Program Topic: Elevated by Art
Angela Seals is the Deputy Director of COPPeR (Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region). In her position, she produces and hosts the "Peak Radar Live" online show and podcast, as well as coordinates the Office's fund raising and its annual Business + Arts Lunch. During the pandemic, she has worked to ensure all citizens understand the need for the Arts in the Pikes Peak region - it generates $153.3 million in economic activity. She will speak on the Elevated by Arts Campaign, being launched in October, which will invite us to reflect on how the arts heal, uplift and strengthen us when we need it most - especially during a pandemic. She will also tell us how we can support the arts scene locally to give us a more vibrant future.
- Deepen your understanding of how art supports our community life
- Learn how to plug into diverse local arts experiences and reflect on how art has elevated your through a creative life experiences.
- Be inspired to have one new arts and cultural experience with your family during Arts Month in October.
Angela Seals is an arts manager with 16 years of experience at diverse creative nonprofits. As Deputy Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, Angela produces and hosts the "Peak Radar Live" online show and "Peak Radar Live: Later" podcast, coordinates the Cultural Office's arts funding program, Peak Arts Prize, and co-coordinates the annual Business + Arts Lunch with the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC. She is project manager for the Arts Vision 2030 cultural planning initiative across the region that will launch once the pandemic passes. She currently serves on the City of Colorado Springs' Lodging and Auto Rental Tax committee and Public Art Master Plan steering committee. She is a graduate of Leadership Pikes Peak and the Arts Education Collaborative Leadership Academy. Before joining the Cultural Office staff in early 2013, she was Program Manager at the award-winning Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, and has also worked at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Carnegie Mellon University, and Corcoran Gallery and College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C.
Approximate program timeframe:
11:00 a.m.- Registration & open networking
11:30 a.m. - SCWCC announcements
11:45 a.m. - Luncheon service
12:15 p.m. - Program remarks & featured speaker
1:00 p.m. - Event concludes
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued without 72 hours advance notice.