Four UCCS artists or programs were honored Oct. 4 during the 2016 Pikes Peak Arts Council Awards Gala at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.
Those honored were:
- Murray Ross, artistic director, Theatreworks. Ross received the Eve Tilley Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his more than 30 years of contributions to the arts.
- UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art. GOCA was nominated for an award in the Engaging Community Event Showcasing Music category for Brilliant, its annual fundraising event.
- Colin McAlister, music program director, Department of Visual and Performing Arts. McAlister was nominated for an award in the the Extraordinary Solo Musician category.
- UCCS FREEX. The Free Expression Poetry Club was nominated for an award in the Excellent Poetry Program category.
To see a complete list of winners, visit http://pikespeakartscouncil.org/PPAC-Awards-Gala