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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 site to learn more.  Look below for our latest announcements.

Art Encounter Classes Announced

Hey Up and Coming Artists!  The Sangres Art Guild has an Art Encounter program for you. Have fun with art. Learn how to create and get supplies to explore more at home.

All students and adults are welcome regardless of where you go to school (or not)!  There’s a minimum fee for each class which must be paid in advance to secure your spot. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the class date. Classes will be filled on a first come first served basis, based on the postmark of payment.

2018 Art Encounter Description and Schedule – Updated

If you would like to attend any of these summer art classes (subsidized by the Sangres Art Guild), contact Linnea Laurila at LSLaurila@Outlook.com or call 719-783-0886 to sign up.

Fiber Arts Show Call to Artists

The 3rd St. Gallery’s popular Fiber Arts Show intake is Sunday and Monday, May 27 and 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show runs from May 31 through June 25. The artists’ reception is Saturday, June 2 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Cheryl Swartz, the jeweler, will demonstrate weaving with links starting at 4 p.m. during the artists’ reception.

3rd St. Gallery, 59000 N. Hwy. 69, Westcliffe, CO is sponsored by the Sangres Art Guild. For more information about the show, see Fiber Arts Show 2018.

2019 Calendar Show Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Sangres Art Guild 2019 Calendar Show:

  • Michael Arterburn, “Up Short Creek”, Oil
  • Cheryl Swartz, “Mars and the Moon in the Dark Sky Over the Bluff”, Jewelry
  • Barbara Rountree, “Taking in the View”, Graphite
  • Tony Pachak, “Lost My Way”, Oil
  • Alisha Waugh, “Trail of Many”, Mixed Media
  • Curt Gillespie, “Morning Scene”, Oil
  • Liz VanSomeren, “Go with the Flow”, Fabric
  • Joan Hewitt, “Big Daddy”, Scratchboard and Colored Ink
  • Cheryl Arnold, “Horse Hurrah”, Oil
  • Gerri Duke, “Sangres in the Fall”, Photograph
  • Sandra Dalton, “A Proper Grave”, Photograph
  • Kathy Boulle, “Nature’s Improbable Balance”, Watercolor
  • Carol Kilstofte, “Geraniums”, Oil

There were 50 entries and 32 participating artists.  All entries were accepted.  20 artists voted and enjoyed the pasta party (Thanks, Terri!).