Sandra Bowie Award for Social Change

Named after Trustee Sandra Bowie, the namesake Award recognizes champions of equity and justice in arts education. It acknowledges individuals who have made a substantial impact fighting for BIPOC communities through their work in the arts.

If you would like to nominate someone for this inaugural year fill out the form here

Nominations close January 24, 2024 11:59 PM PST.


  • Nominees should have a track record of actively promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in the arts.

  • Their work should have made a positive impact on underserved and marginalized communities.

  • Nominees can be artists, educators, or leaders in arts organizations.

  • Nominations should include examples of specific initiatives or projects that highlight their commitment to equity and justice in the arts.