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The Gift of Art Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on November 3, 2018 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is proud to present its Holiday Art Show that will run from November 2nd to December 19th in the Red Cliff Gallery. The show theme is “The Gift of Art”.

The “Gift of Art” award winners are:

Best of Show - Ken Church for “A Boulder Angles Landing in Zion” – Acrylic

First Place – Gayla Folkman for “Over the River” – Watercolor

Second Place – Lynette Laughton for “Storm-A-Coming” – Acrylic

Third Place – Sue Kroll for “Curious Lemur” – Scratchboard

Honorable Mentions:

Chris Kyser for “Serenity” Photography

Julie Sameulson for “Flowing” – Acrylic

Gayla Prince Wallace for “Homestead” – Oil

Gary Alba for “Geranium – Harmony CA- Photography

Maurine Harris for “Quiet Afternoon” – Oil

Rick Martinez for “Day of the Dead” - Acrylic

The show was judged by Sandra Feldman, Debbie Bice and carol Pederson.

The show features 150 works of art from 36 Southern Utah Artists. The show features contemporary art from all mediums including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and other. This show is a miniature show with all 2D art being 12x12 inches or smaller including the frame and all 3D art being 12x12x12 or smaller. All the art is for sale.

Every home has room for a small piece of art. The miniature art in this show are high quality, original pieces that are reasonably priced for every budget. These pieces make a perfect, unique gift for the holiday season.

The show also includes the DSU Art Department’s “Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Showcase”. This exhibition features the art of BFA students: Jody Gerber, Christina Christensen and Annie Bird. The students have 38 oil paintings on exhibit. T

he show is open from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. There will be an artist reception on Thursday, November 8th from 7 to 9 PM honoring the DSU students. The public is also invited to meet and support the senior DSU artists. T

The Red Cliff Gallery is located in the St. George City Commons Building, 220 N 200E, in St. George.

"Color Explosion" Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on September 9, 2018 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is proud to present its Fall Art Show that will through through October 25th in the Red Cliff Gallery. The show theme is “Color Explosion”.

The show features 165 works of art from 54 Southern Utah Artists. The show features contemporary art from all mediums including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and other. The art is a blend of whimsical / fantastical pieces to landscape / still life / pure abstract paintings, and a variety of 3 dimensional pieces. The show is a blend of small and large pieces that will meet any taste or budget. All the art is for sale.

The award winners are:

Best of Show: Ken Church for ‘Snake in Flowers” – Acrylic

First Place: Shirley Smith from “Blast” – Photography

Second Place: Emily Martinez for “Colorful Mind” – Ceramic

Third Place: Eddi Malloy for “Canyon Wall” – Acrylic

Honorable Mentions:

Victoria Denning for “Tied at the Hip” – Acrylic

Deann Rex-Free for “Lavender Field” – Acrylic

Glen Martin for “Burst of Color” – Photography

Gayla Folkman from “Fall’s Exuberant Color” – Watercolor

John Mangels for “Color Explosion” – Acrylic

Kirk Mangus for “Mudslinger” – Wood

The judge for the show was Carmen Gentry, owner of the business Gentry Music and Art in St. George.

The winner of the peoples choice award for the "Only Abstraction" show was Brandi Mostowy for her painting "Vejle".

The show is open from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

"Only Abstraction" Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on June 16, 2018 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (2)

The SUAG’s Summer Show – “Only Abstraction” is now open in the Red Cliff Gallery.

The term “Abstract Art in St. George” was always thought to be an oxymoron. Abstract artists generally felt that they “need not apply” when considering to enter local art shows. Well not any more! Forty-six adventurous Southern Utah artists left their comfort zone and “came out from behind the red rocks” to participate in the SUAG’s second annual “Only Abstraction” show in the Red Cliff gallery.

The winning art from the “Only Abstraction 2018” show are:

Best of Show – Gayla Prince Wallace for “Awakening” – Acrylic

First Place – Julie Samuelson for “Abstract II” – Acrylic

Second Place – Darlene Stoddard for “Brushes” – Gouache, Fabric & Beads

Third Place – JoAnn Merrill for “The Bell” – Photography

Honorable Mentions:

Christina Kockler Harang for “Illumination” – Oil

Siena Church for “Angel” – Acrylic

Heidi Culley for “Alluring City Lights” – Acrylic

Preben Jensen for “Eye of the Soul” – Stone

Mike Fletcher for “Lifting the Veil” – Acrylic

Paige Martin for “Matter Unorganized” – Mixed Media

The judge for the show was Alicia Lockwood who is on the staff of the St. George Art Museum and is an independent graphic designer.

This exciting and unique show features 176 pieces of abstract art including very small to very large 2D and 3D works from all genres and media. All the art is for sale.

The show runs through August 30th and is open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 10 AM to 5 PM. The Red Cliff Gallery is located in the City Commons Building, 220 N 200 E in St. George.

SUAG Store is Now Open

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on May 6, 2018 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The SUAG now has an on line store - www.suagstore.com.

You can use this store to pay for your SUAG memberships and to sign up and pay for any workshops. You may also use the store to pay for your Arrowhead Gallery fees and to pay for your Red Clif show entry fees.

We anticipate more features will be added to the store in the future.

Please let us know what you think of this new feature. 

"Every Piece Has a Story" Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on April 28, 2018 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is pleased to announce the winners of its show, “Every Piece Has a Story”.

Best of Show – Gayla Prince Wallace for “Dream Weaver” - Oil

First Place – Brandi Mostowy for “The Recorder” - Oil

Second Place – Jenna Mae Lineweaver for “Refiners Fire” - Oil

Third Place – Mary Andrus for “Nipper” - Acrylic

Honorable Mentions:

Gayla Folkman for “Intriguing Tower” – Oil

Geroge Kehew for “School Bells” – Acrylic

Barbara Blackford for “A Gift from the Sky” – Oil

Kirk Mangus for “Teamwork” – Wood

Sandra Sandberg for “Twisted Woods” – Metal

John Mangels for “Celebration” - Acrylic

The Peoples Choice Award for the “Spring Fling ” show was awarded to Maria Jeffs for “Snow Canyon Indigo Spring”.

The judge for the “Every Piece Has a Story” show was Sandra Feldman.

The show features 68 pieces of art of all media, 2D and 3D, from 31 artists. All pieces are for sale.

The “Every Piece Has a Story” show runs through June 7th in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the City Commons Building, 220 E 200 N, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, except Holidays.

"Spring Fling" Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on March 11, 2018 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is pleased to announce the winners of its show, “Spring Fling”.

Best of Show –Dave Hammaker for “The Misty Li” - Photography

First Place – Ken Church for ”Old Gray Mare” - Acrylic

Second Place – Eddi Malloy for “Flowers from the Garden” – Mixed Media

Third Place – George Kehew for ”Spring Portal from Cold Gray Winter” - Acrylic

Honorable Mentions:

Carole Foster for “Wisdom of the Bones” - Acrylic

Maria Jeffs for “Snow Canyon Indigo Spring” – Photography

Cheryl Sachse for “Burst of Spring” – Acrylic

Rod Chlysta for ”Lazuli Bunting” – Photography

Maureen Harris for ”Cash Valley Spring” – Oil

Mel Scott for “Magnolia” – Watercolor

The Peoples Choice Award for the “Winter Blues” show was awarded to Jena Lineweaver for “Dreaming in Blue”.

The judges for “Spring Fling” show were JoAnn and Allan Merrill. T

he show features 142 pieces of art of all media, 2D and 3D, from 55 artists. All pieces are for sale.

The show also features 28 paintings from 24 artists who are in the Memory Matters Utah program. Memory Matters Utah, formerly the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society Utah, is a non-prophet organization, serving individuals with dementia and their caregivers. The exhibited art is a part of the “Fun Art” activity. Research has shown that Alzheimer’s disease does not affect the creative brain cells in an individual. If a patient can do anything creative they feel more successful, and consequently they are happier, more relaxed and satisfied with themselves.

The “Spring Fling” show runs through March 31st in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the City Commons Building, 220 E 200 N, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, except Holidays.

"Winter Blues" Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on January 7, 2018 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild’s Winter Art Show, “Winter Blues”, will continue through February 8th in the Red Cliff Gallery.

This show illustrates how 31 artists interrupt the theme of winter using a variety of mediums and styles from realistic and impressionistic photography to impressionistic oils and watercolors to abstract acrylics, glass and mixed media pieces. The result is 79 unique, original pieces echoing the same theme – “Winter Blues”. All of the art is for sale.

The show winners were announced at an artist reception on January 8th:

Best of Show – Brandi Mostowy for “Misty Morning Sunrise” – Oil

First Place - Nancy Lamb for “Frozen Tricycle” - Watercolor

Second Place – Gayla Folkman for “Warm Light Softens” - Oil

Third Place – Robin Mueller for “Full Steam Ahead” - Photography

Honorable Mentions:

Ray Pittman for “Another Cold Night” – Oil

Rebekah Tucker for “Winter Frost” – Acrylic

Barbara Bengston for “Burgeoning” and “Diamond Back” both Mixed Media

Mel Scott for “Zion Snow” – Watercolor

Mari Wittek for “Off Season” – Watercolor

The judge for the show was Shirley Smith; head of the Color Country Camera Club.

The “Winter Blues” Show runs through February 8th in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the St, George City Commons Building, 220 N 200 E, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM (except holidays). T


Gift of Art Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on November 19, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (1)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is pleased to announce the winners of its show, “The Gift of Art”.

Best of Show: Duke Brietenbach for "Bryce White Knob" - Photography

1st Place: Gayla Folkman for "Burst of Color 1" - Oil

2nd Place: George Kehew for "Bees Four" - Acrylic

3rd Place: Annie Barber for "Purple Flowers" - Watercolor

Honorable Mention:

Alan Curtis for "Nebula" - Acrylic

Deann Rex for "Indian Dancer" - Watercolor

Cheryl Sachse for "Dancing Squid" - Acrylic

Mel Scott for "Pink Daisy" – Alcohol Ink

Ralph Edwin Malloy for "Kayenta" – Mixed Media

Holly Varszegi, for "The Gift" - Collage

The Peoples Choice Award for the “Fall Splendor” show was awarded to LaJoy Gustaveson for “Venice Flower Garden”.

The judge for “The Gift of Art” show was Sandra Feldman.

The show features 145 pieces of art of all media, 2D and 3D, from 30 artists. All pieces are for sale.

“The Gift of Art” show runs through December 20th in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the City Commons Building, 220 E 200 N, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, except Holidays.

Cingratulations to the winners and to all who participated for a great show.

"Fall Splendor" Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on October 7, 2017 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is pleased to announce the winners of its show, “Fall Splendor”.

Best of Show – Rebekah Tucker for “Flower Madness” - Ink

First Place – Gayla Folkman for “Among the Aspens”- Watercolor

Second Place – Matt Pectol for “Burst of Color” – Oil and Ink

Third Place – Holly Varszegi for “Live Simply” - Collage

Honorable Mentions:

John Mangels for “Side Canyon” – Acrylic

Susan Holben for “Blanket Series 1” – Acrylic

Linda Stout for “Plate 235” – Glass

Eddi Malloy for “Summers Last Hurrah” – Watercolor

Betty Barnhart for “Uplifting Splendor” – Acrylic

Kari Frymier for “Fall Trees” - Acrylic

The Peoples Choice Award for the “Back to Reality” show was awarded to Rebekah Tucker for “Goose Egg” and “Jellyfish”.

The judge for “Fall Splendor” show was Michael Foot.

The show features 88 pieces of art of all media, 2D and 3D, from 33 artists. All pieces are for sale.

The “Fall Splendor” show runs through November 9th in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the City Commons Building, 220 E 200 N, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, except Holidays.

Congratulations to the winners and all the participants for a grreat show.

"Back to Reality" Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on September 10, 2017 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (2)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is pleased to announce the winners of its show, “Back to Reality”.

Best of Show – Eddi Malloy for “Southern Comfort” - Watercolor

First Place – Noel Logan for “Gila Monster” – Bronze Sculpture

Second Place – Shirley Smith for “Abyss” - Photography

Third Place – Matt Pectol for “#31” – Oil / Ink

Honorable Mentions:

Mel Scott for “Metallic” – Pebeo Oil

Mary Andrus for “Impulse Activity”-Oil

Rebekah Tucker for Goose Egg - Ink

Deena Millecam for “Remembering by Showing” - Watercolor

Evie Atkin for “Pueblo” - Gourd Sherrie Spinelli for “Symphony of Color” - Oil

The Peoples Choice Award for the “Only Abstraction” show was awarded to Alan Curtis for “Sea Foam”.

The judges for “Back to Reality” show were artists Gary and Sheryl Collins.

The show features 62 pieces of art of all media, 2D and 3D, from 26 artists. All pieces are for sale.

The “Back to Reality” show runs through September 28th in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the City Commons Building, 220 E 200 N, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, except Holidays.


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