Media Release – Cañon City, Colorado

The City Council and the Public Art Committee are seeking community involvement in a new public art project to design creative crosswalks along Main Street as part of a pilot program funded through a CDOT Revitalizing Main Street Grant. We hope to encourage our community to participate in designing Creative Crosswalks for Main Street at the intersections of 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Streets.

The Public Art Committee will review each application and make sure that they meet all of the guidelines and criteria. The community will vote on those submissions from August 21–25, 2023. The top voted submittals will be recommended to City Council during the September 5, 2023 council meeting.

Interested individuals can submit an application and draft drawing or digital concept to between July 18, 2023 and August 11, 2023. More information on guidelines including the application can be found online at


• July 18: Public concept period opens
• August 11: Public submission period ends
• August 14-18: Committee review/screening of submittals
• August 21-24: Public voting on all submittals
• September 5: Council Concurrence
• September 6: Order Stencils
• September / October: Installation (pending stencil and paint availability)

Click HERE to view the Creative Crosswalks Guidelines and Application.


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