Perry F. Kendig Awards
Nominees and Recipients
Presented by Hollins University and Roanoke College
2013-2019

*Denotes the recipients of the Perry F. Kendig Award (not eligible for re-nomination)

2019

Harvester Performance Center
Susan Jennings * Individual or Business Supporter
Yvonne Olsen
RIDE Solutions
The Studio School * Arts and Cultural Organization
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Jimmy Ray Ward * Individual Artist

2018

Nancy Agee
Artemis, Artists and Writers
Rita Bishop
Dotsy Clifton
Doug Jackson
Jefferson Center * Arts and Cultural Organization
Cynthia and Mark Lawrence
Amanda Mansfield * Individual Artist
Maury Strauss * Individual or Business Supporter
Margaret Sue Turner Wright

2017

The Grandin Theatre Foundation* Arts and Cultural Organization
Kathy Guy
Roanoke Ballet Theatre
John Sailer posthumously* Individual Artist
The Science Museum of Western Virginia
Judy and Joel Tenzer* Individual or Business Supporter
Margaret Sue Turner Wright

2016

Individual Artist
Ed Bordett
Richard Cummins
Eric Fitzpatrick
Beth Macy and Tom Landon
Ginger Poole*

Arts and Cultural Organization
Attic Theatre
Fleda A. Ring Artworks
Science Museum of Western Virginia
Taubman Museum of Art*

Individual or Business Arts Supporter
Jack Avis
Barbara Dickinson
Bev Fitzpatrick
Friendship Foundation
The Roanoke Women’s Foundation*

2015

Individual Artist
Barbara Dickinson
Byron Dickson
Nancy Ruth Patterson*

Arts and Cultural Organization
Center in the Square
Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven Gospel Singers
Salem Art Center
Southwest Virginia Ballet*

Individual or Business Arts Supporter
Jack Avis
Foundation for Roanoke Valley*
James W. Hyams
Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts Program at Carilion Clinic
RIDE Solutions
Richard Rudolph

2014

Individual Artist
Keith Ferrell
Charlene Graves
Joseph Mackereth
Page Turner
Bill White*

Arts and Cultural Organization
Mill Mountain Theatre *
Roanoke Arts Commission* (Harriet Stokes Memorial Award)
Roanoke Ballet Theatre

Individual or Business Arts Supporter
Jack Avis and Ginger Poole Avis
James W. Hyams
Member One Federal Credit Union*
The Dr. Robert A. Keeley Healing Arts Program at Carilion Clinic

2013

Individual Artist
Harriett Stokes*
Bill White
Peter Wreden

Arts and Cultural Organization
Roanoke Children’s Theatre, Inc.*
Mill Mountain Theatre
Southwest Virginia Ballet

Individual or Business Arts Supporter
Richard Kurshan*
Jim Hyams
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