Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration.
Each winner is awarded a cash prize of $5,000. In addition, the Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who receives an additional $5,000. Award winners are honored annually in the spring at the Washington Awards Ceremony.
The 2018 winners are: Grand Prize-winning choreographer Gabrielle Lamb and Washington Award winners Sara Daneshpour (Piano), Alicia Eggert (Visual Art), Yoshie Ueno (Flute) and Paul Wiancko (Composition). Each of these forward-thinking artists is pushing the boundaries of their artistic and performance practices. To learn more about the 2018 winners click here.
Please stay tuned for more information about the 2019 application process.