The County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities are the most prestigious honors conferred by Montgomery County on individual artists, scholars, organizations and cultural patrons.
Now in its 15th year, these Executive’s Awards allow us to pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made a difference in Montgomery County through the arts and humanities.
- Lifetime Achievement Award
Lila Oliver Asher, Visual Artist and Professor
- Lifetime Impact Award
Fran Ichijo, Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre
- Community Impact Award
- Community Leadership Award
Lisa Martin, Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.
- Education Award
Jacqueline Akhmedova, Akhmedova Ballet Academy
- Emerging Leader Award
Jason Schlafstein, Flying V Theatre
- Outstanding Artist or Scholar Award
Anuradha Nehru, Kalanidhi Dance
- Individual Patron Award
Cathy Bernard, Round House Theatre
- Volunteer Award
Cliff Johnson and Margaret Roper, Olney Theatre Center
For further information or questions, contact Amina Cooper at Amina.Cooper@creativemoco.com.
(via Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County. Photo courtesy of Lila Oliver Asher.)