Nominations ARE NOW open!
September 19 - November 25, 2019


Nomination Categories:

Outstanding Working Artist: presented to a woman who has earned significant acclaim over an extended period of time and consistently displays excellence in the practice of her art form.

Emerging Artist: presented to an up-and-coming artist who has demonstrated her talent and a strong commitment to building her career in the arts. 

Community Impact Artist: presented to a woman who uses the arts to create awareness about community issues and through her work promotes dialogue, breaks down barriers and sparks change.

Outstanding Arts Professional: presented to a woman who has dedicated her professional career to fostering creativity and encouraging ongoing participation in the arts. She raises the profile of her organization by causing a widespread impact on the St. Louis arts community.

Outstanding Teaching Artist: presented to a woman dedicated to providing artistic instruction to a range of students, as both a profession and lifestyle. She has made a strong impact on the individuals and community she has fostered through her role as an educator. 

Major Contributor to the Arts: presented to a woman who has been a strong supporter of the arts through volunteering, serving on boards, donating, and raising funds. 

Arts Innovator: presented to a woman who has transformed the arts in St. Louis by founding or creating an organization or initiative. 

Lifetime Achievement: presented to a woman who has had a long and distinguished career in the arts and has made a lasting impact in her field.