Carbondale Community Arts presents the Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award annually to individuals whose character and achievements exemplify a dedication to the arts and community in southern Illinois. Its goal is to recognize patrons, advocates, teachers, community development activists, and arts practitioners of every kind. All current or past residents of the southern Illinois’ 26 southernmost counties, with the exception of current CCA board members and staff, are eligible. Posthumous nominees will also be considered.
2015 Honorees: Brent Kington, Gayle Klam, Toni Intravaia, and Edward Benyas
2016 Honorees: Bryan Kelso Crow, Mary Ellen Dillard, Ellen Spalt, and Michael Shannahan
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Join CCA on Friday, October 20th for a special reception honoring
the 2017 Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award recipients
at 4:30 PM,
Award Presentation: 5:00 PM
at CCA's Artspace 304
304 W Walnut St in downtown Carbondale
hors d’oeuvres and libations will be served.
Musician Martin “Big Larry” Allbritton
Dance Educator Susan Barnes
Poet Allison Joseph
CCA Founding Artists Bonnie Moreno & Kathy Sanjabi
Please consider a contribution of $30 to CCA in support of thirty years of celebrating and cultivating the arts in southern Illinois.
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