Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO


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.

Winter Wonders Art Show

Volunteers Deb, ShuShu and Terri (not pictured) hang the “Winter Wonders” art show which runs Nov. 19 – Dec. 21 at 3rd Street Gallery. The Opening Reception is Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 – 4. Come join us before the parade and vote for your People’s Choice Award. Also SAG members vote for new incoming BOD. This show features small works of art, affordable for gift giving. This show is sponsored by the Sangres Art Guild and is the last show for 2020.

Winter Wonders Call to Artists

The holiday are here and now is the perfect time to create smaller pieces of art for great gift giving. Sangres Art Guild (SAG) is calling all artists to participate in our last show for 2020, Winter Wonders Art Show. Intake for the show is Sunday and Monday, November 15 and 16 at the 3rd St. Gallery, from 11am to 4pm both days.

This is a small works show and is limited to 5 pieces, and  is open to artists and photographers of all ages, SAG members or non-members. 2D and 3D artworks in all mediums are accepted.  For more information, including size of artwork, see the Winter Wonders Art Show page.

Fall Frolic 2020 Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to Pattie Wall for 1st Place People’s Choice Award for her oil, Chicken Dance, truly a unique piece.

This show we had a tie for 2nd Place People’s Choice Awards:  Deb Yarra for her Metallic Photograph on Canvas, Enchanting Misty Waterfall and Michael Arterburn for his oil, Along the Ridge.

If you have not had a chance to see the show, it runs until November 16th! Two floors to explore and 2021 SAG Art Calendars for Sale! Be sure to explore the wonderful world of ART!

Arts Hullabaloo Winners

Chalk Art Results

Thank you all so much for participating in our 2020 SAG Hullabaloo Chalk Art Competition, sponsored by Sangres Art Guild and Rebecca’s Fund. The work was OUTSTANDING! Colorful! Conceptual! Clever! Original! Chris had a ball judging your artwork and sends his congratulations to all participants!

Kids 9 and Under 

  • First Place – Ava & Ella Botcherby / Ages 6 & 7 / Space 9 / $30 
  • Second Place – Abbi Handy / Age 9 / Space 2 / $20
  • Third Place – Payton Maldonado / Age 6 / Space 23 / $10

Kids 10 to 13

  • First Place – Bridger Bennett / Age 10 / Space 1 / $30
  • Second Place Tie – Chase Brain / Age 11 / Space 13 / $20
  • Second Place Tie – Lili Kozlowski / Age 10 / Space 10 / $20
  • Third Place – Chloe Gifford / Age 10 / Space 8 / $10

Kids 14 and Over

  • First Place – Cecilia Constantine / Age 14 / Space 28 / $30

Family 2020

  • First Place Tie – Maldonado Family / Space 23 / $75
  • First Place Tie – Handy Family / Space 3 / $75
  • Second Place Tie – Mary & Miriam Huckfeldt / Space 11 / $50
  • Second Place Tie – Brain Family / Space 15 / $50
  • Third Place Tie – Gifford Family / Space 7 / $25
  • Third Place Tie – Constantine Family / Space 29 / $25

Kite Flying Results

Fun was had by participants from Custer County and grandkids visiting from Broomfield, Thornton and Buena Vista, Colorado. As you will see below, you are never too young or too old to go fly a kite!

Special thanks to all the parents and grandparents with their kids and grandkids, making this a special fun family day on The Bluff! Winner prizes will be mailed out.

Prettiest Decorated Kites per age bracket

  • Vance Wagner – age 4
  • Zoe Wagner – age 6
  • Emma Hildebrand – age 9

Longest Flying Kite

  • Grant Roderick – age 9 (first kite went for a ride and was recovered a few blocks away in the Adams sub-division behind Cliff Lanes. It was quite a run for family members.)
  • Karisa Michel – age 44 (Dragon)

Largest Kite

  • Kevin Boyd – age 62 (Octupus)

Most unusual Kite

  • Karisa Michel – age 44 (Dragon)               

Oldest Kite Flyer

  • Lois Smith – age 69

Youngest Kite Flyer

  • Magnolia Wagner – age 2

Largest Family to Fly Kites

  • The Wagner Family

Highest Flying Kite

  • Chase Clark – age 3
  • Grant Roderick – age 9