|ABE Distinguished Administrator Award-winner Tara Thomas|
- The Bemis School of Art received the arts opportunities award for providing exceptional opportunities for student and emerging artists.
- Tara Sevanne Thomas, director of education for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, received the distinguished administrator award for creating programs that reach out to the broader community.
- FAC Board member Ron Brasch of First Business Brokers received the community support for arts education award, for providing expertise and financial support to arts organizations in the city.
- Blake Milteer and Kari Torgerson received the unique project award for staging the Conflict | Resolution exhibition at the Fine Arts Center.