National Medal of Arts

National Medal of Arts - G

  • Gaines receiving his medal form President Obama.

    Ernest Gaines is recognized for his contributions as an author and
    teacher. Drawing deeply from his childhood in the...

  • President George W. Bush and Laura Bush with Leonard Garment

    For the past 35 years, Leonard Garment, in his capacities as Presidential counsel, Congressional advisor, and citizen, has fulfilled his...

  • 2009 National Medal of Arts recipient and graphic designer Milton Glaser receives his medal from President Barack Obama

    Milton Glaser is recognized for his outstanding accomplishments as a graphic artist who turned ideas, data, and the abstract into...

  • Two men shaking hands.

    For his groundbreaking contributions to music and composition. One of the most prolific, inventive, and influential artists of our time,...

  • Two men shaking hands.

    For helping to create a trailblazing new sound in American music. As a record producer and songwriter, he helped build...

  • Portrait of Buddy Guy

    Buddy Guy is an internationally renowned blues guitarist, singer, and showman who is considered the master of Chicago-style electric blues....