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October 7, 2011 > Nominate Milpitas Artist of the Year

Nominate Milpitas Artist of the Year

Submitted By Renee Lorentzen

The Milpitas Arts Commission is now accepting nominations for the Milpitas Artist of the Year.

Nominees must be 18 years old and reside in Milpitas; nominated artists can be recognized for either visual or performing arts achievements; nominee should show creativity, passion, and exemplary performance in the arts; and nominee should show civic pride and positive representation of the City of Milpitas.

Necessary application information includes a signed and dated application coversheet; a one page artist biography describing the nominated artist that includes his/her artist background, noteworthy project/performances, and future plans for his/her artistic career; and a one page artist statement illustrating why your nominated artist should be selected as Milpitas Artist of the Year (statement should include how your nominated artists stands out above the rest and how they would promote their status as the Milpitas Artist of the Year in their work during 2012).

You must also provide at least one of the following, as applicable: DVD documentation (indicated track or time), script/book (please bookmark or highlight favorite scene or passage), audio CD, print quality photos (Jpg format on CD preferred, must include images list describing each photo), or press about show, performance, etc.

If your nomination is selected as Artist of the Year, the artist must be available to attend the January 3, 2012 City Council Meeting at 7 p.m.

Deadline for submissions is November 14. Applications are available online at under the Arts Commission page. They can be mailed or dropped off at the Milpitas Arts Commission, 40 N. Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035.

Contact Renee Lorentzen at (408) 586-3409 or with any questions.

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