SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Arts Council is currently seeking nominations for the Mayor’s Artists Awards for 2017.

The awards are presented by the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office and the Salt Lake Arts Council and honors the contributions made by individuals and organizations to the cultural life of the Salt Lake community.

Nominees must be residents of Salt Lake City, work in the city or demonstrate their contribution to the arts in city. Cash awards of $500 will be presented to each of the five winning nominees at the 41st annual Utah Arts Festival in June.

Nominations must be received by March 6 and can be made online at