Jason Feddy, Michael Matthews and Mike Tauber earned nominations as artist of the year by the Laguna Beach Arts Alliance, which awards its 12th annual Art Star Awards Sunday, April 29.
The Festival of Arts scholarship program will receive the corporate arts patron award and Lisa Hale will receive the individual arts patron award, a statement says.
Tom Swimm will be honored with a special Art Stars Award for lifetime achievement.
Winners in five other categories including artist of the year and the Seven-Degrees of Inspiration Grant will be also be announced.
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