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The Bridge Gallery

218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368

Hang Ups, members show of pieces designed to be hung from a clothesline, through Aug. 28

Karen Simkiss solo show, Sept. 9-Oct. 2

Pieces and Parts, group show, Oct. 7-30

Laura McCracken solo show, Nov. 4-27

Business of Art Center

513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861, thebac.org

A Reason for Red, work by Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, Sept. 1-Oct. 1; reception, Sept. 2, 5-8 p.m.

Impressions, 2005 studio artist extravaganza, Oct. 6-Nov. 12; reception, Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m.

"Creative Impulses," annual fundraiser and auction, Oct. 12, 6 p.m., Spencer Hall at Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs

Food for Thought, food-themed holiday exhibition, Nov. 17-Dec. 31

Boulder Street Gallery

725 N. Tejon St., 636-9358

Bruce Elliott, black-and-white panoramic prints, through Aug. 31

Coburn Gallery

Colorado Colleges Worner Center, main floor, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6606 or 389-6607

PRESSURE: 35 Years of Printmaking at CC, CC faculty and alumni show, Sept. 6-Nov. 19; reception, Oct. 6, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

30 W. Dale St., 634-5581, csfineartscenter.org

The Brasch Collection of Contemporary Art, Abstract Expressionist, Pop Art and Post Pop Art works, Aug. 13-Oct. 15; reception, Aug. 13, 5-11 p.m.

Andy Warhols Dream America, over 100 screenprints from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation collection, Sept. 1-Dec. 31; reception, Sept. 1, 4-7 p.m.

"Between Romance and Revolt: Andy Warhols Challenge," lecture by Curator Ben Mitchell, Sept. 3, 11 a.m., Music Room

2005 Season Opening Gala, Studio 54 theme, Sept. 10, 6 p.m.; after hours, 9:30 p.m., $50-60/person

"From Warhol to Reagan," lecture by Warhol friend and former Interview? editor Bob Colacello, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., $20/members, $24/non-members

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990, cspm.org

Lula Evans: A Womans Life in Quilts, through Dec.

21st Annual Quilt and Woodworkers Exhibition, Sept. 3-Oct. 28

Lunch Box Memories, a Smithsonian traveling exhibition, Nov. 12-Jan. 8, 2006

Colorado State Fair Fine Arts Gallery

1001 Beulah Ave., Pueblo, 719/404-2080

2005 Fine Arts Exhibition--Amateur, Aug. 26-Sept. 5

2005 Fine Arts Exhibition--Professional, Aug. 26-Sept. 5

Commonwheel Artist Co-op Gallery

102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008, commonwheel.com

Prima Materia/Quinta Essentia, Kerstin Eriksson and Paul Rogers, Aug. 26-Sept. 26

Kaleidoscope, Maggie Quinn, Linda Sabo and Bryan Briscoe-Smith, Sept. 30-Oct. 17

Facets: Colorado Mosaic Art, Oct. 21-Nov. 14

Annual Holiday Market, Nov. 18-Dec. 31

Cottonwood Artists School and Studios

25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899, cottonwoodartistsschool.com

Color and Light, watercolors, through Aug. 31

Pikes Peak Pastel Society juried exhibit, Sept. 5-27; reception, Sept. 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Whispers from the Pen, Summit Scribes Calligraphy Guild calligraphy, Oct. 7-25; reception, Oct. 7, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Annual Holiday Show, Nov. 4-22; reception, Nov. 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

The Downtown Studio Gallery

100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6001

Annual Art Faculty Exhibit, Sept. 9-Oct. 18; reception, Sept. 9, 5-7:30 p.m.

Pastel and Watercolor Exhibit, Taffy Mulliken and Collins Redman, Nov. 4-Dec. 16; reception, Nov. 4, 5-7:30 p.m.

Elements Art Gallery

2616 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 1, 633-3899

New Beginnings, Lorraine Sheppard, August featured artist

Fast Frames

5154 Centennial Blvd., 227-0161

Bruce Elliott, black-and-white panoramic prints, through Aug.

Fireplace Gallery

5575 Industrial Place, 574-3224

2005 Summer Fine Art Sale of the Colorado Springs Art Guild, through Aug. 31

Frameworks Gallery

2236 N. Wahsatch Ave., 636-2427

Black & White photography, Larry Hampton, August

Stained Glass, Dana Long, September

Photography, Elaine MacDonald, October

GAS (Goede Art Space)

1405 S. 8th St., 761-6150

Unique Touch, a group fine arts show featuring work from the Old Colorado City apprentices of Herman Raymond, Oct. 6-7; reception, Oct. 6, 6-10 p.m.

Wood Over Water, custom fabricated furniture over water by Jon Lindstrom, Oct. 14-28; reception, Oct. 14, 6-10 p.m.

The Great Southwest

76 S. Sierra Madre, Old Depot Square, 471-7772

New Southwest: Paintings and Woodblocks by Leon Loughridge and Tom Owen, Aug. 27-Sept. 30; artist demonstrations, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

L.I.W. Cargo Fine Art Gallery

713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452

Summer Landscapes, by Roger W. Carlson, through Aug. 31

People and Places, Kazuko Stern, Sept. 1-30; opening, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m.

New Paintings 2005, Emily M. Kline, Oct. 1-31; opening, Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m.

Colorado Treasures, holiday exhibit, Nov. 1-Dec. 31; opening, Nov. 4, 6-8 p.m.

Monument Branch Library

1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument, 488-2370

Fine Art of the Pikes Peak Region, by artists older than 55, through Aug. 30

New West Art and Frame

4689 Centennial Blvd., 528-2402

Bruce Elliott, black-and-white panoramic prints, through Aug.

Optical Reverb

3125 Sinton Road, 210-9799

Self Imposed, works by Keith Stewart, through Aug. 31

Four Eyes on India, Jonathan McCoy and Beth Evans, Sept. 2

A Walk Through Nature, multiple artists and benefit, Sept. 16

Nocturnal Mockery III, graffiti, Oct. 14-16

Optical Reverb in Phantom Canyon

2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799

Works by Don Harding, Jason Herzog and Clayton Ross, through Sept. 1

Orlys Art Gallery

730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371

All Gallery Show, multi-artist exhibit of traditional, Colorado-based work, through Aug. 31

Penrose Public Library

20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333

Fine Art of the Pikes Peak Region, by artists older than 55, through Aug. 30

Phototroph Gallery

16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1313

Its Only Rock and Roll, photos by Larry Hulst, through Sept. 4

John Suhay, Sept. 9-30

TinTypes--Old and New, by Carol Dass, Oct. 7-29

John Waters, Nov. 4-26

Plantera Group

731 N. Weber St., 886-0456

Works by Tim Davis, Sara Ware Howsam and Davoth, Aug. 26-Oct 28; reception and Pikes Peak Encore Fund fundraiser, Aug. 26, 5-8 p.m.

Pueblo Convention Center

3020 Central Main St., Pueblo, 719/542-1100

Chile & Frijoles Festival Art Show Opening, Sept. 23, 5-8 p.m.

Works by Rayann Orr and Don Woodward, through Dec. 31

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center

210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 295-7200, sdc-arts.org

Whips & Spurs, paintings from Francis King Collection of Western Art, King Gallery, through Oct. 29

Lynn Stenzel, paintings by the Pueblo artist, 2nd Floor Foyer Gallery, through Nov. 12

Man on a Horse by Doug Candelaria, part of the - Representing the West exhibit at the Sange de Cristo Arts - Center, Sept. 22 - Nov. 19.
  • Man on a Horse by Doug Candelaria, part of the Representing the West exhibit at the Sange de Cristo Arts Center, Sept. 22 - Nov. 19.

Doug Candelaria, oil paintings by the Pueblo artist, 3rd Floor Foyer Gallery, Aug. 27-Nov. 12

Representing the West, Helen T. White Galleries, Sept. 22-Nov. 19; reception and sale, Sept. 22, 5-8 p.m.; gallery tour with Rodney Wood, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.

Plein Air Painters Demonstration, Doug Candelaria, Lynn Stenzel, Fran Dodd, Tim Deibler, Marty Brens, Sarah Woods and Rudi Mergelman paint in the garden, Jackson Sculpture Garden, Sept. 23, 2-4 p.m.

Parks & Open Spaces: Carolyn Hoyle, oil paintings, Regional Gallery, Aug. 27-Nov. 12

"The Bishop Tafoya Collection," selections from Ruth Gast Collection paired with Pueblo Bishop Tafoyas collection of santos and retablos, Hoag Gallery, Aug. 20-Nov. 5

Smokebrush Gallery

218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102, 444-1012, smokebrush.org

Its All Relative: Work by Cris Pulos, Jean Pulos, Nikos Pulos, and Melanie Audet, photographs, fiber art and prints, Sept. 9-Oct. 1; reception, Sept. 9, 5-8 p.m.

UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art

1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567, galleryuccs.com

International Watermedia XIV, through Oct. 14

Drawn Across the Century, Highlights from the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper, Oct. 28 Dec. 23.

Velez Gallery

220 N. Tejon St., 630-3710

Oaxacan Wood Carvings, Hugo and Sergio Santiago Ibauez, Sept. 23-25

Additional venues

Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5051 N. Academy Blvd., 260-1873

The Artists Alcove, 21 N. Nevada Ave., 785-4814

Bella Art and Frame, 366 2nd St., Suite B, Monument, 487-7691

Chaos Studios, 802 N. Weber St., 634-5429, atomicelroy.com

Coffee Warehouse, 526 S. Tejon St., 227-8639

Galeria de la Luz, 14 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-9161

Laura Reilly Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 4, 471-1360

Mountain Living Studio, 741 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0225

The Squash Blossom, 2531 W. Colorado Ave., 632-1899, squashblossom.com

Textures Gallery, 113 N. Tejon St., 475-2104

Tri-lakes Center for the Arts, 305 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475, trilakesarts.org

Out of town

Abend Gallery of Fine Art

2260 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303/355-0950, abendgallery.com

In the Painterly Style, utilizes color to render forms instead of line, through Sept. 3

Michelle Torrez: One-Woman Show, painting, Sept. 16-Oct. 6; reception, Sept. 16, 5-9 p.m.

Jill Soukup: One-Woman Show, painting, Oct. 14-Nov. 5; reception, Oct. 14, 5-9 p.m.

Michael Dowling: One-Man Show, Oct. 29-Nov. 9; reception, Oct. 29, 5-9 p.m.

Amalgamation: A Group Show, Nov. 11-26

Andrew Smith Gallery

203 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe, New Mexico, 505/984-1234, AndrewSmithGallery.com

Sticks and Stones: Architectural America, silver print photographs by Lee Friedlander, through Sept. 12

Aspen Art Museum

590 N. Mill St., Aspen, 970/925-8050, aspenartmuseum.org

Design = Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread, Minimalist and post-Minimalist artists, through Oct. 2, Lower and Upper Galleries

2005 Roaring Fork Open, variety of media by AAM members, Oct. 14-Nov. 27, Upper and Lower Galleries; reception, Oct. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Assembly Gallery

820 W. Eighth Ave., Denver, 303/573-5501, 303/910-9683

The Filmmakers Art Gallery, non-film art by filmmakers whose films have been selected for The International Experimental Cinema Exposition (see Film section), Sept. 2-31; reception, Sept. 2, 6 p.m.

Capsule (@ Pod)

554 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, 303/623-3460

Stupidfresh, mixed media on found objects by Stephen Daniel Karpik (sdk), Sept. 16-Oct. 15; reception, Sept. 16, 7-11 p.m.

Dairy Center for the Arts

2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303/440-7826, thedairy.org

One Organization/Six Photographers: Visions of the Last Great Places, through Sept. 9, In Focus Photowall and Polly Addison Exhibition Spaces

Private Eye: Inside 5 Boulder Collections, a tribute to local art collectors, through Sept. 9, McMahon Gallery

Steel, Water, Concrete and Light, Nik Mills and Kyle Hester, McMahon Gallery; Landscape Tapestry, Tom Andrews, In Focus Photowall; Inner Landscape, currated by Kari VanMeter, Polly Addison Exhibition Spaces; Sept. 23-Oct. 28; reception, Sept. 23, 5-7 p.m.

Nature Installations, Pamela Olson, McMahon Gallery; Water and Trees, William Sutton, In Focus Photowall; Collaged Landscapes, Ken Iwamas, Polly Addison Exhibition Spaces; Nov. 18-Dec. 30; reception, Nov. 18, 5-7 p.m.

DC Gallery

125 Broadway, Denver, 303/733.4401, dc-gallery.com

Urban Angst: A Graffiti-Inspired Show, through Aug. 31

Chris Huth, modern pop culture art, Sept. 2-Oct. 5; reception, Sept. 2, 7-10 p.m.

Ragnar, modern pop culture works, Oct. 7-Nov. 2; reception, Oct. 7, 7-10 p.m.

John John Jesse (new works) and Jef Kopp, modern pop culture art, Nov. 4-30; reception, Nov. 4, 7-10 p.m.

Denver Art Museum

100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 720/865-5000, denverartmuseum.org

Cheyenne Visions II, Cheyenne artworks with oversized color photos, through Dec. 31

Floating Time V2-12 Marine Blue, video installation by Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima, through Dec. 31

Heaven and Home: Chinese Art of the Han Dynasty from the Sze Hong Collection, through Dec. 31

New Classics, contemporary pieces from the museums American Indian collection, through Dec. 31

Blanket Statements, Navajo weavings from the 1980s and early '90s, through Dec. 31, 2006, Neusteter Textile Gallery

Building Outside the Box: Creating the New Denver Art Museum, interactive exhibition about the construction of the Frederic C. Hamilton Bldg. expansion, Oct. 15-Nov. 12, 2006

Gallery of the Spanish Peaks Arts Council

132 W. Ryus, La Veta, 719/742-3074, spanishpeaksarts.org

5th Annual Western Art Show Celebrating the Cowboy, various media by 21 artists, through Sept. 21

Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for Visual Art

1734 Wazee St., Denver, 303/294-5207, mscd.edu

Metro Effect: Metro State Alumni Exhibition, Sept. 8-Oct. 29; reception, Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m.

Museo de las Am'ricas

861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, 303/571-4401 ext. 23

Nehuen: Mapuche Power, traditional utilitarian and ceremonial objects of the last indigenous people of southern Chile and Argentina alongside contemporary works, through Sept. 25

Planet Colombia, artists explore the duality of life in Colombia, Oct. 7-Jan. 22, 2006

Old Firehouse Art Center

667 4th Ave. and Coffman, Longmont, 303/651-2787, firehouseart.org

Annual Juried Show: Push/Pull, variety of media, Sept. 9-Oct. 15; reception, Sept. 9, 6-9 p.m.

Tasty, new paintings by Evan Colbert, Sept. 9-Oct. 15, in the Members Gallery

Between Light and Shadow, photography and film about the Great Sand Dunes by John Weller, Nov. 11-Dec. 16; reception, Nov. 11, 6-9 p.m.

Marion Murphy, new photographs, Nov. 11-Dec. 16, in the Members Gallery

The Other Side Arts

1644 Platte St., Denver, 303/561-3000

In Defense of Self: 4th Annual Womens Art Show, Sept. 2-30; receptions, Sept. 2 and 30, 7-11 p.m.

Philip J. Steele Gallery

Mary K. Harris Auditorium Bldg., Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design campus, 1600 Pierce St., Lakewood, 303/753-6046, rmcad.edu

A Visual Voice: The Language of Herbert Bayer, new exhibition of work by the Bauhaus master and American modernist, Sept. 6-Oct. 1; reception, Sept. 9, 5-8 p.m.

Favorite Flix: An Illustrators Look at the Movies, Society of Illustrators traveling exhibition, Oct. 7-Nov. 5; reception, Oct. 7, 5-8 p.m.

43rd Annual Faculty Exhibition, Nov. 11-Dec. 3; reception, Nov. 11, 5-8 p.m.

+ gallery

2350 Lawrence St., Denver, 303/296-0927, plusgallery.com

Full, new paintings by Denvers Bruce Price, Sept. 3-Oct. 8

Planning.Abstract, new paintings by Jared Latimer, Sept. 3-Oct. 8

Latimer and Price reception, Sept. 8, 6-9 p.m.

Michael Whiting and Devon Moore, new metal work, Oct. 15-Nov. 23; reception, Oct. 20, 6-9 p.m.

Tims Art Studio and Gallery

807 E. Field, La Veta, 719/742-3795, rickytims.com

Irish Stone Quilts, by Denise Labadie of Longmont, Aug. 28-Sept. 27; reception, Aug. 28, 3-6 p.m.

Victoria H. Myhren Gallery

Shwayder Art Bldg., University of Denver campus, 2121 E. Asbury Ave., Denver, 303/871-2846

Riverhouse Editions: Master Prints by 44 Artists, Sept. 15-Nov. 10

14th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition

Various locations throughout Fort Collins, free, 970/491-7634, colostate.edu/Depts/Art/poster

Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Bldg., Curfman Gallery and Lory Student Center on the Colorado State University campus, Sept. 9-14; reception and poster sale, Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m., Hatton Gallery

Honor Laureate, Directors and High-School Exhibition, Sept. 10-Oct. 28, Lincoln Center Galleries, 417 W. Magnolia St.; reception, Sept. 10, 5-7 p.m.

Felipe Taborda: Cultural Posters of Brazil, Aug. 30-Oct. 22, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, 201 S. College Ave.; reception, Sept. 10, 7-9 p.m.

Designing Women: Selections from the International Poster Collection, Sept. 6-Dec. 16, First National Bank Gallery at Morgan Library, CSU campus; reception, Sept. 7-30

America: An Installation by Cedomir Kostovic, Sept. 9-30, Directions Gallery, Visual Arts Bldg., CSU campus

Graphic Responses: An Online Exhibition, Sept. 7-30, Glass Gallery, Visual Arts Bldg., CSU campus

Art Covers Science: Winds of Change, the Magazine of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Aug. 23-Oct. 30, Fort Collins Museum, 200 Matthews St.; reception, Sept. 2, 5-8 p.m.

Rick Poynor, visiting critic lecture, Oct. 12, 6 p.m., University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St.

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