Governor’s Award in the Arts
Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter selected the recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Awards in the Arts. The biennial awards, established in 1970 by the Idaho Commission on the Arts, bring recognition to Idaho’s exceptional artists, arts organizations, and arts supporters. Governor Otter and Idaho First Lady Lori Otter expressed their appreciation to the recipients as stewards of Idaho culture and artistic expression. “It is important that we take time out to celebrate those who spur the creative genius that lives in all of us. We honor their commitment, their passion and the selfless hours they spend teaching our children and ensuring that the arts continue to thrive in our great state.”
The presentation ceremony was held in the Idaho State Capitol rotunda on Thursday, November 8, 2018.