Since 1990, the Arts Council of Princeton has been conferring Pride of the Arts Council Awards to individuals, organizations, artists and corporations that go “above and beyond” to help us achieve our mission of Building Community Through the Arts. These are the recipients since 2008:

Katherine M. Kapoor Artist Award
2016 – Anna Neis
2015 – Susan Hoenig
2014 – Bob Jenkins
2013 – Kathy Metaxas
2012 – Ruth Tietjen Councell
2011 – Charles Viera
2010 – Ray Brown
2009 – Bruce Berenson
2008 – Amarilis Matteo

Partnership Award
2015 – Princeton Family YMCA
2014 – Grounds For Sculpture
2013 – Morven Museum and Garden
2012 – Princeton University Art Museum
2011 – Stone Soup Circus/Princeton Theater Experiment
2010 – Borough of Princeton: Police Department, Administration, Health Department and Public Works
2009 – Princeton Chamber of Commerce
2008 – Princeton Recreation Department

Neighborhood Award
2015 – Paul Robeson House
2013 – Jazams
2012 – Pamela Wells, Aqiyla Muhammad
2011 – The Wooten-Hill Family
2010 – Bill Johnson
2009 – Princeton Nursery School
2008 – Princeton Young Achievers

Business Award
2016 – Jerry’s Artarama
2014 – Smith’s Ace Hardware
2013 – N. T. Callaway
2012 – Olive’s Deli
2011 – SureTech.com
2010 – Max Hansen Caterers
2009 – Community Liquors
2008 – Taylor Photo

Foundation Award
2015 – Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
2014 – George M. & Estelle M. Sands Foundation
2013 – Mary Owen Borden Foundation
2012 – Wells Fargo Foundation
2011 – Charles Evans Foundation
2010 – Bunbury Foundation
2009 – Concordia Foundation
2008 – Princeton Area Community Foundation

Volunteer Award
2016 – Todd Kane, Sharon & Rosella Johnson
2015 – Sasha Todorov
2014 – Noelle Anglade
2013 – Sandy Bonasera, Deena Miller
2012 – Morris Bellamy, Judy Kennerk, Betsy Riley
2011 – Beth Harrison, Dina Riad, Victoria Wayland
2010 – Meg Blair, Omar Samad
2009 – Dawn McClatchy, Veronica Olivares-Webber
2008 – Liz Riley, Cindi Venizelos

Future Arts Leader Award
2016 – Helen Schrayer
2015 – Claire Haft, Tatiana Sims
2013 – Victoria Wayland
2012 – Valeria Torres-Olivares
2011 – Augustine Preziosi (founding recipient)

Corporate Award
2016 – Bai
2015 – NRG Energy
2014 – Princeton Shopping Center (EDENS)
2013 – Bloomberg
2012 – Church & Dwight
2011 – Daler Rowney
2010 – Glenemede Trust
2009 – TYCO

Lifetime Achievement Award
2009 – Pam Hoffman