St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper announced that the 15th Annual President’s Arts Awards presented by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs, will be held at Northshore Technical Community College in Lacombe on Thursday, November 18, 2021.
Cooper said he looks forward to celebrating the dedication and achievements of all the recipients during his second Arts Awards as Parish President.
The honorees are: Performing Artist – Kenya Lawrence Jackson; Visual Artist – Mary Monk; Literary Artist – Dr. Eva Semien Baham; Musical Artist – Richard “Ricky” Windhorst, III; Culinary Artist – Jeffrey Hansell; Patron of the Arts – The Lake 94.7; Outstanding Service Award – Stephen B. Cefalu; President’s Award – Ben Bensen, III; Native Son Award – Greg Barnhill; Lifetime Achievement – Ron Barthet.
If you are interested in attending the event, please visit www.stpgov.org/cca to RSVP.
This year, the Commission is excited to announce the Creative Relief Northshore Fund, an emergency response initiative that provides funding for a wide variety of programs aimed to address the needs of the arts community following an emergency or disaster.
Please consider a donation with your RSVP.
Supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency.