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Glenwood Springs Art Guild members win awards at Ouray, Delta

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild announced its prize winners for two West Slope art shows.

The winners of the Alpine Artists’ Holiday in Ouray, Colorado were: 1st place in the watercolor division, Sally Thompson; 2nd in the mixed media, Ann Kurz Chambers.

The winners of the Delta Fine Arts Show were: 1st place, 2nd place and an honorable mention in professional watercolor, Sally Thompson; 2nd place and the `America the Beautiful’ award in professional pastels, Evelyn Koules; 2nd place and an honorable mention in advanced water media, Roxanne Morris; 3rd place in advanced pastels, Carol Murphy; and 3rd place in professional acrylics, Nancy Martin.

Guild’s Fall Art Festival coming up Sept. 25-29

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild’s 40th annual Fall Art Festival runs from Sept. 25 to 29 at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. All displayed art work is for sale to the public and can range in price from under $100 to over $10,000. Galleries will open to the public from 3 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday the galleries will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday the hours are from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free demonstrations will be given each day. Wednesday, Dan Young will demonstrate oil painting from 7 to 9 p.m.; Thursday, Damian Radice will demonstrate stoneware pottery from 7 to 9 p.m.; Friday, Jeanne Mackenzie will demonstrate oils from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jackie McFarland will demonstrate watermedia from 1 – 3 p.m.

Categories of work include professional, advanced and amateur pottery, sculpture, oils, graphics, acrylic, water media, collage, abstract, batik, and mixed media.

The theme for the Fall Art Festival celebrates the 40th year of the Glenwood Springs Art guild and is “Still Life after 40.” There will be a special display of Art Guild members’ work which depicts this theme.

Gallery features locals

The Aspen Leaf Fine Art Gallery, located at 443 Main Street, Carbondale, features fine art by Calvin Lee, Neil Loeb, Rick Garcia and Frank Mechau.

Guild members on display

Glenwood Art Guild members displaying their art around town are Jean Edmonds at the Wild Rose Bakery and Cafe, Marylou Fenton at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Suzanne Hutchins at the Flower Mart, Ida Bernaman at the Chamber, Irene Connor at Vita Mart, Ruth Kary at Glenwood Music, Suzy Duroux at John Glossa Jewelry Studio and Ann Lieber at Campagna Insurance.

Staff Report

Meet the artists and see their work under the big tents on the lawn in front of the historic Redstone Inn at the seventh annual Redstone Art Show and Sale. The weekend show begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 with a reception to meet the artists and continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

The works cover the gamut of media from canvas to paper to sculpture and includes photography, jewelry, ceramics, fine furniture, quilts and mosaics.

The great diversity and creativity of the art will delight the viewers. The show will feature the art of talented local artists and invited artists known locally and nationally. See the latest works of local artists such as Joy Galicinao, Roberta Stokes, Ron Sorter, Bruce Lemire, Michael Ohnmacht, Don Cyr and David Nelson.

Collectors of the late and well known Redstone painter Jack Roberts will be interested to know that through the courtesy of his family an original oil painting by the artist will be on view and for sale.

The show is sponsored by the Redstone Art Foundation, the Redstone Inn and Mesa National Bank. For more information call Lindy Palmer at 963-9508 or 963-3282.


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