Nominees sought for 2017 Creative Living Award


The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2017 Creative Living Award. This award was established in 1983 by a gift from Ruth Redding to honor her friend Ruth Bogan. The award recognizes Islanders who through “fine craftsmanship, creativity, and ingenuity” have enriched the quality of life on Martha’s Vineyard.

Nominations for the 2017 Creative Living Award may be submitted by letter or email describing how they personify the qualities of Ruth Bogan. Nominations must be received by June 5. The award, which includes a $1,000 honorarium, will be presented at an event in the fall. Please send nominations to P.O. Box 243, West Tisbury, MA 02575 or mail to For more information about Ruth Bogan and the award, visit