Governor’s Awards for the Arts announced

Of the six winners who have been selected to receive the prestigious 2015 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio, two are from the Miami Valley.

The Individual Artist Award will go to James Pate and the Business Support of the Arts Award to Morris Furniture Company.

The awards will be presented at a luncheon ceremony honoring the winners and members of the Ohio Legislature at noon on Wednesday, May 13, at the Columbus Athenaeum in downtown Columbus. The luncheon is hosted by the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation.

Winners were selected by the Governor’s Awards Selection Committee from 68 nominations submitted by individuals and organizations throughout Ohio.

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