Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m. 636-1901. Featuring oils and watercolors by Richard E. Williams, through April. www.aratiartists.com.
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.
Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5051 N. Academy Blvd., 260-1873. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Western Landscapes, Wildlife and Native American Scenes, works by Howard Terpning, Nancy Glazier and Scott Kennedy, through May.
Articulation Gallery, 131 E. First Street. Salida. 719/539-0600. Featuring photography by Stephen Sonheim and glass works by Richard Mole. Opening reception will be on Friday, May 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Little Portraits of Heaven, Religious Icons by Bulgarian artist, Ognjan Kolev. Through May 3.
Colorado College Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Open Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring annual senior art majors exhibit through May 18.
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 Collected Visions: African American Self-Taught Artists from the Southeastern U.S., through May 18.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring 100 Years of Photography: A Bill Bowers Retrospective, through June 1.
The Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., Manitou, 685-9000. Open 5:30-10 p.m. daily. Featuring recent paintings by Elizabeth Stanbro through July 9.
Dale Street Caf and Gallery, 115 E. Dale, 578-9898. Open Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Featuring collages and watercolors by Bruni Berkowitz, through June 9. Also fine art photography by Patricia and Michael Kimak, oils by Richard Hoge.
Eagle Fire Gallery, 444 E. Hwy. 24, Woodland Park, 687-5700. Featuring Divine by Design, a contemporary display of imagery presented in a multi-media art show through June 12.
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 35 pieces of watercolor art, benefits Alzheimer's Association.
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 annual student exhibition, through May 16.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Fresh Paint, new works by Patience. Through May.
Pikes Peak Community College's Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Hours: Mon-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Featuring the Annual Pikes Peak Community College Student Art Show. Through May 9. Free. Call 527-6000.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Antarctica: Through the Eyes of Those Who Live It, showcases the work of 16 photographers, in the Morrison Concourse. Through May 25. Abracadabra! a new hands-on exhibit, will be featured at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center at 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $4 adults, $3 children. Through May 31. For more, visit www.sdc-arts.org.
Velez Gallery Ltd., 220 N. Tejon, 630-3710. Open Mon. - Sat., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m. Huichol Indian artist Rosendo Carillo de la Rosa with his and his tribe's art. Fri.-Sat., April 25-26.
art announcementsThe Gallery in the Park, 132 W. Ryus, 20 local artists displaying original work in a variety of media as well as featured artist Suzan Bradford's first paintings in Just Women, a series inspired by the recent Air Force Academy rapes and cover-ups. Through Sat., April 26, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more, call 742-3074.
Kids Take Over: Manitou Springs Elementary Art Show at The Commonwheel Artists Co-Op., 102 Canon Ave., Manitou. Featuring artwork from students in preschool to grade five. Free. Sun., April 27, 1- 4 p.m. (Fri., April 25 - Tues., May 6, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) For more, call 685-1008.
Annual Art Show and Sale, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 7400 Tudor Rd. Fri., May 2-4. On Fri., May 2, 5-8 p.m., Meet the Artists. Show Hours: Sat., May 3, 1-4 p.m. Sun., May 4, 11 a.m. 1 p.m. Call 265-8808 for more.
Call To Artists: Pikes Peak Arts Council is accepting artist submissions for a juried fine arts show and sale at the Colorado Springs Jazz Festival on July 4. All mediums welcome, all submissions will be juried. $5 per slide, up to three slides. Deadline is Mon., May 12. For registration form go to www.pikespeakartscouncil.com or call 475-2465.
Call for Entries: for art that depicts and inspires peace. For a juried art exhibit opening July 11. $3 per entry, 2 entries per artist. For submission guidelines please contact Nancy McCollum, 527-6001.
Hot Fudge Friday, Sangre De Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe. Ave. Pueblo. Evening of entertainment featuring The Dancerz, music by Fireweed, and more. $3. Fri., May 9, 7:30 p.m. Call 295-7200.
Call for entries: multi-media, juried art show in May/June at the Pikes Peak Center, sponsored by the Colorado Springs Art Guild. Open to all artists, no slides. Entry by pre-registration. Forms available at local art dealers and frame shops. Call 630-1611 for details.
Body Packaging III : Identity Crisis: Calling all artists, musicians and designers- A juried show of original works designed for the human body. Accepted pieces are professionally staged and performed on the runway to follow a show at the Fine Arts Center. Not a fashion show. $3,000 in cash awards. Entry fee $20-$25. For entry form contact Lindsay at 481-8205 firstname.lastname@example.org
Plein Air Artists of Colorado, and Colorado Color, Fremont Center for the Arts, 505 Macon Ave., Canon City. Through Aug. 1. Opening Reception: Sat., July 5, 1-4 p.m. Music by Gregory Carlson. For more call 719/275-2790.