Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., 12-4 p.m. 636-1901. www.aratiartists.com. Featuring the hand-pulled prints of Marian Busey and pottery and sculpture of Fran Bower, through Oct.
Artazia Gallery & Frames, 2521 W. Colorado Ave., 477-0632. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Featuring over 30 local artists including Bear, Marica Hefti, Rick Bainbridge, Lee Manning, Carol Ettinger, Irma Bracken, Janice E. Hill and Bill Crowley.
Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5051 N. Academy Blvd., 260-1873. Featuring Nancy Glazier, wildlife artist on Sat., Oct. 19, noon to 4 p.m.
Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available. Featuring Fetish, a show of mixed media, fiber, clay, painting & sculpture. Various artists, through Nov. 3. Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 18, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Revelations, works by regional artists whose works are inspired by "internal and perhaps prophetic vision" in the main gallery through Oct. 19. Opening Oct. 25, Works and Process, an exhibition by BAC studio artists highlighting the role of the creative process in art. Through Nov. 30 in the Main Gallery. Opening reception Fri., Oct. 25, 5 to 8 p.m.
Community Gallery at the Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. Featuring Four Directions by Sushe Felix, Margaret Kasahara, Reba Lee and Tracy Felix. Through Nov. 23. Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Colorado College Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Sah Weh: One Thousand Years of Pueblo Pottery, a senior thesis by Tracey Clark, Through Nov. 15.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Featuring Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, through Jan. 5. Art of the Gift: Recent Acquisitions, through Nov. 24. Lew Tilley Highlights: A Survey, through Nov. 24. On Sat., Oct. 19, 2 p.m.: Coffee with Lew, hear Lew Tilley speak about his career, free. Selections from the Fine Art Collection, through Feb. 2.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring 18th annual Quilts and Woodworking juried exhibition running through Oct. 27. Featuring Pieces of the True Cross, through Dec. Fire on the Mountain: The Catastrophic Wildfires of the Pikes Peak Region, photographs by Sean Cayton through Oct.
Dale Street Caf and Gallery, 115 E. Dale, 578-9898, Mon.Thurs., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri.Sat., 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Featuring Patricia and Michael Kimak, Lee Manning, Richard Hoge, and other artists, through Nov. 16.
John Deaux Art Gallery, 221 S. Union, Pueblo, featuring the work of the Pikes Peak Pastel Society. Through Oct. Gallery hours are Tues.- Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 545-8407.
Eagle Fire Gallery, 444 E. Hwy 24, Woodland Park, 687-5700. Featuring And the Earth Laughed ... With Flowers, a mixed media multiple artist show, through Nov. 1.
Filthy Wilma's, 10 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0636. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Featuring works influenced by the Chinese Year of the Horse by several local artists.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. Caf II: The Journeys of Cuban Artists, through Nov. 22.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Featuring recent oil paintings by Rita Cirillo. Through Oct.
Manitou Center for Photography, 103 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Featuring Carol Dass's The Flowing of Honey. Through Nov. 3. By appointment only, 963-8501.
Pikes Peak Community College's Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., holding the Annual Faculty Art Show in the Gallery, through Oct. 25. Hours: Mon-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free. Call 527-6000 for more.
Plantera Group Inc., 517 S. Cascade, 886-0456, Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring artists Don Green, Steve Morath and Dawn Wil. Opening reception: Thurs., Oct. 24, 4-9 p.m. $5, all proceeds to benefit The Humane Society. Through Nov. 29.
Quintessence Fine Art Gallery, 725 Manitou Ave. #3, in the promenade, 338-2138. Open Fri-Sun., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. by appointment. Featuring contemporary art by Andr Angelo, Greg Carlson, Martin Montoya and Ron Koehn.
Rich Designs Gallery, 1731 Mt. Washington Ave. 475-1200 or
www.richdesignsgallery.com. Gwen Fox and Michelle Torrez, a two-woman show, Through Oct. 26; Reception with the artists on Sat., Oct. 19, noon to 4 p.m.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. In the White Gallery: Conceptual Clothing, through Nov. 2. In the third-floor Foyer Gallery, Surface Treatments through Nov. 9. In the Regional Gallery, Extending the Body: Fashion Accessories through Nov. 9. In the King Gallery, Cowboy Culture through Oct. 26. On the second-floor Foyer Gallery, Soc Trang -- A Vietnamese Odyssey, through Nov. 9.
Smooth Changes Hypnotherapy, 4935 North 30th St. Featuring Women's Healing Art in Hypnosis. Sat., Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 271-6089.
Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400. Hours: Daily, 4:30-9:30 p.m. Featuring watercolor paintings and pen-and-ink drawings by Bryan Duddles, through Nov. 12. Opening Nov. 14: landscape and floral artist Irene Braun and impressionist Kathryn McMahon. Opening reception: Thurs., Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit the IAFF Fallen Firefight Memorial Fund. Through Jan. 13.
Velez Gallery Ltd., 220 N. Tejon, presents Fine Native American Art of the Americas. Mon.Sat., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m. Through Oct. 31. 630-3710.
art events and programs
Craft Show presented by Creative Crafters Showcase at Lewis Palmer High School, Higby Road, Monument. Sat., Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun., Oct 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2. Call 488-3046.
Student Art Show in the Cheyenne Mountain High School Gallery, 1200 Cresta Road. Tues., Oct. 22, 5:30-7 p.m. Free.
Business of Art Center's Annual Dinner at the Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., Manitou. Silent auction of work by local artists. $60 ($35 tax deductible). Wed., Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
Moving to Harlem: Integrating Poetry and Dance workshop presented by the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration, 1515 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 200. $20 includes dinner. Reservations, 597-3344, Thurs., Nov. 6, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Swing in the Springs dance lessons and dancing, VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $2-$5, every Sun., 7:30-10 p.m. 310-3907.
Ballroom Dance Classes at the Downtown YMCA. Learn swing salsa, tango, waltz, fox trot and rumba. Ongoing, register anytime. Wednesdays, 7:30 -9:00 p.m.; Fridays, 7-9pm. Call 634-3029 or 473-9622.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts in Palmer lake is taking registrations for classes in drawing, sculpture, ballet and "The Artists Way." Information and registration can be found at
www.trilakesarts.com. Call 481-8262.
call for entries
Call for entries by the Commonwheel Artists Co-op, for Night Lights, their 2002 Fall Theme Show. Entry fee is $5 per entry. Intake Mon., Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 685-1008 for more.
The Eagle Fire Gallery invites you to show your work in its juried show, The Wide, Wide World of Winter. Submission deadline: Nov. 23. Show runs from Dec. 7 to March 14. Call Paula Harper at 687-6824 or Maria Pacca at 442-0103 for more.
Business of Art Center calling artists to submit work for The Fine Art of Toys ... A Playful Experience show, juried by Sean O'Meallie, Steve Wood and Patti Smithsonian. Submit to the BAC on Dec. 1 between 1 and 5 p.m. $5 -$10. Call 685-1861 for more.