BSF: Arts & Leaders


We’re counting down the days. Nominations for the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation awards start on November 1

Do you know a Coloradan who has made significant and unique contributions as an Artist, through Community Service in the Arts or through the intersection of Art and Society? Well, it’s time to get your nomination ready for the 2019 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Awards! We're looking for submissions from November 1 - November 30, 2018.  [...]

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How one Denver nonprofit leader and Livingston Fellow hopes to catalyze profound social change

By Teva Sienicki, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2015 Since moving to a new organization, I’ve transitioned from anti-poverty work more broadly to anti-hunger work more specifically. I’ve been glad to be able to use the Livingston Fellowship to immerse myself in my new field. When I haven’t been working, I’ve been reading everything [...]

Get to Know: Garrett Ammon, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2011

By Erica Boniface Some people just have it. You know what we’re talking about – they have that spark, that drive, that creativity – that hunger to reach further and further. The ones who look to the future and make change happen to reach personal and professional goals. Wonderbound’s Artistic Director and Choreographer [...]

Time Traveling in Denver: Catching up with Kirkland Museum’s Hugh Grant

By Erica Boniface View of Kirkland Museum’s central Promenade Gallery designed by Jim Olson, with a view at the end of a Vance Kirkland painting on the wall of Kirkland’s studio & art school building. A Postmodern Vignette (left) and Arts & Crafts Vignette (right) are also visible with paintings by Colorado [...]

Our commitment to equity

By Gary Steuer “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” are not just buzzwords, but the subject of critically important conversations among funders, nonprofits, cultural organizations, artists and civic leaders. These conversations – which are often difficult and even messy - can and should lead to action. I have served on the Grantmakers in the Arts [...]

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