Betty Cone Medal of the Arts Award

The Betty Cone Medal of Arts Award, established in 1999 and sponsored by AT&T North Carolina, honors local artists who have achieved clear excellence in their discipline and/or have made extraordinary contributions to their field or the community through their artistry or expertise.

Award Criteria:

  1. Nominees must reside, work, or volunteer in the greater Greensboro area.
  2. Recipients of the award must be a visual, literary, or performing artist who has achieved clear excellence in their art form.

Call for Nominations:

ArtsGreensboro will announce the award nominations each year and will accept online submissions.

Recognition:

The Betty Cone Medal of Arts Award is presented at the ArtsGreensboro Annual Celebration in June.

2019 Recipient

Past Recipients

  • Brenda Schleunes
  • Scott Fray and Madelyn Greco
  • Stephen Gee
  • Stephen Hyers
  • Laurelyn Dossett
  • Elvira Green
  • Jim Gallucci
  • Henry & Lucy Ingram
  • Elissa Fuchs
  • Richard Cox
  • Barbara Britton
  • Mitchel Sommers
  • James McMillan
  • Maryhelen Mayfield & John Dennis
  • Preston Lane
  • James Barnhill