Published: Published: April 17th, 2018

Phoenix Center for the Arts: Mayor’s Arts Awards- Nominate your favorite Artist today!

Phoenix Center of the Arts


Public nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Awards. All nominees will be asked to fill out a more detailed application in June to define and showcase their work.

We like to see work that is innovative, collaborative, and makes an impact on the people of Phoenix. Excellent nominees are those emerging and/or in their early-to-mid careers.

DEADLINE: May 4, 11:59pm

The Mayor’s Arts Awards serve to identify outstanding leaders in five areas: Culinary Artist (new!), Dance Artist, Literary Artist, Music Artist, Theatre Artist, Visual Artist, Young Artist (age 12-17, also new!), and Innovative Arts Organization. Nominees will be chosen based on the criteria of innovation, impact, and collaboration.

For more information, please visit phoenixcenterforthearts.org/beta or call 602-254-3100.

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Published: Published: April 2nd, 2018

2018 Romero-Wolf Scholarship: Student Scholarship

Romero-Wolf Scholarship
Expand your horizons….

Awarded to a student showing excellence in leadership qualities in dance performance and dance education.

Scholarship Criteria:

Dancer who plays an active role in school/studio dance program at least 2 years. Dancer demonstrates growth in dance performance and quality movement. Overall excellence in leadership for choreography, performance and dance company organization roles. Inspires others.

Students must be attending a NDEO/AZDEO member school/studio.

This scholarship will require a short essay on dance experience in high school and a recommendation from dance instructor.

Applications are due by April 20th.

Please visit the AzDEO website for more information!

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Published: Published: February 28th, 2018

Awareness Through Art K-6th Student Showcase!

Foster Care Art


The “Awareness Through Art” K-6th Grade Student Artwork Foster Care Awareness Showcase is a visual/audio arts showcase for K-6th grade students from around the State of Arizona. Students participate in the showcase by submitting an original work of art designed around the theme:

Hope, Strength, Resilience, & Learning

The nearly 10,000 school age foster children in Arizona use hope, strength, resilience, and learning on a daily basis. With the support of their teachers and loved ones, K-6th grade students will create an original piece of artwork that depicts at least two words from the theme. All visual & audio media – including tapestry, spoken word, dance, song, prose, sculpture, paintings and drawings, collage, photography, and mixed media artworks – are eligible for Entry. The entrant must also supply a paragraph describing how their artwork encapsulates the words that they chose. Entries will be displayed at various Arizona Department of Education buildings. Entries may also be featured on ADE print and Web publications. The showcase is open to all Arizona K-6th grade students.

Questions? Please contact our Foster Care Liaison  for more information.

Thank you, and happy creating!


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