legends of the arts

Every odd numbered year, the Averitt Center for the Arts inducts a local artist who has made a substantial contribution to the arts in our area. To be eligible for Legend in the Arts status, an artist much have been born in the Statesboro/Bulloch County area, reside or have resided there and/or worked there for two or more consecutive years. Nominees are evaluated on their level of achievement which includes the scope of their artistic endeavors, their influence on others and their professional conduct and image. Click an image to learn more about each legend.

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KELLY | 2005

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MCTELL | 2007

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BRAZ | 2009

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REMLEY | 2011

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PRESLEY | 2013

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SANDERS | 2015

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WHITAKER | 2021