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: Local Communities, Police Departments Celebrate National Night Out
The event honored artists in Pennsylvania.READ MORE: PPG Paints Arena Recommending Masks Inside
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: Families Of Dayton Mass Shooting Victims Sue Maker Of 100-Round Magazine Used By Gunman
The winners were selected from public nominations and reviewed by an advisory panel.