Arts Recognition Honorees

AC5 Annual Arts Awards


2015
Rhu A. Bigay,
Oil painter specializing in Historical aircraft
Pamela Freund-Stiplen,
Co-founder of the Gold Coast Players
Peter Maund,
Percussionist and founding member of Ensemble Alcatraz

2014
Sylvia Fein,
painter
Joel Summerhill,
Landscape architect and painter
Silvester Henderson,
Music Department Chair, Los Medanos College

2013

Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center, San Pablo

Corey Mason, Educator and Founder WorldOne Radio/Festival, El Cerrito

James Phillip Wright, Architect, Orinda

2012

St. Mary’s College Museum of Art

Michelle Seville, Arts/Cultural Manager, City of Richmond

Hershell West, Artist and Arts Advocate

2011

Shogard Butler, Artist

Joan Marable, Arts Educator, Lafayette Partner’s In Education

Mario Scharmer, Artist

2010

Diane Gilfether, Musical Director, Blackhawk Chorus

Anthony McCarty, Founder and Artistic Director, Galatean Players Ensemble

Women Sing, Martin Benvento Artistic Director

2009

No awards

2008

Jerrold Hatchett, Arts Benefactor, Richmond

Joan Landis, Poet

Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff, Children’s Author

Oscar Reynolds, Musician

Richmond Art Center