Peter Bay, Stephen Mills and Cookie Ruiz named to Austin Arts Hall of Fame

Three Austin arts leaders have been named to the Austin Arts Hall of Fame by the Austin Critics’ Table.

Austin Symphony Orchestra music director Peter Bay, Ballet Austin artistic director Stephen Mills and Ballet Austin executive director Cookie Ruiz were named for

The trio will be recognized May 23 during the Austin Critics’ Table Awards at Cap City Comedy Club. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

In its 24th year, the Critics’ Table is an informal group of arts critics from the Austin American-Statesman and the Austin Chronicle that annually recognizes outstanding achievement in the arts.

Stephen Mills. Photo by Rodolfo Gonzalez/American-Statesman
Stephen Mills. Photo by Rodolfo Gonzalez/American-Statesman
Cookie Ruiz
Cookie Ruiz

 

Peter Bay. Photo by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin/American-Statesman
Peter Bay. Photo by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin/American-Statesman

 

 

Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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