Carbondale Community Arts is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award.
The award recognizes individuals whose character and achievements exemplify a dedication to the arts and community in Southern Illinois, according to a news release from CCA.
All current and past residents of Illinois' 26 southernmost counties (except current CCA board members and staff) are eligible; posthumous nominees will also be considered. Nominees can be artists, patrons, advocates, teachers, community development activists and arts practitioners of all kinds.
The deadline to nominate is Sept. 5; nominations sent by mail must be postmarked by Sept. 5.
Nominations may be submitted at carbondalearts.org/legacy or mailed to 2017 Arts Legacy Award, Carbondale Community Arts, 304 W. Walnut St, Carbondale, IL 62901. Nomination forms are available at carbondalearts.org/legacy.
— The Southern