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Award Nominations

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Award Nominations

Our ambition is to collectively celebrate and spotlight to the broader industry the accomplishments of those who make a substantial international contribution to our field. In particular, we encourage nominations of those who have historically been under-recognized including the outstanding black, Indigenous, people of color, deaf and disabled, non-binary and trans artists and leaders among us. Your nominations are essential to identifying nominees who reflect the diversity of our global community.


Nominations for the Distinguished Artist Award, International Citation of Merit, Patrick Hayes Award, and Angel Award are solicited annually from the ISPA membership. For the Distinguished Artist Award, a nomination may also be received from the Congress Planning Committee.

All eligible nominations are reviewed by the Nominating Committee which recommends a slate of nominees for Board approval.


In considering your nomination, please note that:

  • You must be an ISPA member in good standing to submit a nomination;
  • ISPA staff and currently sitting board members are not eligible award recipients;
  • Awards are not granted posthumously

Questions? Contact David Baile at dbaile[at]ispa[dot]org or +1 (212) 206-8490 x206

Submit a Nomination by September 25, 2020

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