A version of this story originally appeared on Bainbridge Island Review on Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Two new Bainbridge art world icons, Lynn Brunelle and Steve Stolee, have been inducted into the storied ranks of Island Treasure Award recipients.
Formerly officiated by Arts & Humanities Bainbridge, the Island Treasure Award is now an independent organization, its committee chaired by Cynthia Sears.
Award officials confirmed the duo’s nomination in January, capping a secretive selection process, which mandates anonymity on the part of nominators and approval by a final five-juror panel. Its members are drawn from island-based cultural organizations and individuals long associated with local arts and humanities entities: schools, theaters, libraries, etc.
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