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Bear Creek Fine Art Gallery at the Bear Creek Veterinary Care Clinic, 960 Pico Point, 685-1177. Featuring works by oil painters Kathryn A. McMahon and Kazuko Stern; proceeds donated to Old Friends charity.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Previously Owned Overcoats through Aug. 16.
Colorado Springs Airport, 7770 E Drennan Rd. Featuring pastels by Jeff Hunter, 3-D leather by Bob Husband, youth art by Fountain Fort Carson students, machine embroidery by Loose Threads and paintings by The Mothers.
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 ReconFIGURED: Persons and Personas of the Permanent Collection; 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.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring It's Only Fun and Games, toys for all ages through Aug.
Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Out of Hand, basketry by Linda Lugenbill and Junko Brackin, Aug. 15 Sept. 9. Opening reception, Aug. 15, 5 8 p.m.
Cottonwood Art Academy, 102 W. Cucharras St., 520-1899. Featuring A One Woman Show by Terri Sanchez. Opening reception is Fri., August 15, 6 -- 9 p.m.
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 Tim Davis, abstract photography, Patricia and Michael Kimak, fine art photography, and selected works by Richard Hoge. Opening reception for Tim Davis on Wed., Aug. 20, 6 9 p.m.
Eagle Fire Gallery, 444 E. Hwy. 24, Woodland Park, 687-5700. Open daily 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring The Power of Purple, a multimedia celebration of the violet ray. Opening reception Sat. Aug. 16, 6 9 p.m.
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. The Light is the Thing, a juried show with 2- and 3-dimensional media through Aug. 15.
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 Neo-Geo Revisited, An Invitational Exhibition.
The Human Touch Galleries, 8 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1241. Open daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring Angels with Attitudes, sterling silver angel pins and pennants by Susan Helmich.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Roger Carlson, mixed-media artist specializing in western landscapes.
Phantom Canyon Brewery, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 635-2800. Featuring works in oil by Kansas City artist C.J. Hendrickson. Reception Fri., Aug. 22, 6 9 p.m.
Pikes Peak Community College's Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6000. 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 Envisioning Images of Peace.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Open Sat., noon to 5 p.m.; Weekdays by appointment. Featuring New Landscapes photographic explorations by Susan Moldenhauer.
###Phil Lynch/Mary Ford Gallery, 2210 W. Cucharras St., 648-6036. Representing Native American culture; associated with the Southwest Indian Foundation. Featuring Maria Redmoon, Kara Sumchiwa, Zoe Silentsky, R.N. Catron, Sheryl and Gary Benson, George Sugardrum and Sally Mac.
Poor Richards Restaurant, 324 N. Tejon, 632-7721. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring fine art landscape photography of Casey Chinn.
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. Featuring The Quiet Landscape by Pat Dagnon through Aug. 16, Fab Four Visit the King, the work of four top Pueblo painters through Aug. 16. Human Being by Andrea Modica through Aug. 16, Bonnie Waugh's early mixed-media pieces through Aug. 16, Steel City: Contemporary American in Metal through Aug. 25, I-25: Forty Artists from the Corridor, Gene Kloss: The Early Years.
Sencha, 331 N. Nevada, 632-8287. Open Mon. Fri, 11 a.m. 3 p.m., Tue. Thurs., 5 10 p.m. and Fri. Sat., 5 11 p.m. Featuring photography by Megan Retka and metal sculptures by Michael Gores through September.
Smokebrush Foundation & Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., STE. 102, 444-1012. Featuring Smoke Signals, recent works by artists associated with the foundation since 1992.
Textures Gallery, 2501 W. Colorado Ave., 475-2104. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Artist Trunk Show featuring Janine Sheehy's jewelry and home dcor. Reception Thurs., Aug. 14, 4 - 8 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475,
www.trilakesarts.com . Featuring Wet & Dry, juried pastels and signature/associate watercolors.
The Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880, Featuring Boston Impact by Jason Chase. Opening reception Thurs., Aug. 28, 5 6:30 p.m.
art announcements Regional Youth Ballet auditions, Fusion Pointe Center, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Curriculum will include technique, pointe, pas de deux, contemporary dance, African diaspora and more. Auditions Sat. Sun, Aug. 16 17, 1 5 p.m. Faculty performance open to public on Sun., Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Call 632-7511 for more.
Auditions for Dante's Inferno, University Hall at UCCS (former Compassion International Building), 3955 Cragwood Drive , Fri., Aug. 22, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 23 1 - 3 p.m. Parts available for men and women; many demon and scary roles available. Rehearsals in September, performances in October. For more, call 719-262-3232.