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Color Explosion 2019 Show Winners Announced

Posted by Jo Merrill on September 9, 2019 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

September 6, 2019


The Southern Utah Art Guild is proud to present its Fall Art Show that will run from September 6 through October 31 in the Red Cliff Gallery. The theme of the show is “Color Explosion”.


The show features 171 works of art from 68 Southern Utah artists. The show consists of contemporary art from all mediums including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and other. All the art is for sale.


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


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


The “Fall” award winners are:


• Best of Show – Torie Denning for “The Gathering Place” – Acrylic


• First Place Painting – Fred Joslin for “Marshall Home” – Oil

• Second Place Painting – Julie Samuelson “Waterfall” – Acrylic on Canvas

• Third Place Painting – Maurine Harris for “Color at the Marketplace” – Oil

• Painting Honorable Mention – Georgia Johnson for “All About Color and a Cat” – Acrylic

• Painting Honorable Mention – Ilona Fellows for “Aspen Gold” – Acrylic


• First Place Photography – Alan Holben for “Gold Butte Sunset” – Photo on Metal

• Second Place Photography – Jilene Nielson for “Summertime”

• Third Place Photography – Craig Stocks for “Primarily Colors”

• Photography Honorable Mention – Jo Ann Merrill for “Red Door”

• Photography Honorable Mention – Jason Wallace for “Just Be”


• First Place 3D – Preben Jensen for “Gold Nugget” – Stone

• Second Place 3D – Kirk Mangus for “Brothers, Prickley Pear and Cholla” – Cottonwood Root

• Third Place 3D – Barry Gray for “Beehive” – Wood

• 3D Honorable Mention – Connie Gates for “Psycho Fish with Stand” – Glass

• 3D Honorable Mention – Emily Martinez for “The Floor is Lava!” – Ceramic


• People’s Choice Award for “Only Abstraction” Show – Mathew Walker for “Storm” - Acrylic


The judges for the show were Kathy Cieslewicz and Molly Keller:


Kathy Cieslewicz is Director and Curator for Dixie State University Art Museum. She received her Bachelor degree from Southern Utah University. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited throughout the U.S. She presents at workshops, presents art demonstrations, mentors, adjudicates art shows, and speaks to community organizations. She is an adjunct instructor at DSU and an Art Instructor at Mohave Community College. She is Founder, Presenter, and Director for “The Business of Art and Women Out West professional artists of Utah.”


Molly Keller is an Adjunct Professor of Art at DSU. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from BYU. She likes to paint with oils and specializes in paintings of children. She has interned for numerous world-renown painting masters such as Burton Silverman in NYC. She has become an accomplished portrait artist receiving awards in the International Portrait Competition, the Portrait Society of American and has been in many other salons and galleries such as DSU, BYU, and the Springville Museum of Art.


The Southern Utah Art Guild is an organization whose mission is to promote the visual arts and artists in Southern Utah. Go to www.southernutahartguild.com to find out more about the activities of the Southern Utah Art Guild.


The Southern Utah Art Guild also operates the Arrowhead Gallery in the Electric Theater Center, located at 68 E Tabernacle in St. George.


Only Abstraction 2019 Show Winners Announced

Posted by Jo Merrill on July 21, 2019 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

June 22, 2019

The Red Cliff Gallery is proud to present its Summer Art Show that will run from June 21 through August 29 in the Red Cliff Gallery. The theme of the show is “Only Abstraction”.

The show features 231 works of art from 63 Southern Utah Artists. The show consists of contemporary art from all mediums including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and other. All the art is for sale.

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

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

The “Summer” award winners are:

Best of Show – Rob Colvin for “Blue Sunshine” – Acrylic on Paper

First Place Painting – John Mangels for “Overlap” – Acrylic

Second Place Painting – Mathew Owen Walker “Universe 3” – Acrylic on Canvas

Third Place Painting – Susan Holben for “Fins” – Acrylic

Painting Honorable Mention – Kari Frymier for “Frequencies” – Acrylic

Painting Honorable Mention – Allan Merrill for “Night Flight” – Pastel

First Place Photography – Gary Alba for “Dance of the Corn Lily”

Second Place Photography – Ilene Bandringa for “Vintage Springs”

Third Place Photography – Jo Ann Merrill for “Architectural Abstract”

Photography Honorable Mention – Ilene Bandringa for “Dripping Sandstone”

Photography Honorable Mention – Adam Elliott for “Abstract #2”

First Place 3D – Alan Curtis for “Daphne turns into a Tree” – Juniper

Second Place 3D –Connie Gates for “Guilliformes in Tide Pool” – Fused Glass

Third Place 3D – Preben Jensen for “Freckled Girl” – Stone

3D Honorable Mention – Alan Curtis for “Reaching” – Mahogany

3D Honorable Mention – Gayla Prince-Wallace for “Many Talents” – Clay

The judges for the show were Daniel Thornton and Zuleica Thornton. Dan is a painter, author, and teacher of creative art. His paintings are also reflective of impressionism and realism. Zuleica paints Italian scenery working in acrylics and oils, painting depictions of Italian countryside and community life.

The Southern Utah Art Guild is an organization whose mission is to promote the visual arts and artists in Southern Utah. Go to www.southernutahartguild.com to find out more about the activities of the Southern Utah Art Guild.

The Southern Utah Art Guild’s 2019 Red Cliff Gallery show schedule can be found at www.redcliffgallerysuag.com. The Southern Utah Art Guild also operates the Arrowhead Gallery in the Electric Theater Center, located at 68 E Tabernacle in St. George.

Contact:

Jo Ann Merrill

Southern Utah Art Guild Board Member and

Chair, Red Cliff Gallery

Redcliffgallery2019@yahoo.com

"Spring" Show Winners Announced

Posted by Southern Utah Art Guild on March 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Attached are the results from the current Red Cliff show titled "Spring".


The show consists of 166 pieces from 63 artists - a record number of participants.

 

The show is partnered with a show from the organization Memory Matters, a Dementia and Alhizimers support group. 34 paintings are in that show.


Peoples Choice from the Winter Show - Gayla Prince Wallace - “Winter Garden”


Best of Show - Cleanup Pile - Fred Joslin - Oil

First Place - Springtime Fantasy - John Mangels - Acrylic

Second - Velocity Basin - Ilene Bandringa - Photography

Third - Spring Poppies, Jackson WY - Gayla Folkman - Oil


Honorable Mentions


Spring’s Spring - Deena Millecam - Watercolor

Equinox - Evie Atkins - Gourd

Arctic Spring - Ron Woodbury - Acrylic

A New Beginning - Rebekah Tucker - Mixed

Snow canyon Bloom - Duke Breitenbach - Photography

“Flowers” - Jacob Gabriel - Oil


Photos will be added to the SUAG website in the next couple of days.


Congratulations to the winners and all the participants. Thanks to all who helped this show together.


Come and view the art in this fantastic show, support your fellow artists and see the Memory matters display. It will touch your heart.


Gift of Art - People Choice Award

Posted by Southern Utah Art Guild on January 8, 2019 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Peoples Choice Award winner for the 2018 Gift of Art Show was Ken Church for his painting "Navajo Home".


Cogratulations Ken.

Color of Winter Winners Announced

Posted by Southern Utah Art Guild on January 5, 2019 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The Southern Utah Art Guild is proud to present its Winter Art Show that will run through January 24th in the Red Cliff gallery. The theme of the show is “Color of Winter”.

The “Color of Winter” award winners are:

Best of Show – Galya Folkman for “Winter Soft Color” - Oil

First Place – Barry Gray for “The Forest” – Wood

Second Place – JoAnn Merrill for “Cold Stairs” - Photography

Third Place – Mel Scott for “Morning Outing” - Watercolor

Honorable Mentions:

Gayla Folkman for “Winter Blues” – Oil

Mark Garnett for “Frosted Poplars” – Pastel

Alice Hiatt for “Winter Snow” – Oil

Illene Bandriga for “Snowy Gateway” – Photography

Bruce Bullard for “Kinesava” – Photography

John Mangels for “Winter’s Night” - Acrylic

The judges were Morgan Clements and De Leon Slade from the Art Department of Dixie State University.

The show features 131 works of art from 44 Southern Utah Artists. The show consists of contemporary art from all mediums including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and other. All the art is for sale.

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

The show will also be open during the Arts to Zion Studio Tour, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday, January 17th, 18th, 19th and 21st. Selected artists will be working in the gallery and will have additional works for sale.

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

The Gift of Art Show Winners Announced

Posted by Southern Utah Art Guild 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 Southern Utah Art Guild 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 Southern Utah Art Guild 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.

"Every Piece Has a Story" Winners Announced

Posted by Southern Utah Art Guild 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 Southern Utah Art Guild 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.


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