Call for nominations:
2018 Nominations will open on March 1, 2018.
Nomination Process and Eligibility
The Cleveland Arts Prize staff and board actively encourage nominations from a broad range of community leaders and arts organizations and community. It is only through a public online nomination process that candidates can be submitted for consideration.
Nominations must be made online.
CALL for 2018 Nominations OPEN on March 1, 2018 at midnight.
INELIGIBILITY: incomplete or late forms, past winners, self-nominations, nominations that do not meet the criteria will not be considered.
Honors & Awards
VISUAL ARTS | MUSIC | LITERATURE | DESIGN | THEATRE & DANCE
Emerging Artist Award ($10,000)
Two Emerging prizes are awarded to artists currently living, or who have resided, worked or trained in Northeast Ohio who show remarkable promise and have created significant work or projects.
Mid-Career Artist Award ($10,000)
Two Mid-career prizes are awarded to artists who have received national recognition in addition to regional and local acclaim and have resided in Northeast Ohio.
Lifetime Achievement Award ($10,000)
One Lifetime achievement prize is awarded to an artist who has worked in Northeast Ohio over several decades and whose career and achievements have brought great distinction to themselves and the region.
Robert P. Bergman Prize
The Robert P. Bergman Prize is awarded to an individual whose life and work are illuminated by an energetic and inspiring dedication to a democratic vision of the arts. The Bergman Prize recognizes the highest possible expression arts stewardship through a long term commitment.
Martha Joseph Prize for Distinguished Service to the Arts
The Martha Joseph Prize e is awarded annually to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the vitality and stature of the arts in Northeast Ohio through exceptional commitment, vision, leadership and/or philanthropy.
Cleveland Arts Prize
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