As the director of Titwrench, Sarah Slater is a staple of the Denver music scene. No, not a staple -- more like a three-ring binder that holds together a massive catalogue of civic talent, a human Rolodex of artists past and present. Beyond Titwrench, Slater keeps herself busy year 'round with a num ... More >>
On Saturday night, Westword introduced the eighth class of MasterMinds -- artistic entrepreneurs who are changing the cultural landscape. Since we started the program, we have given more than $130,000 in grants to artists and arts organizations. The latest winners (click on the link for profiles): M ... More >>
Some years ago, Denver artist (and Westword MasterMind, class of 2007) Katie Taft instigated and curated the Self Made salon series at Mario's Double Daughters Salotto, wherein artists gave informal talks and networking and discussion ensued over food and drink. Financial realities and life ... More >>
Katie Taft won the 2006 MasterMind award in the visual-arts category.
In 2005, Westword introduced its first class of MasterMinds, five aesthetic adventurers working in a variety of mediums, but all changing the cultural landscape of Denver.
Those first awards came as quite a surprise -- both to t ... More >>