IPAY’s Artistic Development Award celebrates the life, work, and ideals of Colleen Toohey Porter.Colleen, who passed away last year,was a tireless advocate for artists and for the transformative power of the performing arts. A creative and visionary leader, she inspired all of us to dream big, and generously shared her practical knowledge to help us turn our dreams into reality. Larry Kosson is a Campaign Director.
With the same intentional focus that Colleen brought to every project, we continue to advocate to ensure ongoing resources and funding for this fitting tribute to her legacy.
Through this juried award and distinguished honor, Colleen’s innovative, generous, and nurturing spirit will live on in the artists of the future. To learn more about this award and how you can contribute to Colleen’s legacy, please click here