Past Winners

Past Mayor’s Arts Awards Recipients

2019 Winners

Dance Artist: Susan Bendix
DIY/Maker: Tina Ferguson
Music Artist: Downtown Chamber Series
Theatre Artist: Bobb Cooper
Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award: Maggie Keane
Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award: Girls Rock! Phoenix
Literary Artist:
Joel Salcido

2018 Winners

Culinary Artist: Olivia Gerard
Dance Artist: Mary Fitzgerald
Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award: Kevin Caron
Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award: CALA Alliance
Literary Artist: Joy Young
Music Artist: Andria Bunnell & Las Chollas Peligrosas
Theatre Artist: Amy Carpenter & Stacey Hanlon
Young Artist: Thameenah Muhammad

2017 Winners

Cliff Keuter Dance Artist Award: Julie Akerly
Music Artist Award:
Scotty Spenner
Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award:
Annie Lopez
Innovative Organization Award:
Phoenix Conservatory of Music
Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award:
Jack Lytle

2016 Winners

Cliff Keuter Dance Artist Award: Nicole Olson
Language Artist Award: Rashaad Thomas
Music Artist Award: Jerry Lawson
Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award: Ann Morton
Innovative Organization Award: Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona
Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award: Rick Naimark

2015 Winners

Innovative Arts Organization: Phoenix Chinese Week
Dance Artist: Liliana Gomez
Music Artist: Ken Koshio
Visual Artist: Francisco “Enuf” Garcia
Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator: Tim Sprague

2014 Winners

Dance Organization: Flamenco Por La Vida
Music Organization: SOUNDS Academy
Theatre Organization: Space 55
Public Artist: Kristine Kollasch
Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award: Jenna Raskin
Creative Writing: Dan Hull

2013 Winners

Dance Organization: Epik Dance Company
Music Organization: Classical Revolution PHX
Theatre Organization: Phonetic Spit
Public Artist: Mary Stephens
Dr. Eugene Grigsby Visual Artist Award: Matthew Moore
Creative Writing: Tania Katan

2012 Winners

Dance Organization: Scorpius Dance Company
Music Organization: Downtown Chamber Series
Theatre Organization: Rising Youth Theatre
Public Artist: Hugo Medina
Visual Artist: Eugene Grigsby