Sangres Art Guild

Westcliffe, CO

July Show

The July show had a great turnout!  See the artwork of 26 local and regional artists who entered 55 pieces of new and refreshing artwork. The show was judged by nationally known artist Gerald Merfeld. There were two categories – Easel Art and Photography/3D. People’s Choice awards were decided by a vote of show attendees.

Peoples’ Choice

  • 1st Place – “Watchful Drinker” oil by Melody DeBenedictis
  • 2nd Place – “Far View Curve RMNP Nighttime” photograph by Michael Davis

Easel Art

  • BEST OF SHOW – “Sunflowers” Pastel by ShuShu Clark
  • 1st Place – “Haunting Bugle” Pastel by Michael Arterburn
  • 2nd Place – “Monuments to Time” Collage by Tracy Cook Wein
  • 3rd Place – “View of Mt. Elbert” Oil by Eileen Piasecki-Couch
  • Juror’s Choice – “High Desert Sunrise” Oil by Jan Kraus
  • Juror’s Choice – “Talpa Church” Oil by Bridget Dean-Pratt
  • Juror’s Choice – “Carmel Mission Basilica” Pastel by Terri Wiebke
  • Honorable Mention – “Orange Blast” Oil by Jeanene Parker
  • Special Award – “The Gray” Oil by Melody DeBenedictis
  • Special Award – “Wild Iris II” Mixed Media by Sharon Conner
  • Special Award – “Mr. Halbrooks, We Found Your Stolen Motorcycle” Acrylic by Darryl Halbrook


  • BEST OF SHOW – “Loess Bluffs Eagles” Photograph by Karen Perez
  • 1st Place – “Far View Curve RMNP Nighttime” Photograph by Michael Davis
  • Juror’s Choice – “Aspen” Photograph by Don Vawter
  • Juror’s Choice – “Underwood & Sylvester” Pinhole Photograph by Sandra Dalton
  • Honorable Mention – “2 Yr. Old Grizz” Photograph by John Perez
  • Juror’s Choice – “In The Nest” Assemblage Mixed Media by Annie Dawid

Reception Photos

Download the Prospectus here.