2013 Southeast Colorado Art Guild Autumn Art Show Call for Entries

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Lamar, CO, July 22, 2013 – The Southeast Colorado Arts Guild (SECAG) in conjunction with The Southeast Colorado Arts Council is proud to present this year’s Autumn Art Show at the Shore Art Center starting Tuesday, October 23rd. This art show is open to the public and will run for only four days.

The current schedule is as follows:

Registration is Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Autumn Art Show will be open to the public for viewing Tuesday through Friday, October 22-25 from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

A wine and cheese reception will be held on Thursday, October 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Awards will be given out at this time. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

To encourage greater participation The Art Guild is offering cash awards for Best-of-Show, First Place in each category plus an Area Award for best depiction of a landmark within a 100-mile radius of Lamar, a Popular Choice Award, and a President’s Choice Award. Certificates are awarded for second, third and honorable mention.

Only original works not previously entered in a SECAG Autumn Art Show are eligible for entry and showing. Works will be displayed and judged according to the following categories: Painting, Artisan Works, Drawing & Prints, Photography and Three-Dimensional.

Registration is Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Shore Arts Center, 115 Main Street in Lamar. Registration is $10 each or $30 for three entries. One additional entry can be registered for $5.

A student category is available for artists under college level, who wish to enter their work. The cost is reduced per entry for this category.

The complete rules and forms are available online on the Southeast Colorado Arts Council’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southeast-Colorado-Arts-Council/224524917608420  (Search for Southeast Colorado Arts Council from Facebook). Printed copies can be obtained by calling co-chairpersons, Bev Middleton at 719-940-4451, Jeff Alexander at 719-336-4780 or Arts Council board member, Vincent Gearhart at 719-688-7720.

Click Here to download the Rules and Registration Form.

One of the attendees admiring a drawing during the 2012 Autumn Art Show.

One of the attendees admiring a drawing during the 2012 Autumn Art Show.

Guild Officers presenting the awards during the 2012 Autumn Art Show.

Guild Officers presenting the awards during the 2012 Autumn Art Show.

2012 Autumn Art Show

The Southeast Colorado Arts Guild in conjunction with The Southeast Colorado Arts Council is proud to present this Fall’s Autumn Art Show at the Shore Art Center starting Tuesday, October 26th.  This art show will run for only four days. Here is the current schedule:

Tuesday-Friday, October 23-26: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

A wine and cheese reception will be held on Thursday, October 27 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Shore Art Center. Awards will be given out at this time.

Artists, Please Click Here for the official Entry Form in PDF format. This document informs you to costs, date to submit entries, etc.

Please visit the Southeast Colorado Arts Guild website at: http://www.secag.org/.

To learn more about the Judge for this years show, please click Here.

Art Show entries being brought in and processed.

The Southeast Colorado Art Guild Autumn Art Show was highlighted Thursday evening, October 27, during its week display at the Shore Arts Center on South Main Street in Lamar. Bev Middleton, Guild President said there were 135 entries this year from 47 artists. Cash awards were offered for Best-of-Show, First Place in each category, and an Area Award for best depiction of a landmark within 100 miles of Lamar. There was also the Popular Choice and President’s Awards. The exhibit will be open on Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

Best of Show: Donna Abert Oil Painting “Work Day”

President’s Choice: Jennie Dooley Pastel Painting “Looking Through”

Students Award: Hannah Dooley China painting “Make Over”

Popular Choice: N/A

Area Award: Sandy DePra Photography “Colorado Plains Sunrise”

Artisan
1st 9D Rose Marie Christison Jewelry
2nd 6C Marilyn Gentz China Painting
3rd 10C Patsy Oxley Jewelry
HM 21A Gerald Bashand Wooden Bowl

Drawing
1st 14A Peggy Kalma “Our Cowgirl”
2nd 4B Sandy Campion “Pullin for you”
3rd 42C Diana Dooley “It’s a Bloomin Cactus”

Painting
1st 45C Thelma Schweizer Oil Painting “Girl with Bird”
2nd 37A Mildred Walker Watercolor “My Poppies”
3rd 26D Mary Lynne Pruett Mixed Media “My Poppies”
HM 17B Lill Penn Oil “Aspen”
HM 12A John Gersick Oil ” Expelling Past Breath”

Photography
1st 16C Karen Voepel “Falling in Love”
2nd 47D Jessica Long “Cloudy”
3rd 13C Ron Mulberry “Headed to the Corral”
HM 40B Ty Williams “Kayaks”
HM 11C Kala Warman “Sentiments”

3 Dimensional
1st 30B Cindy Jones
2nd 5C Jeremy Cooper
3rd 11A Kala Warman

Student Category 18 and under
1st 39A Hannah Dooley “Make Over”
2nd 39B Hannah Dooley “Wild Roses”
3rd 43A Skyler Andrade “Self Portrait”