Outstanding Adan in the Arts

Every year the AAC chooses to recognize a local artist that has exhibited or performed an outstanding service to the community.

To Be Announced

2020

Coming soon!

2017

Sam was posthumously recognized for her contributions to her students and local art scene as an assistant professor of mass communications at ECU.

2019

In addition to his work at the Ada newspaper, Richard enjoys fine art and travel photography, creative writing and has taught photography since 2007.

2016

Reifsnider, musical theatre director at ECU, has been a common fixture in the musical theatre scene in the Ada area for nearly two decades.

2018

Co-owner of the Grandview Main Gallery located on historic main street. Hosting events space hosts art exhibits, wedding receptions, comedy shows and more.

Past Recipients

2014 - Diane Criswell

2001 - Dr. Starla Hibler

2000 - Patti Reese

1999 - Suzanne McFarlane

1998 - Rosemarie Benya

1997 - Phyllis Kunze

1996 - Rudy Lupinski

1994 - Jeff Frederick

1991 - Doug Laramore

1990 - Dorothy Summers

1989 - Betty Brooks

1988 - Bronson Warren

1987 - Mary Ann Deen

1986 - Dave & Virginia Ramsay

1985 - Austin Kidwell

1984 - Marguerite Hawkinson

1983 - Betty Woods

1982 - Orville Robbins

1981 - Muriel Davis