2012 Governor's Awards in the Arts announced

Governor Butch Otter announced the recipients of the 2012 Governor’s Awards in the Arts on Aug. 6.

Here is this year’s winners who will be honored at a ceremony and receive a silver medallion designed by artist Elizabeth Wolf on Sept. 27 in Twin Falls.

EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS
Ballet Idaho artistic director Peter Anastos, Boise

Award winning writer Anthony Doerr, Boise

American Impressionist painter Robert Moore, Declo
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FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTS
Silversmith and engraver David Alderson, Twin Falls

Wood carver Lona Hymas-Smith, Burley. Hymas-Smith died after being hit on her bicycle by a car in March.

Mexican folk dancer Norma Pintar

SUPPORT OF THE ARTS
Roger and Gwyn Harris, Rexburg

Cliff SiJohn, Coeur d’Alene Tribe

Support of Arts Education

Theodore Hadley, music director of the Magic Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Twin Falls Municipal Band, a French horn player and band teacher, Twin Falls

Pablo Rodriquez, founder of Mariachi Tieyotlzin youth group, Nampa

SUPPORT OF ARTS EDUCATION
Theodore Hadley, music director of the Magic Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Twin Falls Municipal Band, a French horn player and band teacher, Twin Falls

Pablo Rodriquez, founder of Mariachi Tieyotlzin youth group, Nampa

ARTS ADMINISTRATION
Boise city public art manager Karen Bubb

SPECIAL COMMENDATIONS
Lt. Cdr. John Cline, U.S. Navy (retired) public servant and writer, of Boise
Kathleen “Kitty” Gurnsey, public servant and arts supporter, Boise

Judge Stephen S. Trott, public servant and arts supporter, Boise

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Allan and Frances Frost, lifelong arts supporters, Twin Falls

Governor’s Award in the Arts Ceremony: 7 p.m., Sept. 27, College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium, 315 S. Falls Ave., Twin Falls. $10 at 334-2119. Find more information here.