Looking back over the year that was 2012 what strikes me is the resiliency and determination of artists, makers and creators to continue doing what matters, what has meaning and follow (for lack of a less clichéd word) their passion. While Colorado seemed to spin out of control with tragic forest fires and horrific shootings … Read more
Fort Collins, Colorado, tasked with creating a Rocky Mountain Regional Arts Incubator, won a $100,000 “Our Town” grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The collaborators on this public-private “creative placemaking” initiative include the city of Fort Collins’s Cultural Services Department, Colorado State University and Beet Street, a cultural programmer behind Fort Collins’s creative industry. When developed, AIR (Arts Incubator of the Rockies), plans to serve 10 states.