The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development named Valerie Cooper as its Stamford representative on DECD's new Minority Business Initiative, which aims to help minority-owned businesses with technical assistance, access to capital and developing a pipeline for state contracts.
Cooper is owner of Picture That in Stamford, which consults to organizations considering how to decorate their facilities with art.
Information on the Minority Business Initiative program is available online at www.ct.gov/mbi or by calling 860-270-8139.
About Picture That LLC
Picture That LLC, also known as Picture That Art Consultants, was established in 2002 in Stamford, CT, specializing in art consulting, appraisal, collection, management and curatorial services for corporations, healthcare organizations and academic institutions nationwide. Picture That delivers high-quality, cost-effective art solutions to enhance and provide the "finishing touch" for a facility's décor. The firm has assembled an extensive team of art professionals including designers, curators, art handlers and appraisers technologists. In addition, artwork by a diverse composite of established and emerging artists are used to implement award-winning solutions.