Arts Council hosting Druid Arts Awards in April
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is hosting its 24th Druid Arts Awards ceremony April 7, offering up recognition for local artists, educators, volunteers and patrons.
Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre will be performing a short program before the awards ceremony.
Admission is $20 a ticket, and you can purchase those right here. Tickets are available digitally through 5 p.m. March 28.
Nominations came from the community in the categories of music, visual arts, dance, literature and theatre, and nominees were also sought for awards including patron of the arts and best corporate sponsor.
The 2022 winners are:
- Music Artist: Osiris Molina
Music Educator: John Cain
- Theatre Volunteer: Cooper Shattuck
Theatre Educator: Lyndell McDonald
Theatre Artist: Norquina “Q” Rieves
- Visual Artist: Michael Moore
Visual Arts Educator: Ruth O’Connor
- Literary Artist: Laura Hunter
Literary Educator: Michael Martone
- Dance Artist: Lucy Rogers
Dance Educator: Alden Phillips McShan
Dance Volunteer: Theresa Rubio
- Special Award: Gail Windham and Anna Gantt
- Home Grown Award: Ransom Wilson
- Corporate Sponsor of the Year: McAbee Construction
- Patron of the Arts: Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports, in Memory of Bill Buchanan