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.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Potluck in the Main Gallery.
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.
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.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 1275 19th St., Denver, 303/298-7554. Tues. - Sat., 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sun., Noon - 5:30 p.m. Open to 8 p.m. Thurs. $3-5, children and members free. Featuring Elegy: Contemporary Ruins through May 25.
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. Opening Reception on Fri., April 18, 5-7:30 p.m. Through May 9. Free. Call 527-6000.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Open Sat., noon to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 3 p.m. Weekdays by appointment. Featuring Photogravures. May 2 25. Call 442-6995 or www.phototroph.com.
Plantera Group Inc., 517 S. Cascade, 886-0456. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring works by Michael Cellan, Louis Cicotello, and Dave Armstrong. 886-0456.
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.
Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400. Open 9:30 a.m. 4:30-p.m. daily. Featuring works by Carl Brandy.
The Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., presents three new artists, Holly Parker, Tish Lacy Reed and Dr. John Sherman. 475-8880.
Wayne Lambert Gallery, 2605A W. Colorado Ave., Suite 214. Gallery open Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Call 266-6700. Featuring black-and-white photographs of the southwest U.S. and Mexico.
art announcementsColorado College senior art majors exhibit, Coburn Gallery, main floor of the Worner Center, Free. Tues. Sat. 12:30 - 7:30 p.m. Through May 13.
A Picture is Worth 20,000 Words, Old Colorado City Branch Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.Art exhibit by young artists of Studio 101. Sat, May 17, 10 a.m.
Be a part of photography history, a one-week digital photo shoot across America for amateur photographers to shoot and submit images for the America 24-7 books. May 12 - 18. Register at www.america24-7.com.
Call for Entries: The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks distinctive/high quality merchandise for gift shop Items sought include ceramics, jewelry, dolls, quilts and other handcrafted goods with prices from $1 - $500. Artists receive 60% of revenue from pieces purchased. Interested artists contact Debra Sanders at 720/898-7262 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Entries: The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities 24th Annual Holiday Craft Fair to be held Nov. 28 - 29. Entries are juried. Non-refundable application fee $20. All revenues go to artists. Application deadline June 1. For application or info, call 720/898-7228, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.arvadacenter.org/callforentries.
Call for Entries Museum of Contemporary Art seek film and video artists (visual artists are encouraged) to be a part of the upcoming Colorado Film Biennial 10 by 10, a film/video festival. Deadline for submissions Mon., June 9, entry fee $15-25. Contact Patty Ortiz, at 303/298-7554 x204 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Younger Generation, a mixed-media art show by Rita Dickerson, features portraits of teenage girls. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Through May.
Old Geezer Spoonworks, a display of wooden Amish figures, spoons, walking sticks, and Santa Clauses. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Through May.
Cathy Howard exhibit of watercolor and oil paintings of photographs she has taken. Ruth Holley Branch Library, 923 N. Murray Blvd. Through May.
Visual Arts Call for Entries, Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade, Downtown Colorado Springs. Entry deadline is Fri., July 18. This year's theme is Home of the Brave. For more, call 635-8803.
I-25 Art Exhibit representing cities along the I-25 corridor, from Wyoming to New Mexico. Sangre de Cristo Art Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave. $3-$4. Tues. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 24 - Aug. 23. Free public reception with the artists June 13. For more, call 719/295-7200.
The Pueblo Downtown Art Project is looking for 3 dimensional media for year long downtown exhibit. Awards include: $1,500 Award of Excellence and $500 Peoples Choice Award. Slides and application due Sun. June 15. For entry form please send SASE to Pueblo Downtown Art Project C/O Sangre de Cristo Art Center, 210 N. Santa Fe, Pueblo, CO 81003.
The Colorado State Fair is currently accepting applications for the 2003 Fine Art Exhibit. Download an application at coloradostatefair.com To receive an application by mail contact: Debbie Wallace, Colorado State Fair, 1001 Beulah Ave. Pueblo, CO 81004 719/561-8484 ext. 2080. Prizes include $1,500 Best of Show.
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 email@example.com.
Soully Colorado, nature photographs by Sherry Moldenhauer to benefit the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club, El Tesoro Restaurant & Gallery, 10 N. Sierra Madre St. Through May. 471-0106
3INFUSION2 2003, a juried exhibition for all visual arts media, Colorado Springs Conservatory, 1430 N. Hancock Ave. Deadline for entry is May 910. 577-4556 or stop by to pick up entry form.
Young People's Art Exhibition. Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Secondary Exhibits on display May 3 11. Reception Thurs., May 8, 5 - 7 p.m. Elementary Exhibits on display May 17 21. Reception Tues., May 20, 5 - 7 p.m. For more, call 634-5581.