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NORTH FORK VALLEY CREATIVE COALITION

SUPPORTING THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES OF COLORADO’S NORTH FORK VALLEY

The North Fork Valley of Colorado – comprised of the 3 towns of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford – is a thriving community with visionary artists, creative businesses, and a special quality of life. The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is a nonprofit organization that manages the Paonia Creative District, a state-certified district in the Colorado Creative Industries Creative District Program.

Our goal is to grow the valley’s economy by:

  • Attracting more visitors
  • Encouraging artists and creative entrepreneurs to find their homes here
  • Revitalizing and beautifying our community
  • Celebrating and strengthening our community’s unique identity and heritage
  • Showcasing cultural and artistic organizations, events and amenities
  • Enhancing and preserving a quality of life here that is very special

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january, 2020

CU Boulder Playback Theatre visits Paonia on January 8-11, 2020

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A CU Boulder theatre and dance group is heading to Paonia in January to facilitate conversations related to recent economic and social changes in the community.  “Let’s Talk, Paonia!” workshops for students and community members will be held Jan. 8 to 11 and are hosted by the North Fork Valley…

Paonia United Brewing Company

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Paonia United Brewing Company is dedicated to making and serving high quality, small-batch craft beer in the town of Paonia to be enjoyed by local patrons and visitors of the North Fork Valley. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere where locals and visitors can gather to enjoy…

Open Call for Artists! West Elks Clinic-Hotchkiss

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NFVCC is working with the West Elks Clinic in Hotchkiss to supply artwork for their sitting areas.  This is a great opportunity for NFVCC members to display and potentially sell their art.  The theme of the exhibition is Tranquility. For more information, download a copy of the West Elks Clinic…

Watch these profile videos for a taste of our creative community…

"To preserve and promote this place as a destination for creative people and those who love the arts is a worthy and worthwhile goal. I'm proud to be a part of the creative process here and a member of the NFVCC. Thank you!"

Ben

"The creative industries are one of the many things that make this area so abundant and magical."

Shannon

"The Coalition helps us to growth together artistically as a community."

Lea

"I value the creative industries because creative expression is a part of being human. If we close that off we stop growing and wither just as the plant that receives no water and sunlight."

Andrea

"The creative industries enrich the lives of those who live and work in the North Fork value and encourage other people, who also value to arts, to move here."

Celia