Local Artists Will Display Original Creations at the Wheat Ridge Art League Annual Fine Art Show 2023


The Wheat Ridge Art League Fine Art Show will be on display during the Carnation Festival in the Anderson Building at Anderson Park, 4355 Field St. Friday, Aug 11th 4-8:45; Saturday, Aug.12th, noon-8:45; and Sunday, Aug.13th noon-4pm.

Thirty one members of the Wheat Ridge Art League will be exhibiting their best pieces. Including - watercolors, oils, pastels, charcoal and pencil. 3D art work was added last year, glass art & stain glass spinners were in the show. Many, though not all, works of art will be for sale at affordable prices that make it easy for a beginning collector to acquire their first piece, and hard for a seasoned connoisseur to resist another purchase. “The show this year will be more spectacular than ever, a great way to celebrate & support these talented local artists in Wheat Ridge area. Customers are surprised at the variety & size of the show." said Theresa Joyce, Chair of the Art Show.

The art show is a members only show. The Wheat Ridge Art League, organized in 1974 and is now in its 49th year, has more than 40 members, most hailing from Jefferson County. Artists pay a $35 annual membership fee. The purpose of the league, “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.

The league has commissioned the accomplished Artist Janet Nunn to be our Juror this year and present awards to the members for 2023. This will include Best in Show to honorable Mentions, fulfilling the league’s 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. The Carnation Festival  Fine Art Show offers the public the opportunity to experience art and interact with local artists on an intimate level, underscoring the value to the public in obtaining their own original artwork.

The league meets at The Wheat Ridge Music & Art Center 7530 W38h Ave. Wheat Ridge, CO 80030 at 6:30 pm  (on the second Tuesday of each month). This address is the Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church. Potential new members are encouraged to attend & visit us. Demos after every meeting.

For membership information, email: contactwral@gmail.com

IG @wheatridgeartleague

Wheat Ridge Art League highlights the talents of local artists and is open to the public for free.

Artist: Jenny Bolinger

Artist: Sandra Davis
Best In Show