Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

Arts Hullabaloo 2020

Thursday, September 17 – Saturday, September 19.

Three days of Family Fun celebrating the Arts, showcasing visual arts, performing arts, musical arts, culinary arts, fiber arts and literary arts, to name a few .

SAG’s 14th Annual Arts Hullabaloo returns with exciting new events and returning old favorites, all guaranteed to share the fun of creativity in kids of all ages. Participants will spend fun-filled, awe-inspiring, event-packed days filled with warm memories of our Valley .

Arts Hullabaloo 2020 Event Line-up

New this year:

Thomas Fluharty – He will begin Thursday with workshops at the school, presentation at the Theater and meet and greet at 3rd St. Gallery ending up with demos at the park on Saturday.

Thomas’ freelance career started with his first cover for MAD Magazine in 1995. After moving from New York City to Minneapolis, the New York Times called and things took off from there. Today, Thomas’ clients include the Village Voice, TIME, DerSpiegel, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, Fisher Price, and Coca-Cola. Some of Thomas’ favorite work is done weekly for the Weekly Standard.

Thomas’ work has been selected by the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, and Communication Arts. In 2005, Thomas won a gold medal for his portrait of Hillary Clinton in Spectrum, the best in contemporary fantastic art. He has a TIME cover that hangs in The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, and currently has five covers featured in the international traveling show “The Art Of DerSpiegel, Cover Illustrations Covering Five Decades.”  He offers courses in Oil Painting and Drawing Fundamentals.

Back by popular demand:

Chris Carlson – Professional chalk street artist, Denver

Last years drawing is still available for people to see and ‘take a picture’ located by “Grandma’s House” in Westcliffe. 

Chris will begin Thursday late afternoon with some demonstrations at the school.  Than Friday and Saturday he will create an 8′ by 15′ original chalk art masterpiece right in the middle of town. Chris will also judge our kid and grown up Chalk Street Art Contests.

Schedule

(Subject to change)

Thursday, September 17

At Custer County Schools:

Friday, September 18

In town:

  • 9am.  Chris Carlson begins his new 3-D sidewalk art demo in town
  • 5-7pm.  Thomas Fluharty’s opening reception at 3rd Street Gallery
  • 7:30pm.  10-Minute Plays at Jones Theater
    • The WCPA 10-Minute Play Competition is dedicated to showcasing new works by playwrights. A panel of jurors will select the winning plays which will be produced on the Jones Theater stage. This year scheduled to coincide with the Sangres Art Guild’s Arts Hullabaloo weekend, and expanded to include a Sunday matinee.
  • 8pm – Public Star Party: Andromeda at the Smokey Jack Observatory
    • Celebrate the arrival of our closest galaxy neighbor Andromeda in our night sky. Andromeda is a spiral galaxy that is located a mere 2.5 million light years from Earth. And for those interested in long term planning, The Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are expected to collide in ~4.5 billion years, merging to form a giant elliptical galaxy, or a large disc galaxy.

Saturday, September 19

  • Check out the various restaurants and coffee shops for ‘Hullabaloo’ specials
  • Chris Carlson finishes his sidewalk art
  • Chalk Art Competition and Judging – adult and children categories
  • Pottery demo and hands-on at Wild Iris Gallery

In Jess Price Park:

  • Quick Draw in the park – awards given
  • Thomas Fluharty art demo
  • Kite Decorating
  • Kids Paint Too
  • Face Painting
  • Tumbling
  • Dance Demos
  • Live Music/Broadcast KLZR
  • Dog Photo Booth
  • Make your own Dog Costume – Kids
  • Various Art Vendors
  • Art Demos
  • Non-Profits
  • 7:30pm.  10-Minute Plays at Jones Theater
    • The WCPA 10-Minute Play Competition is dedicated to showcasing new works by playwrights. A panel of jurors will select the winning plays which will be produced on the Jones Theater stage. This year scheduled to coincide with the Sangres Art Guild’s Arts Hullabaloo weekend, and expanded to include a Sunday matinee.

Please note: activities and times are subject to change.

For more info, email artfineartngraphics@gmail.com or call 719-783-2099.