The City of San Antonio has announced its honorees for the third annual Distinction in the Arts awards, reports MySA.com. They are saxophonist Spot Barnett; visual artist César Martínez; Belinda Menchaca, education director of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center and founder of the Guadalupe Dance Academy; Paula Owen, president of the Southwest School of Art; and poet and writer Carmen Tafolla. The Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts will be recognized for its support of local arts organizations.
The actual awards ceremony will take place October 17 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Congratulations to all!