Seven members of the Glenwood Art Guild, founded in 1962, traveled to Meeker for a week of plein air painting. For the last 30 years or so, guild members have taking a six-night trip every year to different locations around Colorado and the United States. On Friday they painted at the cemetery, and on Saturday they headed out to the Coal Creek Schoolhouse. Portia Griefenberg of Glenwood Springs works on an oil painting of the schoolhouse from the back of her car. After painting during the day, the group critiques each other’s work and socializes. Since 1962, the Glenwood Art Guild, which was responsible for the very popular Glenwood Art Show for many years, has given $250,000 in scholarships and donations to schools in the Roaring Fork Valley.
MEEKER I Artists taking part in Plein Air Meeker 2015 have been visible along Rio Blanco County roads and forests within 50 miles of Meeker since June 18 as the painters have focused on outdoor […]
MEEKER | The sixth annual Plein Air Meeker art competition starts Thursday, June 15. Painters will have 15 days to paint, culminating in a public art show and auction during the annual 4th of July […]
MEEKER | The seventh annual Plein Air Meeker art competition, public show and silent auction will be held July 5-8. The northwest corner of Colorado’s Western Slope region is a hidden treasure, providing ideal painting backdrops […]