A Navajo rug weaver and a Salt Lake newspaperwoman have been named recipients of the annual Governor's Folk Art Awards presented through the Utah Arts Council.
Louise Miles Cly of Monument Valley and Donna Lou Morgan, food editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, will receive the Folk Art Award and Service to Folk Art Award respectively at ceremonies still to be scheduled.The eighth winner of the award, Cly learned weaving at age 13 from her great-grandmother in remote Narrow Canyon. An example of her work may be seen at the Chase Home Museum of Folk Art in Liberty Park.
Morgan, food editor at the Tribune for 27 years, was cited as "one of the most accessible and stalwart proponents of cultural diversity in the Salt Lake media."
Nominations for the 1990 awards are being solicited by the council at 533-5760.
-MICHAEL WEBB of Salt Lake City was among the winners in the ninth annual Music City Song Festival competition in Nashville.
Webb earned a second prize of $600 in the Gospel Contemporary category of the Professional Song Division for his song "One Star, One Savior." He is currently a recording artist with Embryo Music in Salt Lake City and has attended Dixie College, Brigham Young University and the University of Utah.
His latest albums for Embryo are "Time To Fly" and "A Lighthouse."
-WEBER STATE COLLEGE cultural affairs director Daniel L. Martino will receive the Weber State College Alumni Association's H. Aldous Dixon Award at a luncheon Friday at the Shepherd Union Building on the WSC campus.
The Dixon Award is the highest award given to faculty or staff by the association each year. Martino is its 21st recipient.