Governor's Art Awards Honor NWA Talent

January 27, 2021

Arts & Culture

Governor's Art Awards Honor NWA Talent

The Arkansas Arts Council, a division of Arkansas Heritage has announced the recipients of the 2021 Governor's Arts Awards. Among those, Northwest Arkansans are honored in three of the eight categories.

  • Trout Fishing in America, a musical duo made up of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet of West Fork, have received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • The Bob Bogle family of Bentonville has received the Patron Award, recognizing them as, "generous supporters of the arts in Northwest Arkansas." -The Free Weekly
  • A woodworker and retired educator, Joe Doster of Huntsville has received the Folklife Award for his creations that vary from cutting boards to intricate period furniture.

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