MartinArts Presents

MartinArts Awards

Celebrating 20 YEARS of honoring artists, philanthropists, volunteers, and leaders who inspire a passion for and participation in the arts within our community!

Awards Presentation, 7PM
The Lyric Theatre | 59 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL
Adults $45 & Students $22

Get ready to “see and be seen” and “shine with our local stars” at the most anticipated celebration of the arts of the year! Experience an unforgettable, magical night and enjoy spectacular talent as we make history together celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the coveted MartinArts Awards, aka “the Marties”.

The countdown begins. It’s time to reserve your tickets now and secure the top seats. It will be a night filled with the best of the best in Martin County, a night to dress up with family and friends, a night to be entertained and a night sure to bring joy, laughter, and everlasting memories. You will not want to miss this incredible production taking place in the beautiful historic Lyric Theatre in downtown Stuart. Awaken your senses as the "ARTS Come ALIVE" at the Marties!

What are the MartinArts Awards? Since 2003, the MartinArts Awards have been a signature event of MartinArts honoring outstanding artistic, voluntary, and philanthropic achievement in Martin County, which inspire a passion for and participation in the arts in our community.

Who is recognized at the MartinArts Awards? Honorary Awards are selected by the MartinArts Board of Directors to represent a legacy of commitment to things such as leadership, arts education, philanthropy, and lifetime achievement. Nominated Categories are divided into Professional Artist and Student Artist (High School Seniors only) and represent the visual, performing and literary arts disciplines. The awards are presented to an individual in each category with a proven record of artistic excellence, outstanding civic responsibility, and whose leadership has improved the quality of life in our community through the arts.

Raising $20,000 to Fund Future Scholarships

Since 2003, MartinArts has celebrated students by awarding scholarships based on their artistic
excellence, civic responsibility, and leadership, with over $25,000 in scholarships awarded to date. In honor of our 20 th anniversary milestone, MartinArts is launching a restricted fund that will provide scholarships for future student award recipients. Donations of $200 or more (received before November 1) will include a special VIP invite.

2023 Honorary Award Recipients:

Lawrence A. Sanders Lifetime Achievement in the Arts | Grace Linn
Excellence in Arts Education | John Egan
Arts Leadership | Kia Fontaine
Corporate Leadership in the Arts | Masterpiece Design Build
Arts Service | Sue Sokel
Special Recognition | Hank Gonzalez

2023 Professional & Student Nominees:

Professional Nominees: Faith Beurrier, Bryan Childe, John Ciambriello, Jennifer Collins, Sherry Dunn, Luanne Dwyer, Dot Galfond, Brandon Glick, Charles Douglas Jones, Heidi Lee, Samantha Messina, Sonja Monger, Andy Morejon, Jordan Silvia

Student Nominees: Aiden Alvarez, Julia Argraves, Colin Belville, Dakota Beurrier, Addison Boyer,
Danielle Boyle, Kayla Brittner, Jazmine Cratty, Daphne Daulton, Rodolfo Gonzalez Lucio, Logan Jacobs, Zachary Johnston, Christina Josie, Patrick Martin, Luis Medina, Star Reed, Sidra Rowell, Vicky Seegot, Piper Sturdivant, Chloe Tolton

To learn more about our Honorary Award recipients, Nominees, support student scholarships, and
additional ways to support the arts, visit our website: