The Greenville Arts Council’s primary fundraising event, Greenville Honors Its Own will celebrate 34 years of honoring our community leaders on March 24, 2017. The Greenville Arts Council has honored artists with roots in Washington County who have made a significant contribution to the world of art and been recognized outside the Delta for their work each year.

NOMINATE 2017 AWARD RECIPIENTS HERE –> GHIO 2017 Nomination packet!

Bronze Sponsor $500 – $999

Inclusion in media advertising, Sponsor listing in program, on site display of sponsorship, 4 reserved seats

Silver Sponsor $1,000 – $2,499                              

All Bronze Sponsor benefits, Sponsor name recognition at table, 6 reserved seats

Gold Sponsor $2,500 – $4,999                                

All Silver Sponsor benefits, 8 reserved seats

Platinum Sponsor $5,000 – and up                  

All Gold Sponsor benefits, 10 reserved seats

These awards are an important part of the Greenville Arts Council’s mission to promote and support the arts in our area. The community’s input is critical to the continued success of this program. Please take some time to review the attached materials and nominate those you think are deserving of this special recognition.

The Greenville Arts Council will recognize recipients in the following categories:

ArtistThe Artist Award is given to an artist with Greenville/Washington County roots who has achieved recognition outside the Delta for his or her work. The nominee need not currently reside in Greenville.

Bert Miller Volunteer–This award is given to the volunteer who has given time and energy to support the arts in Greenville for little or no compensation.

Arts in Education–This award is given to an educator who has enriched the lives of many with his or her support and enthusiasm for teaching, and love and knowledge of the arts.

Business–This award is given to the business that has displayed dedication to supporting the arts in Greenville through monetary and/or in-kind donations and/or through the commitment of their leadership and employees.

Special Achievement–This award is given to a person, organization or group of individuals who have contributed greatly to the cultural vitality of Greenville/Washington County.

Georgie Fisher Lifetime Achievement– This award is given when the committee feels that such recognition is warranted by the recipient’s lifelong achievement to the arts throughout their professional career. This individual is an artist that has devoted their life to the arts. They no longer need to reside in Greenville/Washington County.

Chuck Jordan Lifetime Contribution to the Arts– This award is given to a person or person’s family whohas truly devoted their life to the promotion of the arts through patronage, supporting art events and programming, or owning businesses related to the arts. This is given to a person or person’s family that has resided in Greenville/Washington County for a number of years.

Greenville Honors Its Own is the Greenville Arts Council’s annual fundraiser. Proceeds from this event go toward supporting the Greenville Arts Council’s many community programs and initiatives including arts education, summer arts programs for children, rotating displays of local and traveling visual arts exhibits in the Roger D. Malkin Gallery, lectures, artist’s talks, movie screenings, art classes, workshops and much more. For more information on other Greenville Honors Its Own, please contact the Greenville Arts Council at 662.332.2246.