The Homer Council on the Arts seeks nominations for its annual Arts Awards. The awards go to individuals and businesses who have contributed significantly to the arts in the community. Nominations are sought for the categories of Arts Leadership/Advocacy, Arts Education, Youth Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year, Arts Lifetime Achievement and Business Arts Patron. Nominations are due Dec. 20. Winners will be announced in January and awards presented at the HCOA Annual Meeting on Jan. 24. To nominate, visit homerart.org or call 235-4288.