Nominations Open for South Florida 4th Annual “Women and Men in the Arts Awards”
Written by Jessica Saiontz
Women in the Arts is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 “Women in the Arts” Awards. South Florida talent including directors, make-up artists, actors and actresses, publicists, magazines, TV shows, and other entertainment professionals encouraged to apply.
Women in the Arts Miami, (WITAM), dedicated to honoring and recognizing the wealth of talent in South Florida Entertainment Industry, today announced the call for nominations for the 4th Annual Women and Men in the Arts Awards.
The Women and Men in the Arts Awards recognizes South Florida’s leading women and men in fashion, film, beauty and the arts for extraordinary accomplishments and excellence in their craft. Since 2009, Women in the Arts honors the contributors, organizations and individuals who have enriched South Florida’s arts community.
“At WITAM, we are proud and honored to acknowledge the work of talented people in the Spanish and American markets,” said Diana Laura, Founder of Women in the Arts. “South Florida is brimming with talent in all aspects of the Arts community and in this highly competitive industry, there is space for all of us to shine at the same time.”
Nominations for the 2014 Awards are accepted in the following Categories: Magazine; Magazine Editor; Blog; Blogger; Fashion Designer: Swimwear, Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear, Jewelry & Accessories; Model: Runway and Fitness; Casting Director; Talent Agency; Publicist; Film Producer; Film Director; Screenwriter; Actress: Film and Theater; Actor: Film and Theater; Entertainer: Vocalist; TV Show; Feature Length Film; Short Film; Artist (Paint); Photographer; and Make-up Artist.
Applications are available at http://www.womenintheartsmiami.org. Nominees must reside within the South Florida area, including Miami-Dade and Broward counties. A Panel consisting of fashion industry insiders and past award recipients will evaluate nominees and determine the honorees. The Red-Carpet Awards Ceremony and Gala will take place on September 06, 2014 at a location to be announced. Award winners will be revealed during a gala event, including the awards presentations, Red-Carpet reception, Nominee Meet and Greet, entertainment and silent auction.
Past Award Winners include: Kimberly Shenker- Bacardi, William Kennedy, Bill Malelish, William Chacon, Maritza Bedoya, Adriana de Moura (Real Housewives of Miami), Alexia Echevarria (Real Housewives of Miami), Lynn Martinez (Deco Drive), Mercedes Soler (CNN NotiMujer), Natalia de la Cruz (Power 96), Karen Greer Talent, Zamora Swimwear and Ocean Drive Magazine.
All nominations must be submitted to Jessica Saiontz at
by July 20, 2014. Submission Guidelines and Applications may be downloaded at womenintheartsmiami.org.
Women in the Arts Miami’s Mission is to promote and raise public awareness of South Florida Men and Women’s achievements in and contributions to the Arts, including performing, visual, written and fine arts. Founded in 2009 by Actress Diana Laura Noris, the organization strives to recognize and honor the wealth of talent in our state pursuing excellence in their craft. Women in the Arts Miami has merged with Men in the Arts Miami and events now showcase all talent, regardless of gender.