March 23, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel

More than 600 arts supporters from all corners of Arizona and all parts of the community gathered at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix to celebrate the phenomenal individuals and organizations that comprise our vibrant and growing arts sector in Arizona. The event was emceed by Kathleen Mascareñas of SRP. 

Get a glimpse of the amazing things many of our 2016 nominees do and provide to cultivate our vibrant arts community

77 Artists, Arts Organizations, Businesses, Educators and Individuals from 29 Arizona communities were nominated in seven categories this year. APS was the Nominee Sponsor; SRP, the Evening Program Sponsor;  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, the Arts & Entertainment Sponsor; and the Arizona Lottery was the Artist Award Sponsor.