Gallery listings 

click to enlarge Kay Johnson at ARTSpace in November.
  • Kay Johnson at ARTSpace in November.
Art Exhibits

Academy Frame Company, 7620 N. Academy Blvd., 265-6694. Pikes Peak As You Like It, a selection of contemporary digital paintings by Gregory Kelley based on views of the peak. Through Aug. 30.

American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646, money.org. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Money of the Civil War, currency of the North and the South reflects the values of the sides while adding a financial aspect to the struggle. Through Spring 2009. Opening reception, Thurs., Oct. 9, 5-7 p.m.

Art on South Main Cooperative Art Gallery, 205 S. Main St., Pueblo, 719/542-6838, artonsouthmain.com. The Magic of Pastel, works by artist Fran Cosyleon. Through Aug. 31. Works by Mark and Karen Sucharski, ceramic and featured 3D artists. Through Aug. 31. Featured Artist: Cassie Raynel, a collection of works from local artist Raynel, whose subjects include Colorado culture, wildlife and landscapes. Sept. 1 to Oct. 31.

ARTSpace Gallery, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St., 385-7900. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dia de Los Muertos. Oct. 31 to Nov. 9. Family Day, Sun., Nov. 9, 1-3 p.m. Mixed Bag, mixed-media drawings by Kay Johnson. Nov. 16 to Dec. 14. Opening reception, Sun., Nov. 16, 2-4 p.m.

The Beacham Gallery, 2002 Monteagle St., 390-6685. Inside/Out Benefit Art Show, works by James Manda, Renee Campbell and more to benefit Inside/Out Youth Services. Through Aug. 29.

Bella Art and Frame, 366 Second St., Monument, 487-7691. The French/Colorado Connection Art Show: Quiet Interior Landscapes for Home and Office, paintings by local artist Carol McIntyre, offering works completed on a recent trip to France. Through Sept. 14.

Black Cat Books, 720 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1589, manitoubooks.com. Works by Robin Anderson.

The Bridge Gallery, Depot Arts Building, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368, thebridgeartgallery.com. Open Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sun., noon to 3 p.m. Dreams in Life, a multimedia solo show featuring the work of Kathy Wallace, whose artist statement includes the mantra, "make art or die." Through Aug. 31.

Bryan & Scott Jewelers, 112 N. Tejon St. Call Cheryl at 633-9316. Fresh Voices, a large group show featuring jewelry work, ceramics, oil paintings, collage, prints and more. Through Aug. 31.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861, thebac.org. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contemplative Dissolutions, clay and steel sculpture by Darryl "Fu" Meyer. Through Sept. 20. Fabrications, an artistic collaboration of Betty and Murray Ross. Through Sept. 20. Lighting the Landscape, photography by Jack Elder. Through Sept. 20.

City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave., mburnett@springsgov.com. Visions for a Better World, a collection of posters and slogans created by children and adults of the Active Citizen Project to create change in their communities. The works are also on display in the City Administration Building (30 S. Nevada Ave.). Through Sept. 15.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581, csfineartscenter.org. Pablo Picasso: Etchings 1966-1971. Through Sept. 14. Designing Women of Post-War Britain: Their Art for the Modern Interior, an exhibit featuring the vibrant and groundbreaking textile designs that emerged after WWII by designers Lucienne Day, Marian Mahler and Jacqueline Groag. Sept. 19 to Jan, 25. Walt Kuhn: An Imaginary History of the West. Oct. 4 to Jan. 4. Place and Time: Reenactment Pageant Photographs by Edie Winograde, photographs by Denver-based artist Edie Winograde, capturing reenactments of historical moments in American westward expansion, presented in their original locales. Oct. 4 to Jan. 4.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990, cspm.org. The 23rd annual Quilts and Fine Woodworking Exhibit, a juried show featuring contemporary quilts and wood sculpture by area residents. Free white-glove tours offered throughout the exhibit. Aug. 30 to Nov. 1. Free. "The Amazing Fossil Record of Colorado Springs", a presentation by fossil expert Dr. Kirk Johnson, who will reveal clues of ancient oceans and show recently excavated fossils from Red Rock Canyon. Sat., Oct. 18, 2 p.m. Free. Going for the Gold: Pikes Peak or Bust!, an exhibit of photographs, letters and other artifacts documenting the gold rush to the hills of the Pikes Peak region. Nov. 15 to Sept. 5. Free.

Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008, commonwheel.com. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fire Bright Invitational, a group exhibition of regional clay artists. Through Sept. 29. Fiber Now. Oct. 3 to Nov. 17.

click to enlarge Divination, by Jeffrey Oelklaus, at Heebee JeebeeS in October.
  • Divination, by Jeffrey Oelklaus, at Heebee JeebeeS in October.

Cottonwood Studios, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899, cottonwoodartistsschool.org. Abstract Exhibit. Sept. 5-24. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 5, 6-9 p.m.

CSU-Pueblos Fine Art Gallery, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo, 719/549-2835, chass.colostate-pueblo.edu/art. Amalgamation, a collection of ceramic art work by Kansas State University professor Yoshiro Ikeda as well as KSU graduate students. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 19, 5-9 p.m.

Cucuru Gallery, 2332 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9900, cucuru@santuario.com. Ellen O'Brien: A Retrospective, the gallery has extended its exhibition of works by prolific local artist O'Brien, whose works in the gallery extend from the 1940s through today. Through Sept. 15. Artist reception, Thurs., Sept. 4, 6:30-8 p.m.

Downtown, various venues, downtown80903.com. Art on the Streets, a collection of dozens of public works of art as well as the 14 pieces comprising the 10th Anniversary Public Art Exhibition. Through June 2009.

Duryea Fine Art, 1003 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-9050, duryeafineart.com. Open Wed.-Sun., noon to 4 p.m. Favorite Places: Watercolors, Oils and Photography by Bill Duryea. Through Sept. 30.

Edifice Gallery, 325 N. Tejon St., 434-4866, edificeclothing.com. From Within, featuring the works of Richard Arnot, Jason Herzog, Tylan Troyer, Chris Price and more. Through Aug. 29. Assemblage, a group exhibit featuring works by Tylan Troyer, Chris Burke, Holly Hinkle and more. Sept. 5 to Oct. 1. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 5, 6 p.m.

Eichman Gallery, Park State Bank and Trust, 710 W. Hwy. 24, Woodland Park, 687-9234. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat., 9 a.m. to noon. Works by Dee Borges Johnson and Richard van Vliet, paintings by van Vliet and clay pieces by Borges. Sept. 8 to Aug. 26. Opening reception, Wed., Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

FAC Modern, 121 S. Tejon St., 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dream City 2020, a series of works by children and adults depicting their idea of the Pikes Peak region in 2020 as well as in the past. Oct. 17 to Jan. 10.

Fare Bella Gallery, 16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 720/226-4315. Flowers on the Loose ... Summer Exhibit, works by local watercolor artists including Gabriele Adams.

Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745, adm.elpasoco.com/parks. Nature-Scapes Art Show & Sale: Celebrating El Paso County Parks, Trails & Open Spaces, an exhibition of juried paintings and photographs capturing the beauty of the county parks. Sat., Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.

Gallery Two-Ten, 210 E. Cimarron St., 632-2132. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Of Earth and Sky, contemporary/impressionistic landscapes by Frances Dodd and cloud paintings by Lynn Stenzel, both of Pueblo. Through Sept. 15. Fall into Abstraction, works by Colorado artists such as John Baker, Jill Spear, Laura Bigger, Ron Cornelius and others. Sept. 20 to Oct. 15. Opening reception, Sat., Sept. 20, 3-8 p.m. The Elements of Wood, a collection of wood pieces from furniture to carvings by Jim Braverman, Brian Hubel, James Mense and others. Oct. 18 to Nov. 12. Opening reception, Sat., Oct. 18, 3-8 p.m.

Gertrudes Restaurant, 2625 W. Colorado Ave., 471-0887. Hunter-Wolff Gallery presents Janelle Cox, landscapes and travel-inspired paintings. Through Dec. 31.

Heebee JeebeeS, 318A E. Colorado Ave., 635-0620. Traveling Light, fine art photography by Richard Rinker. Through Sept. 27. Divination, fine art by Jeffrey Oelklaus, Oct. 3 through Nov. 29.

Hunter-Wolff Gallery, 2501 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9494, hunterwolffgallery.com. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Divinely Red, a collection of mixed media on canvas and painting by local artist John Sherman. Through Sept. 30. They Walk Among Us, a collection by renowned artist and educator Mollie Plummer. Oct. 18 to Nov. 22. Opening reception, Sat., Oct. 18, 5-8 p.m.

The I.D.E.A. Space, 14 E. Cache la Poudre St., 227-8269, theideaspace.com. The Architecture of Desire Part I: Cristina Iglesias & Runa Islam, the first installment in a two-part series discussing the 'philosophy' of a building. This show features installations by contemporary artists Iglesias and Islam. Sept. 5 to Oct. 22. Reception and gallery talk, Fri., Sept. 5, 4:30-6 p.m. The Architecture of Desire Part II: Lida Abdul, a video installation by Afghanistan-born Abdul challenging the ideas of a safe home. Nov. 3 to Dec. 12.

L.I.W. Cargo Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. People and Places, a solo show by Kazuko Stern. Through Aug. 31.

click to enlarge Artist Kim Polomka's work hits Smokebrush Gallery in October.
  • Artist Kim Polomka's work hits Smokebrush Gallery in October.

Laura Reilly Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., #4, 471-1360, laurareilly.com. Night and Day, cityscapes, night scenes and winter landscapes by impressionist painter Laura Reilly.

Mediterranean Cafe, 118 E. Kiowa St., 322-1594, 3littlebirdsphotography.com. Falafel Macabre, a photography exhibit by Pete Reed, depicting the famous Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. Sept. 2-28.

Mountain Living Studio, 741 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0225. Open Mon. through Sat., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sun., noon to 6 p.m. Faces in Time, works by Al Bessette, Jean Houghton and Jill Starkey. Opening reception, Sat., Sept. 6, 2-7 p.m.

OpticalReverb at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 387-7212, opticalreverb.com. Systolic Thermo-Beans and Diastolic Trampolines, featuring works by Spika, Dave Futey, Francisco, Lance Jruhmz and others. Through Oct. 31.

Plantera Group Gallery, 731 N. Weber St., 886-0456. Local Abstract Works, paintings by Will K. Polley and Lance Jruhmz. Through Aug. 29.

Range Gallery, 725 Manitou Ave., #3-4, Manitou Springs, 685-1201, rangegallery.com. Around Town, an exhibit of panoramic images from Manitou. Artist and gallery owner Kathleen McFadden used a rare rotating, film camera for the photographs. Ongoing.

Rubbish Gallery, 17B Bijou St., 440-5638, myspace.com/rubbishgallery. Be Good to Each Other: Recent Works by Brett Andrus, large-scale narrative oil paintings by local, Andrus. Through Sept. 5. Davoth: New Works, a solo collection by local artist David Voth (Davoth). Sept. 12 to Oct. 5. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 12, 5:30-midnight.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200, sdc-arts.org. Glitz and Glamour: Art Meets Celebrity, eight exhibits studying celebrity culture in art, media, fashion and film. Various gallery dates. Through Aug. 30. Representing the West, an exhibition and sale of western imagery by artists from around the country. Sept. 18 to Oct. 25. Opening reception, Thurs., Sept. 18, 5-8 p.m. Own Your Own, an exhibit and art sale of items ranging from quilts, decorative and functional pieces, painting, ceramics and more. The works are priced reasonably for holiday gifts. Nov. 20 to Dec. 27.

Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 444-1012, smokebrush.org. Mon.-Fri., noon to 5 p.m. Muses, Ladders and Storms at Sea, expressionistic paintings by Lance Green in the Chapel of Art. Sept. 5-24. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 5, 5-8 p.m. Space Between Dreams, an invitational show with works inspired by yoga and meditation. Artists include Holly Conlon, Paul Dahlsten, Peace Project Ceramics and others. Sept. 5-24. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 5, 5-8 p.m. Spirality, an invitational collection focusing on the structure and symbol of the spiral. Oct. 3-29. Opening reception, Fri., Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m. HOPE: Helping Other People Everywhere, works inspired by photographs of Darfur taken by Brian Steidle (of The Devil Came On Horseback). Nov. 7 to Dec. 19. Opening reception, Fri., Nov. 7, 5-8 p.m.

Squash Blossom Gallery, 2531 W. Colorado Ave., 632-1899, squashblossom.com. First Friday Artwalk Show, featuring works by local oil painter Donna Dellacroce and Loveland sculptor Daniel Glanz. First Friday Artwalk Show, presenting works by painter Werner Schreiber and sculpture by Sherry Sander. Fri., Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m. First Friday Artwalk Show, offering Western paintings by Dwayne Brech and sculpture of children and animals by Carol Cunningham. Fri., Nov. 7, 5-8 p.m.

Towne Arts on Tejon, 130 N. Tejon St., 448-0931, townearts.com. Ongoing Exhibit, featuring historical and genre paintings as well as antiques from the 19th century. Through Sept. 27.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475, trilakesarts.org. Robert Gray: Cornucopia, a collection of paintings in watercolor, oil and acrylic by Gray. Pikes Peak Watercolor Society Annual Member Show & Sale, an exhibit of watercolor works along with mixed-media works and pinhole photography by other local artists. Sept. 9 to Oct. 4. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 12, 5-8 p.m.

UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567, galleryuccs.org. Mind the Gap: Noticing the Unnoticed, a collection of works studying negative space from an international group of artists. Sept. 12 to Nov. 22. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Velez Gallery, 220 N. Tejon St., 630-3710, 888/NON-FAKE (666-3253), velezgalleries.com. Twentieth anniversary, a celebration of the gallery's signature collection: handmade indigenous art from the Americas. The gallery will host live music, refreshments and visiting artists. Fri., Sept. 5, 5-9 p.m.

The Warehouse Restaurant, 25 W. Cimarron St., 433-2727. Epic, large-scale impressionist oil paintings by Laura Reilly. Aug. 29 to Sept. 30. Opening reception, Fri., Aug. 29, 5-8 p.m. Thanksgiving Week Open House, a show and sale of art works for the holidays with cider and cookies as well as artist demonstrations. Wed., Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri., Nov. 28, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat., Nov. 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 225 N. Gate Blvd., 488-0880, wmmi.org/html/index.htm. Lure of the West: The Katherine & Frederick Farrar Collection, the debut of the Farrar collection of works which detail Western expansion through the paintings of Harvey Otis Young, Charles Partridge Adams, Joseph Henry Sharp and others. Through December. Opening reception, Thurs., Sept. 18, 5 p.m.

WeUsOur Artists Market, 10 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-9702, myspace.com/weusour. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ColoCagoWaukee, a collection of works by Chicago-based artists Elizabeth Weiss and Harley David Young. Through Sept. 25.

Winter-Helmich Fine Art and Jewelry Gallery, 47 Third St., Monument, 488-1063. Photography by Stephen Weaver, dramatic fine art images of the West by Weaver.


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