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, 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 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.
Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Cold Water: Fountains, Planters and Mini-Pools by Jeremiah Houck. www.commonwheel.com.
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.
El Tesoro Restaurant & Gallery, 10 N. Sierra Madre St. Featuring Soully Colorado, nature photographs by Sherry Moldenhauer to benefit the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club. Through May. 471-0106
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 Alzheimers 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 Sacred Places, by Jo LoCurto and Greta Wesley. Through May.
Manitou Center for Photography, 103 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Sat.and Sun., noon to 3 p.m.; weekdays by appointment. 963-8501. Featuring Eclectica, a group show featuring the work of Carol Dass, Brian Doan, and Matt Chmielarczyk. Through May.
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Spontanaeity 2003, presented by the Colorado Springs Art Guild. Fri. May 16 to June 30.Viewing hours Sat. May 31, June 21, June 28, 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Reception Thurs., May 22, 5 8 p.m.Call 472-0604.
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.
Poor Richards Restaurant, 324 1/2 North Tejon Street, Daily 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring abstract artist Sheimala. Free. For more, call 719-632-7721.
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 Morrison Concourse features Antarctica: Through the Eyes of Those Who Live It, the work of 16 photographers, through May 25. The Regional Gallery features The Quiet Landscape by Pat Dagnon, abstract landscapes, through Aug. 16. The King Gallery features the Fab Four Visit the King, the work of four top Pueblo painters, through Aug. 16. The 2nd Floor Foyer Gallery features Human Being, platinum/palladium photographic prints by Andrea Modica through Aug. 16. The 3rd Floor Foyer Gallery features Bonnie Waugh's eartly mixed-media pieces through Aug. 16. Summer exhibits revolve around the artists of Interstate 25. Free public reception with the artists June 13. $4 adults, $3 children. For more, visit www.sdc-arts.org or call 719/295-7200.
Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400. Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30-p.m. daily. Featuring works by Carl Brandy.
Velez Gallery Ltd., 220 N. Tejon, 630-3710. Open Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun., Noon to 5 p.m. Representing art from over 80 tribes of the Americas. Featuring horsehair baskets from the Tohono O'Odham Indians of southern Arizona. Through May.
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, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Artists wishing to have work exhibited should bring five representative pieces for review. Wed., May 21, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 531-6333 x1202.
Call for Entries, International Experimental Cinema Exposition seeks films that challenge popular and conventional modes of cinema. Preview copies must be submitted in VHS format; final screening in film print format. Deadline Sept. 1. Nominal fee. For more, visit www.experimentalcinema.com or call 277-6657.
Call for Entries, Commonwheel Artist Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs, shop member opening for a wall artists, artists should submit application and 4-5 pieces by Mon., June 9. Required meeting Mon., June 2, 6 p.m. For more, call 685-1008.
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. .Open to photographers 18 and older, living in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Applications available at www.workingwith artists.org, or call Heather at 578-9226.
First Annual 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.
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.
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.
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. Craft categories include holiday items, glass, needlework, painting, jewelry, toys, wood, floral, ceramics, clothing, food, photography, fiber and other art forms. 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 seeks 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. Categories include experimental/avant-garde, narrative and documentary. 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.
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. 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.
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.
Young People's Art Exhibition. Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Elementary Exhibits on display May 17 21. Reception Tues., May 20, 5 - 7 p.m. For more, call 634-5581.