Creative District Program at a glance

Click here to learn about how to join the Creative District Program

View the 2008 State of Colorado’s Creative Economy Study 


Beyond the Gallery

Beyond the Gallery returns for its second season, featuring artists and creatives who are uniquely Colorado.

This web tv series, created by ZWFilm, features the stories of artists and creatives from Colorado’s Certified Creative Districts:

Click here to see the series

Jody Shike Wright Telluride Arts DistrictChad Scothorn Telluride Arts District

Collin Sullivan Telluride Arts DistrictJimmy Descant Salida Creative District

Kellie Day Salida Creative DistrictBill Powers North Fork Valley Creative District

Mai Wynn Schantz Art District on Santa FePT Wood Salida Creative District distiller

Tom Bennett Ridway Creative DistrictVelma Roybal Pueblo Creative Corridor

Elisabeth Delehaunty- North Fork Valley Creative District

Rodney Wood- Corazon de Trinidad

Nicole Paradisa- Corazon de Trinidad

Mathias Valdez- Pueblo Creative Corridor

Alicia Bailey- Arts District on Santa Fe

Tom Hennessy- Ridgway Creative District

Kim Faiella-Furrh- Pueblo Creative Corridor

Eric Candee- Salida Creative District

Maruca Salazar- Arts District on Santa Fe

Jaquie Gipson- Ridgway Creative District 


Boettcher Creative District Leadership Awards

The Boettcher Foundation is a partner of the Colorado Creative Industries in establishing the Colorado Creative Districts Program.  Current Certified and Candidate Creative Districts are eligible to receive a Boettcher Creative District Leadership Award.

Founded by the Boettcher Family in 1937 to effectively assist, encourage and promote a better quality of life for the citizens of Colorado, the Boettcher Foundation invests in Colorado through “minds and mortar.” The Foundation funds Scholarships, biomedical research and teacher training, as well as capital grants for nonprofits. For more information, visit www.BoettcherFoundation.org.