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aRT Programs

aRT Programs in the Grand Junction, Colorado area

El Espino, El Salvador - Sister City of Grand Junction

aRT - Art on the Riverfront Trail

aRT is designed to transform bleak underpasses along the Riverfront Trail into vibrant, colorful artistic expressions that enhance the trail users’ experience. aRT is a fluid process with murals changing annually, bringing new and fresh designs to the Riverfront Trail. Through aRT, we will expand our rich artistic community and provide spaces to nurture budding artists by creating a more vibrant environment.

aRT is spearheaded by the Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture & the Riverfront Commission with a valley-wide coalition of partners including: the Grand Junction Police Department, Colorado Department of Transportation, Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, Mesa County Health Department, Super Rad Art Jam, Urban Trails Committee, Mesa County, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and the City of Grand Junction Public Works, Planning, and Parks Departments.

The 2016 aRT committee is pleased to share the artistic works of local artists:
Jeremy Velasquez, Jerad Slates, Nikkeya Gray, Matt Goss, Onyx Cly-Peek, Jason Bradham, Rachel DeWeber & Nyssa Capps

Map of 2016 murals

aRT Paint Out 2016 video

2017 aRT applications are due September 25, 2017 by 5:00pm

2017 aRT application       2017 aRT Guidelines



Car Park aRT - Art on the Downtown Parking Garage

Car Park aRT will add vibrancy to the main access point from the parking garage to Main Street, which enhances the downtown users experience of our beloved public art collection.

2017 Car Park aRT applications are due September 25, 2017 by 5:00pm

2017 Car Park aRT application
2017 Car Park aRT guidelines

Car Park aRT & aRT murals will be painted on October 7, 2017  as part of the Downtown Arts Festival


aRT - Fruita


The art on the Riverfront Trail Fruita (aRT - Fruita) program is designed to transform bleak underpasses along the Little Salt Wash Riverfront Trail spur into vibrant, colorful artistic expressions that enhance the trail users’ experience. This program is a fluid process with murals changing annually, bringing new and fresh designs to the Little Salt Wash Riverfront Trail spur.  We will expand our rich artistic community and provide spaces to nurture budding artists by creating a more vibrant environment. 

aRT Applications are due July 14, 2017

aRT-Fruita ApplicationaRT-Fruita Guidelines

Media Coverage

KREX - 7/6/17GJ City News - 6/29/17KOOL 107.9 - 4/18/17Super Rad Art Jam - 3-13-17The Business Times - 8-10-1699.9 KEKB - 10-17-17KKCO - 10-17-17GJ Sentinel - 10-16-17


 

City of Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture

This is a print version of a webpage. View the original at: http://www.gjarts.org/cultural-happenings-news-events/event-calendar/

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