PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was a big night for the arts in Pittsburgh.
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf spent Friday evening honoring recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts at the August Wilson African Cultural Center.READ MORE: Crews Spend Hours Trying To Gain Control Of Massive Scrapyard Fire On Neville Island
The event honored artists in Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Pine-Richland Head Football Coach Eric Kasperowicz And Entire Coaching Staff Will Not Return In Fall
Vanessa German was named Artist of the Year, Roger Humphries and Joe Negri took home Lifetime Achievement in the Arts, Rock Lititz won the award for Creative Industries and Mary Brenholts took home the Arts Leadership and Service award.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine To Remain In Limbo While Officials Seek More Evidence
The winners were selected from public nominations and reviewed by an advisory panel.