Arts Hero Nomination Form 2020

The Connecticut Arts Hero Awards honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing inspiring things in, for, or through the arts in Connecticut.

Since 2016, the Connecticut Arts Hero Awards have introduced us to an array of remarkable individuals engaged in or supporting the arts - some publicly and some behind the scenes.

If you know a special someone who has contributed significantly to the arts in Connecticut, please take a moment to nominate this individual.  You can do so by completing the nomination form below. The deadline to submit a nomination is Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

We look forward to learning about YOUR Arts Hero!

Note:  Arts Heroes are not awarded posthumously.

The Connecticut Arts Hero Awards will be presented at a special, open-to-all, free event on Wednesday, September 1 at 6:00 PM at Infinity Hall in Hartford. This evening event is designed to honor and celebrate these inspiring individuals and to reaffirm the significant role the arts play in Connecticut. Please save the date!
 

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* 1. Please enter the nominee's information below:

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* 2. Please Indicate which region your nominee works in? Lives in?

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* 3. Why do you believe this person should be recognized as an Arts Hero?  Why do they inspire you? (300 words max)

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* 4. Tell us about their work in the arts, for the arts, or through the arts in Connecticut and how their work impacts others in the community.  (300 words max)

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* 5. Please provide materials such as a resume, news article, link to portfolio, etc., that showcase the nominee’s contribution to the arts and support your statements above. Choose materials that best support the nominee's work.
Note:  Only one (1) upload is allowable so please consolidate into one document.

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* 6. Tell us something your nominee has done that aligns with or supports the Connecticut Office of the Arts' READI values.
Click here to learn about READI.

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* 7. Optional for publication purposes.
Please provide a quote (a sentence or 2) summing up what makes this person an Arts Hero.

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* 8. Please provide information about yourself (the nominator).

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* 9. What is your affiliation or relationship with the nominee?  How long have you known this individual?

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