2016 Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award
Suzanne Vining Kunkel, Little Rock


For 33 years, Suzanne Vining Kunkel enthusiastically shared her love of art as an arts educator and was a mentor and inspiration for countless students. As a student herself, she designed the official school seal for Little Rock Central High school. In 2001, she was named Middle School Art Educator of the Year by the Arkansas Art Educators association.