A showcase of local leadership making strides in the arts [VIDEO]

CBCA's John Madden, Jr. Leadership Award recognizes work such as rural development and capital campaigns

Gigi Sukin //March 23, 2017//

A showcase of local leadership making strides in the arts [VIDEO]

CBCA's John Madden, Jr. Leadership Award recognizes work such as rural development and capital campaigns

Gigi Sukin //March 23, 2017//

At its annual awards luncheon, the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) presented five awards including:

The John Madden, Jr. Leadership Award – named for the founding chair of CBCA –  recognizes one distinguished individual who has made strides in advancing arts and culture in Colorado.

The finalists for this honor included:

"It's critically important for business to be apart of the arts," said Schultz, president of the Boettcher Foundation and recognized for his visionary leadership championing the arts as a vehicle for community building. "If you want Fortune 500 companies to relocate to Colorado, you've got to have a strong arts community. On a much smaller level, in a small town," you don't have soul without the arts.