awards will be made at a celebration on July 24 at Redfern Arts Center on the campus of Keene State College. Tickets for this event go on sale May 22 at www.sentinelsource.com/ewingarts
You will find on this website categories in which to place a nomination. Please review all rules and select the appropriate category. A nomination may be entered in more than one category, if appropriate.
Judges will make awards for Excellence in:
The above awards will be announced on June 1. Judges will also make awards in the following two categories with winners kept secret until the event on July 25.
The contest is open to artists who reside within the area commonly accepted as the Monadnock Region. Individual artists, as well as groups are eligible, i.e. a chorale group or a string quartet.
Self-nominations are encouraged.
Nominations may be submitted via this website between April 20, 2019, and midnight, May 17, 2019.
All nominations should include Artist Statement and brief Biography or Organizational Mission and Vision Statement (300 words) about what defines the artist and the goals of the artist or organization.
Supporting information: Resume, education, exhibitions, honors, awards, reviews, press or achievements, either in list form or in PDF.
Up to five examples of the artist’s work in one of the following forms: PDF, jpeg, video or link to website/digital portfolio. If link to online portfolio, please specify up to five pieces of work for consideration.
For Literary Artists, please limit submissions to a work or a piece of a work of no more than 2,000 words.
Presenter of the Arts nominees should be institutions, venues, organizations, businesses and individuals that or who demonstrate excellence in selection and presentation of art in the Monadnock Region.
In the case of Lifetime Achievement, Excellence in Community Engagement or Presenter of the Arts awards, please include a narrative of 500 words detailing why the artist or organization is deserving of recognition in this particular category, along with any supporting documents deemed helpful for the judges.
Lifetime Achievement nominees should have a well-documented and lengthy career of enhancing the arts in the Monadnock Region.
Excellence in Community Engagement should possess a well-documented case for spreading the value of the arts and boosting community involvement in the arts in the Monadnock Region.
To recommend an artist or organization, please include all of the following:
For those who would prefer to mail a printed application, include all the requested information in this form and mail to The Keene Sentinel c/o Ewing Arts Awards, 60 West Street, Keene, NH 03431
Nomination materials may not be returned. Winners agree to allow Arts Alive! and The Keene Sentinel to use at no cost to Arts Alive! And The Keene Sentinel winning images or video in promotional materials solely for The Ewing Arts Awards, and on the cover of the Ewing Arts Awards magazine.
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