Southern Utah Art Guild presents a ‘Color Explosion’ at Red Cliff Gallery; show winners announced

Composite stock image featuring John Mangel's "Color Explosion" | Photo courtesy of Southern Utah Art Guild, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The Southern Utah Art Guild’s fall art show, “Color Explosion,” is open through Oct. 25 in the Red Cliff Gallery.

The show features 165 works of art from 54 Southern Utah artists. The show consists of contemporary art from all mediums, including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and others.

The art offers a blend of pieces, from whimsical and fantastical to landscapes and still lifes, pure abstract paintings to a variety of three-dimensional pieces. The show is a blend of small and large pieces that will meet any taste or budget, and all the art is for sale.

“Color Explosion” is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Red Cliff Gallery is located in the St. George City Commons Building, 220 N. 200 East in St. George.

The Southern Utah Art Guild promotes the growth and development of the visual arts throughout Southern Utah by providing opportunities, education and support for its membership, including individuals, patrons and organizations. The guild welcomes both the novice and professional artist from all visual art mediums.

The Southern Utah Art Guild’s 2018 Red Cliff Gallery show schedule can be found here. The guild also operates the Arrowhead Gallery in the Electric Theater Center, located at 68 East Tabernacle in St. George. To find out more about the activities of the Southern Utah Art Guild, click here.

“Color Explosion” award winners

Best of Show: Ken Church for “Snake in Flowers” – acrylic.
First Place: Shirley Smith for “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.

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