2022 Cohort

Spark Centennial is proud to announce the 2022 Cohort and the experiences they prototyped throughout the summer! The prototyping step is essential to help business owners test out their ideas on a small scale and get customer feedback before investing large amounts of money. We encourage you to visit these businesses to see how to experience their projects.

2022 Cohort

American Lore Theater & Japanese Arts Network

A Community Kintsugi Bowl: An interactive and participatory pop-up ‘Kintsugi bowl’ art installation that encourages community connection through Japanese art and cultural intention. Click here to visit website.

Aspire Education

Let's Talk Education Conference: A gathering of people from different sectors of education to meet and discuss current issues in education. Click here to visit website.

Cacau Creates

Creative Biz Leap Community: Creative Biz Leap is a membership-based community experience focusing on guided learning experiences involving members' art, enhancing your art practice, accountability challenges, and exclusive art business-related content for surface pattern designers, artists, and illustrators. Click here to visit website.

Colorful Yarns

Do it Yourself Dye Studio: A studio to dye your own yarn and more! Click here to visit website.

Denver’s Cupid

LGBTQ Connection Lab: Denver's Cupid will collaborate with designers and artists for an exploration of scientific research into attraction and relationship formation, especially for LGBTQ audiences. Click here to visit website.

Fruits of Our Labor

Blind Portraits & Tasting: A DIY date night and sensory experiment. Click here to visit website.


Impossible Causes: A community-driven art making experience. Click here to visit website.

Mauzie’s Fine Jewelry

Jewelry Spa Day: A rejuvenating experience for people and their jewelry. Click here to visit website.

Mrs. Fancy Plants

Plant Shop Hop: Take a tour of your favorite plant shops!

Optical Matters

Windows of Life: Transforming a front window display into a creative experience. Click here to visit website.

Piney Creek Yarn

Free Form Fiber Art Project: A fiber art experience where participants will create a square of their own perceptions and scenes. Click here to visit website.

Simply Pizza Truck

OUT OF THE BOX: More than pizza, an out of the box experience! Click here to visit website.

SoSu Artists Collective

Clay Café: A Clay Café to promote art making, creativity and community. Click here to visit website.

Temperature Tee

Test the Tee: A cooling experience by Temperature Tee shirts. Click here to visit website.

Trails Recreation Center

Trails XCursion: An interactive scavenger hunt that will take people to their parks and trails, as well as to local businesses. This hunt will include exercise, some theatrics, teamwork and charity. Click here to visit website.