Kerry Washington

Citizen-Artist
2009

Kerry Washington was presented with a 2009 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for Artist-Citizen. She is an acclaimed stage, television, and screen actress, and dedicated advocate for the arts and arts education. No stranger to Capitol Hill, where she has testified before Congress as a member of the Americans for the Arts Artists Committee, Washington was honored for her commitment to arts funding through her advocacy work and other activities in promoting the arts.