Public invited to submit nominations for Mayor’s Arts Awards

Photo courtesy of Cynthia Frabutt Dearborn Mayor John O'Reilly Jr. (fourth from left) presents plaques to the 2013 winners of the Mayor's Arts Awards at last year's ceremony.

Photo courtesy of Cynthia Frabutt
Dearborn Mayor John O’Reilly Jr. (fourth from left) presents plaques to the 2013 winners of the Mayor’s Arts Awards at last year’s ceremony.

DEARBORN – The Dearborn Community Arts Council invites residents to participate in the nomination process for its 27th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards.

Residents may submit nominations and other necessary materials — found online with more information at www.dcacarts.org — by the Dec. 11 deadline. Nominations also may be emailed to DCAC Executive Director Ralph Valdez at rvaldez@cidearborn.mi.us, or mailed to: DCAC Mayor’s Arts Awards Review Committee, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI, 48126.

The Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in Studio A of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave.

The awards shine a spotlight on those who have enriched lives and communities with their talent and dedication as either an outstanding artist, a performing artist, an educator in the arts, a business, a patron, a volunteer, or simply a very special supporter of the arts.

For more information, go to www.dcacarts.org.