Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

Alla Prima Westcliffe Open for Registration

The 14th Alla Prima Westcliffe is ready for your online registration! Fresh spring greens, colorful wildflowers, snow-capped mountains, warm weather and good artist-friends await your plein air painting creativity. Register by April 15
for a chance to win a complementary ticket to the Plein Air Conference & Expo in Denver in May ($1,297 value). Get the full details on the APW page.

2024 SAG Calendar Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2024 Sangres Art Guild Fine Art Calendar! In alphabetical order, they are:

  • Annie Dawid “In the Nest” assemblage
  • Gerri Duke “Early Winter” photography
  • Lauren Dwyer “Regal Repose” oil
  • Curt Gillespie “Rock Rabbit (Pika)” mixed media
  • Julie Hutslar “Summer Storm Approaching” watercolor
  • Kevin Koch “Psalm 19:1” oil
  • Gina Maloney “A Stellar Life” acrylic
  • Lorie Merfield-Batson “Chamisa Gone Wild” oil
  • Madeline Steele “Pronghorn” watercolor
  • Don Vawter “Fire & Ice” photography
  • Pattie Wall “Spirit Resonance” mixed media
  • Alicia Waugh “Through the Eyes” mixed media
  • Jill Westbrook “Orion’s Herd” colored pencil

The winning entries were chosen by juror Charles Frizzell and will be featured in the 2024 Sangres Art Guild Fine Art Calendar: Wild Things.

All of the Calendar Competition entries will be on display in the Wild Things Calendar Show which runs May 6 – June 10, kicking off the Sangres Art Guild’s 2023 season, so be sure to mark your calendars for the Calendar Show Opening Reception on Saturday, May 6, 11-4 at the 3rd St. Gallery, in Westcliffe, CO.

Pictures of the winning entries are posted on the Calendar Show page.

2022 Spirit Campaign

Looking forward to 2023? So are we! We are eager to again offer the community our full calendar of enriching art classes and creative events:

  • Annual SAG Art Calendar
  • Alla Prima Westcliffe
  • Arts Hullabaloo/Quick Draw
  • SAG  Arts
  • 3rd St. Gallery Art Shows
  • 2nd Saturday Art Classes
  • Workshops
  • Educational Programs
  • Drawing Classes
  • Art in Public Places
  • Kids Programs
  • Youth Art Walls & More!

We have ambitious plans for next year and could use your help. Please consider making a donation to SAG through the WMVCF Spirit Campaign. 

Any donation, large or small, will be greatly appreciated!

Please make a year-end donation through the Spirit Campaign to secure a match to your donation. Send your tax-deductible contribution to the Spirit Campaign by filling out the coupon and mail your check, payable to WMVCF:

WMVCF, P.O. Box 718, Westcliffe, CO, 81252

Or you can donate online by visiting Make sure to indicate your donation goes to SAG. Donations must be received by December 31 to qualify for the match. We really appreciate your support!