The business and arts community takes its bow


The Metropolitan Arts Council presented several awards at its 2016 annual meeting Tuesday evening at the Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre.

In addition to the four main awards, several other individuals and business were recognized for their contributions to the arts.

TD Bank Business and the Arts Partnership Awards

BMW Manufacturing won this award for businesses with 100 or more employees. Artisphere, the South Carolina Children’s Theatre and the Warehouse Theatre nominated the company

McKinney Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep and Mazda won for businesses with under 100 employees. The Children’s Theatre made the nomination

Carl Sykes won the Put Your Heart in the Arts Volunteer of the Year Award. Sykes was nominated by the Greenville Little Theatre.

Campaign for the Arts 2015

Allen Tate Realtors

Karen and William Brown

The Canal Insurance Company Foundation

Rosa M. Eisenstadt

Lorraine Goldstein and Hal Weiss

Barbara and Bob Green

Edith and Bill Hardaway

Chicken and Hurdle Lea

Joan and William Herlong

Nancy and Erwin Maddrey

Resurgent Capital Services

Susan and Michael Riordan

The Mary Peace Sterling Foundation

Programs and Services

BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC

The Traute E. and Roland H. Engeler Family

Greenville Health System

Michelin North America, Inc.

The Elbert W. Rogers Foundation

SEW Eurodrive

The Don and Zelma Waggoner Foundation


The Graham Foundation

Hollingsworth Funds, Inc.

The Jolley Foundation

TD Bank

Angelina Richter, Teaching Artist Award

Greenville Open Studios Award

County of Greenville

Pelham Architects, LLC

Regions Bank

Janette W. Wesley and Renato Vicaro

Downtown Alive 2015

Piedmont Natural Gas Company

Outstanding Support

City of Greenville

South Carolina Arts Commission

MAC Endowment for the Arts

Janet and Steve Sumner

MAC Board of Directors Award

Roger Ables

Chris Kavolus

Steve Lambert


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