Fall Arts Festival announces winners | PostIndependent.com

Fall Arts Festival announces winners

On Thursday afternoon Anne Martinez of Broomfield had a surprise phone call from a newspaper in Glenwood Springs. Anne returned the call curious about what the reporter wanted to talk to her about. Turns out that Martinez’s watercolor “Arizona Colors” had been named reserve champion of the Glenwood Springs Art Guild’s Fall Art Festival. “That’s nice to hear,” she said. “I’m thrilled.”Martinez has entered the Fall Art Festival before and done well but had never won the reserve champion prize before. Martinez painted “Arizona Colors” from a photograph she took of two flowers with a cactus in the background.Strangely, “Arizona Colors” hadn’t sold by Thursday morning, even as the reserve champion ribbon hung on its frame in the Fall Art Festival’s gallery in the basement of the Ramada Inn.Mark Lemon of Eagle won the Grand Champion prize for his mixed media sketch of a nude woman lying on a couch. Lemon couldn’t be reached for comment. Contact Ryan Graff: 945-8515, ext. 520rgraff@postindependent.com

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User