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Posted on: October 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Nominate a Local Business or Individual for the Champion of the Arts Award

Fall Colors On The Mesa, Jim Finlayson

The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture invites nominations from the community in honor of citizens and businesses who have been instrumental in supporting and promoting Grand Junction’s cultural community. Working beyond the scope of their professions, these individuals and businesses provide underwriting, volunteerism, and unwavering dedication to enhance and provide quality experiences. Nominating an individual or business is easy through the preliminary nomination form. The form can be found here. Finalists will be selected from this submission and asked for more detailed information. The deadline to nominate an individual or business is due October 8 at 12:00 p.m.

Call for Artists

The Grand Junction Arts Commission is also purchasing local artwork for the awards presented to the Champion of the Arts winners. Artists must live in Mesa County, work can be 2D or 3D, be appropriate for indoor display, and should have broad general appeal. Call For Artist applications are due November 5th by 12:00 p.m. Click here to apply. The winners and artists will be honored at the Centennial Band Christmas Concert on December 12, at 3:00 p.m. at the Avalon Theatre.

The Commission on Arts and Culture is a nine-member board appointed by the Grand Junction City Council to foster cultural development and arts activities in the community. To learn more about the Commission on Arts and Culture, visit

Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager | 970-244 1557 or

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