Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

July Show Winners

Jan Kraus, oil
Jill Westbrook, pencil

The 4th of July weekend started out with a great ‘bang’ full of color! The 3rd St. Gallery’s July Show Opening Reception had over 60 people in attendance throughout the day. Winners were announced and People’s Choices awarded.

1st Place – Judge’s Award and 1st Place People’s Choice Award was for “D’Artagnan” a Pencil Drawing by Jill Westbrook of Westcliffe, Colorado. Jan Kraus’ oil painting “Keeping Colorado Green” was awarded 2nd Place.

See all of the results here.

And The Winners Are:

What a way to start the 2021 Season for the Sangres Art Guild and 3rd St. Gallery.  There were over 90 art lovers who attended our Opening Reception for the 2022 Art Calendar Show and voted for the People’s Choice awards:

  • 1st Place People’s Choice — Deb Yarra for her Alcohol Ink on Tile “Mountain Magic Under the Milky Way”
  • 2nd Place People’s Choice — Mary Leslie Hartman for her oil “Tonka”


This year’s theme was “Colorado’s Best Kept Secret.” The food was good and sales went well.  The Show runs Thursday – Mondays until June 28 and showcases 74 artworks by 34 Colorado Artists. See the 2022 Art Calendar Show page for more info.

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 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!