Annual Art Awards

Outstanding Achievement in the Arts

Mayor Denny Doyle and the Beaverton Arts Commission celebrate the recipients of the Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Awards where students, individuals, organizations and businesses are recognized and honored for their significant contributions to the arts.
The art presented by our local community members is truly inspired. Beaverton continues to thrive because of our artists. These individuals, organizations, and volunteers add so much to our community.
—Mayor Denny Doyle

Nominations & Honors

2015 BAC annual art awards recipients

Photo courtesy of Jody Ellis
Nominated by their peers and selected by the Board of Directors of the Beaverton Arts Commission, the individuals, businesses and organizations represented will be honored for their contributions to the arts. Student honorees are nominated by their teachers and selected by an arts education panel and approved by the Beaverton Arts Commission Board of Directors. Five ‘Outstanding High School Visual Art Students’ and four ‘Outstanding Performing Art Students’ will receive scholarships sponsored by the Beaverton Arts and Culture Foundation, Juan Young Trust and Southminster Presbyterian Church Celebration of Creativity.

2015 Business, Organization and Individual Winners
President’s Award: Women Learning Photography Together
Volunteer of the Year: Kate Nilan
Art Leadership Award: City of Beaverton Community Development Department
Lifetime Achievement Award: Jayne Scott
Business of the Year Award: VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa
Performing Arts in the Marketplace Award: Beaverton Symphony Orchestra
Art Supporter of the Year: ISing Choir
Outstanding Art Instructor: Tamara Ottum, Aloha High School