2018 Nomination Form


The Annual Horizon Awards are given to recognized individuals, organizations and businesses that have made significant contributions toward the enrichment of life in the Fresno community through the excellence in the Arts.


This award is given to artists representing the visual, performing or literary arts whose work demonstrates commitment, creativity, and excellence in their respective fields in Fresno County.

This award is awarded to the business whose encouragement and patronage has helped broaden the interest and support of the arts in Fresno County.

Recognition is given to an individual whose dedication, service and involvement have contributed to the enhancement and prosperity of the arts in Fresno County.

The Ella Odorfer Educator award is given to an arts educator in recognition for contributions made in the Classroom and the community to promote growth and enrichment in the educational system through the arts.

This award is designed to recognize exemplary contributions made in behalf of the advancement of the arts in Fresno County by an individual, a business or an organization.

In an effort to acknowledge and encourage the younger talents within the Fresno community, this award is bestowed upon a young artist, or group who has demonstrated a high degree of talent and promise in any of the art disciplines.

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Please join us in this celebration of excellence.  The recipients will be honored during our 33rd Annual Horizon Awards ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 3:00-6:00 p.m. at The Tower Theater. Reception immediately following the ceremony.  Free parking available. Nominations must be submitted to the Fresno Arts Council by Friday, September 7th 2018. Your prompt reply is appreciated. If you have questions contact the Fresno Arts Council at 559.237-9734. DEADLINE:  Friday, September 7th 2018

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* 1. I would like to nominate:

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* 2. Category

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* 3. Nominator (person making the nomination) 

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* 4. Attach a brief statement with your reasons for nominating this person or organization. List accomplishments and activities that demonstrate a continuing contribution to the community. Nominations may be submitted for all categories.