CAFTA award winners named

The Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA) annual art awards ceremony and reception will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Trieschmann Fine Arts Building at Hendrix College.

CAFTA board members voted and the 2019 award recipients are:

Faulkner County Library Lifetime Achievement : Jess Setzler

Mayor’s Award for Community Advocate in the Arts : Marilyn Rishkofsk i

Outstanding Student Achievement: Augustine Nguyen

Gene Hatfield Outstanding Individual Artist : Louise Mandumbwa

Outstanding Arts Educator : Israel Getzov

Rollin R. Potter Outstanding Patron of the Arts : Amanda Horton

The ceremony, free and open to the public, will include performances by local artists and will be followed by a reception. Organizers encourage the entire community to come to this event and show support for local artists.

The Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, supports and promotes artistic endeavors in Conway and Central Arkansas. Through its flagship events, ArtsFest and the Conway Arts Awards, CAFTA connects the community through the arts.

For more information, contact Ronald Jensen-McDaniel at [email protected].