Past News from 2014

KCAG Congratulations!

Juror Clyde Steadman selected work by Barbara Williams for exhibition in the 20th Annual Gateway to the Rockies Art Show at the Aurora History Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Parkway in Aurora. She received "Aurora's First Lady Award" at the reception on Friday, October 10, 2014, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with awards at 6 p.m. The show ran from September 30 to November 8, 2014.

Diana (artist's name "Petra") & Larry Perkins were juried into the current All Colorado show at the Main Street Fine Art Gallery in Evergreen (next to Bo Jo's Pizza). Petra's piece is "Zelda", a forceful, bipolar zebra in bronze. Larry's is "Young Jack", a life-size head in terra cotta. The show ran through October 26.

Ronnie Seagren exhibited at the MileHiCon art show, the weekend of October 24-26. In addition, at 9 p.m. on Friday, the 24, she did a reading of one or two stories inspired on the art show photos.


At the October meeting, artist Mary Morrison demonstrated some of the products available from Golden Paints. KCAG members found the information creatively inspiring and appreciated the information packets and free samples Mary distributed.


On our Thursday, September 11th meeting, Michael Schuessler gave us a presentation of his works with pastel on canvas. He uses an acrylic-bonding agent to seal each layer, one on top of another. Capturing light and reflection, the Spirit in its most raw essence.

Art Guild Members in Summer Art Shows

Several members of the Ken-Caryl Art Guild were juried into local summer exhibits. Juror Nathan Abel selected work by Michele Sires-Delorean, Peg Hart, and Bruce Nall for the annual Kaleidoscope exhibition. Michele's work,Poppyesque I,was awarded first place. Peg Hart's colored pencil work, Chili Peppers,and Bruce Nall's assemblage sculpture, Gold Bouquet, were also exhibited. The show ran fromn July 7th to the 29th at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College on Santa Fe Drive in Littleton.

Three works by Judith Ahlborn were accepted in the Studio Aft Quilt Associates (SAQA) exhibit called "Small Vision Big Voice." The show opened July 11th and ran till September 2nd at the Textile Arts Center at 13th and Bannock in Denver.

Work by KCAG members Larry Perkins and Diana Perkins have been accepted into the All Colorado Show 2014 at the Depot Art Gallery on W. Powers Ave in Littleton. The show opened July 30th and ran till August 24th.

Poppyesque Chili Bouquet Birds


Presenting at our June 2014 meeting was Ed Turner who gave a presentation of his amazing digital photo art.


On Wednesday, May 14th, as part of his 2014 Colorado Tour in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of America's Wilderness Act, John Fielder gave a presentation of his works at the Ridge Recreation Center. We are grateful of his years of hiking into the wilderness to bring us images of the most beautiful and incredible places on earth.


All of John's Colorado books and calendars, including a new edition of his best selling Mountain Ranges of Colorado celebrating Wilderness 50, and a special Colorado Wilderness 50 poster, were available for sale.


Judith Ahlborn's 'Garden Whimsy' appears in the June/July issue of Quilting Arts magazine.


Presenting at our May 2014 meeting was Ken Oliva who gave a wonderful presentation on his unique mask sculptures. Ken graciously gave all of those present a small sculpture to take home.


43rd Annual Jefferson Foundation High Schools Art Show 2014
The show runs from April 11th to May 11th at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd in Arvada. The opening reception is Monday, April 21 from 6 to 9 PM with the awards ceremony at 7 PM.

The KCAG Award went to Morgan Lucero of Colombine High School for the drawing, 'Effexor'.
The teacher is Mrs. H. Puanani Warnke.


Judith Ahlborn's 'Oh the Aroma!' is on the cover of the March issue of American Quilter magazine.


Presenting at our March 2014 meeting was Gary Weston, Science Fiction Sculptor, who gave a very informative and fascinating presentation on his unique art style. He gets his inspiration from the likes of Rod Serling and Stephen King. Weston also researches and writes stories about his sculptures.

Presenting at our February 2014 meeting was Founder of Taoe Media, Tarik Ocon, a Denver media producer and socialpreneur who also considers himself an artist and musician. Members enjoyed an informative discussion learning what they can do to be successful artists in the Social Networking age.


Presenting at our January 2014 meeting was Lelija Roy, "Mixed Media Artist of landscapes observed, remembered, imagined." An accomplished artist, Lelija is represented by galleries in Colorado and Arizona. She showed and discussed examples of her work, and had a question and answer session.

See the work by Gail Firmin and Stefan Begej that was juried into the Littleton Fine Arts Board "Own An Original" show. The opening was on Thursday, November 21st at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup Street. This is their 48th annual show, and the shows are consistently excellent. This year's show runs from November 22nd to January 12, 2014.


Two Handstands by Judith Ahlborn – appears in the "Hands" Reader Challenge of the December 2013/January 2014 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine.


Suzen Rodgers of the Painted Platter delivered an interesting and informative talk about the art of glass fusing at the November 2013 meeting.

The Ken-Caryl Art Guild is a non-profit organization committed to the education and development of artists of all levels, and the support of the arts in Ken-Caryl Ranch and surrounding communities.