awards for arts achievement
Selina Roberts Ottum Award
Victoria Hamilton has been the executive director of the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture since its inception in 1988. Ms. Hamilton oversees the City's $8 million arts and culture program including the design and development of the arts and culture organizational support program, neighborhood arts and festivals programs, public art in public and private development, and services to artists and arts organizations.
The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture integrates arts and culture into community life and showcases San Diego as a leading cultural tourist destination. Through her innovative leadership, effective collaborations with local, state and national organizations and creative thinking over the past 20 years, San Diego has evolved into a Vibrant Culture/Vibrant City with unprecedented community and economic impact.