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Thursday, April 6 • 1:00pm - 2:45pm
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A panel discussion to inform you about Arts programs and opportunities in our neighboring cities. Each Northern Colorado city has developed its own distinctive programs, support mechanisms and activities for the creative arts. If you’d like to find new collaborators, or discover more nearby markets, places, programs and opportunities for your work, join this session!


Pam Bricker

Executive Director, Greeley Downtown Development Authority
Pam Bricker has been the Executive Director of the Downtown Development Authority for 6 1/2 years.  As a downtown business owner, Pam helped revive the Greeley Downtown Alliance (a business committee of the DDA) and served on the DDA board of directors as well.  Pam has owned Mariposa... Read More →
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Angela Canada-Hopkins

Director of Operations, Artworks Loveland
A midwest girl with dreams of being an artist, Angela realized her purpose when she moved to Northern Colorado. She wholeheartedly became involved in the Loveland community while also working as an artist. Her community values and philosophy have guided her management style as Director... Read More →
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Beryl Durazo

Executive Director, Firehouse Art Center
Non-profit fundraising and management professional with 8 years experience in the industry. Available to discuss cross-promotion Marketing, Fundraising, Grant-writing, Social Media, and much more! Current member of NeXT Young Professionals, Longmont Arts Admin Group and Ambassador... Read More →
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Jesse Elliott

Director, The Music District

Susan Ison

Director of Cultural Services, City of Loveland
Susan has been the City of Loveland's Director of Cultural Services for 35 years. Among her many career achievements, Susan was the first Treasurer for the annual Sculpture in the Park event; initiated Loveland's "1% for the Arts" program, which has been widely imitated throughout... Read More →

Suzanne Janssen

Public Art Manager, City of Loveland
Suzanne Janssen has worked for 15 years as an arts administrator for the cities of Loveland, Louisville and Northglenn, with experience ranging from public art, special events, and theater management to museum operations.  After spending almost three years developing an Arts division... Read More →

Joanne Kirves

Arts Longmont
Joanne has over 20 years of arts non-profit experience.  Joanne’s background includes a M.A. in Arts Policy & Administration from Ohio State University and a B.F.A. in Photography from Ohio University.  Joanne has worked with the Longmont art community since 1999 as Director... Read More →
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Jeanne Shoaff

Gallery Coordinator, Fort Collins Lincoln Center
Jeanne Shoaff is the Program Coordinator for the Carnegie Center for Creativity. After a brief career in Special Education, Jeanne eventually followed her passion for the visual arts, and found a career in Arts Administration. With 18 years of experience ‘behind the gallery walls... Read More →
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Jill Stilwell

Consultant, Stilwell Cultural Consulting LLC
Jill Gardner Stilwell is a Fort Collins-based consultant helping arts and culture organizations adapt to growing community needs, thrive in an ever-changing environment, and reach for excellence. She brings 25 years of expertise and experience to arts and culture projects of all sizes... Read More →

Thursday April 6, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm MDT
Devereaux Room (2nd Floor)