ETHEL TIBBITS AWARDS: Adrienne Moore wins for Arts
A champion of the arts for decades, Adrienne Moore realized the power of the arts to inspire while teaching at a school in Ireland.
While she retired from teaching in 1997, she developed an arts program for children with special needs.
The nominees were:
• Dawn Ewen—an accomplished ballet performer and choreographer, she’s a teacher at the Gateway Theatre Academy for the performing arts.
• Elsa Rojas-Marquez—a performer and promoter of Latin music, she helps fundraiser for non-profit groups and is known for her artistic flair and personality.
• Tara Nakano—an advocate for the arts who has volunteered at arts festivals, tutored children and served as the volunteer videographer at gala events.
• Ying Wang—the founder and artistic director of the Richmond International Film and Media Arts Festival, she brought her vision to quickly grow the event from its grass roots origins.