2019 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts S.C.

Not bad for a stone carver from Greenfield, Oldham, Lancs. Simeon Warren has been awarded South Carolina highest arts honor the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts In the category of ARTS IN EDUCATION. An award that recognizes his outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina:

 “It is an honor and privilege to recognize individuals and organizations who live out the service, commitment and passion that help the arts thrive in South Carolina,” S.C. Arts Commission Chairman Henry Horowitz said. “Each of the Verner Award recipients makes a tremendous contribution not just locally, but they are honored for broad impact on the state’s arts community and beyond. These are outstanding ambassadors for our state.”



Thanks to those that nominated me and wrote letters of support. You know who you are. Thanks to... Mum and Dad for letting me be free to follow a path. We showed em. Laurie, Isabelle, Cecilia for all those days I was working. Pippa Hannah wish I could celebrate with y’all. Thanks to all who helped build SOBA and ACBA a long journey with foundations still being built upon, those that gave me the support during those early days building a small non profit in Charleston SC. JP,Tim,Bruno,William.among the many.