Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Winners: Mayor's Arts Awards

24th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards, Washington, DC

Excellence in Artistic Discipline
CityDance Ensemble

Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education
Joy of Motion Dance Center

Outstanding Emerging Artist
Jason Garcia Ignacio

Excellence in Service to the Arts
Judith Korey, professor of music at the University of the District of Columbia
Andy Anas Shallal, Iraqi American activist, artist, and social entrepreneur

Innovation in the Arts
Arts in Foggy Bottom

Mayor's Award for Arts Teaching
Language Arts: M. Kamel Igoudjil (School Without Walls)
Performing Arts: Samuel L. Bonds, Haewon Moon (Duke Ellington School of the Arts)
Visual Arts: Carole Whelan (School Without Walls)

Mayor's Award for Visionary Leadership in the Arts
Septime Webre, Artistic Director, The Washington Ballet
Joy Zinoman, Founding Artistic Director, The Studio Theatre

Read highlights at DCist

Excellence showcased at the 24th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards -The Washington Informer

24th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards @ Kennedy Center

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