8th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego presents 9 awards

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Phoenix Center for the Arts held the Eighth Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards on Oct. 10 in the Margaret T. Hance Park Urban Plaza. The event celebrated the spectrum and quality of artistic talent in the city. Funds raised help sustain for Phoenix Center for the Arts’ free programming, financial aid and scholarship programs throughout the year.

The winners received one-of-a-kind pieces of art created by the instructors at Phoenix Center for the Arts.

Mayor Kate Gallego and Ruchi Ukhade

2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards Winners

Dance Artist Award – Susan Bendix

Literary Artist Award – Joel Salcido

Jerry Lawson Memorial Music Artist Award – Downtown Chamber Series

Theatre Artist Award – Bobb Cooper

Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award – Maggie Keane

Young Artist Award – Ruchi Ukhade

Innovative Arts Organization Award – Girls Rock! Phoenix

DIY/Maker Award – Tina Ferguson

Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award – RJ Muller

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