GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – Downtown Grand Junction’s main street– the runway for sculptures– added 16 new installations this weekend at the 37th Annual Downtown Art Festival.
Art on the Corner rotates temporary sculptures each fall. Last year, the addition of new pieces did not occur due to the pandemic. So, several of the recent sculptures haven’t been updated since 2019.
”I really love all the new installations– they’re amazing,” said Lisa Jenkins, Grand Junction local. ” I’m very impressed by Grand Junction’s artists and their large display of public art here in town.”
Each year a curator is in charge of the art that is selected to be displayed. This year over 100 applications were submitted. Several applicants were Grand Junction locals from all over Colorado and even from states across the country.
Many people from the community believe that the art that decorates the streets play a significant