2022 Obelisk Awards Luncheon Chair Pamela Zeigler-Petty has just announced the individuals and organizations that will be honored at the Business Council for the Arts fundraiser on Tuesday, November 15, at The Fairmont Dallas.
The recipients include:
- Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Harry Robinson nominated by James Earl Estes of YourControllerPlus
- Visionary Non-Profit Arts Leader — Lily Weiss nominated by Terry Provencal of “Patron Magazine”
- Arts Education — Goodson Law nominated by Alissa McCain of Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
- Business Champion for the Arts — John Harper, M.D., nominated by the Lupe Murchison Foundation
- Distinguished Cultural Organization — Plano Symphony Orchestra nominated by Jan Rugg of Atmos Energy
- Outstanding Leadership Arts Alumnus — Rhiannon Martin nominated by Leadership Arts Alumni Cathryn McClellan Kelly
- Arts Partnership (Small) — The Rosewood Corporation nominated by Nasher Sculpture Center
- Arts Partnership (Large) — UT Southwestern Medical Center nominated by Dr. Dennis Kratz of University of Texas at Dallas
- New Initiatives (Small) — Mead and Hunt Architects nominated by Ilknur Ozgur of Artstillery
- New Initiatives (Large) — Boeing Company nominated by Kenneth A. Hersh of the George W. Bush Presidential Center
In addition to Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger and Patricia Villareal and Tom Leatherbury serving as the luncheon honorary co-chairs, WFAA’s Cleo Green will be the luncheon emcee.
Funds raised through the luncheon will support Business Council for the Arts’ mission to “encourage, inspire and stimulate businesses and municipalities to support the arts in the workplace, in education and in the community.”
* Graphic/photo provided by Business Council for the Arts