Wheat Ridge Art Festival

An art show with all original paintings. At the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival we followed the signs and went to the art show.

Festivals are fun

Festivals are fun

This group creates in oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil and pen and ink. We liked it all.

Wheat Ridge Art League

Wheat Ridge Art League

This watercolor painting received first place.

First place winner

First place winner

Such bright colors. This picture received second place.

2nd place winner

2nd place winner

These oil paintings of cats made mom smile.

Playful cats

Playful cats

We especially liked the cat painting a lion. An abstract in watercolor received honorable mention.

Honorable mention abstract

Honorable mention abstract

Very colorful! Isn’t this watercolor giraffe adorable?

Giraffes are adorable

Giraffes are adorable

This lady is great. That is a real white feather on her hat and a real earing.

Just beautiful

Just beautiful

Very creative and effective!

Last year’s first place winner created this wolf, labeled “Alpha”

Alpha by Michael Veldkamp

Alpha by Michael Veltkamp

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Michael also created the lion, named “Watching Over”.  Michael uses colored pencils.

Watching by Michael Veltkamp

Watching Over by Michael Veltkamp

There were a great variety of subjects for the art work.

So much to see and admire

So much to see and admire

I, Zeb the Duck, was fascinated by and appreciated it all. I hope you visit an art show near you and see work by local artists.

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