Alliance Now Accepting “Angel of the Arts” Nominations

Soon the Alliance for the Arts will roll out the red for their 8th Annual Angels of the Arts Awards on May 2, 2011, at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. But first, the community must speak up and nominate individuals or businesses to be considered.
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Dec. 10, 2010 - PRLog -- Soon the Alliance for the Arts will roll out the red for their 8th Annual Angels of the Arts Awards on May 2, 2011, at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre.  But first, the community must speak up and nominate their favorite artist, art teacher, cultural organization or supporter to be named an Angel of the Arts. Nomination forms are available at the Alliance campus, located on the corner of Colonial and McGregor, or online at

The mission of the awards program is to recognize the positive contributions and essential impact of artists, arts organizations, art educators and supporters in Lee County.  The signature “Angel” trophy will be presented to winners at an academy awards style ceremony with local celebrity host, live performances, fine food and good company.

Angels of the Arts Awards categories include: Literary Artist, Arts Teacher, Arts Volunteer, Arts Journalist, Arts Organization, Business Arts Sponsor, Young Artist, Arts Benefactor, New Artist, Performance Artist, Organization Leader, Arts Publication/Broadcast Series, Visual Artist and Lifetime Achievement.  Multiple nominations are accepted across categories. Nominees will be given the opportunity to submit supporting materials to a final group of three jurors.

When the arts thrive, so does the community, and thanks to the hardworking creative  individuals in Lee County the past year has been filled with theatre shows, art installations, musical performances and special events.  Say THANK YOU to those individuals who are committed to entertaining and educating our community through art.

Nominate Today! Download a nomination form at, pick one up from the Alliance or request one from (239) 939-2787 or  Nominations are due February 25, 2011.

The Alliance for the Arts proudly supports the artists and arts organization in our area as the state designated Local Arts Agency for Lee County. The Alliance for the Arts galleries are open from 9 to 5 Monday through Friday and from 9 to Noon on Saturdays, located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard just south of Colonial Boulevard. Visit for more details of all the excitement our community has to offer.

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With a mission to facilitate and nurture the creation development, promotion and education of arts and culture, the Alliance for the Arts strives to create diverse and innovative events, exhibits, programs and performances that reach the widest possible audience. As the designated Lee County Arts Agency, the Alliance works to promote area artists and art organizations and to advocate for increased arts programming and funding in our community.
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