About The Awards

Celebrated every June, the prestigious Union City Artist Awards honor the most talented and dedicated artists from all disciplines who have contributed to Union City's artistic fabric. What makes this award so special is that it celebrates and accentuates an individual artist’s distinguished artistic career and his/hers many accomplishments.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Union City Artist Awards 2016 Honorees

A magical night at the 5th Annual Union City Artist Awards.  It was a packed house of a who’s who from the arts community.  The awards honored the most talented and dedicated artists from all disciplines who have contributed to Union City's artistic fabric.


The Union City Artist Awards continue to demonstrate our City's great appreciation for our artists and flourishing arts community.  The event is a true celebration of the many contributions that artists have made to our community and beyond.



The 2016 Honorees were:  Fernando Contreras, Carmela Altamura, James Austin Jr., Ken Jan Woo, Jonathan Fritz, Berkis Contreras, Carlos Pina of Pina Productionz, Ines Berges, Tony Rodriguez, Brandon Medina, Ruby Jurado, Javier Granoble, Rosario Flores, and Walter Barco Bajaña.  
(Photos courtesy of Mouhsine Idrissi Janati)

Fernando Contreras

Carmela Altamura

James Austin Jr.

Ken Jan Woo

Jonathan Fritz

Berkis Contreras

Carlos Pina of Pina Productionz

Ines Berges

Tony Rodriguez

Brandon Medina

Ruby Jurado

Javier Granoble

Rosario Flores

Walter Barco Bajaña