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.
Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., noon to 4 p.m. 636-1901. www.aratiartists.com Featuring oil paintings by George Hart & jewelry of George Fellows, through December.
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 "Care & Share Food Bank" bring in $10 or 10 lbs. of food, win personalized framed lovebirds. Also featuring Winter Landscapes by various artists.
Bella Art & Frame, 1752 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument 487-7691. Gallery Hours: Tues. Fri., 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.- 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.
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.
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.
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.
FastFrame Gallery, 5154 Centennial Blvd., 277-0161. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring 16 & Under, various works 16 inches or smaller, through Jan. 10
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 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., featuring Manitou and Other places works by local photographer Sunnie Sacks. Through Nov. Coming: Artists' Holiday Celebrating works by Emily Kline, Kay Little, Kazako Stern, Richard Hoge, Rita Cirillo, Mike Pat Kimack & Sunnie Sacks. Opening reception: Fri., Dec. 8, 6-8 p.m. 685-0452.
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,
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.
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: Own Your Own Holiday Art Show & Sale, discover an excellent selection of original fine art and fine craft artworks through Dec. In the Hoag Gallery: Iconography, a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Orthodox Church. Byzantine and Renaissance icons will reveal the spiritual and artistic path taken by the Greek and Roman Orthodox church, through Jan. 25. For more visit: www.sdc-arts.org.
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.
art events and programs
First Thursday, a hip, unique environment from 5-8 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $4-$8, 634-5581. On Thurs., Dec. 5: a wine-tasting event with live jazz.
Antique Show & Sale, at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Sat., Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2. 596-8839.
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.
Arts & Crafts Sale at Colorado College Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Fri., Dec. 6, 4-8 p.m., Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 389-6769.
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.
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.
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.
Handmade Paper Classes at Hobby Lobby, Palmer Park & Academy. Saturdays, 3:30 p.m. $10 includes materials. Call Nicole, 471-8782.
call for entries
Auditions for TheatreWorks spring production of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard at University Center room 124 of the UCCS Campus. Parts available for 8 women and 10 men, aged 17-87. Interested candidates should schedule their auditions by calling TheatreWorks at 262-3232. Fri., Dec. 6, 7-9 p.m. & Sat., Dec. 7, noon to 3 p.m.
Call for Entries for The Show: Southwest Juried Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, an exhibit of contemporary art in all media by Southwest artists. For more and to download prospectus, visit www.museumofnewmexico.org/theshow or call 505/476-5118. Entry fee $30 per artist for up to 4 works. Deadline: Jan. 6, 2003
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.