Governor's Awards For The Arts

2001 Governor's Arts Awards

Join MontanaPBS for profiles of the 2001 Governor's Arts Awards: Ralph & Myrna Paulus of Choteau, Eric Funk of Bozeman, Don Carey of Missoula, James Lee Burke of Missoula, Joanna Barker of Corvallis, Robert Morgan of Helena and Agnes "Oshanee" Kenmille of Pablo. Produced by Ray Ekness for KUFM/Montana PBS, UM-Missoula. (First Aired Sunday, April 15, 2001) 

2003 Governor's Awards For The Arts

This year's awards were given to five recipients, each profiled here: Uri Barnea, music director and conductor of the Billings Symphony Orchestra; the Custer County Art and Heritage Center in Miles City; Judy Ericksen, artist and community activist in Great Falls; Bill Stockton, artist and visionary from Grass Range; and former Great Falls and Bozeman resident Larry D. Williams, an arts administrator and music educator. (First Aired Thursday, April 17, 2003) 

2005 Governor's Awards For The Arts

Meet the 2005 Governor's Award for the Arts recipients Ernie Pepion of Browning, Becky Eiker of Helena, Paul Zarzyski of Great Falls and Hawthorne School in Bozeman. Produced by Ray Ekness for KUFM-TV/ MontanaPBS, UM - Missoula. (First Aired Thursday, April 07, 2005)

2008 Governor's Awards For The Arts

The 2008 Governor's Awards for the Arts highlights the achievements of four distinguished honorees. Corwin "Corky" Clairmont is recognized for his achievement in the visual arts, Terry Conrad for media arts and service to the arts, Ed Lahey for his contributions in literature, and musician Allen Vizzutti as a Montana-raised artist working out of state. The Governor's Award for the Arts is a celebration of these outstanding individuals and their contributions. (First Aired Saturday, May 31, 2008)