The Hollywood Reporter Article!
In its 28th year of unrestricted gifts supporting artists in diverse fields, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts has announced its 10 winners for 2022, honoring creatives working in film/video, visual arts, music, theater and dance.
“The 10 artists we celebrate this year are explorers, unafraid of the unknown,” says Alpert, the legendary trumpeter, multiple Grammy Award-winning artist and co-founder of A&M Records.
In 2021, the number of awards doubled, a decision that was made during the pandemic in order to increase its support of artists during challenging economic times. “We doubled the amount of recipients,” underlines Alpert, explaining, “Artists are the heart and soul of the country. As my friend Sir Ken Robinson says, ‘Creativity is as important as literacy.’ This whole country and world was developed by creative people and creativity is a big deal.”
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