The Texas Cultural Trust is looking for nominations for its 2011 Medal of Arts, Texans who have made their mark globally, are rooted locally, (raised in Texas, or worked there) Adair Margo, who is co-chairing the 2011 awards with San Antonian Alice Carrington Foultz. It’s a medal for the big fish: past honorees include Walter Cronkite, Vikki Carr, Lyle Lovett, Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Rauchenberg and Bill Wittliff. If you’ve got someone in mind, in the categories of Architecture, Arts Education, Craft, Dance, Music, Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre, Film, Media/Multi-Media, Lifetime Achievement, Foundation Arts Patron Corporate Arts Patron and Individual Arts Patron, visit their website by March 1. The awards will be given February 28-March 1, 2011 in Austin.
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