9404 E Marginal Way S, 764-5700.
IMAGINATION TAKES WING
Juried exhibit of art quilts. Cosponsored by the Contemporary QuiltArt Association. Opens Sat June 26. Through Oct 3.
AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND GLASS: THE NEXT GENERATION
Work by 17 artists. Opening reception Sat June 26, 6-9 pm. Global Art Venue, 314 First Ave S, 264-8755. Through August 30.
BELLEVUE SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
Twenty-four works, outdoors, by national and international artists. Opening reception Sat June 26, 6-9 pm, at BAM (510 Bellevue Way NE). Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 NE Fourth St (info at www.cityofbellevue.org/sculptureexhibition.asp). Through Oct 10.
A series of photographs exploring lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered people with cancer. Opening reception Thu June 24, 6-8:30 pm. Cancer Lifeline, 6522 Fremont Ave N, 297-2100. Through Aug 25.
* LAURA MacCARY
Odd woven surfaces (made of such castoff materials as audiotape and old yarn) that contain noise-making circuits. You're invited to touch these things and see what happens when you complete the circuit. Quite cool. Opening reception Thu June 24, 4-6 pm. Illuminator2, Down Under in the Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place #321, 778-7520. Through July 31.
JAMES P. SUMEY
Ceramic figures that seem to come out of a story with mythological proportions. Opening reception Sat June 26, 6-9 pm. Crawl Space Gallery, 504 E Denny Way, 322-5752. Through July 12.
THE UNDERWEAR PARTY
Work made from (or pertaining to) undies. With Jean Hicks, Saya Moriyasu, Deborah Bell, Graham Fracha, and others. Opening reception Thu June 24, 6-9 pm. Square Room, 1316 E Pike St, 267-7120. Through July 15. FINAL WEEK
Paintings of men, with wood objects amending the portraits. Ace Studios Gallery, 619 Western Ave, 623-1288. Through June 26.
LORDAN BUNCH, MIKI LEE, BARBARA ROBERTSON, DAVID ROBERTS
Lots to look at here, but what's most promising are the 19th-century lithographs, by David Roberts, of Egypt and Jerusalem, usually tiny figures with ancient monuments soaring over them. Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-7684. Through June 26.
An installation of 22 very tall dresses, made by artists. Good Shepherd Center Chapel, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, 633-1171. Through June 30.
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.
KATE ENDLE, RACHEL MAXI
Endle's collages, with Maxi's paintings of places at night, all artificial light and shadows. Artemis Gallery, 3107 S Day St, 323-0562. 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.
GOLDMINE SHITHOUSE, WHAT IS ART/ WHAT IS SOUND
A super-collaboration between two collaboratives; Goldmine is a New York-based set of artists exploring "violent themes," and WIA promotes visibility for emerging artists. Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave, 388-0500. Through June 25.
JOHN AND ROBIN GURNAELIS
Thoughts on the theft of personal items, made concrete with cages and ladders. Bluebottle Art Gallery and Store, 415 E Pine St, 325-1592. Through June 27.
INTERDEPENDANCE: THE ART OF THE COVENANT
An "interdimensional" art show. Gallery of the Senses, 1402 E Pike St, 568-0291. Through June 30.
* KEN KELLY
Kelly's great new paintings are big, goth, wallpapery, surgical. Howard House, 604 Second Ave, 256-6399. Through June 26.
Paintings inspired by Mexican community festivals. Baas Gallery, 2703 E Madison St, 324-4742. Through June 26.
Paintings on copper in Tuscan Elements. Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place, 443-3315. Through June 26.
* RICHARD MARQUIS, ERIC WOHL
In many ways, Marquis is the most interesting of the area's glass artists, taking what seems to be a good deal of pleasure in the medium's latent junkiness (which is, of course, the flip side of fetishy preciousness). Here, Marquis shows found objects, which he displays reverently, alongside his own glass objects--often broken, misshapen, not quite right (whatever that is). With Eric Wohl's glass environment for glass chickens, some stuffed with dirt and feathers. Priceless Works Gallery, 619 N 35th St, Suite 100, 349-9943. Through June 28.
Paintings of scenes from the artist's life, and the lives of others. Art/Not Terminal Gallery, 2045 Westlake Ave, 233-0680. Through June 30.
RAYMOND MORROW, TERRY HECKER
Morrow's nudes challenge received notions about beauty; Hecker's glazed pottery explores the divided self. Viveza Gallery, 2604 Western Ave, 956-3584. Through June 26.
ANNE SIEMS, MOLLY HILL
Siems' nostalgic stories painted on panel; Hill's luminous figures. Grover/Thurston Gallery, 309 Occidental Ave S, 223-0816. Through June 26.
* TARA THOMAS
More Sloth paintings! We love these! Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 233-9873. Through June 30.
KEVIN WILLIS, ALAN HURLEY, RYAN IVERSON, SPENCER MOODY, MAT BROOK
New paintings. The Alibi Room, 85 Pike St #410, 623-3780. Through July 1.
Here's a kind of I Heart Rummage by a slightly younger set: artists and designers under 25. Sat June 26, 2-5 pm. Artworks, 1914 Fourth Ave, 292-4142 x103. For more information, go to www.urbanartworks.org.
* LADYFEST SEATTLE
There's lots to do over the four-day festival, but you won't want to miss the Buttersprites on opening night. They're an Asian girl/punk band that includes artists Saya Moriyasu and Elizabeth Jameson (opening night also features Anna Oxygen, Mirah, and others, as well as a silent auction). A group art exhibition is up through the weekend. Opening night Thurs June 24 at Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Avenue, 388-0500, $10. The festival, with all sorts of women-organized workshops, panels, and shows, runs through June 27. More at www.ladyfestseattle.org.
Photography about what it means to be gay. With, yes, nude men. Opening reception Fri June 25, 7-11 pm. Exhibit Sat June 26, 10 am-5 pm and Sun June 27, 10 am-12 pm. Studio D, 1415 10th Ave, www.image-collective.org.