Call for Eddie Nominations thru Feb. 23rd

Recognizing artistic efforts in Puerto Peñasco from 2017

By José Antonio Pérez

Nominations are open to recognize artists, cultural promoters, and those supporting local arts for the yearly “Eddie” awards, which will be held on February 25th in the malecón.  This is now the 7th year of the event, which first began with just two categories.

Eddie Wharez, owner of Global Artefacts along “Rodeo Road”, event promoter and in fact its namesake, detailed nominations may be made on Facebook through Feb. 23rd in the following categories:

  • Lifetime achievement
  • Youth artist
  • Consolidated artist
  • Group artist
  • Foreign artist
  • Artisan of the year
  • Outstanding community individual
  • Cultural Promoter
  • Fan favorite via Facebook
  • Patron of Culture and the Arts

This final award was added this year to recognize those who are always on hand to help Puerto Peñasco shine regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Nominations are open to artists originally from Puerto Peñasco, or those that have been residing here for at least two years, that had outstanding work in 2017. The foreign artist category, however, is open to any visiting artist that contributed in one way or another to the community of Puerto Peñasco in 2017.

Nominate your favorite artist from now through Feb. 23rd online at: Global Artefacts by Eddie Wharez 



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