The Sangres Art Guild in Custer County, Colorado, promotes the arts in the Wet Mountain Valley to create a dynamic, supportive environment for the visual arts to flourish. We operate the 3rd Street Gallery in Westcliffe to provide support for our members’ artistic endeavors and foster commerce in our community through the visual arts. Explore the site to learn more about our art Shows and Events, art Classes and Programs, and Our Artists. Become a Member. Learn more About SAG.
Alla Prima Westcliffe Open for Registration
The 14th Alla Prima Westcliffe is ready for your online registration! Fresh spring greens, colorful wildflowers, snow-capped mountains, warm weather and good artist-friends await your plein air painting creativity. Register by April 15
for a chance to win a complementary ticket to the Plein Air Conference & Expo in Denver in May ($1,297 value). Get the full details on the APW page.
2024 SAG Calendar Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the 2024 Sangres Art Guild Fine Art Calendar! In alphabetical order, they are:
- Annie Dawid “In the Nest” assemblage
- Gerri Duke “Early Winter” photo
- Lauren Dwyer “Regal Repose” oil
- Curt Gillespie “Rock Rabbit (Pika)” mixed media
- Julie Hutslar “Summer Storm Approaching” watercolor
- Kevin Koch “Psalm 19:1” oil
- Gina Maloney “A Stellar Life” acrylic
- Lorie Merfield-Batson “Chamisa Gone Wild” oil
- Madeline Steele “Pronghorn” watercolor
- Don Vawter “Fire & Ice” photograph
- Pattie Wall “Spirit Resonance” mixed media
- Alicia Waugh “Through the Eyes” mixed media
- Jill Westbrook “Orion’s Herd” colored pencil
Pictures of the winning entries will be posted after the show’s opening reception on May 6.
Calendar Show Intake is “On”
Intake for the SAG 2024 Calendar Show is a “go” for tomorrow, March 11, 2023, 11am-4pm at 3rd Street Gallery.
Calendar Show 2023 Call to Artists
Open to all 2D, 3D and Photographic Artists. Entry is March 11. SAG’s 2023 season-opening show features original 2D, 3D and photographic art that reflects the Wet Mountain Valley. Thirteen (13) artworks will be chosen for the 2024 fine art calendar.
2022 Spirit Campaign
Looking forward to 2023? So are we! We are eager to again offer the community our full calendar of enriching art classes and creative events:
- Annual SAG Art Calendar
- Alla Prima Westcliffe
- Arts Hullabaloo/Quick Draw
- SAG Arts
- 3rd St. Gallery Art Shows
- 2nd Saturday Art Classes
- Educational Programs
- Drawing Classes
- Art in Public Places
- Kids Programs
- Youth Art Walls & More!
We have ambitious plans for next year and could use your help. Please consider making a donation to SAG through the WMVCF Spirit Campaign.
Any donation, large or small, will be greatly appreciated!
Please make a year-end donation through the Spirit Campaign to secure a match to your donation. Send your tax-deductible contribution to the Spirit Campaign by filling out the coupon and mail your check, payable to WMVCF:
WMVCF, P.O. Box 718, Westcliffe, CO, 81252
Or you can donate online by visiting WMVCF.org. Make sure to indicate your donation goes to SAG. Donations must be received by December 31 to qualify for the match. We really appreciate your support!