ST. GEORGE — Friday, the Southern Utah Art Guild announced the winners of its “Summer’s End” art show at a gala reception. The gala kicked off the show, which opened Friday and continues in the Red Cliff Gallery in St. George through Sept. 12.
Winning the best of show award was Pamela Bird for “Our Lady of the Griffins,” a hand-cast paper relief sculpture. First place went to George Kehew for an acrylic piece titled “When the Fire Flowed in Snow Canyon.” Second place went to Steve Allred and his acrylic work “Last Cut,” and third place was awarded to Bill Sherwin for his watercolor work “Lake Powell #8.”
Honorable mentions were given to Louise Crosby for “A Good Man” in pastel, Robin Mueller for “Morning Glow” in photography, John Mangels for “Behind the Zion Curtain” in watercolor, Eddie Malloy for “The Narrows” collage and Lonnie Clark for “Georgian Girl” in oil.
George Kehew won the Peoples Choice Award for the Southern Utah Art Guild’s June show for his painting “Phantom Ship of the Colorado Desert.”
Glen Blakley from Dixie State University judged the show.
All of the winning artwork will be on display and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
The Southern Utah Art Guild represents more than 100 visual artists from Utah, Nevada and Arizona. They are painters in oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolors; sculptors; weavers; and multimedia artists.
The Southern Utah Art Guild presented its first show in June with more than 170 works exhibited at the Red Cliff Gallery, a space which the City of St. George renovated to display local and regional art for the public to enjoy.
- What: “Summer’s End” Art Show
- When: Friday, Aug. 22-Sept. 12, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Where: Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, Utah
- Event details: Event Flyer
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