ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Arts Commission and New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, are accepting nominations for the 2012 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts.
The annual Governor’s Arts Awards are New Mexico’s highest and most prestigious artistic honors and are intended to celebrate lifetime achievement. Nominations can be submitted by individual New Mexico residents or representatives of businesses or organizations in New Mexico. Self-nominations are discouraged.
Nominations may include individual living New Mexican artists working in any discipline who have demonstrated outstanding lifetime achievement; individuals who have consistently made significant or distinguished contributions to the arts in New Mexico; and businesses, nonprofits or foundations with sustained involvement in and support for the arts.
Nominations must be received by March 12. They may be mailed or hand delivered to New Mexico Arts, Suite 270, 407 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, NM 87501. Nomination forms are available online at www.nmarts.org or at www.mfasantafe.org/governors/awards or contact New Mexico Arts at 505-827-6490, 800-879-4278 (statewide) or email email@example.com.