MIFA’s mission is to promote the visual, literary, and performing arts in public places on Marco Island. The Artist of the Year award recognizes a person or a group with long standing service to the community, who contributes artistic excellence in the visual arts, performing arts or the literary arts.
Previous Artist of the Year winners include:
2014 Melinda Trick, Visual Artist
2015 Tara O’Neill, President of
Goodland Arts Alliance, and Visual
2016 JRobert Houghtaling,
Musician, Composer, Song Writer and Producer 2017 Austin Bell, Curator of Collections for the Marco Island Historical Society
Please mail written nominations to the Marco Island Foundation for the Arts, P.O. Box 1091, Marco Island, FL 34146.
The 2018 Artist of the Year will be announced in May and will be honored during MIFA’s annual Scholarship/ Artist of the Year luncheon. We look forward to receiving your nominations!