Alabama State Council for the Arts Executive Director Wins Award
The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced its 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Recipients. Alabama State Council on the Arts Executive Director Albert B. “Al” Head is the recipient of the Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellowship award. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the preservation and awareness of cultural heritage. The fellowships are the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.
The Alabama State Council for the Arts is a long time supporter of the Shelby County Arts Council. We want to congratulate Mr. Head on his achievement and wish him continued success.
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