The Pikes Peak Arts Council is a non-profit organization founded in 1968 to honor, connect, and enrich local artists, working to ensure that artists are thriving in, and essential to, the Pikes Peak Region.

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PPAC coordinates an Annual Member Show and offers members additional paid performance and exhibit opportunities including festivals, mixer events, ArtPOP, and more. PPAC Members of any discipline are invited to present, perform and exhibit artistic work through the following organizational opportunities. 

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2019 PPAC Member Show

Stay tuned for more information about the 2019 Member Show.

The 2018 Members show took place at the Ivywild School in Colorado Springs.

The 2017 Member Show took place through December at the Plaza of the Rockies Gallery in downtown Colorado Springs, featuring 30 PPAC member visual and 3D artists and performances by the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, the Colorado Ballet Society, and an installation by JD Sell. 

The 2016 Member Show took place throughout December at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, featuring 23 PPAC member visual and 3D artists and performances by Ormao Dance Company.

The 2015 Member Show took place December 2015-January 2016 at Library 21c, featuring 18 PPAC member visual artists.

Stay tuned for our next PPAC Member Show call for artists in Fall!

ArtPOP 2019

Taking place at various locations in the Pikes Peak region in October/Arts Month 2019

Specialty performances meet arts patrons and citizens where they are, bringing art to everyday life and showcasing the indelible talent of Pikes Peak regional artists. You are called on to help enhance Arts Month with a memorable, impactful arts experience!

The Pikes Peak Arts Council and the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region are partnering for ArtPOP 2018, wherein artists will develop and curate 20 performances in diverse locations across the Pikes Peak region. Artistic experiences and displays in out-of-the-ordinary, public, and everyday spaces are encouraged. Each event is free, open to the public, and is to last at least one hour. Artists are compensated for their work. Applications are accepted from all disciplines involving multi or single performances, a performance + Q&A, exhibits, demonstrations, installations, and more!

student art in city chambers

PPAC curates a rotating collection of student artwork in city chambers, located within City Hall in downtown Colorado Springs. Contact Jess Preble at to get your students' work featured!

art in city hall and city administration

PPAC curates a rotating collection of artwork in City Hall and the City Administration Building in downtown Colorado Springs. Contact to get your work featured! 

Think 360 Arts: Call for Arts Educators

PPAC is working with Denver-based Think 360 Arts, the leading statewide provider of arts education programs and services,to bring local, working artists into school and community teaching environments in the Pikes Peak region.

PPAC artists of any discipline are invited to apply to join the Think 360 artist roster on CAFÉ. 

As part of our partnership, PPAC Members are eligible for a half-price discount to apply to become a Think 360 Artist.

Please enter discount code: T360-half

Interested applicants are welcome to peruse the Think 360 website for more information, or reach out to Program Director Lares Feliciano at: 

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