2016 Governor’s Awards for the Arts Awardees

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: June Rogers, Fairbanks
  • Individual Artist: Pat Garley, Palmer
  • Arts Advocacy Award: Nancy DeCherney, Juneau
  • Margaret Nick Cooke Award: Vicki Soboleff, Juneau

 

2016 Governor’s Awards for the Humanities Awardees

  • Distinguished Service to the Humanities
    • Cyrano’s Theatre Company, Anchorage
    • Steve Henrikson, Juneau
    • Lucy Ahvaiyak Richards, Barrow

 

  • Alaska Studies Educator of the Year
    • Marc Swanson, Seward

 

Alaska State Writer Laureate

  • Frank Soos, Professor Emeritus, University of Alaska, Fairbanks