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Distinguished Artist Awards Banquet

July 22, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Center for Contemporary Arts

Please join us for the second annual Distinguished Artist Awards Banquet honoring select Artist Members at the Center for Contemporary Arts!

2022 Honorees
Bill Wright

Martha Kiel

Clint Hamilton*
 
*Posthumous honoree

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BILL WRIGHT
2022 HONOREE

Bill Wright is a champion for photography and art. A giant in the Texas photographic community, he generously  shares his time, knowledge, and wisdom with all. His ardent pursuit of preserving Texas photography work and supporting Texas photographers is unparalleled.

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MARTHA KIEL
2022 HONOREE

Martha Kiel has been a fervent presence in the Abilene art community for over 50 years. A mentor and friend to all, 

her dedication to art and education continues to enrich and inspire our community.

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CLINT HAMILTON

2022 POSTHUMOUS HONOREE

Clint Hamilton's legacy as one of Abilene’s premier creatives still resonates through our community. His artful life and illustrious career have profoundly impacted the Center  inside and outside of the gallery walls.