Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

Arts Hullabaloo Chalk Art Winners

Thanks for the huge success of this year’s Chalk Art Competition! The work was bold, clever, colorful and confident! Our judge, professional street chalk artist Chris Carlson, was thrilled with the concepts and executions of the masterpieces. He had a tough time determining the prize winners from 24 competing kids and 3 adults.

Kids 6-10

  • First Place to David Sovocool ($30).
  • Second Place to Madilyn Sears ($20).
  • Tie for Third Place to Shelby Compton and Jacob Tomassoni ($10 each).

Kids 11-13

  • First Place Split to Celia Constantine and Angelina Posadas ($30).
  • Second Place Split to Mary Huckfeldt and Miriam Huckfeldt ($20).
  • Tie for Third Place to Cassidy Trusty and Wyatt Trusty ($10 each).

Kids 14-17

  • First Place to Colman Reiff ($30).
  • Second Place to Raina Rusch ($20).
  • Third Place to Hannah Kennedy ($10).


  • First Place to Christy Brain ($75).
  • Second Place to Patricia Reis ($50).
  • Third Place to Jennifer Trusty ($25).

Don’t forget to go to the corner of Main and Second Street  and see Chris Carlson’s finished Chalk Art Buckin’ Bronco, ready for everyone to ‘sit’ on the saddle for an interactive photo of you riding the Bronco! Just stand in the foot prints drawn on the sidewalk with your camera and have your rider sit or stand on the saddle.

picture of the artist standing in the saddle of his street chalk art creation of a bucking bronco rocking horse
Street chalk artist Chris Carlson “rides” his creation

Chalk Art at Arts Hullabaloo

Are you ready to create your sidewalk masterpiece? Come and watch 3D Chalk Art Professional Chris Carlson do magic with his unique 3D designs at the corner of 2nd and Main in Westcliffe. Then pick up chalk and entry forms at Greenstone Artworks and let your inner child fly free! Winners announced on Sunday at 1pm, the day of the Kite Demo at the Bluff. Prizes for Kids and Adults. What a way to spend the afternoon! This event is brought to by the Sangres Art Guild and Rebecca’s Fund. Great for the kids and adults alike!

Paul Biron to give presentation to Southern Colorado Photography Society

Nature photographer and SAG member Paul Biron will be giving a presentation entitled “Seeing the world in unusual ways: Creative lens choices” at this month’s meeting of the Southern Colorado Photography Society (SCPS).

The meeting/presentation will take place on Sept 26th at the Lamb Branch of the Pueblo Library, 2525 S. Pueblo Blvd. The SCPS meeting starts at 6:30pm and Paul’s presentation will start at about 7pm. All are welcome.

High Peaks Show Awards

The People’s Choice Award winners of the High Peaks art show are: 1st Place Photography by Sandi Dalton for “Iris” – the White Cat, 1st place Fine Art by Andy Mast for his graphite artwork “Peace in Solitude” and 2nd place Fine Art by Pattie Wall for her pastel “Rocky Mountain Goat.” Congratulations to the winners of this month’s show at 3rd Street Gallery! Great refreshments and spirits were done by Teresa Farish and Amy Motezedi. Special thanks to Smythe and Taylor for providing a plethora of good tunes and excellent entertainment!

The “High Peaks” show runs Thursday’s through Monday’s until September 23 at the 3rd St. Gallery, 11-4.