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.
Artazia Gallery & Frames, 2521 W. Colorado Ave., 477-0632. Open Mon.-Sat., 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.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Open 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.
Dale Street Caf and Gallery, 115 E. Dale, 578-9898. Open Mon. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Fri. and Sat., 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Featuring the black-and-white photography of Lee Manning, through Feb. Also fine art photography by Patricia and Michael Kimak, oils by Richard Hoge and other artists.
East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., featuring a display of the winners of the youth division for Focus: 24 Hours in the Pikes Peak Region, a juried exhibition of photographs of the region captured within 24 hours. Through Jan. 6.
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
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. Featuring Front Range Student Art Exhibit, best work from students across the Front Range, through Feb. 7.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Artists' Holiday. Celebrating works by Emily Kline, Kay Little, Kazako Stern, Richard Hoge, Rita Cirillo, Mike & Pat Kimack, and Sunnie Sacks.
Plantera Group Inc., 517 S. Cascade, 886-0456. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring artists Chip Shaw, Christen Weathers and Ann Rodgers. Through Jan.
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 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. Open 4:30-9:30 p.m. daily. Featuring landscape and floral artist Irene Braun and impressionist Kathryn McMahon, through Jan. 13.
Textures Gallery, 2501 W. Colorado Ave., 475-2104. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring silver jewelry and wood sculptures of Colorado Springs artist Annie Hague, through January.
Wayne Lambert Photography, 2605A W. Colorado Ave., Suite 214. Gallery open by appointment. Call 266-6700. Featuring fine black-and-white photographs of the southwest U.S. and Mexico.
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. Next event: Jan. 2.
Pots by the Pound annual pottery & art sale at the Commonwheel Artist's Gallery,102 Canon Ave. Manitou. Jan. 721, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 685-1008.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts winter class schedule is now available. Over 20 classes for all ages including pottery, painting, drawing and dramatic arts. Classes begin Mon., Jan. 27. Schedules available online at www.trilakesarts.com. Open registration takes place on Tues., Jan. 7, and Sat., Jan. 11 at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. Register by phone or mail. Call 481-0475 for more.
call for entries
The Gallery, at 132 W. Ryus St. in La Veta, invites entries for its Black & White Show, an exhibit limited to monochromatic works, with an emphasis on black & white work, open to all media, any subject. All entered artwork must be for sale. $5 entry fee per item, limit 4 entries per artist. Deadline: Sat., Jan. 4. Opening reception: Sat., Jan. 11, 5 -7 p.m. For more, call 742-3074.
Museum of Fine Arts, in Santa Fe, invites entries for The Show: Southwest Juried Exhibition, 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
Phototroph Gallery invites entries for juried exhibition of photographs by high school students from the Pikes Peak Region. Entry deadline: Wed., Jan. 15. Show: Feb. 14 to March 2 at Phototroph, 218 W. Colorado Ave. One entry per student, no fee. For more call, 442-6995 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Colorado Art Education Association is accepting slides for the upcoming exhibit at the Tri Lakes Art Center in Palmer Lake. This exhibit is open to all artists who teach art. This includes retired art educators as well as teachers in training. Those who teach workshops and seminars are also welcome to participate. Entries due Jan. 18. Show dates are Feb. 7 through March 8. For more, call 685-3717 or e-mail