Submit your nominee for the Emerging Creative Awards!

The Emerging Creative Award highlights a breakthrough creative leader who is starting to blossom as an impactful and innovative contributor to the Connecticut arts scene.


If you know a special someone who fits the description, please take a moment to nominate this individual. Self-nominations will be accepted. This year, the Connecticut Office of the Arts will recognize up to three (3) Emerging Creatives.


The deadline to submit a nomination is Sunday, October 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.


The Emerging Creative Awards will be presented on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, along with the Connecticut Arts Hero Awards, which honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing inspiring things in, for, or through the arts in Connecticut.


To nominate someone for this award please visit:

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Click here to nominate your creative!