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 functional clay shapes by P & G Pottery through June. 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.
Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Open Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available, 329-1574. Featuring Move It! , mixed media, fiber, clay painting and sculpture through June 29. Opening reception Fri., June 6, 5 8 p.m.
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, The Role of Nature in the Human Spirit, photography exhibit through June 7.
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 Edward Borein: Paintings and Prints; ReconFIGURED: Persons and Personas of the Permanent Collection; Something New: contemporary Regional Artists, William Cummins, Daniel Raffin and Rita Zimmerman.
Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Cold Water: Fountains, Planters & Mini-Pools by Jeremiah Houck. Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground, an exhibit of environment and habitat paintings by Mary Helsaple, June 13 - July 15. Opening reception June 13 from 5 8 p.m. For more, call 685-1008.
Cottonwood Art Academy, 102 W. Cucharras St., 520-1899. Featuring Watercolors of Mary Cohagan, Show runs through June 13.
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. Photogravure and Intaglio by Nikos Pulos June 11 Aug 11. Opening reception June 11, 6 - 9 p.m. for Nikos Pulos.
Dos Chappell Bathhouse, 600 South Marion Parkway (NE corner of Washington Park), Denver. Featuring Five Views, a group art exhibit of five Colorado Springs artists Debbie Bartos, Barbara J. Davies, Edie Nelson, Janice Hill and Cynthia L. Thomas. June 2 - June 30. Reception Fri., June 6, 5 -7 p.m. For more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Public opening for three new exhibitions Fri., June 20, 6 - 7:30 p.m.. Exhibits include Red White Blue and God Bless You: A Portrait of Northern New Mexico, photographs by Alex Harris; International Watermedia XIII, presented by the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society; and Something New: Contemporary Regional Artists.
John Deaux Art Gallery, 221 S. Union, Pueblo, featuring paintings by Edward Sajbel and Lew Tilly. Open Tues.- Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 719/545-8407.
Manitou Center for Photography, 103 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Sat.and Sun., noon to 3 p.m.; weekdays by appointment. 963-8501. Featuring Alt_Proc, new experimental work from the students at UCCS.
Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0986 Featuring art by Peter Teekamp and others. Open Mon. Thurs. 9 a.m. -midnight and Fri. Sun. 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
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 Laura Ben-Amots, Works on Paper, Jean Gumper, Works on Paper, Dani Greer, Fused and Painted Glass and Mosaics. Through June 20. Free. Call 527-6000.
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Spontanaeity 2003, presented by the Colorado Springs Art Guild. Sat. May 31, June 21, June 28, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.
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.
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site (Carriage House), At the east entrance to Garden of the Gods on 30th St., $1 - $5, Summer Hours: June-Labor Day, Wed. Sun., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., 578-6777.
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 1111 Washington Ave., Golden. Hours: Mon. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Showing Contemporary Japanese Quilts -- New Works by Quilt Artists in Japan. Through July 12.
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. The Regional Gallery features The Quiet Landscape by Pat Dagnon, mysterious pastel landscapes sandpaper. The King Gallery features the Fab Four Visit the King, the work of four top Pueblo painters. The 2nd Floor Foyer Gallery features Human Being, platinum/palladium photographic prints by Andrea Modica. The 3rd Floor Foyer Gallery features Bonnie Waugh's early mixed-media pieces. Steel City: Contemporary American in Metal. Summer exhibits revolve around the artists of Interstate 25. $4 adults, $3 children. For more, visit www.sdc-arts.org or call 719/295-7200. Public reception for summer exhibitions Fri., June 13, 5 - 8 p.m.
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 announcementsCall for entries, Louisville Regional Juried Photography Show, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville. Registration forms and $20 entry fee due at 5 p.m., Fri., June 20. Entries must be actual photographs, delivered on Tues., June 24. Show begins Sat., June 28. For more, call 303/466-7438 or e-mail Preed40958@aol.com.
Where's Woelffer? The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is planning an exhibit of the art by renowned artist Emerson Woelffer. Woelffer taught at the Fine Arts Center School for several years beginning in 1950. If you own any of his work or know of anyone who does, contact Judy Burdick at 634-5581 x352.
Call for Entries, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Art Market show and sale. Deadline June 30. For application or information, contact Susan Bolton at 720-898-7251 or go to www.arvadacenter.org.
The Fine Art Furniture of Ebba and Michael Navas, Espiritu, 111 North Tejon St. Reception for the Artists Friday June 6, 5-7 p.m. Also featuring the work of KC Willis, Deb McMahan, Billie Kiernan, Laura Reilly, Jennifer Coniff, and Jeannie Breeding. Call 227-9555 for more.
Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center 31st Anniversary, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $95. Black tie optional. Fri., June 6. For reservations and information, call 719/295-7200.
Call for Entries, Commonwheel Artists Co-op proposals for 2004 gallery exhibition schedule, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Spgs., Send SASE for application form. Deadline July 1. Call 685-1008 for more information.
Artist and Food Vendor applications for Chile Harvest Festival to be held at the Denver Botanic Gardens September 6 7. Applications downloaded at www.chacweb.org. Deadline June 15.
Call for entries: 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Juried Photography Exhibition. Sponsored by the Business of Art Center. Entry Deadline Fri., July 11. Show begins Aug. 23. Applications available at www.workingwithartists.org, or call Heather at 578-9226.
Art Show & Sale, presented by the Tri-Lakes Community Arts Project. Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. $25-30. Benefits the arts and the Lucretia Vaile Museum of Palmer Lake. Opening gala June 7, 7 10 p.m. with special appearance by BodyPackaging. Call 651-1946 or visit www.trilakesviews.org.
Call for Entries Museum of Contemporary Art seeks film and video artists (visual artists are encouraged) for a film/video festival. Deadline for submissions Mon., June 9, entry fee $15-25. Contact Patty Ortiz, at 303/298-7554 x204 or email@example.com
Visual Arts Call for Entries, Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade, Downtown Colorado Springs. Deadline Fri., July 18. For more, call 635-8803.
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. Slides due June 13; artwork due in July.
Essential for Life, an open-entry, all-media exhibition reflecting issues of water (or lack thereof) in our region and the world, Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. Manitou. Artwork due at BAC on Sun. June 8, 1-5 p.m. and Mon. June 9, 12-6 p.m. Exhibition opens Fri. June 20.