State of the Arts is one of the longest running and most honored arts programs in the nation. In addition to other awards, the series has won more than 30 Mid-Atlantic and New York Emmys in the categories of Arts and Entertainment, Art News, History and Culture, Magazine Program, Documentary, Music Composition, and Writing.

2017 Mid-Atlantic Emmys
Arts/Entertainment Program Feature – Helen M. Stummer, Social Documentary Photographer
Susan Wallner, Producer
Joseph Conlon, Director of Photography

Writer, Program – Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You’ll Have the Sky
Susan Wallner

2016 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Arts/Entertainment News Single Story – The Art and Artificial Intelligence Lab
Christopher Benincasa, Producer

2015 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Magazine Program/Special – State of the Arts #3305
Susan Wallner, Producer/Director
Christopher Benincasa, Producer/Director
Eric Schultz, Producer/Director
Joseph Conlon, Director of Photography
Robert Szuter, Segment Producer 

2015 New York Emmy
Historical/Cultural Program Feature – David Bianculli on the Birth of the Cinema
Christopher Benincasa, Producer

2014 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Arts/Entertainment Program Feature – Guthrie at Greystone
Susan Wallner, Producer
Joe Conlon, Videographer

2012 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Arts/Entertainment Program Feature – Steve Tobin
Eric Schultz

2011 Giles R. Wright Grant
7 Steps to Freedom
Susan Wallner

2009 CINE Golden Eagle
New Glass at Wheaton
Susan Wallner

2008 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Arts Program – Twentieth Century Limited
Susan Wallner, Eric Schultz, Christopher Benincasa

2007 New York Emmy
Magazine Program – House & Garden
Susan Wallner, Eric Schultz, Christopher Benincasa

2007 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Magazine Program – The Healing Arts

Susan Wallner, Eric Schultz, Christopher Benincasa
Outstanding Program Feature – The Body You Have
Susan Wallner

2006 NETA Award (National Educational Telecommunications Association)
Best Website – State of the Arts 

Susan Wallner, Producer
Charlie Starkey, Graphic Designer
Juan Carlos Rojas, Webmaster

2006 CINE Golden Eagle
Peters Valley

Christopher Benincasa

2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Magazine Program – Tools of the Trade

Susan Wallner, Eric Schultz, Christopher Benincasa

2005 New York Emmy
Cultural Program – Magnificent Obsession

Susan Wallner, Eric Schultz

2005 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Musical Composition – Peters Valley

Christopher Benincasa

2004 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Programming Feature – Young at Heart: Dorothy Young
Eric Schultz

2003 Worldfest Houston
Gold Special Jury Award – Biographical – Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice

Susan Wallner

2003 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Magazine Format – State of the Arts

Susan Wallner, Eric Schultz, Christopher Benincasa

2002 US International Film & Video Festival
First Place – Gold Camera Award – Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice

Susan Wallner

2002 Chicago International Television Competition
Silver Plaque – Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice

Susan Wallner

Certificate of Merit for Music Score – Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice

John Hodian,
 Composer
Susan Wallner, Producer

2002 Columbus International Film & Video Festival
Bronze Plaque – Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice
Susan Wallner

2002 CINE Golden Eagle
Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice

Susan Wallner

2002 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Programming Feature – My Two Dads
Eric Schultz

2001 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Talk Program/Series – State of the Arts

Susan Wallner

2000 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Magazine Format Broadcast – State of the Arts
Susan Wallner

1999 NETA Award (National Educational Telecommunications Association)
First Place – Ben Shahn: Propaganda Artist
Susan Wallner

1997 Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Documentary – Crossroads: The Story of a Theatre

Susan Wallner

1996  CINE Golden Eagle
Performance Program – Dream Journey
Susan Wallner

1996  Silver Award  Charleston International Film Festival
Performance Arts – Dream Journey

Susan Wallner, Producer
Yass Hakoshima, Artist

1993 CINE Golden Eagle
Toshiko Takaezu: Portrait of an Artist

Susan Wallner

1993 New York Emmy
Original Music Composition – Toshiko Takaezu: Portrait of an Artist
John Hodian, Composer
Susan Wallner, Producer