Amy Brier. Courtesy photo


In December, Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington, in partnership with the City of Bloomington Arts Commission, hosted the 2019 Community Arts Awards. Award categories and recipients were: 

Arts Advocate: Danielle Urschel, artist and owner of Obsolete Press, LLC

Arts in Education: Amy Brier and Frank Young, master stone sculptors and founders of Indiana Limestone Symposium

Arts in Business: Oliver Winery, whose corporate giving focuses on the arts and health care

Lifetime Achievement Award: Peter LoPilato, owner of The Ryder magazine and film series

Regional Arts Service: Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour

Winners were juried by an independent community group, including artists, administrators, and long-time area residents who support the arts.