DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS – Friday, March 1, 2024

Arts Mid-Hudson is requesting nominations for the 12th Annual Ulster County Executive's Arts Awards. Nominees must be residents of Ulster County and businesses or organizations must have a place of business in Ulster County.

There are 10 categories this year:


Artivist: Recognizes an Ulster-based artist (activist) who has taken up the charge through their art to highlight social issues.
Arts Education Award:  acknowledges an Ulster-based educator, teaching artist, arts or educational administrator, school, school district or organization that, through extraordinary vision and leadership, has expanded or enriched arts education opportunities to students in Ulster County.
Arts Organization Award:  rewards an Ulster-based arts organization that has made an important contribution to the growth of Ulster County's cultural life over a significant period of time.
Art in Public Places Award; awards an Ulster-based individual artist, arts organization, school, or community group that has successfully designed and installed a public art project.
Business/Corporation Award:  recognizes an Ulster County business or corporation that has demonstrated extraordinary support of the arts and/or vision and leadership in using the arts to enhance community life and enrich Ulster County's cultural heritage.
Inclusion in the Arts: recognizes an Ulster County individual, business or group that advances inclusive opportunities for persons with disabilities with the intention of building and empowering equity and access to the arts within Ulster County.
Individual Artist Award: recognizes an individual residing in Ulster County, whose achievements in his/her discipline are widely recognized and who has demonstrated a compelling or unique artistic vision.
Patron/Philanthropy Award:  recognizes an individual or family residing in Ulster County, who has/have made a significant contribution to the arts through extraordinary leadership, personal financial commitment or philanthropic activities.
Volunteer Award:  recognizes an individual residing in Ulster County, who has/have made a significant contribution to the arts as a board member, volunteer, or other services.
Youth with Exceptional Promise in the Arts:  recognizes an Ulster County resident and either a high school or college student ages 16 through 22 as of June 2023, working or studying in all arts disciplines including visual, performing, literary, film/video, and computer, among others. The nominee must be available to attend the virtual event in June. (*Note: supporting attachments are REQUIRED for nominations in this category.)

Finalists and recipients will be chosen based on their impact on the arts within Ulster County and beyond, and their influence in the community. The review committee reserves the right to not select an awardee in any category. Typically, only one award is given in each category.


Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2024, and recipients will be selected by an awards panel comprised of professionals in the field. Note that recipients are not chosen by the number of nominations received, but by the QUALITY of their work and by the depth of which it benefits the Ulster County community.


Award winners will be recognized by Ulster County's arts, cultural, civic, and business leaders, at a festive reception in mid-June 2024.
Nominees must be residents of, or corporations/organizations doing business in, Ulster County.  

NOTE: Nominations may not be made for past recipients* however if you nominated someone last year who did not win you may nominate them again.

*Ulster County Executive’s Arts Awards Past Recipients

Arm-of-the-Sea Theater, 2018 Arts Organization

Ars Choralis, 2023 Arts Organization

Arthur Anderson, 2016 Patron 

ArtBridge, Kingston, 2015 Art in Public Places 

Michael Asbill, 2018 Artivist 

The Ashokan Center, 2022 Business

The Avalon Archives of Museum of Rock & Roll, 2021 Art in Public Places

Bailey Pottery Equipment & Ceramic Supply, 2016 Business/Corporation

Roger Baker, 2019 Art in Public Places 

Stuart Bigley, 2021 Special Citation

Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, 2017 Individual Artist 

Barbara Bravo, 2017 Volunteer 

Broadway Arts Collective, 2021 Arts in Education

Anthony Cacchio, Jr. (Uncle Tony), 2018 Special Citation 

Sydney Cash, 2022 Individual Artist

Catskill Art Supply, 2023 Business

Coach House Players, 2016 Special Citation 

Barbara Cohen, 2016 Volunteer 

Center for Creative Education, 2017 Arts in Education 

Center for Photography at Woodstock, 2014 Arts Organization 

Chronogram, 2014 Business/Corporation 

The Collier Family, 2020 Patron

Dennis Connors, 2019 Special Citation-Individual 

Cornell Creative Arts Center, 2021 Inclusion in the Arts

Jack DeJohnnette, 2016 Individual Artist 

Niaya DeLisio, 2017 Student with Exceptional Promise in the Arts 

Nancy Donskoj, 2015 Special Citation 

Donald Elder, 2018 Individual Artist 

The Falcon, 2013 Special Citation

Staats Fasoldt, 2023 Individual Artist

Abigail Rose Frank, 2019 Student with Exceptional Promise in the Arts 

Linda Gillette, 2014 Arts in Education 

Lara Giordano & Christine Marmo, 2015 Arts in Education

Karen Goertzel, 2021 Volunteer 

Joe Gonzalez, 2022 Volunteer

Trina Greene, 2018 Art in Public Places 

Shelly Hamilton, 2013 Arts in Education

Hudson Valley Film Commission, 2019 Special Citation-Organization

Beth Humphrey, 2020 Arts in Education

Maggie Inge, 2022 Special Citation

Ione, 2019 Individual Artist 

Stacey Jarit (posthumously), 2018 Special Citation 

Garry Kvistad, 2014 Individual Artist 

Michael Lalicki, 2021 Individual Artist

Susie Linn, 2020 Volunteer

Jalani Lion, 2021 Artivist

Norm Magnussun, 2017 Art in Public Places 

Barbara Masterson, 2022 Artivist

Maverick Concert Series, 2013 Special Citation 

Jim McIntyre, 2018 Volunteer 

Katharine L. McKenna, 2017 Patron

Ward Mintz & Floyd Lattin, 2019 Patrons

Linda Mary Montano, 2019 Artivist 

Amy Mottola, 2016 Arts in Education 

O+ Festival, 2014 Art in Public Places 

Jill Obrig, 2022 Arts in Education

Pauline Oliveros, 2015 Individual Artist

Robert Osgood, 2015 Patron

P&T Surplus, 2018 Business 

Paper House Productions, 2015 Business/Corporation 

Lucie Parker, 2018 Student with Exceptional Promise in the Arts

Lady Pink, 2023 Art in Public Places

Matthew Pleva, 2020 Art in Public Places

MHA in Ulster County (Creative Arts Program), 2023 Inclusion in the Arts

R&F Handmade Paints, 2013 Business/Corporation 

The Rosendale Cafe, 2019 Business 

Rosendale Theatre Collective, 2020 Arts Organization

Rough Draft, 2021 Business

Hudson Rowan, 2023 Youth with Exceptional Promise in the Arts

RUPCO, Inc., 2017 Business 

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, 2016 Arts Organization 

Saugerties Chamber of Commerce, 2022 Art in Public Places

Shadowland Theatre, 2013 Arts Organization

Susan Shaw, 2023 Voulunteer

Anastasia Solberg, 2023 Arts in Education

Marker Syder, 2020 Individual Artist

Asa Spurlock, 2016 Student with Exceptional Promise in the Arts

TMI Project, 2023 Artivist

Ulster Performing Arts Center, 2021 Arts Organization

The Vanaver Caravan, 2022 Arts Organization

Frank Waters, 2020 Artivist

Rick Whelan, 2019 Volunteer 

Benjamin Wigfall, 2014 Special Citation

Violet Cricket Withal, 2021 Youth with Exceptional Promise in the Arts

Vindora Wixom, 2020 Special Citation

Dale Wolfield, 2019 Arts in Education 

Women's Studio Workshop for au•gust art festival, 2016 Art in Public Places 

Lynn Woods & Stephen Blauweiss for "Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal", 2017 Special Citation

Woodstock Artists Association, 2019 Arts Organization 

Woodstock Film Festival, 2017 Arts Organization 

Woodstock School of Art, 2015 Arts Organization

Carol Zaloom (posthumously), 2023 Special Citation

Roberta Ziemba, 2018 Arts in Education

Welcome to the application for Capacity Building Initiatives for Dutchess Partners in the Arts.   


If you are submitting a Programmatic Support Request, return to the previous screen and select the correct form. Programmatic Support Requests will not be accepted if they are submitted using this form.  


In order to submit an application, you must first read the Guidelines. You can download our complete guidelines here: 2023 Dutchess Partners in the Arts Guidelines (PDF Download).
If you have any questions about this application or the guidelines, please contact Arts Mid-Hudson for technical assistance. Grants@artsmidhudson.org   (845) 454-3222

Welcome to the application for Programmatic Support for Dutchess Partners in the Arts.


If you are submitting a Programmatic Support Request, return to the previous screen and select the correct form. Capacity Building Initiative Requests will not be accepted if they are submitted using this form.  


In order to submit an application, you must first read the Guidelines. You can download our complete guidelines here: 2023 Dutchess Partners in the Arts Guidelines (PDF Download).  
If you have any questions about this application or the guidelines, please contact Arts Mid-Hudson for technical assistance. Grants@artsmidhudson.org   (845) 454-3222

Please use this form to submit Interim Reports for 2023/2024 Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund. All Interim Reports are due on February 29th, 2024.

The information provided on this form helps us advocate for increased and continued funding from the Ulster County Legislature. Please be as detailed as possible, especially in describing how this funding has positively impacted your organization and Ulster County.



Questions?  Contact Arts Mid-Hudson Grants Team:

grants@artsmidhudson.org or 845-454-3222.


 

Arts Mid-Hudson (AMH), in partnership with Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, will once again curate an art exhibit in the loft space above the Winery’s main building. This project, known as Art in the Loft, is a good opportunity for members of Arts Mid-Hudson to display and sell their work.  Artworks selected for the Art in the Loft exhibit will be entered into the popular Wine Label Competition.
 

We invite all AMH member artists to submit work to be juried for inclusion in Art in the Loft. There is no entry fee; however, you must be an AMH member. You can become a member here: https://www.artsmidhudson.org/become-a-member
 

Contact Arts Mid-Hudson to confirm your membership status – 

(845) 454-3222 or gallery@artsmidhudson.org
 

Additional considerations: 

  • Artists may submit up to four wall-hanging artworks for consideration
  • Artists must be a resident of the mid-Hudson Region
  • Artwork must be able to hang on the wall and may not exceed 38” in any direction.
  • Work must be for sale
  • Work must be suitable for exhibition and a wine label (as determined by jury)
  • Winners of the wine label competition for the past two years are ineligible to enter (2022 & 2023).
  • Artists are responsible for delivering artwork to Millbrook Vineyards & Winery.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson and the Millbrook Vineyards & Winery will take every caution with the artwork, however, artists must provide their own insurance if desired. Please note that the space is not climate-controlled
  • AMH commission on work sold as a result of the exhibition will be 25% - visitors to the exhibit can purchase work through the Winery.


 

Key Dates:

  • April 26- Submission Deadline
  • May 6- Artists Notified
  • May 13-19 - Artists deliver artwork to Millbrook Vineyards & Winery
  • November 2024: Closing reception and Wine Label Competition winner announcement.


 

Arts Mid-Hudson and Millbrook Vineyards & Winery will promote the exhibition through press releases, social media, and printed announcements. We ask that artists do the same.


 

The space at Art in the Loft is a long hallway running down the center of the loft of the barn. The "loft" is 95 feet long, 10.5 feet wide, and 6 feet high. (The ceiling is much higher.) The wall space is not continuous. Windows, which look down into the pressing room, are set into the wall every 9 feet or so, breaking the exhibition space into 14 sections with adjustable track lighting.


Fourteenth Annual Wine Label Competition: Artworks selected for Art in the Loft exhibit will be featured for the popular Wine Label Competition. The winner will be announced at a culminating event during early November, and the art with the most votes will be featured on bottles sold at the Winery. Millbrook Vineyards & Winery has the first option to purchase the winning art.

Arts Mid-Hudson