Nominate artists and arts supporters for awards

The North Valley Arts Council is accepting nominations for outstanding artists and/or arts supporters in three categories:
• Artist of the year, honoring extraordinary achievement in the creation of any art form with an award of $1,000, underwritten by the Grand Forks Herald;
• Individual support of the arts, honoring extraordinary commitment to the arts through sponsorship, volunteerism, or other support; and
• Corporate support of the arts, honoring extraordinary sponsorship of artists, arts organizations, or events by a regional business.

Last year’s recipients were Adam Kemp, Tom and Jackie McElroy Edwards, and Hugo’s, respectively.

To nominate in any of these categories, please visit NoVAC’s web site at and click on awards; call 777-6120 or e-mail The deadline is Thursday, Dec. 7.
-- Nicole Derenne, Executive Director, North Valley Arts Council,, 777-6120