CENTER ON CONTEMPORARY ART (CoCA)
410 Dexter Ave, 728-1980.

DOMICILE: A SENSE OF PLACE

Art about how we live where we live. Opens June 19. Through July 28.

HENRY ART GALLERY
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.

MASTER OF FINE ARTS 2004

Final week. See what the young smarty-pantses are up to. Through June 20.

NORDIC HERITAGE MUSEUM
3014 NW 67th St, 789-5707.

MEMORY AND METAPHOR

Paintings by Danish artist Jack Lundsdal. Opens June 18. Through Aug 1.

ICY

Sculpture by Danish artist Helle Scharling-Todd. Opens June 18. Through Aug 1.

HISTORICAL DANISH FOLK COSTUMES: HALF-SIZE MODELS

Danish folk costumes from the National Museum of Denmark. Opens June 18. Through Aug 1.

NORTHERN LIGHT--DET NORDISKA LJUSET

Paintings and lithographs by Finnish artist Peter Borotinskij. Opens June 18. Through Aug 1.

MEDALLIC ART

Work from the American Medallic Sculpture Association. Opens June 18. Through Aug 1.

TACOMA ART MUSEUM
1701 Pacific Ave, 253-4258.

ANDY GOLDSWORTHY

Goldsworthy is best known for going out into nature, doing stuff with stuff, and somehow transforming it into something a little startling. It can venture strongly into the precious (as in chains of red leaves set into bright green grass) but at times he captures something of the real violence of the outdoors. Opens June 19. Through Sept 19.

GALLERY OPENINGS


AGE THROUGH THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

A Youth in Focus exhibition. Opening reception Fri June 18, 6-8 pm. Triangle Art Gallery, Downtown Seattle YMCA, 909 Fourth Ave, 382-7899, Through Aug 23.

IOLE ALESSANDRINI

An installation using lasers to describe shapes and boundaries. Opening reception Fri June 18, 7 pm. Jack Straw New Media Gallery, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, 634-0919. Through Sept 17.

EFRAIN ALMEIDA

Forms, carved from wood, that are both traditional and biomorphic. Opening reception Thurs June 17, 5:30-7:30 pm. James Harris Gallery, 309 A Third Ave S, 903-6220. Through July 17.

JAN ARONSON

Life and death, as explored through leaves. Opening reception Wed June 23, 6-8 pm. Winston Wachter Fine Art, 403 Dexter Ave N, 652-5855. Through July 30.

RANDY BOLANDER

Summery, outdoor steel sculptures, in the Endless Summer Series. Opens June 18. Ravenna Gardens, 2580 NE University Village, 729-7388. Through July 31.

JOHN BUCK

Sculpture carved from wood, some with kinetic elements. Opening reception Thurs June 17, 6-8 pm. Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770. Through July 31.

BELLA FELDMAN

Sculpture, in glass and metal, on the sleek, surreal beauty of weapons. Opens June 23. Bryan Ohno Gallery, 155 S Main St, 667-9572. Through July 31.

FRED HOLCOMB

Collages, with bare reference to landscapes, assembled out of painted strips of Mylar. Opening reception Thurs June 17, 5-8 pm. Solomon Fine Art, 1215 First Ave, 297-1400. Through July 23.

DIANNA MOLZAN

Paintings, in a variety of styles, based on the artist's snapshots. Opening reception Sat June 19, 6-9 pm. Through July 25. 1506 Projects, 1506 E Olive Way, 329-5400. Through July 25.

MAX NORDLIE

New work in Gloves Numbered 1-23. Opening reception Fri June 18, 5:30-8 pm. SCCC Fine Arts Gallery, 801 E Pine St, fourth floor, 587-4162. Through July 23.

JOAN STUART ROSS

Opens Fri June 18. Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S Main St, 328-2200. Through July 11

SEATTLE ACADEMY OF FINE ART INSTRUCTORS EXHIBIT

Juried by Barbara Shaiman. Opening reception Thurs June 17, 5-7 pm. Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, 1220 Third Ave, 343-1101. Through July 17.

KELLIE TALBOT

Paintings featuring New Orleans cemeteries. Opening reception Fri June 18, 6-10 pm. Aftermath, 928 12th Ave, 709-9797. Through July 18.

THESIS EXHIBITION

With work by Nicholas Duers, Benno Jones, Amy Mullen, Jane Patterson, and Lara Pederson Randolph. Opening reception Fri June 18, 6-8 pm. Photographic Center Northwest, 900 12th Ave, 720-7222. Through July 13.

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS


ART TEST

Eighteen artists from Seattle and Canada make art based on those "Can you draw a chipmunk? You can be an artist!" tests. Kuhlman, 2419 First Ave, 441-1999. Through July 31.

BLUE EARTH ALLIANCE

Final week. BEA's spring photography exhibition, featuring some of the Alliance's ongoing projects, all dealing with endangered cultures and social issues. Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, 694-5805. Through June 24.

HEATH BULTMAN, MIRA HENRY, AMY WOOD

Work by three ceramic artists. KOBO, 814 E Roy St, 726-0704. Through July 1.

FRANKIE CHAN

Original work by the comics and rock-show poster artist. Glo's, 1621 E Olive Way, 782-0786. Through July 11.

MICHAEL DICKTER, MARIO RICCI

Dickter explores themes of flying, falling, floating; Ricci, in his first U.S. exhibition, shows challenging gauzy silhouettes. Atelier 31, 2500 First Ave, 448-5250. Through June 27.

KAMALA DOLPHIN-KINGSLEY

New work, with animals doing what animals do in a style that's part psychedelic, part fairy tale. Joe Bar, 810 E Roy St, 324-0407. Through June 30.

* LEIV FAGERENG

Fagereng's realistic and slightly hysterical paintings put one in mind of manic shopping sprees. They're usually cool and sometimes kind of frightening. Zeitgeist, 171 S Jackson St, 583-0497. Through June 30.

GEOFF GARZA

In La lengua de leder, Garza's patterns take on shapes inspired by the stained tablecloths of his grandmother's table. Ballard Fetherston Gallery, 818 E Pike St, 322-9440. Through July 10.

JAMES LEE HANSEN

Final week. Monumental sculpture in bronze. Bryan Ohno Gallery, 155 S Main St, 667-9572. Through June 19.

DAVID HERING

Final week. Twelve vessels. Vetri International Glass, 1404 First Ave, 667-9608. Through June 23.

IDEAS IN FORM

Final week. An exhibition of architectural models. Rainier Square Atrium, 667-9184. Through June 20.

* KEN KELLY, CHRIS DOYLE

Kelly's great new paintings--big, goth, wallpapery, surgical--and stills from Wong Kar-wai films by cinematographer Doyle. Howard House, 604 Second Ave, 256-6399. Through June 26.

L. KELLY LYLES, SUSANNAH ANDERSON

Paintings by both artists. Gulassa & Co, 10 Dravus St, 283-1810. Through July 2.

* JASON MOUER, JIM KRAFT

Final week. Mouer makes amazing solid shapes out of paper, in some cases sanding down whole telephone books into smooth, ovoid objects. With Kraft's ceramics. Foster/White Gallery in Pioneer Square, 123 S Jackson St, 622-2833. Through June 22.

JOCK STURGES, TOD GANGLER

Final week. Sturges is best known for his documentation of nudist families. Here, with natural (as opposed to naturist) photographer Gangler, he's in a show called The True Nature of Light. Benham Gallery, 1222 First Ave, 622-2480. Through June 19.

PAUL THOMAS

New work in Cartoon Fallout. Otis Cafe, 1005 Boren Ave, 342-9866. Through June 30.

* TARA THOMAS

More Sloth paintings! We love these! Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 233-9873. Through June 30.

ELLEN ZIEGLER

Ziegler's process has a refreshing nonchalance about it: She puts objects onto light-sensitive surfaces out in the sun, and then "develops" the print with a garden hose. Here are the results. Gallery Unpublished, Methodologie, 808 Howell St, 623-1044. Through July 29.

STANISLAW ZOLADZ, VIATCHESLAV AND NATALIA TCHISTILINE

Final week. New landscapes. Global Art Venue, 314 First Ave S, 264-8755. Through June 22.

EVENTS


3, 2, 1... I'M A BOMB

A T-shirt fashion show, with music by DJ Naha and designs by Megan Overman, Tom Dewar, Sean Purucker, POLA, Tim Farrell, Brian Sendelbach, and others. Wed June 23 at 8 pm. Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 233-9873, $5.

ART CAR BLOWOUT CARAVAN

They're... rolling sculptures. If you dig art cars, you won't want to miss this. On Sun June 20, the procession leaves at 11:15 am from Golden Gardens and goes via Market Street NW and Leary Way to the Fremont Fair; you can also see them, parked, for the duration of the fair.

JIMMY GERSEN

Abstract portraits, painted live, with music by Defect. Fri June 18, 9 pm. The Central Saloon, 207 First Ave S, 622-0209, $8 (21+).

INSIDE THE BEMIS

An exhibition of work by beginning and emerging artists not currently represented by galleries; juried by Stephen Lyons (co-owner of Platform Gallery, soon to open in the T-K Building, and Peggy Weiss, who manages the art collection at Harborview Medical Center). Sat-Sun June 19-20, noon-8 pm. The Bemis Building, 55 S Atlantic St, www.bemisart.com, 652-4267.

MATT LaCROSS

The first in a series of weekly events at a brand-new gallery. Fri June 18, 6-10 pm. Black Box Gallery, 4911 Aurora Ave N, 228-7171.

LECTURE ON JUAN DE FLANDES BY CHIYO ISHIKAWA

A lecture in anticipation of SAM's big Spain in the Age of Exploration 1492-1819 show this fall; curator Ishikawa will talk about art in the period covered by the exhibition. Tues June 22 at 7:30 pm, Stimson Auditorium, Seattle Art Museum, 100 University St, 654-3100, free.

ON THE WALL

SAFA students concentrate on figurative work, and here's their 12th Annual Student Exhibition to prove it. Fri June 18, 6-9 pm. Seattle Academy of Fine Art, St. Nicholas Building, 1501 10th Ave E, 526-2787.

JERRY SPAGNOLI

A lecture by the photographer, who has reinvented the 19th-century daguerreotype process. Thurs June 17, 7 pm. Photographic Center Northwest, 720-7222, $10.

THE BEND-IT EXTRAVAGANZA

This is an arts festival for young queers; the visual art component, as far as I can tell, consists of an art room where you can make different kinds of stuff. Fri-Sun June 18-20, www.bend-it.org.

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