2017 Recipients will receive their awards at a reception held at 6:30pm on October 5, at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos. Open to public. Refreshments will be served.
SMart awards are presented to individuals in our community who have made significant contributions to the creation, support, or advocacy of all art forms in San Marcos.
SMart Award Recipients:
Terri Hendrix - Smart Award Individual
Lee Coleé - Smart Award Individual
Christopher Hansen - Smart Award Individual
Jordan Buckley/San Marcos Cinema Club - Spark Award
Rice Harrington - Posthumous Award
Scott Wade - SMart Award Individual
Art Squared - SMart Award Organization
Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham, Eye of the Dog Art Center - SMart Award Advocate
Mario Garza and the Indigenous Cultures Institute - Diversity Award
John Hood - Posthumous Award
Daniel Hannon - John Hood
Jody Cross - Spark Award
Ron and Marie Jaeger
Jerry Touchstone Kimmel
Ophelia Vasquez-Philo and El Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos
The purpose of the San Marcos Art (SMArt) Award program is to encourage and recognize outstanding support and enhancement of the arts and cultural life of San Marcos. To recognize the important contributions of artists and arts organizations to the quality of life and economic vitality of the community. To encourage volunteerism and business participation with local arts organizations.