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For Immediate Release

Moscow Mayor's Arts Awards 2018 Nomination Packets Available 

August 8, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) -- Moscow Mayor's Arts Awards Nomination Packets are now available! 

The Moscow Arts Commission presents the Moscow Mayor’s Arts Awards 2018 to recognize individuals, students, businesses, or organizations who have, through distinguished service or creative accomplishment, made a significant contribution to the arts in Moscow.  Individuals, students, businesses, or organizations who have received any previous Moscow Mayor’s Arts Award are not eligible for nomination. 

Recipients will be honored at the 1912 Center on October 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Awards will be given in the following categories:
• Individual Excellence in the Arts 
• Arts Advocacy
• Outstanding Achievement in Arts Education
• Outstanding College or University Student in the Arts
• Outstanding Contributions as a Business
• Lifetime Achievement in the Arts

Nominees should be those individuals, students, businesses, or organizations that have made a significant contribution to the arts and cultural climate of the City of Moscow through distinguished support and service or creative accomplishments. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 24, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Nomination forms are available online on the City of Moscow’s website at: or pick up a printed copy at Moscow City Hall, 206 East Third Street, on the 1st floor by the Arts Department. 

Please note that Employees of the City of Moscow, previous Mayor’s Arts Award recipients, current Moscow Arts Commission members, or elected officials are not eligible for nomination.

Previous Moscow Mayor's Arts Awards Recipients:

Jamie Knudson State Farm
Lauren Rae Smith
Willemina “Willi” Kardong
Palouse Watercolor Socius
Gerri Saylor
Robert Wrigley

Kristin Carlson Becker
Myron Schreck
Bill Voxman
Bill Bowler
Tom Crossler

Bloom Independent Art
House & Café
Essential Glass Works
Roger Rowley
Diane Walker
Sarah Swett
Roger Wallins

Winnie Robinson
Aaron Johnson
David Herbold
Jeanne Leffingwell
Gritman Medical Center
Delphine Keim

George Roberts
Goran Fazil
Jennifer Bogut
Jon Anderson
Moscow Food Co-op
Phil & LeAnn Lee
Earl Aldrich

Lynn “Doc Skinner”
Festival Dance
Nikki Crathorne
Betsy Dickow

Joy Passanante
William & Linda
Shelley Bennett

Audrey Barr
Micki Panttaja
Mary DuPree
Louise Colson
Scott Dockins-Presnell

Mary Banks
Alfred Dunn
Genevera Sloan
Sally Machlis
Robert Greene
Kenworthy Enterprises

Joann Muneta
Daniel Bukvich
Forrest Sears
Peter Basoa
The Bode Family

For additional information, please contact the Arts Department at (208) 883-7036 or by email at or


Story Contact: Kathleen Burns, Arts Director
Phone: (208) 883-7036

City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
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