Montrose-based painter Gordon Brown and Paonia-based sculptor Lincoln Fox to be honored as the 2023 Legacy Artists

LOVELAND, Colo. – The Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale, one of the largest juried fine art shows to exclusively feature Colorado artists, has revealed the 62 Colorado artists selected to participate in the 32nd anniversary exhibit, plus the 2023 Legacy Artists. From Saturday, May 6 through Sunday, June 11, 2023, the show and sale will feature an in-person exhibit at the Loveland Museum and both in-person and online fine art sales.

The Governor’s Art Show includes sculpture, mixed media, oil, pastel, watercolor, and acrylic paintings from participating artists. Seventeen new artists will join the show this year, and several artists have returned after numerous years. Selected artists are (new artists are starred): 

  • Lori Acott, Loveland
  • Daniel Augenstein, Greeley
  • Dix Baines, Parker
  • Michael Baum, Manitou Springs
  • Julie Bender, Loveland
  • James Biggers, Estes Park
  • Gregory Block, Wheat Ridge
  • Ana Maria Botero, Loveland*
  • Chuck Brenton, Bellvue*
  • Gordon Brown, Montrose
  • Gloria Campbell, Fort Collins*
  • Mitch Caster, Denver
  • Melissa Cooper, Littleton
  • Denise Dambrackas, Denver*
  • Jane DeDecker, Loveland
  • Crystal Despain, Windsor
  • Kim English, Goshen, KY
  • Sheri Farabaugh, Thornton
  • Lincoln Fox, Paonia
  • Daniel Glanz, Loveland
  • Dale Harding, Greeley*
  • Lisa Hewett, Peyton
  • Quang Ho, Denver
  • Casey Horn, Firestone*
  • Kathleen Hudson, Colorado Springs*
  • Carol Jenkins, Ward
  • Kay Juricek, Denver
  • Andrea Kemp, Golden
  • Alyson Kinkade, Loveland
  • Scott Lancashire, Boulder
  • Stephen Landis, Loveland*
  • John Lintott, Grand Junction
  • Kim Mackey, Pueblo
  • Jeremy Manyik, La Junta
  • James McComas, Golden
  • Parker McDonald, Longmont
  • Ed McKay, Colorado Springs*
  • Margueritte Meier, Fort Collins
  • Tiffany Miller Russell, Broomfield
  • Anita Mosher Solich, Castle Rock
  • Desmond O’Hagan, Denver 
  • Andy Pelster, Parker*
  • Kath Reilly, Loveland*
  • Linda Renaud, Drake*
  • Rosetta, Loveland
  • Elizabeth Rouland, Loveland*
  • Scott Ruthven, Fort Collins
  • Luis Santacruz, Loveland*
  • Karen Scharer, Pueblo West*
  • Stephen Shachtman, Fort Collins
  • Nathan Solano, Pueblo
  • Daniel Sprick, Denver
  • Timothy Standring, Denver*
  • Elaine St. Louis, Denver
  • Jen Starling, Arvada
  • Tanner Steed, Denver*
  • Sabrina Stiles, Longmont
  • Karen Storm, Manitou Springs
  • David Wicks, Morrison
  • Ellen Woodbury, Loveland
  • Rick Young, Castle Rock
  • Jie Wei Zhou, Highlands Ranch

In addition to the chosen artists, the show will include Legacy Artists who have participated in past years of the Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale and have been strong advocates for the arts. The chosen 2023 Legacy Artists are Gordon Brown and Lincoln Fox. Invited past Legacy Artist recipients participating are Jane DeDecker, Kim English, Quang Ho and Daniel Sprick. Also returning to the show will be the 2022 Best of Show recipient, Sheri Farabaugh. 

The 2023 show will feature four different works of art from each artist at the Loveland Museum. The majority of the artwork in this year’s show is one-of-a-kind and will be available for purchase throughout the run of the Governor’s Art Show & Sale both online and in-person from Saturday, May 6 through Sunday, June 11, 2023. Experience the show in person at the Loveland Museum, 503 North Lincoln Avenue, or online at 

Museum hours are 12 to 4 p.m. on Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, and the museum is closed on Mondays. Exhibit admission is $7 and free for visitors 12 and under and museum members. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

About the Governor’s Art Show and Sale:
The Governor’s Art Show is presented by Loveland and Thompson Valley Rotary Clubs, in conjunction with the Loveland Museum and endorsed by the Governor of Colorado. The Show is truly Art With Heart as net proceeds will benefit Rotary-sponsored charitable projects and causes. One-third of net proceeds will go to the Thompson Education Foundation’s Resiliency Fund for Unhoused Youth, and additional funds will go toward scholarships for local art students. The goal of the Thompson Education Foundation’s Homeless Assistance Fund is to ensure education stability and success by providing support and assistance to students and families in homeless situations. To find more information on Governor’s Arts Show events, please visit, call 970-670-0335 or email