Salvador Flores-Martinez, a former ArtLab intern from 2009-2011, accepted the award at the White House on behalf of PlatteForum. PlatteForum's Founder Judy Anderson and Education Director Meagan Terry made the trek to Washington D.C. with Sal and were able to share the big secret with everyone on November 2nd.
For more details about the award click here.
To watch a video of PlatteForum at the White House click here.
Read all about it in the news!
National Endowment for the Arts Blog
Denver Post Article: Griego: A Masterpiece Tempered by Realism
Judy Anderson, Senator Bennett, Sal Flores, Meagan Terry
Sal and Meagan with NEA Representatives
Judy and Sal accepting with award from the First Lady Michelle Obama
Sal talking with reporters after accepting the award
Photo from the WW2 Memorial in Washington D.C.
For more information about the ArtLab program please contact Meagan Terry, Education Director.