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Marshall Islands Celebration Weaving demonstrations, and Native song and dance performances by local Marshallese community members. 1-5 p.m. Sat. Jan. 27. Also: Hand-tinted photographs from the turn-of-the-century Tibet. Burke Museum, N.E. 45th St. and 17th Ave. N.E., 543-5590. Ends Feb. 4.

Print Zero Studios A fundraiser and closing party for the site-specific mural and new prints from Abraham Mong and Zach Bohnenkamp. 6-9 p.m. Sun. Jan. 21. 323 N. 105th St., 363-2997.

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ArtPatch Mail and correspondence art from Darla Barry Benson, Joanna Lepore, Flatchestedmama, Nate West, Amanda Mae, and more. Tashiro-Kaplan Building, 306 S. Washington St., Suite 102, 852-JERK. Ends Jan. 28.

Art/Not Terminal Seattle Weekly arts writer Suzanne Beall's 3D creations using urban detritus; in the Subterranean Room, work from Reba S. Bigelow, Harry Bonnette, Hope Braswell, and Cybele Barr. 2045 Westlake Ave., 233-0680. Ends Jan. 31.

The Artspace A multi-media show of paintings and textile art celebrating the artistry & accomplishments of the women of rural Weya in Eastern Zimbabwe. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1245 10th Ave. E., 323-0300. Ends Jan. 31.

Bluebottle "Fire Season," new paintings from Paul Chatem. 415 E. Pine St., 325-1592. Ends Jan. 31.

Corridor Gothically eerie mixed-media assemblages by Brian White. Corridor Gallery, Tashiro-Kaplan Building, 306 S. Washington St., 856-7037. Ends Jan. 28.

Davidson Contemporary Mixed-media work and sculpture from Ellen Garvens, Timea Tihanyi, John Grade, and Steve Currie. 310 S. Washington St., 624-7684. Ends Jan. 27.

Davidson Galleries Mezzotints and recent paintings from Holly Downing. In the Antique Print department, German Expressionist prints. 313 Occidental Ave. S., 624-6700. Ends Jan. 27.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery "The New Guard": An exhibition of original artwork from MOME, the essential anthology of emerging comics talent curated by Gary Groth and Eric Reynolds. 1201 S. Vale St., 658-0110. Ends Jan. 31.

Form/Space Atelier Abstract Expressionist painters Barry Connolly, Jeff Jacobsen, Steven Schrock, Shai Steiner, and Kenneth Susynski. 1907 Second Ave., 448-2302, Ends Jan. 31.

Foster/White Gallery James Martin has been populating his lively gouache on brown paper paintings with zany characters in odd burlesque circumstances for many years now from the "Donald Duck Ranch," his home in Edmonds. In "No Wooly Mammoths Here," the 78-year-old artist introduces marionettes into his tableaux like tiny alter-egos or as belittling commentary on personal fortitude. This solo show at Foster/White this month marks Martin's 20-year anniversary with the gallery. (See Wire, 1/03). 220 3rd Ave. S. #100, 622-2833. Ends Jan. 27. SUE PETERS

Fountainhead Oils and watercolors from William Hewson, and new paintings from Lou Wall. 625 McGraw St., 285-4467. Both end Jan. 28.

Frame Up Studios "Rustic Botanicals," mixed-media photography from Drew Forsell. 3515 Fremont Ave. N, 547-4657. Ends Jan. 30.

Frye Museum Closing: recent work by Viennese artist Erwin Wurm. SEE WIRE, 12/13. Also: The depiction of children in the 19th century is the unifying theme of a collection of paintings, primarily by New England artists from that era. 704 Terry Ave., 622-9250. Wurm ends Jan. 28. "Children" ends Feb. 4.

Gallery4Culture Eric Eley's large resin drawings, works on paper, and sculpture. 101 Prefontaine Place S., 296-7580. Ends Jan. 26.

Gallery 110 Cornish alum Jason Matsune's moody "Modern Cave Paintings," And Jason Sobottka's "Topo and Paper" mixes landscape reference with animal imagery. 110 S. Washington St., 624-9336. Ends Jan. 27.

Garde Rail Examining John Taylor's newest ships—which he's sculpted from salvaged bits of everything since 1997—it's as if the sounds and smells of the open sea have been unlocked by the "fossils" Taylor builds his vessels with: slices of motherboard, camera lenses, corroded batteries, wire mesh. An "enhanced" rust on these largely metal and wood pieces gives them an ancient look, with each ship inspired by photographs of real schooners, battleships, and river boats. You'll want to walk around each one and let your eyes slowly discover the meticulous details—and maybe even a rhinestone or two. Tashiro-Kaplan Building, 110 Third Ave. S., 621-1055. Ends Jan. 27.

Glasshouse Studio An annual Holiday Display of over 40 Northwest glass artists. 311 Occidental Ave. S., 682-9939. Ends Jan. 31.

Greg Kucera Gallery Prints inspired from sign and billboard imagery from prolific L.A. art figure Ed Ruscha, and recent prints and drawings by D.C. artist Benjamin Edwards. 212 Third Ave. S., 624-0770. Ends Jan. 27.

Grover/Thurston Gallery Portland-based artist Judy Hill's new work in kiln cast glass and raku ceramic. 309 Occidental Ave. S., 223-0816. Ends Jan. 27.

John McKinney Studio Large-scale black and white photographs by John McKinney. Tashiro-Kaplan Building, 306 S. Washington St., 856-7037. Ends Jan. 27.

La Familia Gallery Painter Michelle Anderst's first solo show, and sculpted wire creatures from Jason Sauffer. Tashiro-Kaplan Building, 117 Prefontaine Pl., 291-4608. Ends Jan. 27.

Linda Hodges Local artists David Allison, Maya Chachava, and Brenna Helm investigate the "psychological and symbolic aspect of iconic structures." 316 First Ave. S., 624-3034. Ends Jan. 27.

Lisa Harris New paintings from Emily Wood. 1922 Pike Pl., 443-3315. Ends Jan. 27.

Museum of Flight 50 working models based on Leonardo da Vinci's notes and sketches. 9404 E. Marginal Way S., 764-5700. Ends Jan. 28.

Patricia Rovzar Gallery "Introductions" features the work of new artists Rick Monzon, Greg Skol, Morgan Brig, and Jean Larson. 1225 Second Ave., 223-0273. Ends Jan. 30.

Pioneer Square Saloon New photography from Thomas Krueger. 73 Yesler Way, 349-3348. Ends Jan. 31.

Punch Gallery New gallery members Nathan DiPietro, Patricia Hagen, and Natalie Schmidt Dotzaur show egg tempera paintings, mixed-media paintings, and "reconstructed home salvage," respectively. 119 Prefontaine Pl. S., 621-1945. Ends Jan. 28.

Purr James Purpura's abstract acrylics are "Music Interpretations on Canvas." 1518 11th Ave., 325-3112. Ends Jan. 31.

Secret Garden Bookshop Photographer and artist Richard Gilbert's ten color images of the trash and treasure people accumulate inspire a voyeuristic thrill as well as a nod of recognition. Who doesn't have a secret stash of twist-ties, take-out menus and superglue somewhere around the house? The project's inspiration, as he writes in his bio, "was a sudden pang of nostalgia for that place in the corner of my childhood kitchen where the detritus of our lives ended up—objects often of marginal consequence, but sometimes great importance, somehow too special to throw away, seldom animal or vegetable, and always, by necessity, smaller than a breadbox." 2214 N.W. Market St., 789-5006. Ends Jan. 31.

SOIL Sculptures and video from Debra Baxter and Robert de Saint Phalle. In the Backspace: "Controlled Fire: Variations," new work by Ben Hirschkoff. 112 Third Ave. S., 264-8061. Ends Jan. 28.

Solo Iconic music photographs from the '70s through today from Darrell M. Westmoreland. 200 Roy St., 213-0080. Ends Jan. 31.

Stonington Gallery A Winter Celebration Exhibition featuring decorative and ceremonial pieces for the holiday season. 119 S. Jackson St., 405-4040. Ends Jan. 31.

Two Bells Selected early paintings from David Kane. 2313 4th Ave., 441-3050. Ends Jan. 30.

William Traver A Pilchuck Glass Exhibition featuring over 20 artists. Plus: new work from glass artist Danny Perkins. William Traver Gallery, 110 Union St. 200, 587-6501. Both end Jan. 28.

Zeitgeist Large-format color Holga photos of Orcas Island by Pipi. 171 S. Jackson St., 583-0497. Ends Jan. 31.


Facere An exploration of contemporary jewelry materials from 12 artists. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Wed. Jan. 31. City Centre, 1420 5th Ave., 624-6768. Ends. Feb. 15.

Hedreen Gallery "Charting Maps: The Topography of Contemporary Art" with Leo Saul Berk, Kristen Ramirez, and Brad Winchester. Reception: 5-8 p.m. Thurs. Jan. 25. Seattle University, 901 12th Ave., 296-2244. Ends March 13.

Kittredge Gallery New mixed-media sculpture from Michael Johnson. Reception: 5 p.m. Thurs. Jan. 25. Also: Recent paintings and drawings from local artist Karen Ganz. Artist talk: 2:30 p.m. Wed. Jan. 31. University of Puget Sound, N. 15th St. and N. Lawrence St., Tacoma, 253-879-2806.

M. Rosetta Hunter Gallery Paint media, drawing, printmaking, and 3-D from Seattle Central's Fine Arts program. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Wed. Jan. 31. Closing: A documentary exhibit of several families and their travels home to New Orleans from the Pacific Northwest. Thurs. Jan. 25. Seattle Central Community College, 1701 Broadway, 344-4397. "Central" ends Feb. 23.

Nordic Heritage Museum "Immigrants—Graphic Images from Funen Graphic Workshop" offers 80 Danish artists' takes on immigration. Fri. Jan. 26. 3014 N.W. 67th St., 789-5707. Ends March 25.

Tacoma Art Museum "Paul Strand Southwest" features some never-before-seen prints from the influential photographer's estate. His early-1930s images of the Southwestern landscape, including decayed ghost towns and adobe churches, are as striking as his portraiture. Sat. Jan. 27. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253-272-4258. Ends May 23.

Triangle Art Gallery Photographic works from Kentridge High School students in "Finding the Light." Reception: 5:30-7 p.m. Thurs. Jan. 25. Ends Feb. 28.


Alibi Room Adria Garcia's self-portraits drawn on mirrors, in her first solo show, "Ancestors and Ghosts." 85 Pike St., 623-3180. Ends Feb. 28.

ArtsWest Martha Carey's abstract oils, Billy Colby's woodblock prints and etchings, and oils from Lee Mohr all feature the artists responding to interior and exterior landscapes. 4711 California Ave. S.W., 938-0963. Ends Feb. 17.

Ballard Fetherston New work from mixed-media artist and painter Mary Molyneaux. 818 E. Pike St., 322-9440. Ends Feb. 3.

Belle & Wissell "Beasts," an exhibit of "mythological menagerie." 6014 12th Ave. S., 322-7908. Ends Feb. 17.

Benham Gallery The once-endangered Benham building will remain, and the gallery celebrates with photographs from unrepresented artists in "Give Us Your Best Shot." 1216 First Ave., 622-2480. Ends Feb. 10.

BLVD Mike Leavitt's Guerilla Army—sculpted action figures of artists—and other "hip hopjects." 2312 2nd Ave. Ends Feb. 1.

Catherine Person Gallery Abstract paintings inspired by Berlin from the late, great Drake Deknatel. 319 Third Ave. S., 763-5565. Ends Feb. 3.

CoCa Concurrently exhibiting work at Woodside/Braseth, Judith Miller takes on consumer marketing toward children with her sculptures in "Consuming Youth." Center on Contemporary Art, 410 Dexter Ave. N., 728-1980. Ends Feb. 11.

Columbia City Woodblock prints and paintings from Nigerian artist Eze Anamelechi; ruminations on shelter from photographer Tara McDermott, Stephanie Dickie, Mark Ditzler, and Hannah Voss in the main gallery. 4864 Rainier Ave. S., 760-9843. Ends March 11.

Convention Center "Coming of Age," a juried exhibit of contemporary quilt works. Galleria Level 2, 800 Convention Place, Ends March 26.

Cornish College Gallery The work of 40+ interior design students, who've applied "spatial and visual elements to the places in which people live, work and play." 1000 Lenora St., 726-5011. Ends Feb. 15.

Crawl Space The gallery's first juried exhibition includes work from Mike Calway-Fagen (Tennessee), Justin Gibbens (Washington), Christoph Gielen (New York), Janet Lee (Washington), and Storm Tharp (Oregon). 504 E. Denny Way #1, 322-5752. Ends Feb.

D'Adamo/Woltz The gallery's first show of photography from their represented artists. 307 Occidental Ave. S., 652-4414. Ends Feb. 6.

Francine Seders Gallery New and old work from mixed-media artist Dina Barzel, who uses silver thread, wire, clay, and wood in "A Delicate Balance." 6701 Greenwood Ave. N., 782-0355. Ends Feb. 18.

G. Gibson Gallery Wintry, travel-inspired new paintings and drawings from Mark Thompson, and a portfolio of photos from Walker Evans. 300 S. Washington St., 587-4033. Ends Feb. 10.

Henry Art Gallery "Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne." Also: new work from Walid Raad. Henry Art Gallery, 5th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st Street, 543-2280. Raad ends Feb. 4. Cologne ends April 22.

Howard House Work from 11 gallery artists who've received Artist Trust Fellowships over the years, including Yuki Nakamura, Gretchen Bennett, and Dan Webb. 604 Second Ave., 256-6399. Ends Jan. 27.

James Harris New text-based work from Mark Mumford. 309A Third Ave. S., 903-6220. Ends Feb. 3.

Jeffrey Moose Paintings from Neil Andersson, Karen Schroeder, and Michele Soderstrom. 1333 Fifth Ave., Rainier Square, 467-6951. Ends March 3.

Kirkland Arts Center Contemporary functional ceramics from six national and local artists is shown in "Intelligent Design." Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St., Kirkland, 425-822-7161. Ends Feb. 3.

Parklane Gallery An "All Artists Salon-Style Show." 130 Park Lane, Kirkland, 425-827-1462. Ends Feb. 4.

Patricia Cameron Dreamlike works on paper and sculpture of paper by Alla Goniodsky; and mixed media works on paper from Deborah Walker. 234 Dexter Ave. N., 343-9647. Ends Feb. 24.

Photographic Center Northwest Jonas Bendiksen's photographs show the "scattered enclaves, unrecognized mini-states, and other isolated communities that straddle the southern borderlands of the former USSR." 900 12th Ave., 720-7222. Ends Feb. 27.

Platform Gallery Multi-media Carlee Fernandez juxtaposes her image—through photographs, video, and sculpture—as a "dark reconciliation with her envy of 'man'." 114 Third Ave. S., 323-2808. Ends Feb. 10.

Roq la Rue Lovely, spooky paintings from New York artists MaDora Frey and Jean Pierre Roy. 2312 Second Ave., 374-8977. Ends Feb. 2.

SAM Gallery: Art Sales and Rental Current work from Elizabeth Jameson, Kristen Ramirez, Junko Yamamoto, and four more fascinating local artists. Seattle Tower, 1220 Third Ave., 343-1101. Ends Feb. 10.

South Seattle Community College A juried show of local amateur and professional African American photographers. 6000 16th Ave. S.W., 764-5337. Ends Feb. 7.

Suite 400 "re-Rendered," new work by Laura Ward in this unusual space. 1601 2nd. Ave. (above Nordstrom Rack), 624-3854. Ends March 2007.

Suyama Space Local artist/architect Alex Scheweder shows a bungalow-sized vinyl bubble alluding to "architectonic" references like windows and doors, which expands and deflates in a choreographed sequence three times a day. 2324 Second Ave., 256-0809. Ends April 13.

22 Doors Portrait and floral paintings from Willow Heath. 405 15th Ave. E., 324-6406. Ends Feb. 11.

Viveza For his fourth showing at the gallery, Raymond Morrow's paintings are a study in the universal desires of love. 2604 Western Ave., 956-3584. Ends Feb. 18.

Western Bridge A forty foot, four-channel video installation, "Video Quartet" by Christian Marclay (shown at the Tate Modern) is the focal point of this new show. Kit Bashing features a selection of "interventions and appropriations" with work by Gretchen Bennett, Steven Brekelmans, Ryan Gander, Paul Morrison, Carsten Höller, Steve Roden, and Ben Rubin. Höller's Birds documents ten new species of cross-bred birds in photogravure. Venturing into the apartment bedroom (upstairs) you'll feel deliciously like a voyeur, enjoying Ben Rubin's 12-screen loop of dreams, "The Quiet Ticking of Dreams", which incorporates text from dream chat-rooms. Steve Rodin's sound installation possesses a decidedly space-based focus: exploring John Glen's orbit of the earth, using the noises of collected satellite transmissions. 3412 Fourth Ave. S., 838-7444. Ends May 5. ADRIANA GRANT

Winston Wächter SEE THE WIRE, MONDAY In his abstract paintings, Michael Schultheis uses his background in mathematics to express analytical problems visually. 203 Dexter Ave. N., 652-5855. Ends Feb. 9.

Woodside/Braseth Gallery Mixed-media painting, sculpture, and illustration from Judith Kindler. 2101 9th Ave., 622-7243. Ends Feb. 6.

Wright Exhibition Space Mary Henry shows selected modernist paintings from 1965 to 1992 in a new survey of her work. 407 Dexter Ave. N., 264-8200. Ends March 30.


Bellevue Arts Museum Chicago artist Barbara Cooper glues layers of wood veneer scraps to return the material to an organic form, creating life-size sculptural forests. Twelve of her pieces will be on display. Also: 20 works of wood art, from the collection of Jane and Arthur Mason. Also: the work of Northwest jewelry artist Ron Ho, and Mohamed Zakariya's elegant script work. 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, 425-519-0770. Ron Ho and Zakariya end Feb. 18. Wood ends April. Cooper ends April 22.

Museum of Glass "Quantizing Effects: The Liminal Art of Jim Campbell" showcases 38 of the artist's interactive multi-media works. Also: "Transparently Built" explores the diverse architectural properties of glass though site-specific works. Also: "Contrasts: A Glass Primer" is designed as a compelling introduction to the medium of glass. 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma, 253-284-4750. "Quantizing" ends June 3. Through 2007 and 2009.

Whatcom Museum Handmade American Indian objects from the high plateau region of the Northwest interior, from the collection of the Maryhill Museum. Sun. Jan. 14. 121 Prospect St., Bellingham, 360-676-6981. Ends June 9.

Wing Luke "How the Soy Sauce was Bottled: Uncommon Stories of Common Objects" features five Asian Pacific Americans' perspectives on photos and documents in the Museum's permanent collection. 407 Seventh Ave. S., 623-5124. Ends Nov. 30 2007.

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