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 in June
The Sangres Art Guild (SAG) will award non-renewable scholarships to Custer County High School or Custer County Homeschooled graduate(s) who will be furthering their education in an art related program in college, university or art institute with a student entering the visual arts.
Applications should be turned in by April 30th, 2023. See the Scholarships page for the application form.
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
The winning entries were chosen by juror Charles Frizzell and will be featured in the 2024 Sangres Art Guild Fine Art Calendar: Wild Things.
All of the Calendar Competition entries will be on display in the Wild Things Calendar Show which runs May 6 – June 10, kicking off the Sangres Art Guild’s 2023 season, so be sure to mark your calendars for the Calendar Show Opening Reception on Saturday, May 6, 11-4 at the 3rd St. Gallery, in Westcliffe, CO.
Pictures of the winning entries are posted on the Calendar Show page.
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.