Supporting and Encouraging the Arts in Stanly County since 1974

2015 Fine Arts Educator of the Year Michelle Osborne, Central Elementary Art Teacher &  

Arts Person of the Year Angela Moore

2016 Arts Person of the Year Wes Tucker &

Fine Arts Educator of the Year Stacy Bottoms,

West Stanly Middle School Art Teacher

2019 Fine Arts Educator of the Year,

Rebekah Crisco, NSMS Visual Art Teacher and

2019 Arts Person of the Year, Mr. John Williams 

Our Hall of Fame....

For any questions regarding these awards or the nomination and winner selection process,

please email,

or call 704-982-8118. 

2014 Fine Arts Educator of the Year, Lori Watson,

Music Teacher at Stanfield & Locust Elementary, and

Arts Person of the Year Charlotte Maness

2017 Arts Person of the Year Carmella Hedrick and Fine Arts Educator of the Year Jessica Alvarez Kiser, Albemarle Middle School Band Director

2018 Fine Arts Educator of the Year,

Mr. Frank Poolos, NSMS & NSHS Band Director and 2018 Arts Person of the Year, Mr. Tim Harris.

The mission of the Stanly County Arts Council is to encourage and promote broad-based cultural and educational activities in the arts throughout Stanly County. If you have an arts or cultural event or activity, and would like the Arts Council to help promote it, please notify us! Send all details about the event or activity, along with any picture/flyer that is appropriate to

NOMINATIONS being accepted for

Arts Person of the Year 2020! 

Do you know someone who has made a significant positive impact on the arts in Stanly County, and who has worked diligently to support, promote, and create quality arts experiences for the whole community?  Now is the time to nominate them for the ARTS Person of the Year award.  Nominator and nominees must either live or work in Stanly County.

Deadline:  January 31, 2020.  Click below for Nomination Form to PRINT

Send forms to the Stanly County Arts Council, 26032 - G Newt Rd, Albemarle, NC  28001,

or email a scanned copy of the completed  form to

Click Below for Nomination Form in Google Forms (submit online):

Winner will be announced at the Celebration of the ARTS Awards Ceremony, Saturday, March 21, 2020
@ 2 pm in the Auditorium of the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Road, Albemarle, NC.