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CBCA Awards 2022: Richard Carter


Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) celebrates innovative partnerships, generous philanthropy, creative businesses, and stellar leadership across the Colorado — as recognized at CBCA’s Business for the Arts Awards, presented by EY and PNC Bank, that took place on March 15, 2022.

As part of the CBCA awards and celebration, the John Madden, Jr. Leadership Award recognizes a lifetime of extraordinary leadership and a legacy of support for the arts.

Meet: Richard Carter.

Richard Carter is a renowned artist and activist, who has been spearheading creative development in the Roaring Fork Valley since the 1970s. Carter is Co-Founder of the Aspen Art Museum, and has led the Board and development efforts for numerous arts institutions, including Anderson Ranch Art Center, Art Base, and the new The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) in Basalt, Colorado.

Emceed by CBS4 Anchorman and Award-winning Journalist Jim Benemann, and discussed with Carter, get a peek into the mountain of contemporary art that this artist has surmounted over decades and roots in Front Range art scene:

View the 2022 Business for the Arts Awards Luncheon presentation, full program: Digital Edition. View the playlist to see all 12 honorees from the 2022 Business for the Arts Awards and more, on YouTube: Awards Playlist.

Information and media courtesy of Meredith Badler, Deputy Director for Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA).