Circle of Excellence Award Recipients

The Circle of Excellence Award is presented to artists who are recognized by their peers to be master storytellers who set the standards for excellence and have demonstrated, over a significant period of time, a commitment and dedication to the art of storytelling.

 

Janice Del Negro

Janice Del Negro

2016

Megan Wells

Megan Wells

2016

     

Leeny Del Seamonds

Leeny Del Seamonds
2015

Antonio Rocha

Antonio Rocha
2015

Antonio Sacre

Antonio Sacre
2015

Brenda Wong Aoki

Brenda
Wong Aoki

2014

Lynette Ford

Lynette Ford

2013

Andy Offutt Irwin

Andy Offutt Irwin

2013

Angela Lloyd

Angela Lloyd

2013

Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke

2013

Olga Loya

Olga Loya

2013

Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling

2012

Bil Lepp

Bil Lepp

2011

Waddie Mitchell

Waddie Mitchell

2011

Susan O'Halloran

Susan O'Halloran

2011

Opalanga Pugh

Opalanga Pugh

2011

Willy Claflin

Willy Claflin

2010

Michael Cotter

Michael Cotter

2009

Doug Elliott

Doug Elliott

2009

Mary Hamilton

Mary Hamilton

2009

Bobby Norfolk

Bobby Norfolk

2009

Carmen Deedy

Carmen Deedy

2008

Eth-Noh-Tec

Eth-Noh-Tec

2008

May Gay Ducey

Mary Gay Ducey

2007

Beth Horner

Beth Horner

2007

Baba Jamal Koram

Baba Jamal
Koram

2007

Dovie Thomason

Dovie Thomason

2007

Charlotte Blake Alston

Charlotte
Blake Alston

2006

Gwenda Ledbetter

Gwenda Ledbetter

2006

Patrick Ball

Patrick Ball

2002

Judith Black

Judith Black

2002

Diane Ferlatte

Diane Ferlatte

2002

David Novak

David Novak

2002

Jon Spelman

Jon Spelman

2002

Len Cabral

Len Cabral

2001

Rex Ellis

Rex Ellis

2001

Bill Harley

Bill Harley

2001

Susan Klein

Susan Klein

2001

Steve Sanfield

Steve Sanfield

2001

Dan Keding

Dan Keding

2000

Syd Lieberman

Syd Lieberman

2000

Jim May

Jim May

2000

Barbara McBride-Smith

Barbara
McBride-Smith

2000

JJ Reneaux

JJ Reneaux

2000

Milbre Burch

Milbre Burch

1999

Michael Parent

Michael Parent

1999

Peninnah Schram

Peninnah Schram

1999

Rosalie Sorrels

Rosalie Sorrels

1999

Carol Birch

Carol Birch

1998

Elizabeth Ellis

Elizabeth Ellis

1997

Heather Forest

Heather Forest

1997

Maggi Peirce

Maggi Peirce

1997

Gayle Ross

Gayle Ross

1997

Brother Blue

Brother Blue

1996

Donald Davis

Donald Davis

1996

Marshall Dodge

Marshall Dodge

1996

Ken Feit

Ken Feit

1996

Barbara Freeman

Barbara Freeman

1996

Ray Hicks

Ray Hicks

1996

David Holt

David Holt

1996

Doc McConnell

Doc McConnell

1996

Jay O'Callahan

Jay O'Callahan

1996

Lee Pennington

Lee Pennington

1996

Connie Regan-Blake

Connie Regan-Blake

1996

Gamble Rogers

Gamble Rogers

1996

Lynn Rubright

Lynn Rubright

1996

Laura Simms

Laura Simms

1996

Mary Carter Smith

Mary Carter Smith

1996

Ed Stivender

Ed Stivender

1996

Jackie Torrence

Jackie Torrence

1996

Kathryn Windham

Kathryn Windham

1996

Diane Wolkstein

Diane Wolkstein

1996