Mary Belle Grant
Mary Belle Grant was one of the creators and early visionaries of the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale. She served on the advisory committee since its inception and every year had been a patron and passionate friend of the arts in the Denver community. Beginning in 2000, the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale created this award in her memory to honor an individual who embodies the spirit of the western way of life and symbolizes the passion of the West through art.

• 2016 Cathy L. Carpenter Dea & Peter Dea
• 2015 Kent Ullberg
• 2014 Henry & Lorie Gordon
• 2013 Howard Post
• 2012 Bill and Louise Barrett
• 2011 Harriet Kelly
• 2010 Nancy Petry
• 2009 Tom Petrie
• 2008 Janie Hutchison
• 2007 T.D. Kelsey
• 2006 Lewis W. 'Pete' Douglas
• 2005 Susan Raymond
• 2004 Clyde Aspevig
• 2003 George Carlson
• 2002 Bill Anton
• 2001 Barbara Van Cleve
• 2000 William Matthews