The Arts in Salida

This month, partly due to Salida’s recent designation as a Creative Arts District, we are celebrating some fine Salida-based artistic talent.


In the first article, we’ve profiled four area sculptors, all working with whimsical themes: monsters, rockets and robots, in many cases made from discarded junk and machinery. The artists interviewed also represent a wide age bracket – from the 30s to the 70s. In addition, we visited with sculptor Chris Byars, an early pioneer of, and influence on, Salida’s arts scene.

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