Mayor’s Arts Awards 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:30pm-9:00pm
SOLD OUT!

Phoenix Center for the Arts proudly presents the Seventh Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, “Art in the Park,” October 11, 2018, from 6:30-9:00pm in the Margaret T. Hance Park Urban Plaza. We hope you will join us for this exciting event celebrating our wonderful arts community here in Phoenix.

Weather and Dress:
This event will be held outside. Dress is artsy, but please be prepared for cool temperatures. This is a rain-or-shine event.

Parking:
Parking is free. Click here for a handy map! Once parked, you may walk through Hance Park towards the Urban Plaza, or hitch a ride on a golf cart shuttle from the Center.

Check In:
The event begins with a cocktail hour at 6:30pm. Please be sure to check in before 7:00pm, so that you don’t miss out on any of the delicious food or beverages.

Art, Auctions, and Awards:
We’ve got a lot of art! We have a lot of art to give away (the awards) and art to buy (handmade vase centerpieces), as well as an awesome silent & live auction, all of which supports our scholarship programs for veterans and those in financial need.

Silent Auction Items:

MUSEUMS, MUSIC & MEMBERSHIPS
Total Value: $290.00
Phoenix Art Museum – 2 Guest Passes
Phoenix Chorale – 4 Tickets to a Chorale Christmas
Four Seasons Orchestra – Louise Lincoln Kerr Music CD
Heritage Square – 1 Family Membership
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Ground Effect Wine Company Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

EXPLORE TUCSON
Total Value: $180.00
Children’s Museum Tucson – 8 Admission Passes
Tucson Museum of Art – 4 Guest Passes
The Loft Cinema – 4 Admission Passes
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Cortenova Primitivo Indicazione Geografica Tipica 2015

YOUTH: THE FUTURE!
Total Value: $230.00
Phoenix Boys Choir – 2 Premium Tickets
Great Arizona Puppet Theater – 4 General Admission Tickets (Two Adults, Two Children)
Valley Youth Theater – 4 Tickets to the Opening Weekend of A Winnie the Pooh Christmas
Phoenix Children’s Chorus – 2 VIP tickets to 35th Anniversary Spring Concert (May 11, 2019)

FUN IN THE SUN
Total Value: $200.00
Japanese Friendship Garden – 2 Admission Passes
Phoenix Zoo – 2 General Admission Tickets
Desert Botanical Garden – 2 Family Admission Passes

BALLET & OPERA FOR TWO
Total Value: $370.00
Arizona Opera – 2 La Traviata Tickets
Ballet Arizona – 2 Tickets to a Mainstage Show
1 Bottle of Rose Wine – Tenuta Meraviglia Bolgheri Rosato 2017

ALL ABOUT THEATRE PLUS DINNER
Total Value: $660.00
Arizona Broadway Theater – 2 Dinner & Show Tickets
The Torch Theatre – 4 Show Tickets
Arizona Theatre Company – 2 Tickets to Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End
Theater Works – 2 Master Works Tickets
Carly’s Bistro – 4 Guests at a Paint & Wine Party (January 10, 2019 | 7pm – 9pm)
1 Bottle of White Wine – La Villa Pinot Grigio 2016

EGELHOFF PHOTOGRAPHY
Total Value: $450.00
Paulann Egelhoff Photography 3 Gift Certificates ($150.00 Each)

BEAUTY & THE BAR
Total Value: $920.00
Willo MediSpa – 20 Minutes of Botox
Valley Bar – $50 Gift Card, 1 Koozie, 2 Tickets to ‘Round Midnight Jazz Series Concert: A Tribute to the Count Bassie Orchestra (Concert on October 23, 2018)
Rodan & Fields – Free Regimen of your choice, Amp Roller + Intensive Renewing Serum, Lash Bost, Lip Renewing Serum
1 Bottle of White Wine – Este Vihno Verde White Portuguese Wine 2016

VALLEY VIP
Total Value: $2,455.00
Desert Botanical Garden – 6 Electric Desert VIP Passes
Suns vs. Warriors – 2 VIP Tickets, Parking Pass, Complimentary Food & Beverage

WINE O’CLOCK!
Total Value: $668.00
Apple Watch Series 3, 38mm
Apple Watch Series 3, 42mm
1 Bottle of White Wine – Pinot Grigio Terre Siciliane 2016
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Sola Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

PASSAGE TO INDIA
Total Value: $200.00
Basket of Goodies Earrings, Bangles, Tea Holder, Silver Elephants

EAT & EXERCISE
Total Value: $360.00
Camelback Village – 2 60-Minute Private Pilates Classes
Carly’s Bistro – 4 Guests at a Paint & Wine Party (January 10, 2019 | 7pm – 9pm)
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Sola Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

LOCAL EATERY
Total Value: $220.00
Carly’s Bistro – 4 Guests at a Paint & Wine Party (January 10, 2019 | 7pm – 9pm)
1 Bottle of White Wine – Paxis White Blend 2017

GET LUBED
Total Value: $200.00
Tempe Auto Repair – 1 Year Supply of Free Oil Changes

CRESCENT BALLROOM
Total Value: $100.00
Crescent Ballroom $50 Gift Card, 1 Koozie, 1 T – Shirt (size M) , 2 Tickets to Marchfourth Concert (November 1, 2018)
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Sola Zinfandel 2016

LOCAL FOOD & MUSIC
Total Value: $355.00
The Van Buren – 2 Concert Tickets (to a show of your choice), 1 T – Shirt (size L), 2 Van Buren Koozies, 4 Drink Tokens
Carly’s Bistro – 4 Guests at a Paint & Wine Party (January 10, 2019 | 7pm – 9pm)
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Nero D’Avola Merlot 2016

SMILE
Total Value: $2,500.00
Popat Orthodontics – $2,500 Worth of Orthodontic Work

GET FIT
Total Value: $600.00
Avenger Fitness – 3 Months of Online Fitness & Food Coaching

LOCAL LIFE
Total Value: $870.00
Roosevelt Row Basket – Loads of Gift Cards & Beverages from RoRo Businesses
Sutra Yoga – 6 Month Membership
1 Bottle of Red Wine – Sola Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

SUNS SWAG
Total Value: $1,100.00
Phoenix Suns Jersey – Devin Brooker Jersey
Signed Basket Ball – Signed by the Suns Players

ASHLEY MACIAS ART
Total Value: $300.00
“Untitled” Black with White Lines | 11”x14”x 2.25” Paint and Ink on Gessobord
“Heart” Natural Wood with Black Lines | 8”x10”x1.5” Ink on Wood Untitled Heart

About the Awards:
The Mayor’s Arts Awards serve to identify outstanding leaders; Dance Artist, Literary Artist, Music Artist, Theatre Artist, Visual Artist, Young Artist (age 12-17, also new!), and Innovative Arts Organization. Nominees are chosen based on the criteria of innovation, impact, and integration. In addition, we will choose one individual with the third annual “Lou and Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award.”

2018 Finalists:

Dance Artist:
Angelina Ramirez
Carlos Montufar
Mary Fitzgerald

Visual Artist:
Edna Dapo
Fortoul Brothers
Kevin Caron

Literary Artist:
Andrea Avery
Anna Flores
Joy Young

Music Artist:
Andria Bunnell & Las Chollas Peligrosas
Arian Nicole Muhammad
Eily Hallagan

Theatre Artist:
Amy Carpenter & Stacey Hanlon
Katrina Donaldson
Will Hightower

Young Artist:
Abby Mintz
Anya Chaudhry
Madison Reeve
Paula Ortega
Reva Chaudhry
Ruchi Ukhade
Sophie Harris
Thameenah Muhammad

Innovative Organization:
CALA Alliance
La Phoenikera
Spot 127, Youth Media Center