First Patron of the Arts Awards given

The City of Alamosa recognized its first recipients of the Patron of the Arts Awards at the Alamosa ARTsFestival on Friday, Sept. 13, 2022, at Society Hall in Alamosa, Colo. Photo by Priscilla Waggoner

The City of Alamosa recognized its first recipients of the Patron of the Arts Awards at the Alamosa ARTsFestival on Friday, Sept. 13, 2022, at Society Hall in Alamosa, Colo.

The San Luis Valley Dumb Friends League as well as Konnie and Damon Martin were honored at the reception for their contributions to the Alamosa community and art community.

“I'm really excited that the city has created this Patron of Arts Award because we do have some in our community who really have gone above and beyond to support art,” said Alamosa City Manager Heather Brooks. “It's amazing that we're gonna start recognizing that.”

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