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
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.(Jen 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. Spectatorship and Desire: Love replaces the paintings that curator Robin Held removed, set beside visitor comments made in their absence.Through March 4, 2007. 704 Terry Ave, 622-9250.
HENRY ART GALLERY
Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes: Richard Andrews, the Henrys director, placed Lin in an esteemed tradition by inviting her to create this show, following the landmark exhibitions the Henry has commissioned from installation artists Ann Hamilton and James Turrell. Yet temporary, non-site-specic exhibitions are not Lins strength. (Jen Graves) Through Sept 3. 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.
MUSEUM OF GLASS
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
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.
Tartaruga Lowlands: paintings by Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley. Reception Wed July 5, 7 pm. Through July 28. Final Week. No Touching Ground presents Remnants: a reminder to people that we have the power to change what is going on. Through July 2. 85 Pike St, 623-3180.
BLUEBOTTLE ART GALLERY
The Great Outdoors: eight artists relate to nature. Reception Sat July 1, 68 pm. Through July 29. Final Week. A Great Big Stillness: work by Justin B. Williams and Luke Ramsey. Through June 29. 415 E Pine St, 325-1592.
Silk-screen works by Lucas Vidana. Through Aug 31. 435 15th Ave E, 267-0551
Contain: Mary Iverson shows a new body of work highlighting her continued investigation with a geometric aesthetic and shipping yards. Reception Thurs June 29, 5-7 pm. Through July 29. 310 S Washington St, 624-7684.
Final Week.Body of Work: drawing and painting by Mark Kang-OHiggins. Reception Fri June 30, 68 pm. Through July 2. 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467.
New work by James Sutherland. Reception Sat July 1, 68 pm. Through July 31. 610 19th Ave E, 329-4700.
Glass vessels by Patricia Weyer and paintings by Mike Lewis. Reception Wed July 5, 68 pm. Through July 29. Final Week. Presenting new and selected work by Andrée B. Carter and Carole dInverno. Through July 1. 110 S Washington St, 624-9336.
THE GREAT NABOB
Mixed-media pop art paintings by Lucas Vidana. Through July 31. 819 Fifth Ave N,281-9850.
Beasts and Super-Beasts: new works by Beatrice Billard. Reception Wed July 5, 69 pm. Through July 31. Final Week. I Was Proud of My Crime: thirteen new bag paintings by Chris Crites. Through June 30. 810 E Roy St,324-0407.
JULIAS GIFT GALLERY
Works by over 30 local craft and fine artists. Reception Mon July 3, 69 pm. 1209 NE 65th, 985-8900.
M. ROSETTA HUNTER ART GALLERY
Etapas y Tecnicas: works by Rene Julio. Through Aug 18. 1701 Broadway, #2BE2116, 344-4379.
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. Reception Sat July 1, 47 pm. Through July 29. 4217 SW Admiral Way, 932-3661.
SEATTLE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
Spirituality: a group show curated by Jean-Paul Page. Reception Sat July 1, 69 pm. Through July 31. 1115 E Pike St, 323-5428.
Final Week. New work by Derek Bourcier and Jesse Brown. Through July 5. 5208 Ballard Ave NW, 706-0969.
Final Week. Landscapes for Phantom Limbs Pt. 1: new work by Wyndel Hunt. Through June 30. 420 Second Ave, 335-5083.
911 MEDIA ARTS GALLERY
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.
Final Week. Artists represented by Grover/Thurston, including Faye Jones and Joe Max Emminger. Through July 4. 1009 First Ave,340-6678.
ALL CITY COFFEE
Final Week. Residual Ozmosis: illustrations by Augie Pagan. Through June 30. 125 Prefontaine Pl S,652-8331.
ART BOOKS AND PRESS
Final Week. aEiOu: The Lost and Found Word. Mixed media by Berkeley Parks. Through June 30. 4703 Ballard Ave NW, 285-2665.
The Art of Natural Science. 420 N 35th St, 545-7459.
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.
ARTISTS GALLERY OF SEATTLE
Final Week. Grace:paintings by Grace A. Washington. Through June 30. 902 First Ave S, 340-0830.
ART/NOT TERMINAL GALLERY
Scapes: Oil paintings by Mark Eaton. Souls: B&W erotic and ne-art photography by John Tozzi. Through July 6. 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.
Final Week. Curated by Cynthia Moore and Mona Lang, Scenic Dope brings together the work of 25 visual artists who make their living in lm, theater, and TV. Through July 2. 2856 NW Market St, 784-9987.
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.
BISHOP HARVEY GALLERY
Final Week. Work by Nancy Thompson and Lynn Scott. Through July 1. 524 Main St, Edmonds, 550-4372.
Final Week. Return to Sender: urban silhouettes by Jill Simonsen, and Ray Nolands layered, glittery fantasies. Through July 1. 2316 Second Ave,374-8977.
Final Week. Bolivia Project: Photographs by Michael Wang. Through June 30. 5404 22nd Ave NW, 297-2800.
Final Week. Collages and drawings by Cynthia Winings. Through June 30. 3125 NW 85th St, 706-7580.
Final Week. Dreamcake: B&W landscape photographs by Elysha Rose Diaz (the intern who slaves over this calendar!). Through July 1. 813 Fifth Ave,285-9662.
CAPITOL HILL ARTS CENTER
Final Week. Imbue, new works by Dawn Samuelson. Through June 30. 1621 12th Ave, 388-0500.
CATHERINE PERSON GALLERY
Final Week. Utopia:seventeen new mixed-media works by Deborah F. Lawrence, with support from the Creative Capital Foundation. Through June 30. 319 Third Ave S, 726-1836.
CENTER ON CONTEMPORARY ART
The Arts Industry Forum presents, The Beat Salon, showcasing new work by various artists. 410 Dexter Ave N, 728-1980.
Final Week. Owner Chad McMurray and curator Elizabeth Alto celebrate the gallerys rst birthday. Through June 30. 6004 12th Ave S #17, 767-0280.
COLUMBIA CITY GALLERY
Plugged In and Caffeinated: 17 artists exploring time. Through July 9. 4864 Rainier Ave S, 760-9843.
Final Week. Transguration: mixed-media paintings by Eric Nez. Through July 1. 306 S Washington St, 856-7037.
CRAWL SPACE GALLERY
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.
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.
Final Week. Symphony of Landscape: work by Parvin. Through July 3. 307 Occidental Ave S,652-4414.
Final Week. Recent paintings on paperby Robert Connell. Wood Engravings by Winslow Homer. Through July 1. 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-1324.
Pedal: Reloaded, the art and artifacts of bike messengers. Through July 31. 121 Prefontaine Pl S, 223-7709.
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.(Jen 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.
FLOATING LEAVES TEA
Photographs by Kiyoshi Toda. 2213 NW Market St #100,529-4268.
FRAME UP STUDIOS
Final Week. Paintings by Debbie Bianchi. Through July 3. 3515 Fremont Ave N, 547-4657.
FRANCINE SEDERS GALLERY
Variable Terrain: paintings by Juliana Heyne. Color Constructions: paintings by Michelle Bolinger. Through July 9. 6701 Greenwood Ave N, 782-0355.
FRANK AND DUNYA
Works by Sarah Gascoigne and Leo Kundas. Through July 7. 3418 Fremont Ave N,547 6760.
FREMONT JEWELRY DESIGN
Final Week. Oil paintings by Bryn Anderson. Through June 30. 3510 Fremont Pl. N, 547-5551.
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.
G. GIBSON GALLERY
Rabbit Starvation: new paintings and sculpture by Larry Calkins. Through July 8. 300 S Washington St, 587-4033.
Living Room: the works of Kevin Brannaman. 1213 Pine St, 749-9167.
Final Week. The Future Is Our Only Goat, abstractions by Dianna Molzan. Through June 30. 101 Prefontaine Pl S,296-7580.
Final Week. Bronze castings of Road Kills and Spill Kills by Pete Bevis. Through July 1. 154 N 35th St.
Off the Wall: Seattle sculptor Evan Blackwell. Through July 22. 1216 First Ave, 622-2480.
Final Week. Fractal Utopia & The Yellow Sanctuary Room: recent paintings and installation by Cerj Lalonde. Through June 29. 123 S. Jackson St, 625-0055.
GARDE RAIL GALLERY
Final Week. Vintage linoleum assemblage by Bill Miller; scorched metal and encaustic on wood by Scott Grifn. Through July 1. 110 Third Ave S, 621-1055.
Final Week. James Nowak, Calvin Allison, and Jordan Hershman. Through June 30. 311 Occidental Ave S, 682-9939
GLOBAL ART VENUE
Paintings by Carrie Goller. Through Aug 3. 314 First Ave S, 264-8755.
Final Week. Alaska: The Traveller Series, Caroline Planques series of lith prints. Through July 4. 105 S Main St. #100, 612-7655.
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.
GREG KUCERA GALLERY
Final Week. Michael Knutson: The shapes are thick, wet, and brushy. Each is its own tiny expressionistic island. In groups, they form small, forever-mutating scenes, like what your eye might make out if everything was stacked on top of everything else in a furniture warehouse.(Jen Graves) And Marcel Dzamas abject works on paper, some made with root beer and with such titles as Untitled (Cowboys Shooting Bats). Through July 1. 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770.
Final Week. Bestiary: paintings and cut paper works about animals by Julie Paschkis. Through July 1. Occidental Ave S, 223-0816.
New paintings by Rachel Maxi. Through July 22. 1919 Third Ave,256-0715.
Final Week. As his last gesture before moving to New York, HHs very wonderful Gary Owen put together Paper Trails: Were presented with cerebral, nely tuned abstraction (Victoria Haven and Marco Maggi); conceptual high jinks with political bite (Michael Arcega); spooky, homespun nature observation (Cat Clifford); a nod to pop and über-fame (Andy Warhol); detritus-strewn abjection (Franz West); slyly existential humor (Dan Webb); and menacing highbrow formalism (Nancy Rubins).(Peter Gaucys) And: Three Painters: Kim Dorland, Alexander Kantrovsky, Chiara Minchio. Through July 1. 604 Second Ave, 256-6399.
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.
JAMES HARRIS GALLERY
Final Week. A Difference of Outlines and Outcomes: new work by Todd Simeone. Through June 29. 309A Third Ave S, 903-6220.
Naked Lady Wrestlers.619 Western Ave, fourth oor, 549-2184.
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.
LA FAMILIA GALLERY
Final Week. Contained: mixed media by Aimee Mori. Through June 30. 117 Prefontaine Pl, 291-4608
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.
LINDA HODGES GALLERY
Final Week. Encaustic paintings and charcoal drawings by Gillian Theobald. Paul Harcharik: new paintings. Through July 1. 316 First Ave S, 624-3034.
LISA HARRIS GALLERY
Final Week. New Encaustic Paintings by Thomas Workman. Through July 1. 1922 Pike Pl, 443-3315.
New works by ve artists. 1606 Pike Pl,728-1717.
SuttonBeresCullers If These Walls , in which the three artists (winners of last years Stranger Genius Award) will 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, including Lawrimore. Through July 29. 831 Airport Way S, 501-1231.
Quilts: paintings by Tina Randolph. 306 Dexter Ave N, 728-6044.
MITCHELLIS GALLERY BAR
Final Week. Cait Williss series of acrylic on panel and canvas portraits. Through June 30. 84 Yesler Way, 623-3883.
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.
Maximum Warrior curated by Devon Varmega. 534 Summit Ave E, 425-753-2681.
OASIS ART GALLERY
Abstract sumi paintings by Mark Thomas, and work by 36 other artists. 3644 Wallingford Ave N, 547-5177.
PACINI LUBEL GALLERY
Final Week. The Vessel: the work of Carol Gouthro and Nancy Selvin. Through July 1. 207 Second Ave S, 326-5555.
PATRICIA CAMERON GALLERY
Long After the Silence: drawings and installation by Linda Kane. Through July 15. 234 Dexter Ave N, 343-9647.
Final Week. Between Payback and the Pirate Ship: the mixed-media paintings of Lucas Martin. Through July 2. 119 Prefontaine Pl S, 964-2443.
Canadian artist Carmen Tomé. 7012 Woodlawn Ave NE, 527-1908.
ROQ LA RUE
Final Week. Fresh Meat: a group show of new talent ranging from contemporary gurative to retro illusion. Through July 1. 2312 Second Ave, 374-8977.
Final Week. New work by San Francisco artist Huck Gee. Through June 30. 1930 Second Ave, 728-8008.
SEATTLE MUNICIPAL TOWER GALLERY
Final Week. Sculptural Form and the Figure: Northwest Artists Interpretation of the Human Figure. Through June 30. 700 Fifth Ave, third oor, 684-7306.
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM RENTAL/SALES GALLERY
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. 1220 Third Ave, 343-1101.
SEV SHOON ARTS CENTER
Final Week. New prints by Catherine Stack and Mimi Williams. Through July 1. 2862 NW Market St, 782-2415.
Final Week. Coupled: Stitched-together stuffed animals by Donna Stack, and a hot-pink memorial rabbit pelt; and Andrew Kaufmans smashing traumas and their recreations. Through July 1. 306 S Washington St #105, 962-0201.
SOIL ART GALLERY
Final Week. Hardline Organics Part Twoa tale of absurd optimism, by Jenny Heishman, Etsuko Ichikawa, Craig Miller, Saya Moriyasu, and Yuki Nakamura. Through July 1. 112 Third Ave S, 264-8061.
SOLOMON FINE ART
Final Week. Fathom: Paintings by Paul Shakespear. Through June 30. 1215 First Ave, 297-1400.
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.
Final Week. To See a World in a Grain of Sand: micro-mosaic jewelry by Courtney Lipson. Through June 30. 119 S Jackson St, 405-4040.
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 August 13. Broadway and S 11thSt, Tacoma, 253-572-0995.
Final Week. Stencil art by Lou Samson. Through June 30. 513 N 36th St, Space E, 568-7419.
UNIVERSITY HOUSE AT WALLINGFORD
Visually Speaking: MFA and BFA student work. Through Oct 13. 4400 Stone Way N, 447-1181.
Final Week. Pretty: photographs by Georgie Hockett. Through June 30. 2018 First Ave, 441-3441.
VETRI INTERNATIONAL GLASS
New work by John Nutter. Through July 24. 1404 First Ave, 667-9608.
Codex Specialis: Palimpsest resin paintings by Rebecca Woodhouse. Through July 16. 2604 Western Ave, 956-3584.
Elements: photography by Randall J. Corcoran. Through July 22. 600 First Ave, Ste 322, 330-9137.
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.
WILLIAM TRAVER GALLERY
Final Week. Glass master Lino Tagliapietras Il Mito della Fenice. Through July 2. New work by glass artists Hiroshi Yamano and Gabriele Kustner. Through July 28. 110 Union St #200, 587-6501.
WINSTON WÄCHTER FINE ART
Paintings: by Peter Waite. Through July 28. 203 Dexter Ave N, 652-5855.
Final Week. New work by Keven Furiya. Through July 5. 171 S Jackson St,583-0497.
Amy-Ellen Flatchestedmama Trefsger is installing herself at Bothells farm-style mall, Country Village, in Destination: Country Village. July 19 at Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.