The Governor’s Award recognizes individuals for longtime leadership and significant contributions to the arts in Oklahoma.
Business in the Arts Award recognizes businesses/corporations who exhibit outstanding support of the arts in Oklahoma. This award was created in memory of Earl Sneed, prominent arts advocate.
Media in the Arts Award recognizes an individual member in the media who demonstrates commitment to the arts in Oklahoma documented through public awareness support and fairness, initiative, creativity and professionalism in reporting.
Arts in Education Award recognizes an individual, organization, school, educator or group for their outstanding leadership and service in the arts benefitting youth and/or arts in education.
Community Service Award recognizes individuals for significant contributions to the arts in specific Oklahoma communities in the areas of leadership and volunteerism.
George Nigh Public Service in the Arts Award recognizes an Oklahoma government official for outstanding support of the arts.