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.
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 by various artists, through Nov. 3.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.
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 Art Guild exhibiting its Regional 2002 Fine Art Exhibition in the Visitors Center at the United States Olympic Complex, NW corner of Boulder and Union. Through Nov. 9.
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. 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.
Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou. 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Night Lights fall theme show juried by Mary Hesaple, through Nov. 17. Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 25, 5-8 p.m.
Dale Street Caf and Gallery, 115 E. Dale, 578-9898, Mon. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Fri. and 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, 719/545-8407. Hours: Tues.- Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring the work of the Pikes Peak Pastel Society, through Oct.
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. Opening at the UCCS University Center on Thurs., Oct. 24: Get Rowdy, football photographs by Gary Goldberg and Sandy Wassenmiller, with a talk by the artists at 7 p.m., through November.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Featuring recent oil paintings by Rita Cirillo. Through Oct.
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: Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free. Call 527-6000 for more.
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's 16th Annual Exhibit, through Thurs., Dec. 19. Opening Reception Wed., Nov. 6, 5-8 p.m. Public viewing: Nov. 16, Dec. 7 & Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 472-0604.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 West Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Featuring Lew Tilley, The Cotton Club and Other Photos, through Sun., Nov. 3. Gallery hours: Sat., noon to 5 p.m., Sun., Noon to 3 p.m. Weekdays by appointment.
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.
Poor Richards Restaurant, 324 N. Tejon, 632-7721. Illusions of Grandeur mixed media works by Naomi Wagner. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., through Nov. 2.
Rich Designs Gallery, 1731 Mt. Washington Ave. 475-1200 or
www.richdesignsgallery.com. Gwen Fox and Michelle Torrez, a two-woman show, Oct. 15-26.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/543-0130. 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.
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. through 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
Gary Goldberg and Sandy Wassenmiller will discuss Get Rowdy, their exhibit of football photographs in the University Center at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Thurs., Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Call 262-3567 for more.
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). Call 685-1861. Wed., Oct. 30.
Black Forest Arts & Crafts Fair, Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Rd. Free. Thurs., Oct. 31 to Sun., Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 495-3035.
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 Traditional Dance at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. Smoke- and alcohol-free environment. $6. Sat., Nov. 2 & 16, 7:30-10 p.m. For more, 520-9377.
Moving to Harlem: Integrating Poetry and Dance workshop, 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.
Jim Campbell presenting "Engineering the Image" at UCCS University Center Theatre, Room 302. Free. Thurs., Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
allroom Dance Classes at the Downtown YMCA. Learn swing salsa, tango, waltz, fox trot and rumba. Ongoing, register anytime. Wed. 7:30 -9:00p.m., Fri. 7-9p.m. Call 634-3029 or 473-9622.
call for entries
Business of Art Center is now accepting proposals from Colorado artists for the 2003 Avenue Gallery. To be considered, an artist must be a current member of the BAC. To submit a proposal, send or bring a portfolio with samples, sketches, and ideas for an exhibit to the BAC at 513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829. Deadline is Dec. 15. Call 685-1861.
The Eagle Fire Gallery invites you to show your work in its juried show, The Wide, Wide World of Winter. Submission deadline is Nov. 23. Show runs Dec. 7 through March 14. Call Paula Harper at 687-6824 or Maria Pacca at 442-0103 for more.