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Arts Awards 2022-3

Burton Alter

C. Newton Schenck III Award for Lifetime Achievement in and Contribution to the Arts

For decades, Burton, a retired attorney, has championed the arts in New Haven, with a particular and profound love for music. He has served as a board member for numerous arts organizations including the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and League of American Orchestras.

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All Are Welcome

Fun for the whole family, an after-party celebration, and an option to experience all the fun from home, too

Nominations Closed July 30th. 





Community Jury:

State Rep Robyn Porter (Hamden)

Caroline Tanbee Smith (Collab)

Stacy Graham-Hunt (The Narrative Project)

Adriana Rodriguez (Spanish Community of Wallingford)

Lisa Dent (Art Space)

Kwadwo Adae (Muralist; Artist)

Daniel Fitzmaurice (Americans for the Arts)


Who has already received an Arts Award?   Explore the full list.

Explore ART41 "Baby I'm a Star"

Last year's theme, "Baby I'm a Star" honored our creative community.

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Our sponsors exemplify the mission and vision of the Arts Council and help to lift and celebrate the members of our creative community.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact our Development Associate Mina Khokhar for more information.





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Creative Team

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Independent artists are at the core of our creative ecosystem and we are proud to work with these creatives to produce the Arts Awards


Arts Awards 2022-1

Mistina and Luke Hanscom: Portraits



Renee Brown: Logo Design



Seth Moore: Videographer & Film

Arts Awards 2022-2

Kyle Kearson: Sculptures