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Shows we've been in, Galleries you'll find us

Guest Artists,Demonstrations

Rockies West National Art Show

Congratulations to Nancy Martin and Bill Kelly for both winning awards in the show!

Daniel Sprick

An interview with Daniel Sprick

and viewing  of his biographical 

PBS Special "Daniel Sprick: Pursuit

of Truth and  Beauty"

The life and work of native GWS contemporary realist painter Daniel Sprick, whose work has been exhibited internationally since the 1980s.

Carbondale Arts 

Valley Virtual Arts Show 2024

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Guild members Liz Caris, Marylou Felton and Sandy Boyd had their work in this Regional Artists Show.

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We were treated to a dynamite presentation by Brian Weller , now the Art Coordinator for the City of Glenwood, but formerly employed by Disney, "House of Mouse"

There Brian was a graphic cartoonist and creator of their famous monster masks and costumes

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 Philip Carlton , an accomplished plein air painter was our speaker. Using his oil painting skills, he demonstrated beginning,

filling out and perfecting a mountain landscape with golden backlit fall trees. He entertained us with amusing stories of a big wind blowing over his easel and snapping the long handles of his brushes, leaving a wet slithering painting along the side of his car. Plein air painting has it pitfalls!

Lanny Grant

Plein Air Demonstration by regional Colorado artist, Lanny Grant.

Exploring the wonders of the high country.

             Jana Adams

Alcohol Inks Demonstration

         Western Colorado  Watercolor Society                                        Members  Show  2023

                     Bill Kelly won First Place!!

2024 Aspen Chapel Gallery 's

4 Rivers Biennial Regional Art Show 

This Biennial Art show saw several Guild members have their work shown.

Marylou Felton, Liz Caris and Bill Kelly ! 

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Congratulations to Mary Lou Felton 

for winning the Judges Award of $1000 

 (Judges: Lissa Ballinger, Acting Director of the Resnick Center for Hebert Bayer Studies/Aspen

and Andrew travers Penner,Manager of the Educational Programs at the Resnick Center/Aspen)

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Alice Beauchamp

Folk Art Painting

Alice Beauchamp was a terrific speaker. Her “modern take on

Folk Art” is original and charming, her methods intriguing.

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Redstone Art Show ( Labor Day Weekend)

For over 25 years, featuring many regional artists including many from the GWS Art Guild. It is held under tents on the front and back lawns of Redstone Inn. 

30% of the total sales at the Art Show go towards a scholarship fund for local high school seniors pursuing higher education in art.

Alice Beauchamp

Miranda Watson (CMC)

Watercolor techniques

Cooper Corner Gallery

A place for local fine art and artful crafts, the gallery and shop features a breathtaking variety of original work by local talent, including manyArt Guild members.This cooperative art gallery is a treasure trove of local artistic achievement. The artists display their work in pods, making it easy to absorb all the pieces represented by one artist before moving on to another.

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Mosaic Demonstration

We had a truly memorable three day workshop with Connie Hendrix! It was memorable in that we learned a lot  that we’ll always remember, and we had an enjoyable  friendly creative time together. We watched on the last day as this striking waterfall painting grew in front of our eyes, with the use of two colors, a paint brush, and a razor blade. Amazing.

Art on Eighth

Art on 8th Gallery of Fine Craft and Weaving Studio is an exciting contemporary exhibition space dedicated to high quality fine craft in all mediums. We are passionate about supporting the careers of established and emerging artists working in the Roaring Fork Valley and in the West, including the work of many Art Guild members.

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Glenwood Springs Library

This bi-annual show highlights the work of the GWS Art Guild,bringing together many styles and mediums.

There are Peoples Choice Awards ,

cash awards and a great opening night!

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We were treated to a hands -on workshop from Liz Caris. She is a tile muralist, painting landscapes,flowers, animals with glass instead of paint!

Each of us designed an image and transfered it onto our own 4x4 white tile.We then hand glazed (with liquid glass) our small images.

You can see the difference below from 

glazed and then after they were fired.

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Winners of the 2022

Dot Mulligan Popular Choice awards were..

     

 

           Isa House $100

       "Dog on Main Street"

 

          Cathy Baquero $75

            "Winter Sunset"

        Michelle Zancanella $50

    "Sopris Sunny Breakthrough”

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Exhibit at the Garfield County Courthouse

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