Mayor's Artists Awards: Call for Nominations

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The Salt Lake Arts Council is currently seeking nominations for the Mayor's Artists Awards for 2018. The award is presented by the Mayor's Office and the Salt Lake City Arts Council and honors the contributions made by individuals and organizations to the cultural life of the Salt Lake City community.

Nominees must be residents of Salt Lake City, work in the city, or demonstrate their contribution to the arts in Salt Lake City. Cash awards of $500 will be presented to each of the winning nominees at the 42nd annual Utah Arts Festival in June.

“The arts are a critical element of our City and help boost our economy.” said Mayor Jackie Biskupski. “Artists add to our creative energy and help us to better relate to each other and the world around us. Salt Lake City has an abundance of talented artists and we are pleased to recognize their contributions to our community.”

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. More information, a list of previous winners and an online application can be found here.

Application materials include a one paragraph statement, a résumé or statement about the organization, one or two letters of recommendation and can include one or two additional documents.

For additional information, contact the Salt Lake City Arts Council, 801-596-5000 or visit

Location: Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102

Contact Information: 801-596-5000