Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

Congratulations 2022 Calendar Selectees

The Sangres Art Guild’s 16th annual calendar art competition results are in!

There were a total of 74 entries from 34 artists from throughout Colorado. The show was judged by Charles Frizzell of Canon City. He selected 13 pieces for the 2022 Calendar, titled “Colorado’s Best Kept Secret,” one for each month plus the cover art.

The 13 artists chosen are (listed alphabetically):

  • Curt Gillespie – “In Hermit Basin” oil
  • Jan Kraus – “Stepping Out” oil
  • Daniel Lindvig – “Dawn’s Glow on the Ranch” colored pencil
  • Marti Minogue – “Rabbitbrush Serenade” pastel
  • Anne Owens – “Hiding” pastel
  • Terra Raye – “Mystical Moment” photograph
  • Madeline Steele – “Grape Creek at Music Meadows” watercolor
  • Liz VanSomeren – “Neighborhood Cat” mixed media
  • Don Vawter – “Westcliffe Spring” photograph
  • Richard Walker – “Sands of Time” photograph
  • Alicia Waugh – “Heading Home” mixed media
  • Terri Wiebke – “Fresh Snow” oil
  • Dena Woods – “Winter’s Moon” photograph

All 74 pieces will be on display in the show at the 3rd Street Gallery in Westcliffe, which runs from May 29th through June 28th. The opening reception is on May 29th from 11am to 4pm. During the reception, the public votes for People’s Choice awards with cash prizes.

Pictures of the winning entries will be posted after the reception on the Calendar Show page.

If you are an artist interested in entering one (or more) of the remaining 5 shows we will have in 2021, visit sangresartguild.org/shows-events for dates and submission requirements.

Winter Wonders Art Show

The Sangres Art Guild hosted its last art show reception for 2020, the Winter Wonders Art Show, on Saturday, December 5th at the 3rd Street Gallery. Guests had two floors to explore and also voted on the People’s Choice Awards. The winners were Daniel Ludvig’s “Star Party Crashers” done with colored pencil and an oil by Terri Wiebke titled “Santa Fe Snow.” Congratulations to the People’s Choice winners!

If you have not had a chance to see the show, it runs Thursday – Monday, 11-4, until December 21 at the 3rd Street Gallery. This show has smaller pieces of art, great for gift giving. SAG also has its 2021 SAG Fine Art Calendar for sale, which makes great gift giving as well.

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!

High Peaks Winners

A great show and reception. The People’s Choice awards were 1st Place – Cara Fandel for her Photographic Print “Abandoned” and 2nd Place – Michael Arterburn, for his oil, “Rocks at South Colony.” 

The show had 47 works of art from artists from Westcliffe, Woodland Park, Dallas, TX, Poncha Springs, Canon City and Raton, New Mexico.

For those of you who have not seen the High Peaks Art Show, it runs until September 28, with 2 floors to explore!

The show is sponsored by the Sangres Art Guild, a non-profit, and is open to the public, artists, art lovers and collectors. In addition to the artwork, the SAG Fine Art Calendar for 2021 is available for sale. Thanks to all who attended. Come by and see the show – gallery hours Thurs. – Mon. 11am to 4pm. Masks required.

Shades of Summer Peoples’ Choice Awards

1st Place: Judy Sprague of Poncha Springs – “Waiting To Dance” – Pastel

2nd Place: Jeanie Truitt of Canon City – “Midnight Glow” – Watercolor

The show had 40 unique entries with new and returning artists.  The voting was close.

The show is sponsored by the Sangres Art Guild, a non-profit, and is open to the public, artists, art lovers and collectors through August 31 at 3rd Street Gallery. In addition to the artwork, the SAG Fine Art Calendar for 2021 is available for sale as well as artwork by Gallery Hosts on the second level. Thanks to all who attended the opening reception and voted for Peoples’ Choice.