ColoradoCreates.com is a website devoted to the creative businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals who call Colorado home or find their innovative spirit rooted in time spent in the Centennial State.
ColoradoCreates.com is the premiere hub for all things cultural and creative in Colorado. We honor the pioneering spirit of artists, innovators, musicians, dancers, performers, poets, designers, architects, animators, filmmakers, video gamers, publishers, writers, brewers, distillers, chefs and keepers of our heritage and history.
Edited and curated by Leanne Goebel, with dozens of Cool Hunters searching for the best the state has to offer from big cities to small towns, ColoradoCreates.com will identify the “it” factor that makes Colorado a unique place for expressive endeavor. Video game design meets contemporary sculpture, runway fashion meets culinary craft, and everything in between collides for a cultural mash-up that will become the source for all that’s artistic in Colorado. Supported by the Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Office of Economic Development, The mission of Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) is to promote, support and expand the creative industries to drive Colorado’s economy, grow jobs and enhance our quality of life.
History: In 2010, Colorado Creative Industries as well as a “dream team” of creative professionals from the Denver area, approached the students of Boulder Digital Works to collaborate on developing a campaign to highlight Colorado as an international creative hub. Our solution: establish an online community where creative individuals and businesses across the state could share their work, communicate and collaborate with others.
A Special Thanks to:
Boulder Digital Works
David Slayden – Director of Boulder Digital Works
Charlotte Myerberg – Producer
Brad Dechter – Creative Direction, Art Direction and Frontend Development
Lauren Parker – Marketing and Social Media Lead
Denise Horton – Marketing and Social Media Manager
Emily Smith – UX Designer
Jon Swihart – UX Designer
Laura Hamrick – Content Lead
Megan Newton – Content Organizer and Event Planner
Brian Fouhy – Content Researcher
Norm Shearer, Cactus, Senior Creative Director
Matt FaJohn, Partner, Developer and Strategist at Legwork Studio
Pete Larson, Backend Developer, Jiffymedia
David Charmatz, Board Director at Denver Film Society
Donna Dewey, Owner Dewey Obenchain Films