Women get wildThe Wild Women II exhibit of avant-garde art by avant-garde women is open through March 29 at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 for details.Sept. 11 expressedin collage”feeling 9/11: long exposures, in collage,” a collection of 20 collage works on paper by Donna J. Dowling, created in response to the events of Sept. 11, 2001, is showing at the Gallery at the Woody Creek Store. Dowling, a longtime valley resident, now lives in the Washington, D.C., area. Her work started in a visual journal on the night of Sept. 11, with pages literally created as the horror unfolded at the Pentagon, a mere 10 minutes from her house, and 200 miles away in New York City, where she grew up.”It was a way of coping at the moment,” said Dowling. “Keeping my hands busy and my mind busy helped control my fears, to digest those unbelievable images, to feel it, to understand it, to put my heart into all that was lost. Now, I can’t imagine not having done these.”The gallery is located next to the Woody Creek Tavern, 006 Woody Creek Plaza. For more information, call 922-2342. Still time to eyeValley VisualThe 22nd annual Valley Visual Art Show, presented by the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, continues through March 29 at Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St. in Carbondale. The gallery is open from noon to 6:30 p.m. daily.The show features work in a wide range of mediums by 78 local artists. For details, call 963-1680.An exhibit with a twist”Twisted Lemons: Contemporary Images by Area Artists,” will be on exhibit through May 5 at the Aspen Chapel Gallery. Participating artists include Barry Sheehan of Carbondale; Regin Igloria and Lou Kaplan of Snowmass Village; and Shelly Campbell Bogaert, Charlotte DeLay, Royle Freund, Sandra Johnson, Marcia Weese, Marcia Roghblum and Betty Weiss of Aspen.Call 925-7184 for details.Watercolor workshop offeredMark Silvers will offer the Watercolor Workshop, with an emphasis on transparent color, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, April 25-27, at Mountain View Baptist Church, Glenwood Springs. Please bring a brown bag lunch.The cost for the workshop is $135 for the three days. Registration deadline is April 1. No refunds will be given after April 5. For details, or to register, call Nancy Martin at 945-7056.

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