Oklahoma City, OK (October 27, 2022)Tickets are now on sale and sponsorships available for the 16th Annual Paseo Arts Awards Dinner to be held Nov. 17 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel. This year’s award recipients are: Paul Medina, Lifetime Achievement Award; Hui Cha Poos, Artist of the Year Award; Nathan Lee, Michi Susan Award; Virginia Sitzes, Emerging Artist Award and Brian Fitzsimmons, Placemaking Award. .“We believe that the act of recognition serves to educate the public about Oklahoma’s rich artistic community and its increasingly vibrant and robust contemporary arts culture,” says Amanda Bleakley, executive director. 

Tickets are available at https://thepaseo.wufoo.com/forms/meqv3r30zvcx80/. Individual tickets are $85, VIP are $150 and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Returning as emcee for the evening will be Lance McDaniel with the Sarafina Byrd Band playing during the reception. A curated auction with art, jewelry and a five-night stay in a private Breckinridge, Colorado condo will be offered.

The Paseo Arts Association, a 501 c3 non-profit, started the Paseo Arts Awards in 2007 to celebrate and recognize artists and art supporters who have made a strong contribution to the arts in our state and helped to shape Oklahoma City into a better place to live. For more information, go to our website at thepaseo.org or call 405-525-2688.