Monumental Art Exhibit Opening Reception Jan. 10

Opening ReceptionTwenty-six local artists and photographers inspired by the landscape of the Colorado National Monument will be featured at  the Monumental Art Exhibit Opening Reception on Friday, January 10, 5:30 – 7 p.m. at Grand Junction City Hall, 5th & Rood. Photography and painting mediums including oil, watercolor, mixed media and collage, and 3-D art will be presented. A juried exhibit, prizes will be awarded for the Best of Show and three runner-ups. Sponsored by the City of Grand Junction Commission on Arts & Culture, the Colorado National Monument and the Colorado National Monument Association. A special thanks to CMU student Kelsey Burns who served as intern on this project.






Facebook gallery: Follow the instructions below to view the art and vote for your favorite. The People’s Choice contest ends February 28. Vote for your favorite.

1. Log in to your Facebook page

2. Search for Colorado National Monument Association page

3. Click the “Like” button to Like the page.

3. Click on Photos

4. Click Albums.

5. Click on the Monumental Art Gallery Album.

6. Like each picture you want to vote for. 1 like = 1 vote; the picture with the most likes is the picture with the most votes. Voting runs through February 28.

Selected artists:

Rick Adleman
Rick Ahern
Robert Bishop
George Callison
Angela Classen
Penny Creasy
Louis Farlow
Donna Fullerton
Gayle Gerson
Sally Hall
Fred Honchell
Richard Janson
Joe Jones
Jennifer Kass
Nancy Lewis
Virginia Lionberger
Linda Love
Bob Martin
Darlyne Merkel
Steve Miller
Greg Owens
Joseph Padon
Lori Powell
Susan Rittenhouse
Lorraine Sells
Robert Zeis III