BECOME A MEMBER
PPAC Members benefit from networking, exhibit, and performance opportunities, Courses for Creatives artist education, MicroGrants, and so much more! Join us today to link with your community of local Pikes Peak creatives!
2017 ARTS EDUCATION AWARDS
In 2017, Pikes Peak Arts Council honored District 12 Arts Educator and Concrete Couch Board President Leah Lowe, Nathan Halvorson's work with the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Youth Repertory Theatre, and Printer Aaron Cohick from the Press at Colorado College (pictured) at the 2017 ABE Awards. Read more about each awardee here.
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17TH ANNUAL PPAC AWARDS
Click here for photos, highlights, and a list of nominees and winners from the 2017 PPAC Awards.
The Arts Council hosts quarterly member mixers so that members can engage alongside fellow creatives in a stimulating environment, enjoy performances and exhibits by local artists, and learn more about upcoming programs and events. Non-members are always welcome to come learn more about the organization!
Our next Member Mixer will be held in Spring 2018. Stay tuned!
ArtPOP 2017!In October 2017, the Pikes Peak Arts Council and the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region invited patrons to explore the incredible talent of over 70 regional artists of all disciplines in geographically diverse locations across six ZIP codes! ArtPOP presented 20 specialty performances, workshops, literature, music, theatre, dance, film, installations, visual art exhibits, sculpture, photography, printing, and so much more -- all fascinating local work. Check out the Facebook listing here, and start thinking about what you could submit for ArtPOP 2018!
COURSES FOR CREATIVES
Artist marketing and branding, telling your unique artist's story, taxes, copyright, and more! PPAC hosts quarterly artist educational courses in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center with support from Colorado Creative Industries. See the 2017 Courses for Creatives class schedule here, and stay tuned for the 2018 class schedule, coming soon!
Members can apply for MicroGrants to help fund special endeavors and projects. Read about recent MicroGrant winners here!