News

New Ballet Ensemble & School
photo: Patricia Possel

Category: Metropolitan Bank

Press Release: ArtsMemphis Announces 2017 Emmett O'Ryan Award Winner

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN  (April 6, 2017) – Carl E. Moore, a local visual artist, best known for his vivid, high-contrast paintings, is the recipient of the seventh annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration.  This award is presented by ArtsMemphis and generously sponsored by Metropolitan Bank, in partnership with Butler Snow.  It is given each year to a local artist whose work demonstrates creative and civic leadership within the... Read More
at Thursday, Apr 6, 2017

Press Release: Two Top Companies Team Up for 2017 Emmett Award

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN -  (April 4, 2017) – ArtsMemphis will present its 7th Annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration at a ceremony this Thursday, April 6th, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.  The “Emmett” is given each year to a local artist who has demonstrated creative and civic leadership within the Memphis arts community.  The winner receives a $10,000 cash award. The award is named in honor of... Read More
at Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

Press Release: Metropolitan Bank Honors Beth Edwards with Emmett O'Ryan Award

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN (March 3, 2016) – Beth Edwards, a Memphis visual artist, best known for her paintings of children’s toys, is the recipient of the sixth annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration. This award is given by Metropolitan Bank to a local artist whose work demonstrates artistic mastery. As the Emmett O’Ryan Award winner, Edwards receives a $10,000 cash award. Edwards was selected based on her decades of making... Read More
at Thursday, Mar 3, 2016

Press Release: Metropolitan Bank Honors Memphis Artist with Emmett O'Ryan Award

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN   (August 25, 2017) – Frank D. Robinson Jr. is the recipient of the fifth annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration, given by Memphis-based Metropolitan Bank to a local artist whose original work indicates continued artistic significance. Robinson, was nominated for the award by Memphis Brook Museum of Art. The award comes with a $2,000 cash award and the nominating organization receives $500. The Emmett... Read More
at Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

Press Release: Metropolitan Bank Presents Emmett O'Ryan Award to Leandra Urrutia

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN -  (Feb. 27, 2014) – Leandra Urrutia, an associate professor and department head of ceramics at Memphis College of Art, is the recipient of the Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration.  The Emmett O’Ryan Award is given annually by Memphis-based Metropolitan Bank to a visual artist for an original artistic creation that also bears promise for future artistic significance. The honor comes with a $2,000 cash... Read More
at Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

Press Release: Metropolitan Bank Presents Emmett O'Ryan Award to Alan Spearman

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN -  (Feb. 28, 2013) – Alan Spearman, a Memphis filmmaker,  recently received the third annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration,  given by Metropolitan Bank to an emerging artist for his or her work that also bears promise for future artistic significance. The honor comes with a $2,000 cash award and the nominating organization receives $500. Mr. Spearman, an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and photojournalist,... Read More
at Thursday, Feb 28, 2013

Press Release: Metropolitan Bank Presents Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration

For immediate release   Second annual award honors artist Anthony D. Lee MEMPHIS, TN  (February 2, 2012) – Metropolitan Bank presented the second annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration (the “Emmett”) to artist Anthony D. Lee during a reception at Metropolitan Bank on Jan. 25. The award, which honors Mr. O’Ryan, a founding board member of Metropolitan Bank, is given annually to an emerging artist recognized for his or her... Read More
at Thursday, Feb 2, 2012

One Gift Helps 80 Arts Groups and Artists

Donate Today

Donate