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 watercolors of Mary Wright, through Nov.
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.
Bella Art & Frame, 1752 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument 487-7691. Hours: Tues. Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring new work by Kathryn Wallace, Michelle Vandapas, Janice E. Hill, Laura Reilly, Judith Brown, T.D. Lucy, Danae Grigsby, Lorraine Danzo, Jo Gaston, Becky Carver, Larry Hampton, Mark Wong, Bruni Berkowitz, Barbara E. Coast, and Ramona Lapsley, through Dec. Opening reception: Sat., Nov. 9, 4-6 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 Objects, Images and Ideas, a solo exhibit of recent works by Kim Sayers-Newlin, through Nov. 24. Opening reception: Fri., Nov. 8, 5-8 p.m.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring 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.
Community Gallery at the Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. Featuring Four Directions with 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.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring Lewis and Clark Revisited: A Trail in Modern Day Photographs by photographer Gregory Mac Gregor through Dec.; Pieces of the True Cross, through Dec.
The Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., Manitou, 685-9000. Featuring Journeys, travel images by Ric Helstrom, through Wed., Nov. 13. Open 5:30-10 p.m. or by appointment.
Dale Street Caf and Gallery, 115 E. Dale, 578-9898, Mon. 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, featuring the work of the Pikes Peak Pastel Society. Gallery hours are Tues.- Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 719/545-8407.
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. Get Rowdy, football photographers by Gary Goldberg and Sandy Wassenmiller, through Nov. 30.
Gallery of the Southwest, 205 S. Main St., Pueblo. Open by appointment, 542-3917. Featuring Ben Wittick -- Professional Photographer 1845-1903.
William Havu Gallery, 1040 Cherokee Street, Denver. 303/893-2360. Gallery hours: Tues. Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. 11a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Featuring area artists, Sushe Felix and Jean Gumpper. Through Jan. 4.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452, featuring Manitou and Other Places, works by local photographer Sunnie Sacks. Through Nov.
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's 16th Annual Exhibit. Through Thurs., Dec. 19. Public Viewing: Nov., 16, Dec., 7 & Dec., 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 472-0604.
Pikes Peak Downtown Studio Gallery, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6001. Mon. -Thurs., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Recent Visions watercolor and foil relief, sculpture and digital photography by Jet Wilson, Don Orr and Jim Doengess. Free. Though Dec. 12. Opening reception: Fri., Nov. 8, 5-8 p.m.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 West Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Gallery hours: Sat., noon to 5 p.m., Sun., Noon to 3 p.m. Weekdays by appointment. Featuring Bill Starr, Nov. 8-24. Opening reception: Fri., Nov. 8, 5-8 p.m.
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. 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.
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.
art events and programs
Engineering the Image, an artist lecture by Jim Campbell, UCCS University Center Theatre 302. Free. Thurs., Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Sculptor Chakaia Booker presenting a slide lecture at Colorado College's Packard Hall Auditorium, SW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. A participant in the 2000 Whitney Biennial, Booker is known for her monumental sculptures constructed from shredded tires. Free. Wed., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. 389-6365.
Pikes Peak Traditional Dance at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. Smoke- and alcohol-free environment. $6. Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30-10 p.m. For more, 520-9377.
Art Show and Auction, Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave. Select from oils, prints, lithographs, watercolors, sculptures, etc. $15. Sat., Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m. Call for more, 632-2783.
John Fielder presenting a slide show of some of his scenic photographs and signing copies of his book, The Best of Colorado, at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Call 634-4468 for more. $10. Tues., Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.
call for entries
Artists interested in having work considered for exhibition at seven Pikes Peak Library locations should bring five pieces to the Meeting Room at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., between 10 a.m. and noon on Tues., Nov. 19. If accepted, exhibits will hang for approximately one month. For more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 531-6333 Ext. 1202.
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 from Dec. 7 to March 14. Call Paula at 687-6824 or Maria at 442-0103 for more.