The Hamden Arts Commission
2019 Salute to Young Artists
Friday, May 17th 2019, 7-9pm
- Student Nomination Form -

Please fill out and submit this form by April 1st

Dear Teachers and Community Arts Partners,

We are now accepting nominations for our 34th Hamden “Salute to Young Artists”. The Salute is an annual performance showcase, gallery exhibit, award ceremony and overall celebration of Hamden students’ talents in the Arts held here in Thornton Wilder Hall.

(1.) Please use this form to nominate up to five (maximum) Senior Students who are Hamden residents that you feel have exhibited exceptional talent, skill or commitment in the arts. The arts may include but are not limited to: theater, spoken word, visual arts, performing arts, dance, vocal performance, instrumental, recited poetry, etc. (2.) Your nominations will be reviewed by commissioners and then (3.) we will email those students who fit our criteria with a letter of congratulations for being selected as an awardee and a link asking for details on how the student plans to participate in the celebration: as either a performing artist or a visual artist. (Performing Artists will be given the opportunity to perform a three minute performance of their choice in the showcase portion of the evening while Visual Artists will have their work displayed in the Thornton Wilder Lobby) The Salute to Young Artists this year is on Friday, May 17th at 7pm in Thornton Wilder Hall (Miller Library Complex at 2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden).


Your Name (Teacher/Community Art Partner)
Your Name (Teacher/Community Art Partner)
Student's Name
Student's Name
This student is a 12th Grade Senior AND a resident of Hamden
Student's Phone
Student's Phone
Student's Home Address
Student's Home Address
"I have spoken with my nominee and s/he will be available for both a short rehearsal and/or visual art prep session on Thursday, May 9th from 5-7pm, as well as the Salute to Young Artists showcase on Friday, May 17th from 7-9pm should they be chosen by the Hamden Arts Commissioners as participants in the showcase this year" *

For questions or more info, please contact Alisha Martindale at
203-287-2546 or email amartindale@hamden.com