Nominations Open for Alameda County’s Arts Leadership Awards


The Alameda County Arts Commission invites County residents to submit nominations for the 2015 Alameda County Arts Leadership Awards.


This annual program enables the Alameda County Arts Commission to recognize five individuals, one from each of the five districts of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, for their outstanding achievements impacting the arts community and the residents of Alameda County.


Award recipients will be presented to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors by the Arts Commission.


Nominees must be residents of Alameda County. Nominees can be involved in any arts discipline including, but not limited to, music, dance, visual arts, literature, theater, film and video, traditional crafts and folk arts, and new media.


Nominees may participate in a wide range of activities with an Alameda County based arts organization such as an artist, staff or board member, volunteer, donor, supporter, advocate, etc.


This award is open to all individuals, including youth, who live in Alameda County.

Nominations must be submitted by Alameda County residents. Each individual may submit one nomination. Nominations must include a description of the nominee’s major achievements contributing to the arts in the community and the residents of Alameda County; the impact and results of the achievements; and other background information about the nominee’s contributions to the Alameda County arts community such as what distinguishes the nominee from his/her peers or colleagues.


Nominations are due by Thursday, May 15 and must be submitted online at


The Members of the Alameda County Arts Commission will review the nominations in July. Award recipients will be recognized in October in conjunction with the County’s celebration of California Arts Day and National Arts and Humanities Month.


For more information or to request the official nomination instructions, contact the Office of the Arts Commission by email at [email protected] or phone: (510) 208-9646 or visit the website at


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