The Lindsay King Arts Award is Casey’s most prestigious award for the arts, recognising people whose initiatives have made a significant contribution to the arts in Casey.
Established in 2007, the award was named in memory of Cranbourne resident Lindsay King, whose vigorous commitment to the arts and passion for local history, tourism and culture made a positive impact on the community in Casey.
Eligibility for a Lindsay King Arts Award nomination include:
- Being a current or previous member of an arts organisation or group servicing residents in the City of Casey.
- Being an individual who provides their expertise to further the development of the arts in Casey. The period of time, level of commitment and the positive impact the nominee has had on the arts in Casey is considered.
- Awarded to individuals only – no self or group nominations are permitted. Previous winners of the Lindsay King Arts Award are ineligible.
2018 Nominations open 16 April
Do you know of an individual – an artist or an arts supporter - who has made a significant contribution to the arts in Casey? If so, nominate them today!
View the nomination form.
Nominations close 3 June 2018.
2017: Dena Aliamal
Dena was nominated for her work with the Al-Emaan Women's Organisation, through her artistic practise she brought together women from different ethnic backgrounds. She was responsible for designing the Al –Emaan plaque for the Wall of Global Friendship; her visual artworks and interior decorating skills provide Casey residents with the opportunity to experience Middle Eastern and Islamic art and culture. Dena is a very active member of the community and is currently a sitting member of Casey’s Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee.
- 2016: Sharon Start
- 2015: Revati Ilanko and Gregory Marks (joint winners)
- 2014: Di Lockwood
- 2013: Jenny and Neil Toyne, and Jennifer Koch
- 2012: Anne Aitkin and Jean Heriot
- 2011:Donna Dowler and Janet Matthews
- 2010: Jenny Black and John Miller
- 2009: Anthony Purcell and Max Hunter
- 2008: Frederick Eliot and Ed Price
- 2007: Susan Bergman and George Stevens
Note that prior to 2014 the award was given in two streams - 'Performing Arts' and 'Visual Arts'.