Art Lives! The 6th Annual Sculpture Exhibition Is Here!

September 30th, 2023

Moab ArTTrails is pleased to announce 6th Annual Exhibition of outdoor sculptures along an art trail in central Moab.

On Saturday, September 30th, 2023, artists selected from a national call installed their work in the heart of Moab for a year. All works are up for consideration for the  public's permanent collection.

This years' volunteer selection committee, composed of local community members, merchants, artists and civic representatives, convened August 16th to chose an exciting new group of sculptures from a competitive field of submissions.

Since its inception in 2015, Moab ArTTrails has added over $95,000 of art to the public sphere with eleven sculptures acquired for the public permanent collection. The sixth year of this program is produced with the kind support of the Moab Arts Council, the Moab Arts & Recreation Center,  Grand Countythe City of Moab, RAP tax funds, and the grace of a whole host of totally wonderful artists, foundations, private contributors, arts lovers, civil servants, builders and friends. If you are interested in more info, or participating in the  program, Moab ArTTrails is excited to hear from you! Enjoy the exhibition!

2022-2023 Purchase Award


The 2023-24Selection Committee along with a public vote selected "Water Spirit" by Upper Lake, CA artist Diego Harris to become the newest addition to our permanent collection.

See "Water Spirit" at it's permanent placement on the SE corner of 400N & 500W.  Congratulations Diego!

2023-24 Best in Show

2-2023 copy

"Winter Hibiscus Leaf" by Nathan Johansen"

Place in front of Moonflower Market



2023-24 Honorable Mention

11-2023 copy

"Was I Just Another One" by Hector Ortega

Placed in front of the Moab Information Center

Moab ArTTrails is...

Moab ArTTrails is a non-profit organization that celebrates the vibrant culture and resilient beauty of place through the exhibition and procurement of artworks for the public’s permanent collection.

Moab ArTTrails launched its program in 2015 with a permanent gift of art to Grand County. Forces At Play. 4 large scale stone and steel sculptures by sculptor and ArTTrails Co-Founder Michael Ford Dunton stand as elegant invitation to Place, installed and enthusiastically received by the community at one of the oldest shared pathways in the Far West, the Moab Crossing at the Colorado Riverway Bike and Pedestrian Bridge.

The mission of Moab ArTTrails is...

Moab ArTTrails conserves the cultural and economic health of the community through the exhibition and acquisition of enduring public artworks which connect beauty, people and place on shared trails through time.


Moab ArTTrails is made possible through the generous support of foundational and individual donors and sponsors who recognize the value of art as a vital factor of a vibrant community. You can help sustain and grow this program by donating or sponsoring and artist.