Mayor David Coss and the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission are pleased to announce the five artists and arts supporters who will receive the 2013 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The 2013 Mayors Awards recipients are: Charmay Allred, nonprofit volunteer, board member and supporter; Bert Dalton, jazz pianist, recording artists and Music Director at the National Dance Institute of New Mexico; Tom Leech, Director of the Press at the Palace of the Governor and Book Arts advocate; and Susan York, visual artist and President’s Chair of the Art Department of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Cora Cliburn, dancer, photographer and filmmaker has been selected to receive the 2013 Melissa Engestrom Youth Artist Award.
An awards ceremony and dinner will be held on Thursday, October 10 at 6:30 PM at the Sweeney Ballroom in the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. SOLD OUT--Tickets are $65 per person and include a three-course meal. Table sponsorships are also available. Space is limited and reservations are required.
This year's awards are generously sponsored by Century Bank.