Award Nomination Online Form

The nomination form and required information is expected to be a clear representation of the nominee’s strengths and contributions to the arts in Tennessee, and should reflect why the individual, organization, community or business is being nominated for a specific category. See nomination process for more details.

Have the following documents (saved at doc, docx or pdf files) ready to upload:

1. Narrative – Provide a double spaced narrative of no more than five pages detailing the nominee’s contribution to the arts in a specific award category and why the individual, organization, community or business merits consideration for a Governor’s Arts Award.

2. Letters of Support – Provide at least three, but no more than five current letters of support for each nomination. Support letters should provide the selection committee important testimonies and additional information about your nominee. Letters may be written by colleagues, board members, community leaders, educators, etc. Support Letters MUST be included in the online form or in the nomination package with the above information and should not be mailed under separate cover.

    Select the nominee's award category
  • The nominee is being nominated by:

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  • The nominee is:

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  • If nominee is an organization, the chief authorizing official is:

    Arts Leadership Award nominees only
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