We thank everyone for joining us to celebrate the one and only Lucinda Bunnen, honoree for the 4th Annual Nexus Award, on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. She is a successful photographer who has shown her work around the globe for more than four decades, and is also a passionate collector, a tireless philanthropist, and advocate for artists, arts organizations, and environmental and social causes in Georgia. Lucinda was a key player in the founding of our institution in 1973 and we are happy to honor her in the year of our 40th anniversary. We’ve got some great photos up on Facebook.
We are pleased to begin the nomination process for the 2014 Nexus Award.This award is given in recognition of demonstrated excellence and achievement by individuals who have made a profound contribution to contemporary visual art in Atlanta and beyond. For the 2014 Nexus Award, we are once again opening up the nomination process to the general public. In order to consider the widest range of potential recipients, we seek your suggestions of worthy individuals who exemplify the Nexus Award criteria. All nominations will be considered before the ACAC Board of Directors makes the final choice of award recipient(s) in January 2014. We will announce the winner(s) in February 2014, and the celebratory event will take place in May 2014. Please review the Nominations Criteria for more info, and then submit your nominee via this Nomination Form by 5pm, December 30, 2013.
Very special thanks to our Hosts and Sponsors for making the 2013 Nexus Award celebration such a great success – we couldn’t do it without you!And many thanks to Chris Appleton, Executive Director, WonderRoot, for his amazing remarks; to DJ Kemit for the smooth tunes; Jason Travis for the fab photos; and Avalon Catering for the delicious bites.
Honorary HostsAndrea Barnwell Brownlee | Louis Corrigan | Lisa Cremin | Jerry Cullum
Host CommitteeAnn Abrams & Herb Cohen | Lauren Amos & Tyler Clayton | Joe Bankoff | Avantika Bawa | Robert Brawner | Susan Bridges | Ed Brownlee | Robb Bunnen | Rebecca Dimling Cochran & Michael Cochran | Stan Cohen | Annette Cone-Skelton & Bob Hipps | Andrew Feiler | Nancy Floyd | Catherine Fox | Maggie & Paul Hagedorn | Nancy & Gene Hooff | Stuart Horodner | Jane & Clay Jackson | Melissa & James Jernigan | Baxter Jones | Carter & Forde Kay | Barbara Kaye | Park Krausen | Marianne Lambert | Judy & Scott Lampert | Liz Lapidus | Laurence Leopold | Bertram Levy | Stacie Lindner | Deborah Marshall | Elizabeth & David Martin | Marchant & Ron Martin | Joe Massey | Brenda Massie | Betsy Nurse | Junco Pollack | Belinda & Ken Reusch | Edwin Robinson | Danielle Roney & Jeff Conefry | Michael Rooks | Lauren & Tim Schrager | Greg Smith | Mary Wilson Stanley | Sara & Paul Steinfeld | Claire Sterk & Kirk Elifson | Judith & Mark Taylor | Lisa Cannon Taylor & Chuck Taylor | Timothy Tew & Joseph Northington | Carol Thompson | Carol & Ramon Tomé | Carolyn Vigtel | Emily & Alex West | Ruth West & Bob Wells | Elizabeth & Chris Willett
SponsorsART PAPERS | ArtsATL | BURNAWAY | Homrich Berg
All proceeds from this benefit support the exhibitions and educational programs of Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.
Nexus Award recipients:2010
Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Director of the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
Dr. Jerry Cullum, Writer, critic, poet
Louis Corrigan, Founder of Flux Projects and Possible Futures
Lisa Cremin, Director of the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Lucinda Bunnen, Photographer, collector, arts patron
For more info:Contact Stacie Lindner, Managing Director, 404.688.1970 x218, or firstname.lastname@example.org
And for more info about sponsorship opportunities contact:
Veronica Kessenich, Development Director, 404.688.1970 x211, email@example.com
Read more about Lucinda Bunnen and the 2013 Nexus Award in the press release.