Topic: Arts Month
October is Arts Month in Colorado Springs! Join us to learn what's going on in the city in person and virtually for the celebration of arts in our community.
Check out the new website at artsoctober.com.
: Andy Vick, Executive Director, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR)
Andy Vick is an experienced leader and arts administrator who believes in the power of the creative sector to drive economic development, build community, grow tourism, and enhance quality of life for everyone. As the Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, Andy oversees the daily operation and financial management of a non-profit, local arts agency serving a two-county region with a population of over 700,000 residents. In conjunction with his work at the Cultural Office, Andy has been appointed by the Governor of Colorado to serve as a Council member for Colorado Creative Industries (the State Arts Agency), and as a Board member for the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority. At the national level, he serves as the Vice-Chair of the United States Urban Arts Federation (an advisory council for Americans for the Arts). Locally, Andy is a Board member of Visit Colorado Springs, an ex-officio Board member of the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC, an Honorary Commander at the United States Air Force Academy, and a member of the Regional Leadership Forum, the Pikes Peak Heroes Legacy Committee, and the Downtown Colorado Springs Rotary Club. In addition, Andy is a graduate of the 2016 Colorado Springs Leadership Institute program, the 2015 Leadership Pikes Peak Signature program, and Colorado Creative Industries’ 2015 Change Leaders Program. Andy is also an experienced public speaker and consultant on the topic of using the arts as a tool for economic development and community vitality.
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