BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM
On Mapping: New Perspectives with a Common Thread, work by four contemporary ber artists. Through Sept 3. 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, 425-637-1799.
FRYE ART MUSEUM
Spectatorship and Desire: Love restores the paintings that curator Robin Held removed from the walls, set beside visitor comments made in their absence.Through March 4, 2007. When a man plants a flag, he imagines that his ownership radiates outward from his hand like a nuclear blast, touching what has become his [Sigrid] Sandström suggests that ownership is a poor substitute for knowledgeand that representing an object or a place in art is like staking a claim in inhospitable land. (Jen Graves) Through Sept 10. In (Robyn) ONeils Bosch-like pencil drawings, all connection has been severed between the humans and the beasts, and it doesnt look good for people The guys are sketchy, morally and visually. They are, simply, lost, and they dont know it.(Graves) Modern Nature is Amy Helfands loosely garden-based collages, rugs, and furniture upholstery. Through July 30. Robert Yoders Sluice Gate: a hand-tufted wool rug with its own literal and gurative topography. Through Sept 10. 704 Terry Ave, 622-9250.
HENRY ART GALLERY
Opening. The Laughing Monks: work by Akio Takamori. Through Oct 22. Threshold: Byron Kim 19902004. Through Sept 17. Reception Fri July 7, 811 pm. Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes: Temporary, non-site-specic exhibitions are not Lins strength. (Graves) Through Sept 3. 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.
MUSEUM OF GLASS
Karen LaMonte: Absence Adorned. Through Sept 4. Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature and Allegory. Through Dec 31. Kickin It with Joyce J. Scott. Through Oct 22. 1801 Dock St, Tacoma, 253-284-4732.
NORDIC HERITAGE MUSEUM
Dream TimeFairy Photo Challenges. Through July 30. 3014 NW 67th St, 789-5707.
SEATTLE ASIAN ART MUSEUM
Seattle Art Museum downtown is closed for renovations until spring 2007; SAAM is lling in. Theres studio glass, art deco sculpture, contemporary art (dont miss Claude Zervass neon river, nooksack, and Jeffry Mitchells religious lampoon), paintings by Morris Graves and Mark Tobey, and photography by Johsel Namkung. Through Aug 6. Iranian-born Shirin Neshats video installation, Tooba, is a lyrical portrait of a menaced woman making a kind of escape. Through Oct 15. 1400 E Prospect St, Volunteer Park, 654-3100.
TACOMA ART MUSEUM
Twenty-ve years of Akio Takamoris renowned, large-scale ceramic sculptures marrying Matissean and Japanese woodblock lines. Through Oct 8. Blake Haygoods exploding machine, Barbara Earl Thomass obituary collage, and Dawn Cernys biblical sea of body parts are part of the 2006 Neddy Artist Fellowship survey. Through Aug 13. The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas explains itself. Through Sept 17. Native American art and culture: an unsung inspiration for pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. Through Sept 4. 1701 Pacic Ave, Tacoma, 253-272-4258.
VANCOUVER ART GALLERY
The most complete exhibition of Haida art ever, the museum says: Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art. Through Sept 17. The latest in prefab home design: Some Assembly Required. Through Sept 4. Arthur Erickson: Critical Works presents 12 major projects from 40 years of work. Through Sept 10. 50 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC, 604-662-4700.
WHATCOM MUSEUM OF HISTORY & ART
Contrasting Objectives: Fifteen Pacic Northwest Photographers includes Jim Breukelman of Vancouver, BC, Rebecca Cummins and Claude Zervas of Seattle, and Christopher Rauschenberg of Portland. Through Sept 10. 121 Prospect St, Bellingham, 360-676-6981.
WING LUKE MUSEUM
Opening. Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani, curated by Roger Shimomura. Reception Thurs July 6, 5 pm. Through Sept 17. These Walls Can Speak: Untold Stories, featuring the historic Kong Yick, Higo, and Eastern Hotel buildings. Through Dec 10. 407 Seventh Ave S, 623-5124.
Water Wings: nine photographers on the swimming pool. Reception Sat July 8, 68 pm. Swimming pool available! Through Aug 9. 5208 Ballard Ave NW, 706-0969.
ARTISTS GALLERY OF SEATTLE
Second Annual NW African-American Fine-Art Exhibit. Reception Thurs July 6, 610 pm. Through July 31. 902 First Ave S, 340-0830.
ART PATCH GALLERY
California Roll: Junichi Tsuneoka (Stubborn Sideburn) and his graphic explosion. Reception Thurs July 6, 59 pm. Through July 27. 306 S Washington St, Ste 102, 697-3587.
GardenArts Invitational: ten local artists, garden-themed art. Reception Sat July 8, 69 pm. Through Aug 6. 2856 NW Market St, 784-9987.
BISHOP HARVEY GALLERY
Three different artists give us three different mediums: painting, photography, and pottery. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Aug 5. 524 Main St, Edmonds, 550-4372.
Natural Selection: Losefatu Sua, Sam Sneke, and Angry Woebots. Reception Fri July 7, 610 pm. Through Aug 5. 2316 Second Ave,374-8977.
CATHERINE PERSON GALLERY
At Once: group show. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Aug 25. 319 Third Ave S, 726-1836.
Decades of Rock: photography by Darrell M. Westmoreland. Reception Sat July 8, 610 pm. Through July 30. 6004 12th Ave S #17, 767-0280.
Windows: photographs by Mark Sullo. Reception Thurs July 6, 59 pm. Through July 30. 306 S Washington St, 856-7037.
Synthesis: painting by Simona Foggitt. Reception Thurs July 6, 58 pm. Through Aug 1. 307 Occidental Ave S,652-4414.
Contain: Mary Iverson shows a new body of work highlighting her continued investigation with a geometric aesthetic and shipping yards. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 29. 310 S Washington St, 624-7684.
Contemporary Prints from Eastern Europe & Russia: work by new and established artists. The Published State, Part One: original prints commissioned for French publications. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 29. 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-1324.
Daddy Was a Hobo Too: paintings by Rachael Schafer. Reception Sat July 8, 79 pm. Through July 30. 1914 Second Ave, 956-2945.
Spaces Within by Will Robinson. Vacancy by Sheri Bakes. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 26. 220 Third Ave S, 622-2833.
Natural Origins.A group show of contemporary baskets. Reception Sat July 8, 47 pm. 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467.
FRAME UP STUDIOS
Mixed-media paintings by Karin Bolstad. Reception Fri July 7, 69 pm. Through Aug 1. 3515 Fremont Ave N, 547-4657.
Disaster: new paintings by members of the Capitol Hill Watercolor Society. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 28. 101 Prefontaine Pl S,296-7580.
A group show with Beth Adams, Paul Metivier, and John Paul Schafer. Reception Thurs July 6, 68:30 pm. Through Aug 1. 123 S. Jackson St, 625-0055.
GARDE RAIL GALLERY
Vintage folk by Howard Finster and Mose Tolliver. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Aug 31. 110 Third Ave S, 621-1055.
Glass artists Charles Lowrie and Rahman Anderson. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Aug 2. 311 Occidental Ave S, 682-9939
GREG KUCERA GALLERY
The legendary quilt-makin ladies of Gees Bend, Alabama. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Sept 2. 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770.
Painting by Jordan Swain. Reception Sat July 8, 6:309:30 pm. Through July 30. 2801 NW Market St, 782-2898.
New sculpture survey: Jon Haddock, Jason Wood, Jenny Heishman, Diem Chau, Sean Johnson, Michael OMalley, Erik Geschke. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Aug 26. 604 Second Ave, 256-6399.
Slabtown Bride-Mart: Solving the Family Values Crisis. Reception Thurs July 6, 6-10 pm. 619 Western Ave, fourth oor, 549-2184.
LAURA FROST GALLERY
Art and music to benefit the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project. Reception Sat July 8, 610 pm. Through Aug 10. 5805 14th Ave NW, 783-1451.
LINDA HODGES GALLERY
Paintings by Karen Yurkovich. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 29. 316 First Ave S, 624-3034.
LISA HARRIS GALLERY
Summer Group Show, curated by Susan Werder. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 30. 1922 Pike Pl, 443-3315.
MITCHELLIS GALLERY BAR
Dress Up: works by metal artist Sandy Lew-Hailer. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Sept 4. 84 Yesler Way, 623-3883.
Work by Toshi Asai. Reception Sat July 8, 6-10 pm. Through July 30. 5107 Ballard Ave NW, 789-6242.
Justin Colt Beckman gives us Eastern Philosophies: Part One. Reception Thurs July 6, 58 pm. Through July 30. 119 Prefontaine Pl S, 964-2443.
SEV SHOON ARTS CENTER
Print Zero Studio Artists: a group show. Reception Sat July 8, 69 pm. Through Aug 5. 2862 NW Market St, 782-2415.
SMITH TOWER GALLERY
Portraits by Burgandy Viscosi. Reception Thurs July 6, 79 pm. Through July 30. 512 Second Ave,666-9039.
SOIL ART GALLERY
The Artful Scheme of Happiness: an installation of drawings and ephemera by Dawn Cerny and Alice Tippit. Buddy Bunting: selections from the Scabland Project. Reception Thurs July 6, 69 pm. Through July 30. 112 Third Ave S, 264-8061.
SOME SPACE GALLERY
Photography and printmaking by Daniel Carrillo. Reception Thurs July 6, 69 pm. Through July 27. 625 First Ave, 718-3104.
You, Them, and All Things Together:by Oakland art and design collaborative Essen. Reception Thurs July 6, 711 pm. Through July 27. 1202 E Pine St, Ste B, 388-2373.
TIMES INFINITY GALLERY
Photography by Olivier Coste Renoult. Reception Fri July 7, 69 pm. Through July 30. 122 NW 36thSt, 973-4470
Elephants, Bunnies, and Bears. Mixed media by Lisa Hasegawa. Reception Thurs July 6, 610 pm. Through July 31. 2018 First Ave, 441-3441.
VETRI INTERNATIONAL GLASS
New work by John Nutter. Reception Thurs July 6, 58 pm. Through July 24. 1404 First Ave, 667-9608.
Elements: photography by Randall J. Corcoran. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through July 20. 600 First Ave, Ste 322, 330-9137.
WILLIAM TRAVER GALLERY
Quest: paintings by Alan Fulle. New work by glass artist Massimo Micheluzzi. Reception Thurs July 6, 58 pm. Through July 30. 110 Union St #200, 587-6501.
New works by Allison Manch. Reception Thurs July 6, 68 pm. Through Aug 2. 171 S Jackson St,583-0497.
911 MEDIA ARTS GALLERY
Final Week. Steven Vroom of the online Vroom Journal curated Documentation Cube, not of art but of its remnants: documentations of performances by SuttonBeresCuller. Through July 7. 402 Ninth Ave N,682-6552.
Tartaruga Lowlands: paintings by Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley. Through July 28. 85 Pike St, 623-3180.
The Art of Natural Science. 420 N 35th St, 545-7459.
Final Week. On Top of Life: paintings, prints, music by Eze Anamelechi. Through July 9. 5411 Meridian Ave N, 633-5544.
Fifth Annual Members Show. Through July 22. 4711 California Ave SW, 938-0339.
ART/NOT TERMINAL GALLERY
Rivers of Light: new work by Tudor Gradinaru. Reception Sat July 8, 710 pm. Through Aug 3. 2045 Westlake Ave, 233-0680.
Legacies of War: artwork by bombing survivors from Laos. Through Aug 26. 512 First Ave S, 839-0377.
BALLARD FETHERSTON GALLERY
New Paintings by David Konigsberg. Through July 21. 818 E Pike St,322-9440.
40/Love: music, art, fashion, tennis, animals. 910 E Pine St, 617-2161.
BELLEVUE CITY HALL
Bellevue Arts Commission presents the Seventh Biennial Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition. Through Oct 9. 110 Ave NE, 425-452-4852.
Silk-screen works by Lucas Vidana. Through Aug 31. 435 15th Ave E, 267-0551
CAFFE SENSO UNICO
Trentanni Fa: photographs by Michael Sheldon. Through July 30. 622 Olive Way.
COLUMBIA CITY GALLERY
Final Week. Plugged In and Caffeinated: seventeen artists exploring time. Through July 9. 4864 Rainier Ave S, 760-9843.
CRAWL SPACE GALLERY
Final Week. Grown Accustomed: considering the development of behavioral and psychological familiarity through seven new works in video. Through July 9.504 E Denny Way, #1, 322-5752.
Final Week. Found Space: Inaugurating this contemporary gallery are photography, painting, and video by Kevin Haas, Ann Kellender, Ido Fluk, Matthew Keeney, and E. J. Hercyzk. Through July 7. 741 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, 253-444-2741.
Pedal: Reloaded, the art and artifacts of bike messengers. Through July 31. 121 Prefontaine Pl S, 223-7709.
ELKA ROUSKOV GALLERY
New paintings, Dancing on the Bones of Giants, by Billy Davis. Through July 31. 15 Lake St, ste 201, Kirkland, 425-828-0757.
EXPERIENCE MUSIC PROJECT
From the vaults of Paul Allen: DoubleTake: From Monet to Lichtenstein: In its six years, EMP has been more of an overpriced tourist attraction than a home for the exchange of ideas about rock music, and rock is something we know Allen loves. How does he really feel about art, and what is his vision for showing it? This show doesnt answer those questions. Instead, it relies on celebrity. Even in rock, that only goes so far.(Graves) 2901 Broad St, 770-2700.
Signs of Life: contemporary jewelry art and literature. 1420 Fifth Ave, 624-6768.
FAIRE GALLERY CAFE
Kaleidoscope: new paintings by Kimisha Turner. Through July 23. 1351 E Olive Way,652-0781.
FRANCINE SEDERS GALLERY
Final Week. Variable Terrain: paintings by Juliana Heyne. Color Constructions: paintings by Michelle Bolinger. Through July 9. 6701 Greenwood Ave N, 782-0355.
FRANK AND DUNYA
Final Week. Works by Sarah Gascoigne and Leo Kundas. Through July 7. 3418 Fremont Ave N,547 6760.
Works from artists represented by Gallery DeNovo, a neighbor to Friesens original Sun Valley location, which turns 20 this year. 1200 Second Ave S,628-9501.
New work by James Sutherland. Through July 31. 610 19th Ave E, 329-4700.
G. GIBSON GALLERY
Final Week. Rabbit Starvation: new paintings and sculpture by Larry Calkins. Through July 8. 300 S Washington St, 587-4033.
Unusual Beauty: Contemporary Stained Glass Art by Joby Shimomura. Through July 31.1213 Pine St, 749-9167.
Glass vessels by Patricia Weyer and paintings by Mike Lewis. Through July 29. 110 S Washington St, 624-9336.
Off the Wall: Seattle sculptor Evan Blackwell. Through July 22. 1216 First Ave, 622-2480.
GLOBAL ART VENUE
Paintings by Carrie Goller. Through Aug 3. 314 First Ave S, 264-8755.
GOLD SHOE GALLERY
Eight artists in painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, and prints. Through July 31. 619 Western Ave, fth oor, 447-9667.
GORDON WOODSIDE/JOHN BRASETH GALLERY
Paintings and prints by Kenneth Callahan. 2101 Ninth Ave, 622-7243.
THE GREAT NABOB
Mixed-media pop art paintings by Lucas Vidana. Through July 31. 819 Fifth Ave N,281-9850.
New work by Joe Brubaker. Through July 29. Occidental Ave S, 223-0816.
New paintings by Rachel Maxi. Through July 22. 1919 Third Ave,256-0715.
ICEBOX CONTEMPORARY ART
Shouldnt Throw Stones: multimedia installation by Donna Sue Stack. Through July 14. 301A Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, 856-7114.
Waiting For BodhiDarma: an installation in two acts by Christian French. Through Sept 30. 1601 Second Ave, Ste. 400, 624-3827.
JACK STRAW NEW MEDIA GALLERY
Kichul Kim presents his interactive sound sculpture Rapport. Through July 28. 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, 634-0919.
JAMES HARRIS GALLERY
A Difference of Outlines and Outcomes: new, smart work by Todd Simeone. Through July 29. 309A Third Ave S, 903-6220.
Beasts and Super-Beasts: new work by Beatrice Billard. Through July 31. 810 E Roy St,324-0407.
KIRKLAND ARTS CENTER
Clay? A national ceramic exhibition juried by UW professors Jamie Walker, Akio Takamori, and Doug Jeck. Through July 29. 620 Market St, Kirkland,425-889-2963.
LEE CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Painted On by 10 Seattle painters including Brian Murphy, Bradley Biancardi, and Francisco Guerrero. Through Aug 25. 901 Twelfth Ave,296-5360.
New works by six artists. Through July 31. 1606 Pike Pl,728-1717.
At the new Lawrimore Project ([a] 5,000-square-foot gallery [that] feels as spacious and diverse as a small museum and is by far the sexiest place to experience art locally [Jen Graves]) is SuttonBeresCullers If These Walls , in which the three artistswinners of last years Stranger Genius Awardwill seal themselves in a 32-by-32-by-16-foot box for three weeks and make the show. Nobody knows what theyll come up with when the big reveal happens on July 15, including Lawrimore. Through July 29. 831 Airport Way S, 501-1231.
Quilts: paintings by Tina Randolph. 306 Dexter Ave N, 728-6044.
LYNNWOOD LIBRARY GALLERY
Paintings by Susie Wind. Through Aug 17. 19200 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, 425-744-6459.
M. ROSETTA HUNTER ART GALLERY
Etapas y Tecnicas: works by Rene Julio. Through Aug 18. 1701 Broadway, #2BE2116, 344-4379.
NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION
Oils, watercolors, and photographs in Northwest National Parks: From Inspiration to Action. Through Sept 2. 313A First Ave S, 903-1444.
New paintings by Joe Vollan in this dancerie. 1516 Second Ave, 223-1333.
NORTHWEST CRAFTS CENTER GALLERY
New and selected artworks by Edd Cox are Temple Garden. Through July 14. 105 Harrison St,728-1555.
PATRICIA CAMERON GALLERY
Long After the Silence: drawings and installation by Linda Kane. Through July 15. 234 Dexter Ave N, 343-9647.
Unnatural Presence is new sculpture by Eric Eley, Rachel Lowther, Christian Maychack, Melissa Pokorny, and Jon Rajkovich. Through July 29. 114 Third Ave S, 323-2808.
REVOLUTION COFFEE & ART
Lily, Roots, and Mercy by Chanda Castillo. Through July 29. 4217 SW Admiral Way, 932-3661.
Canadian artist Carmen Tomé. 7012 Woodlawn Ave NE, 527-1908.
ROQ LA RUE
Work by Audrey Kawasaki, Myna Sonou, and Scott Altmann. 2312 Second Ave, 374-8977.
SEATTLE CITY HALL GALLERY
Public Architecture: Content to Form by Seattle photographer Stephen L. Rosen. Through July 31. 600 4th Ave, 684-7171.
SEATTLE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
Spirituality: a group show curated by Jean-Paul Page. Through July 31. 1115 E Pike St, 323-5428.
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM RENTAL/SALES GALLERY
Final Week. Referencing Nature: Lanny DeVuonos nostalgic birds-eye view of communism, Victoria Havens cutout landforms, and Jason Woods rebuilt woods are the highlights. Through July 8. Group show featuring artists from the Linda Hodges Galler. Through Aug 5. 1220 Third Ave, 343-1101.
Pale Sun: new works by Carolyn Zick. Reception Thurs July 6, 58 pm. Through July 29. 306 S Washington St #105, 962-0201.
Life-size nudes made out of Legos by David Winkler. Through July 31. 1907 Second Ave, 910-8029
Take Your Pick: sterling silver and guitar picks by Amy Pfaffman. 1316 E Pike St, 267-7120.
SHHH, a major installation by German-born composer/sculptor Trimpin, is a sphere orbiting on an 18-foot-diameter metal ring, producing sound caused from the changing velocity of rotations. Whiz-bang! Through July 28. 2324 Second Ave, 256-0809.
Movement, a video and print installation by Claire Yuckert. Through Aug 13. Broadway and S 11thSt, Tacoma, 253-572-0995.
UNIVERSITY HOUSE AT WALLINGFORD
Visually Speaking: MFA and BFA student work. Through Oct 13. 4400 Stone Way N, 447-1181.
Codex Specialis: Palimpsest resin paintings by Rebecca Woodhouse. Through July 16. 2604 Western Ave, 956-3584.
It isnt that the group show of painting, video, photography, and installation at Western Bridge this spring doesnt have serious concerns But Boys and Flowersorganized by Western Bridge director Eric Fredericksen, whose style is marked by intelligent levitysticks with the play of its title. The show is more of a fat, supple peony than a tightly wound, prickly rose. (Jen Graves) Through Aug 12. 3412 Fourth Ave S, 838-7444.
Solo show by Jackie Brooks. Through July 15. Harvard Ave and Seneca St, 325-6051.
WINSTON WÄCHTER FINE ART
Paintings: by Peter Waite. Through July 28. 203 Dexter Ave N, 652-5855.
Tacoma Contemporary presents Femmes Regionales, Brian Goeltzenleuchter, Karen Hanmer, and Ericka Hedgecoc. Through July 30. S 11th St at Broadway and Commerce St, Tacoma.
Amy-Ellen Flatchestedmama Trefsger, chilling at Bothells farm-style mall, Country Village, for Destination: Country Village. July 19 at Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.
CENTER ON CONTEMPORARY ART
The Arts Industry Forum presents an arts-industry party, The Beat Salon, showcasing new work by various artists. Reception Sat July 8, 8 pm2 am, $7. 410 Dexter Ave N, 728-1980.
Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo, Seattle artist-architects who work under the name Lead Pencil Studio, have created a full-scale architectural double of the completely weird and isolated Maryhill Museum. The double stands across the Columbia River gorge from the museum and about a mile way, in stark Oregon grassland. (Which will be weirder?) Open to the public noon to dusk the second and fourth Sundays of each month through Oct 1. See www.disjecta.org/events/maryhill_july06.php for details. Opens Sun July 9.
WILLIAM TRAVER GALLERY
Badges from a Pilgrimage: a one-night exhibition of photographs by Wyn Bielaska. Mon July 10, 68 pm. 110 Union St #200, 587-6501.