Denver, CO, November 14, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Photos by Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) Awards Dinner Keynote Speaker Rick Guidotti will be on display for the general public beginning November 18 (through December 16) at the VSA Colorado/Access Gallery in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District. The announcement is made by Holli Riebel, CBSA President and CEO, who says: "We are very pleased that everyone in the community will have the opportunity to see Rick's powerful images about genetic difference."
Guidotti, known for his award winning fashion photography, co-founded the New York non-profit Positive Exposure more than a decade ago to utilize the visual arts to promote human dignity for those, particularly children, living with genetic conditions. He will keynote the CBSA Annual Awards Dinner, Thursday, December 8, at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Denver. The event celebrates the success of the bioscience industry in Colorado and its 2011 standout companies and individuals.
The Awards Dinner will include a cocktail reception. Timothy Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation will present the 2011 Class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program. The keynote address by Rick Guidotti will conclude the program. For more information, visit http://www.cobioscience.com/annual-awards/home.
Please note: The awards dinner is a near sellout event. As of this date, tickets to the awards dinner and Rick Guidotti’s presentation are only available with event sponsorship.
About VSA Colorado/Access Gallery
VSA Colorado was established in 1978 and has continues to thrive today, each year serving nearly ten thousand people with disabilities, their families and those who work with them. Located at 909 Santa Fe Drive in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District, VSA Colorado/Access Gallery is creating an inclusive world where people with and without disabilities have the opportunity to be transformed by the arts. The Rick Guidotti Exhibition will be on display November 18 through December 16. For more information, visit http://accessgallery.org.
About Positive Exposure, The Spirit of Difference
Positive Exposure, founded in 1997 by former fashion photographer Rick Guidotti and Diane McLean, MD, PhD, MPH, is a highly innovative arts organization working with individuals living with genetic difference that partners with health advocacy organizations, governmental agencies and educational institutions. Guidotti has traveled the world creating beautiful photographs and presents them in a powerful presentation that demonstrates his passion for the cause, while changing perceptions. His keynote address at the CBSA Awards Dinner will highlight the link between the crucial bioscience work in Colorado and the personal impact it has on human lives. For more information about Positive Exposure, visit: http://www.positiveexposure.org.
About Colorado BioScience Association
The CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for Colorado's growing biosciences industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by working for a better business environment, grow the state's biotech workforce, fight for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state and speak with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit http://www.cobioscience.com
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