The nuts and bolts of art

WCCC Electric Lineworker program gets artistic

Lyle Nichols is known nationally and is cherished throughout the local art community for his eclectic style and fusion of unlikely combinations in his sculptures. His most recent work was placed at the university’s Electric Lineworker Training Center operated by Western Colorado Community College, a division of Colorado Mesa University.

Many sculptures by Nichols fuse together subcultures often thought of as very different. Industrialization and art are usually perceived as distinct human pursuits. Art is a reflection of human ideals, beauty and experiences, while industrialization sometimes engenders a gritty, less inspiring expenditure of human […]


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