Local Artists will Shine at the Art League Fine Art Show.
The Wheat Ridge Art League Fine Art Show will be presented during the Carnation Festival in the Anderson Building at Anderson Park, 4355 Field St. Friday, Aug 12th, 4pm-8:45pm; Saturday, Aug.13th, 12pm-8:45pm; and Sunday, Aug. 14th, 12pm-4pm.
Thirty members of the Wheat Ridge Art League will be exhibiting their best pieces. Including - watercolors, oils, pastels, pencil and 3D pieces. Works of art will be for sale at affordable prices that make it easy for the beginner collector to acquire their first piece and hard for the seasoned connoisseur to resist another purchase.
This art show, is not a juried event but rather a members only show. The WRAL was organized in 1974 and is in its 48th year. Artists pay $35 annual membership fee. The purpose of the league is "to pursue the study of the arts, to encourage originality, and provide members with the opportunity to obtain public recognition."
The Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival serves as the League’s exclusive art show.
Throughout the year, member artists may be on exhibit at any of the local regular exhibit spaces, including Pietra's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant (9045 W 44th Ave.), Infinitus Pie (5807 W. 38th Ave.), Arvada Motor Vehicle Depart. (6510 Wadsworth Blvd.), Highlands Senior Center (29th & Osceola), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (4500 Wadsworth Blvd. Room 1), Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce-Visitor Center (7230 W. 38th Ave.), and Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (6363 W 35th Ave.)
The league has commissioned Keren Roehl to judge and present awards to the members for 2022. This will include Best in show to honorable mention. This fulfills the leagues mission to offer its artists, from amateur to professional the opportunity to earn recognition for their creativity.
The public is invited to vote for "People's Choice Award" by filling out a ballot after viewing the exhibition. Please come out and see wonderful art work from our very creative artists, Aug 12-15th 2022, in the air-conditioned Anderson Building, at Anderson Park..