Lifetime & Emerging Artist Awards



Lifetime Achievement (Male & Female) and Emerging Artist (Male & Female) of the Year Awards are one of Art Comes Alive’s highest honors!

The Lifetime Achievement Award is meant to honors outstanding creativity, persistence, and achievement for both a male and female artist who have dedicated their lives to actively pursuing their passion for fine art.

The Emerging Artist Award recognize new, male and female, emerging artists who are making a big splash in the art scene.

Lifetime Achievement & Emerging Artist Awards require an artist’s statement submission. There is no additional fee to apply for these awards. Self nominations are accepted and encouraged, but you can also nominate on behalf of an artist.

To be considered for these awards please email the answers to the following questions (or a general letter of nomination if you are submitting on behalf of an artist) to

1. In 50 words or less, tell us what inspires you to create?
2. What made you decide to pursue art as a career?
3. In 100 words or less, tell us about some of the highlights of your art career?
4. In 100 words or less, tell us what accomplishments you are most proud of?Have there been any obstacles you’ve had to overcome?
5. If you are entering for ‘Emerging Artist of the Year’ what goals do you have for yourself for the next 5 years?