This issue of A! Magazine profiles the winners of the AAME Arts Achievement Awards. You can see from the following biographies that all of this yearâ€™s winners have made extensive contributions to the arts in our region.
The winners come from these categories: Artist, Arts Educator, Arts Administrators and Arts Advocates.
A Gala awards ceremony is held Saturday, May 18 at the Holiday Inn in Bristol, Virginia, to honor the winners. The Gala consists of a cocktail hour, dinner, music, a silent auction and the awards ceremony. Tickets are $100 for individuals, and tables for eight can be purchased for $800.
For reservations, visit www.aamearts.org/gala or send a check to AAME Gala, Box 94, Bristol, TN 37621. For more information about the event, call 423-652-7462. RSVP by May 10.