Richmond calls for annual Arts Awards nominations

Jan 7, 2022

It’s time again to shine a spotlight on the stars of Richmond’s vibrant arts community. Nominations are being accepted for the 14th annual Richmond Arts Awards from now until Monday, March 7, 2022.

Innovative artists, cultural leaders and supporters, including volunteers and sponsors, are among those who can be recognized for their contributions to Richmond’s arts scene.

Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:

  • Arts Education
  • Artistic Innovation
  • Business and the Arts
  • Cultural Leadership
  • Volunteerism
  • Youth Arts

All artistic disciplines are eligible: visual, performing, literary and culinary arts, as well as craft, environmental arts and new media.

Once again, the Richmond Arts Coalition will award a $200 cash prize to the winner of the Youth Arts category, which recognizes a performing, literary or visual artist 24 years of age or younger, who has demonstrated outstanding promise and commitment to the Richmond arts community.

Anyone can submit an online nomination at Nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Mon, Mar 7, 2022.

The Richmond Arts Awards program is presented by the City of Richmond in partnership with the Richmond Arts Coalition and is supported by the Richmond News.

For more information on the Richmond Arts Awards and to submit an online nomination, visit or email