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The Sangres Art Guild in Custer County, Colorado, promotes the arts in the Wet Mountain Valley to create an exceptional arts-centered destination where everyone can create, support, participate and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Wet Mountain Valley.  We also operate the 3rd Street Gallery in Westcliffe.  Explore the web site to learn more.  Look below for our latest announcements.  Search the Archives for older posts.  Now go create!

PleinAir Magazine

Calendar Show Peoples’ Choice Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the Calendar Show competition (in order of number of votes received):

  • 1st Place – Lorie Merfeld-Batson, “Winter Solitude”, Oil
  • 2nd Place – Liz VanSomeren, “Exploring All By Myself”, Fabric
  • 3rd Place – Anne Owens, “Blanca Peak”, Oil
  • Honorable Mention – Curt Gillespie, “Sangre Sunrise”, Oil
  • Honorable Mention – Sharon Conner, “Mindscape 16”, Watercolor
  • Honorable Mention – Sharon Conner, “Tree-VI” Watercolor

Calendar Show Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Calendar Show competition (in order of number of votes received):

  • Anne Owens, “Blanca Peak”, Oil
  • Curt Gillespie, “Sangres Sunrise”, Oil
  • Gary Benson, “Home”, Photograph
  • Gerri Duke, “The Bench”, Photograph
  • Liz VanSomeren, “Exploring All By Myself”, Fabric
  • Jim Havey, “Secret Canyon”, Photograph
  • Lorie Merfeld-Batson, “The Gypsy”, Oil
  • Sandra Dalton, “Bonzai Train”, Photograph
  • Greg Smith, “Fall Sunrise, Beckwith Ranch”, Photograph
  • Autumn Ginnetti, “Forgotten”, Photograph on wood
  • Eve Nagode, “Secret Portal”, Photograph
  • Sharon Conner, “Wabi Sabi V”, Acrylic
  • Jean Krueger, “Lower Comanche Lake”, Watercolor

There were 54 entries and 28 participating artists. All entries were accepted except one with broken glass during shipment. 17 artists voted.  Thank you all for your participation. More will be published as images of the winning entries become available.