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“Art is the Tree of Life”, Sculpture of aluminum, plastic, glass and resin with an LED backlight, by John Needham.  

 


Continuing the tradition of recognizing Kentuckians, businesses and arts organizations for outstanding contribution, achievement in and support of the arts, the Kentucky Arts Council was proud to recognize the 2012 Governor’s Awards in the Arts recipients at a ceremony on Oct. 9, 2012, in the Capitol Rotunda.

The 2012 recipients of the Commonwealth's most distinguished awards in the arts are:

Milner Award
William G. Francis
Prestonsburg


Artist Award
Gray Zeitz
Owenton

Business Award
UK HealthCare Arts in HealthCare Program
Lexington


Community Arts Award
Latitude Artist Community
Lexington


Education Award
Christina Hartke Towell
Morehead


Folk Heritage Award
Leona Waddell
Cecilia


Government Award
U. S. Rep. John Yarmuth
Louisville


Media Award
Jeffrey Lee Puckett
Louisville

National Award
Bobbie Ann Mason
Lawrenceburg