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The Pikes Peak Arts Council had a few announcements to share in its recent monthly newsletter.

The PPAC, which bestows the Arts Business Education awards in April and the Awards for Excellence in September, will return to giving original art to the winners in 2012. The requirements include:

  • Submitting artists must be PPAC members as of Jan. 31. See the membership page on the website for details and a downloadable form.
  • All media are accepted, but awards must be suitable for wall or table display and include the PPAC logo, award category and the name of the recipient.
  • Artists must be capable of producing four awards by April 13 and approximately 16 more by Sept. 14. The first four award recipients will be named by March 12; the remaining recipients will be named by July 11.
  • The project budget is negotiable, but each award must not cost more than $100.

Entries are due Jan. 31. Images may be submitted with description and pricing on a CD or hard copy, mailed to Marica Hefti, attn: PPAC Award, 4723 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs 80915. Or send images, description and pricing to maricahefti@cs.com, with “PPAC Award Design” in the subject line.

The PPAC board of directors will choose the winning award design and artist on Feb. 13. Contact Hefti via email for more information.

Also, the PPAC is adding three categories to the existing awards for excellence, which now include classical music, popular music, written poetry, performance poetry, dance, theater and visual art. The new categories are: film, Rising Star (rewarding outstanding student work) and the Artist in Community.

PPAC members will now be able to nominate outstanding local talents for the awards. Each category’s jury will then select the finalists and winners. To nominate someone, members may email the person’s name and their qualifications for the award to ppac@pikespeakartscouncil.org. Contact Jay Miller, PPAC president, at that email address or 475-2465, for more information.

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