Antler's Adams Mark Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Take Seven, the work of seven local portrait photographers including Sean Cayton, Ryan and Becky Kercher, Miranda Kombert, Jane McBee, Wendy Pearce Nelson, Sandra Elliott Orsillo, Christian and Joel Metzler. in the atrium. Through Jan. 2003. Opening reception: Thurs., Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m. in Judge Baldwin's.
Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave., 636-1901. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m. 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. Gallery 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.
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.
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.
Cheyenne Mountain High School's Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, 1200 Cresta Rd. Through Mon., Dec. 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 475-6110, Ext. 232.
Colorado College Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Mexican Painting: An Other View. Through Dec. 19. Opening reception: Fri., Dec. 6, 5-7 p.m.
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 Springs, 685-9000. Open 5:30-10 p.m. Featuring recent paintings and pottery by local artists Tina and Ken Riesterer. Through Jan. 15.
John Deaux Art Gallery, 221 S. Union, Pueblo, featuring the work of the Pikes Peak Pastel Society. Gallery hours: 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. At the UCCS University Center on: Get Rowdy, football photographs by Gary Goldberg and Sandy Wassenmiller, with a talk by the artists at 7 p.m., through November. Coming in Dec.: Project Face to Face, an exhibit of masks cast from people living with HIV. Opening reception: Mon., Dec. 2, 6-8 p.m.
Gallery of the Southwest, 205 S. Main St., Pueblo. Open by appointment, 542-3917. Featuring Ben Wittick -- Professional Photographer 1845-1903.
Gertrude's Restaurant, 2625 W. Colorado Ave. Mon. Sun., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tues. through Sun., 5-9 p.m. 650-1427, 593-9372. Featuring Laura Reilly's Small Treasures, second annual Small Painting Show and Sale of Reilly's original oil paintings, Through Dec. 31.
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: 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.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 West Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Featuring Bill Starr, Through Nov. 24. 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. 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 landscape and floral artist Irene Braun and impressionist Kathryn McMahon, through Jan. 13.
Wayne Lambert Photography, 2605A W. Colorado Ave., Suite 214. Gallery open by appointment. Call 332-6595. Featuring fine black-and-white photographs of the southwest U.S. and Mexico.
art events and programs
Aficionados Luncheon. Isleta Pueblo & fetish carver Andy Abeita will talk about his work in: Pueblo Stone Carving: The Art and the Culture. Colorado College's Gaylord Hall, Worner Student Center, 902 N. Cascade. Wed., Dec. 4, noon. $11. Reservations, 389-6649.
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.
Holiday Papermaking at the Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Discover the techniques used to make cards and paper artwork, create a handmade gift. Sat., Dec. 7, 11 a.m.noon. $4. Reservations required, 520-6387.
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.
Ballroom Dance Classes at the Downtown YMCA. Learn swing salsa, tango, waltz, fox trot and rumba. Ongoing, register anytime. Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m.; Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-3029 or 473-9622.
Argentine Tango Workshop with Scott McLane at Gotta Dance Studio, 3624 Betty Dr. Registration ends at first class; 475-0625,
www.tangosrpings.com. Six Mondays starting Nov. 26. Beginners: 6 p.m.; intermediate: 7:15 p.m.; advanced: 8:30. $10 class, $54 session.
Handmade Paper Classes at Hobby Lobby, Palmer Park & Academy. Saturdays, 3:30 p.m. $10 includes materials. Call Nicole, 471-8782.
Jean Ciavonne Poetry Contest. Fourth and fifth grade students are invited to write a poem about the past, teachers are encouraged to review poems and submit no more than five per class. Entries must be postmarked by Feb. 15, 2003. Complete rules available from any library or on its Web site at ppld.org. Awards will be announced in mid-April. Six young writers will receive $25 each, a book and a Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration poster. Call 531-6333, Ext. 2405.
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: Nov. 23. Show runs Dec. 7 March 14. Call Paula Harper at 687-6824 or Maria Pacca at 442-0103 for more.