The Numerica Performing Arts Center proudly announces the 2015 Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award winners: TERRY VALDEZ as the recipient in the professional division and ADELE WOLFORD as the recipient in the volunteer division. These winners will be recognized at the Numerica Festival of Trees Holiday Spice concert at the Numerica PAC on November 19 at 7:00pm. Holiday Spice is sponsored by Richard & Connie Hoffmann with support by Sunny FM.The Stanley Lifetime Achievement Awards were designed in 2002 to honor the life-long arts and culture commitment of Mr. Bob Stanley. The winners will be publicly recognized with a Haglund’s Trophies custom plaque and medallion.Terry Valdez – Professional DivisionTerry is the owner of Terry Valdez Studios and is an award-winning artist and art instructor with over forty years of experience teaching both youth and adult students. He has been an Artist In Residence within the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts and the Wenatchee Museum and Cultural Center, and he is a member of the teaching staff for the Grunewald Guild in Plain. He also serves as Director of the Lake Wenatchee YMCA Creative Arts Camp and Art Consultant for the City of Wenatchee’s South Chelan Avenue Public Art sidewalk/lighting improvements project. Terry has exhibited his art work in Russia, Japan, and Mexico. In 2014 he had selected paintings touring in The Wholly Family Art Exhibit sponsored by the staff of the Grunewald Guild at Northwest gallery venues in Seattle, Portland, Tacoma, and Wenatchee.Adele Wolford – Volunteer DivisionAdele has tirelessly supported the arts in the Wenatchee Valley. She may be best known as a key founding member of Art on the Avenues, the all-volunteer group which has placed more than 85 sculptures in the Wenatchee and East Wenatchee area for public viewing and appreciation. Adele’s focus on youth has been inspirational. Not only has she established the Adele Wolford Foundation For Youth Fund through the NCW Community Foundation, she inspired the Beauty of Bronze program which enables fifth-graders to create a personal bronze sculpture and learn about performance and visual arts. She was a founding board member of the Stanley Civic Center, and has served as president of the Wenatchee Arts Commission and Downtown Business Association Design Committee.
November 10, 2015
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