Ebon Dooley Arts & Social Justice Awards
About the Awards
Each year the Ebon Dooley Arts & Social Justice Awards are shaped around recipients whose work creatively builds community and advances liberation. Honorees are recognized for their work with an award and community acknowledgment. Beyond that, the recipient has access to the ArtsXchange and opportunities for amplifying their work.
NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
Nominees demonstrate an ability to help others collaborate, identify ways to contribute to a shared goal, and create a mechanism for them to work together to advance their shared goals, uplifting the work of each party.
Nominees demonstrate a history of work that has had an impact, resulting in tangible change(s) for their community.
ECONOMIC JUSTICE CHAMPION
Nominees demonstrate a record of service to individuals, or a defined community, to achieve financial equality and stability by increasing access to resources for historically disenfranchised or marginalized groups and communities.
SOCIAL JUSTICE CHAMPION
Nominees demonstrate a history of working individually and/or with others to achieve improvements in areas like living wage campaigns and job training; affordable and safe housing; Medicare for All; support for public education; and justice before the courts and police.
(Must be under age 35)
Nominees demonstrate a commitment to a body of work that supports the ways art can tell a story or illuminate the social condition.
JACK SINCLAIR VISUAL ARTIST
(New category in honor of AXC gallery founder Jack Whitney Sinclair)
Nominees should be visual artists who empower artist-led exhibitions, spaces, organizations, projects and/or public art/site works, for, and with, communities, and support the production of independent and adventurous contemporary art – avant-garde, traditional or self-taught.
Submit A Nomination
2022 nominations are now closed.
TO QUALIFY, NOMINEES MUST:
Live and work in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area;
Be an artist in any discipline practicing art for the people’s sake, OR;
Be an organizer/organization whose toolbox includes the practice of art integration, using culture and creativity in the service of a defined community as part a social or economic goal.
To complete the nomination form, you will need the following:
Your contact information
Nominee's contact information
A single PDF file* that includes:
250-word description of the nominee's history as it relates to the award category selected
1-3 supporting materials (such as documents, programs, images, articles, links, previous awards, testimonials, or other materials that support your nomination).
A letter of support for your nominee from one additional person.
*Submit PDF with the following name format: DOOLEYAWARDS.Nominee's Name
11:59 p.m. on Oct. 28, 2022
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