¤ Backcountry Ball and Ski Art Auction to benefit Friends of the Routt Backcountry is from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. The cost is $20 in advance, and tickets are available at All That Jazz and Spruce Up! Hair Care. Tickets are $25 at the door. Call 870-6445. For more, see page 10.
¤ Artists are invited to submit work for the first annual "January Thaw Art Exhibit" scheduled for Jan. 27 to 31 in the Orange Peel Bicycle Velodome, 1136 Yampa Ave.
Artwork may be any medium (including large outdoor work or video) but must somehow involve oranges, bicycles, the color orange or all three. There is a $10 entry fee per person for as many as three pieces. A portion of every fee will be donated to Bikes Not Bombs, a nonprofit organization working for alternative transportation and community development. Artwork is due at the venue Jan. 24. Call 879-2957 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
¤ Artwork by local artist Phil Wright is on display in the lobby of Alpine Bank, 1901 Pine Grove Road. Call 871-1901.
¤ Commercial and fine art photography by Kim Keith can be viewed by appointment at her studio in the Copper Ridge Business Park, Suite 204. Call 846-3680.
¤ Solarized montage photography by Dee Lambert is at the Artisan's Market, 626 Lincoln Ave. Call 879-7512.
¤ Work by more than 50 local and regional artists is on display at the Wild Horse Gallery in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 879-7660.
¤ Cartoons by Aimee Kimmey and photography by Paula Jo Steele and Judy Jones at Mona's Art to Go, 2851 Riverside Plaza, No. 14. Call 870-3400.
¤ Plein-air paintings by Jim McBrayer, Phil Wright, Zanobia, Suzy Holloran, Susan Schiesser and R.C. Dieckhoff are displayed as part of the M.O.R.E. Art Site Project at the Hahn's Peak Inn, 61723 Country Road 129, Hahn's Peak. Call 870-6507.
¤ Southwestern-style handmade jewelry, made of turquoise, corral and sterling silver, is on display at Bear Valley Trading Post and Boot Repair, 116 1/2 Eighth St. in the alley behind The Shack. Call 879-3573.
¤ "Crafting the Earth: Masterpieces from the Richard Pleasant Collection of Native American Art" is at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 879-2214.
¤ New photography by Don Tudor is on display at the Sleeping Giant Gallery, 624 Lincoln Ave. Call 879-7143.
¤ "Maggie Fleming: Paintings 2003-2005" are at the Comb Goddess, in the Old West Building on 11th Street. Call 871-0606.
¤ Photography by Jim Steinberg is available at the Portfolio Collection, 1016 Oak St. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and noon to 6 p.m. on weekends. Call 879-3718.
¤ Photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen at Images of Nature, 730 Lincoln Ave. Call 871-1822.
¤ Artist R.C. Dieckhoff's paintings of Steamboat are available for viewing by appointment. Call 870-8068.
¤ Work by Zanobia is at Abracadabra Gallery, 2135 Burgess Creek Road, Suite 302, in the Ski Country Building. Call 871-8000.
¤ Photography by Warren Miller, Ray Atkeson, Mark Moore and Scott Kindt is available exclusively at Steamboat Art Company, Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue, which is open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Call 879-3383.