Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

Calendar Show 2016

2017 Calendar Art Competition: “Secret Places”

Our annual Fine Art Calendar reception was an exceptional start to the season! The artists’ reception on May 7 – Kentucky Derby Day – hosted folks dressed for the event from all over! Great company, good food, good drink, and great artwork were enjoyed by the throng.

Thirteen brilliant artworks were chosen on March 5 by the artists who entered the show and were present to vote. Reception attendees voted for 3 Peoples’ Choice artworks, each garnering a $50 cash award.

There were 54 entries and 28 participating artists. 17 artists voted. Congratulations to the calendar image winners (in order of number of votes received):

  • Anne Owens, “Blanca Peak”, Oil
  • Curt Gillespie, “Sangres Sunrise”, Oil
  • Gary Benson, “Home”, Photograph
  • Gerri Duke, “The Bench”, Photograph
  • Liz VanSomeren, “Exploring All By Myself”, Fabric
  • Jim Havey, “Secret Canyon”, Photograph
  • Lorie Merfeld-Batson, “The Gypsy”, Oil
  • Sandra Dalton, “Bonzai Train”, Photograph
  • Greg Smith, “Fall Sunrise, Beckwith Ranch”, Photograph
  • Autumn Ginnetti, “Forgotten”, Photograph on wood
  • Eve Nagode, “Secret Portal”, Photograph
  • Sharon Conner, “Wabi Sabi V”, Acrylic
  • Jean Krueger, “Lower Comanche Lake”, Watercolor

Congratulations also to the Peoples’ Choice Award winners (in order of number of votes received):

  • 1st Place – Lorie Merfeld-Batson, “Winter Solitude”, Oil
  • 2nd Place – Liz VanSomeren, “Exploring All By Myself”, Fabric
  • 3rd Place – Anne Owens, “Blanca Peak”, Oil
  • Honorable Mention – Curt Gillespie, “Sangre Sunrise”, Oil
  • Honorable Mention – Sharon Conner, “Mindscape 16”, Watercolor
  • Honorable Mention – Sharon Conner, “Tree-VI” Watercolor

Reception Photos