About the 2015 Viola Awards
To a record crowd of over 600 people, the winners of the 2015 Viola Awards for Excellence in the Arts were announced at High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff, Arizona. The 7th annual Gala event took place on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
The 2015 Viola Award (pictured at left) was designed by local artist and educator, Sonja London-Hall, who was also a nominee for Excellence in Arts Education. Sonja is an Arizona native and local artist. She has been an active member of the Flagstaff arts community, Flagstaff and Sedona galleries for the past 20 years. The award this year was designed to pay homage to Viola and the arts which “make the world go round” represented by the gears and spinning world.
2015 Viola Award Gala Noteworthy Items:
Official 2015 Viola Award Winners
Announcing the winners of the 2015 Viola Awards for Excellence in the Arts!
Excellence in the Visual Arts
Ulrike Arnold for Earth Art
Tina Mion for Memento Mori
Excellence in the Performing Arts
Adrienne Bischoff, Becky Daggett, Mike Levin and Joe Maniglia for God of Carnage
Excellence in Storytelling
James Jay and Jesse Sensibar for Narrow Chimney Reading Series
Excellence in Arts Education
Excellence in Science Education
Business for the Arts
Excellence in Leadership
Emerging Artist Award
Official 2015 Viola Award Nominees
Click on each nominated project or nominee for more information and interview video