408 Dexter Ave, 728-1980.
ART PACK ARTISTS GROUP SHOW
Final Week. Here it is: Lucky Strike's art-promotion competition. I still think it's corrupt as all get-out to use artists to make your promotional material, but, hell, they picked some good artists. Through May 5.
MUSEUM OF GLASS
1801 E Dock St, Tacoma, 253-284-4750.
In About Face, Dingus presents recent work, including 60 glass faces she presented during an MofG residence last year. Opens Sat May 1; artist's lecture Sun May 2, 2 pm. Through Sept 6.
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
100 University St, 654-3100.
ONLY SKIN DEEP
The entwined issues of race and photography, as they explore each other, in a show organized by the International Center of Photography. Through June 13.
SEATTLE ASIAN ART MUSEUM
Volunteer Park, 654-3100.
KOREAN SENSIBILITIES: THE EVOLUTION OF FORM
Objects in diverse media from the museum's collection. Ongoing. GALLERY OPENINGS
New paintings about the life cycle of the jellyfish. Opening reception Sat May 1, 7-11 pm. Bluebottle Art Gallery, 415 E Pine St, 325-1592. Through May 29.
What happens when humans and animals mate? Opening reception Wed May 5, 6-9 pm. Joe Bar, 810 E Roy St, 324-0407. Through May 31.
Metallic paintings in Under the Microscope: The Cellular Universe. Opens Tues May 4. Mr. Spot's Chai House, 5463 Leary Ave NW, 297-2424. Through May 31.
New paintings in Stirring Smoke. Opens Sat May 1. Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave, 322-7030. Through May 31.
Oil paintings by the San Diego artist. Opening reception Thurs April 29, 6-10 pm. The Nico Gallery, 619 Western Ave, second floor, 229-4593. Through May 29.
MICHAEL EASTMAN, ADELE SYPESTEYN
Eastman focuses on Europe's architecture in large-scale C-prints (the Tickle Me Elmo of the art world these days); Sypesteyn's collage-paintings also have an architectural feel. Opening reception Wed May 5, 6-8 pm. Atelier 31 Gallery, 2500 First Ave, 448-5250. Through May 30.
Paintings inspired by Mexican community festivals. Opening reception Wed May 5, 5-8 pm. Baas Gallery, 2703 E Madison St, 324-4742. Through June 26.
PATTERN VS. HAPPENSTANCE
This the last show by the group known as Sublevelthree--from now on, apparently, they will focus on publishing editions of artwork rather than gallery shows. As a swan song, SL3 has organized a show about patterns and repetition. Opening reception Sat May 1, 7-11 pm. Black Lab Gallery, 4216 Sixth Ave, 778-6528. Through May 24.
Nine Canadian artists, doing what Canadian artists do. Opening reception Sat May 1, noon-5 pm. SOIL Gallery, 1317 E Pine St, 264-8061. Through May 30.
LYNDA K. ROCKWOOD, PAUL MORAN
Sculpture and drawing by Rockwood; paintings by Moran. Opening reception Sun May 2, 2-4 pm. Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Ave, 782-0355. Through May 30.
New oil paintings of the American landscape. Opens Wed May 5. Kimzey Miller Gallery, 1225 Second Ave, 682-2339. Through May 27.
Landscapes unspoiled by human intervention... until you look at them, of course. Winston W...chter Fine Art, 403 Dexter Ave N, 652-5855. Through April 30.
ART ACROSS BORDERS
Contemporary art from Palestine and Iraq. Retail Therapy, 905 E Pike St, 324-4092. Through April 30.
ART IN THE MAKING
A collaborative exhibition/workshop that brings together artists and at-risk youth. Artists' Gallery of Seattle, 902 First Ave S, 340-0830. Through April 30.
Paintings in oil. Phinney Center Gallery, 6532 Phinney Ave N, 783-2244. Through April 30.
* FRANCESCA BERRINI, MANDY GREER
Collage maps and an installation set in fairyland. Priceless Works Gallery, 619 N 35th St, Suite 100, 349-9943. Through May 2.
Brightly colored characters seeking to escape an unknown presence, in Going, Going, Gone. All City Coffee, 1205 Vale St, 767-7146. Through April 30.
New work. The Last Supper Club, 124 S Washington St, 748-9975. Through April 30.
AMY CAO, MELISSA MISODA
Monotypes and sculpture inspired by traditional Chinese themes. Global Art Venue, 314 First Ave S, 264-8755. Through April 30.
CAROLINE COOLEY BROWN
New work. Frame Up Studios, 3515 Fremont Ave N, 547-4657. Through May 3.
Installations built from sections of wooden doors. Gallery4Culture, 506 Second Ave, Suite 200, 296-7580. Through April 30.
New paintings. Ballard Fetherston Gallery, 818 E Pike St, 322-9440. Through April 30.
Work by six illustrators. Gallery of the Senses, 1402 E Pike St, 568-0291. Through April 30.
ALAN FULLE, JUN KANEKO
Recent paintings and sculpture from Fulle and Kaneko, respectively. William Traver Gallery, 110 Union St, second floor, 587-6501. Through May 2.
Four interactive, site-specific works in Numerosity. Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave, 388-0521. Through April 30.
Work by Virna Haffer, prominent local photographer, who died in 1974. Martin-Zambito Fine Art, 721 E Pike St, 726-9509. Through May 5.
* ANNIE HAN AND DANIEL MIHALYO
An architectural installation by the duo known as Lead Pencil Studio. Suyama Space, 2324 Second Ave, 256-0809. Through April 30.
* JEAN HICKS
Hicks does things with felt that you never would have imagined could (or should) be done with felt. Gulassa & Co., 10 Dravus St, 283-1810. Through May 3.
Glass and mixed-media works that represent "floating feelings." Viveza Gallery, 2604 Western Ave, 956-3584. Through May 1.
LIS WRIGHT IVEC
Paintings and pastels. Aurafice Internet Cafe, 616 E Pine St, 860-9977. Through April 30.
New work. Forgotten Works, 619 Western Ave, fourth floor, 343-7212. Through April 30.
New paintings, featuring her recurring cast of characters, by the hugely popular artist. Grover/Thurston Gallery, 309 Occidental Ave S, 223-0816. Through April 30.
New landscapes. Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Ave S, 624-3034. Through May 1.
Photographs taken beneath bridges and piers. Globe Gallery, 105 S Main St #100, 612-7655. Through April 30.
PAMELA MILLS, MIRAN
New work. Gallery 110, 110 S Washington St, 624-9336. Through May 1.
* SAYA MORIYASU, DAVID TRAYLOR
I'm a huge fan of Moriyasu's ceramic serving people. They're both wry and uncomfortable--not as easy a combination as you'd think. Traylor somehow makes ceramics look like metal. Square Room, 1316 E Pike St, 267-7120. Through May 4.
THE NATURE OF DEVOTION
The idea of art as devotion, not to say devotional art. Seattle Academy of Fine Art, Steele Gallery, 1501 10th Ave E, 526-2787. Through May 1.
Nebeker's new paintings take their cues from plays by Henrik Ibsen. Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place, 443-3315. Through April 30.
Sculpture and installation pieces about living on Beacon Hill--including tiny terrariums in gumball-machine prize bubbles, and a miniature bucolic waterfall in a trash can, which might be his best work ever. Zero Plus and James Graham, 1205 E Pike St #1d, 323-4009. Through May 1.
New oil paintings about the possibilities of order in chaos. Zeitgeist, 171 S Jackson St, 583-0497. Through May 5.
ALLAN PACKER, STEVE YAMIN, STEPHEN HAZEL, MARC CHAGALL
Packer creates grid sculptures inspired by vintage model kits. Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-7684. Through May 1.
New paintings from the Stranger illustrator and comics artist. Victrola Coffee & Art, 411 15th Ave E, 325-6520. Through April 30.
Layers of membranous paint. Solomon Fine Art, 1215 First Ave, 297-1400. Through April 30.
New landscapes. Fountainhead Gallery, 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467. Through May 1.
New work, featuring endearing representations of manatees. Fancy, 1932 Second Ave, 443-4621. Through April 30.
NORMA JEAN STRAW, TIM "BLASE" ROUNDS
Color and black-and-white photographs of Some People. VAIN, 2018 First Ave, 441-3441. Through April 30.
MONA SUPERHERO, DONOVAN CROSBY
Superhero creates intricate spectacle-driven work--informed by graphic design and pop images--in utility tape. Crosby's work takes on voodoo folklore. Roq la Rue Gallery, 2316 Second Ave, 374-8997. Through May 1.
I HEART RUMMAGE
Need a new patterned purse? Some flower barrettes? Something you didn't even know you needed? There you go. Sun May 2, noon-4 pm. Crocodile Cafe, 2200 Second Ave, 441-5611, free.
Lecture and book signing by one of the House Industries designers (known for nutty hipster graphics and collaborations with artists as diverse as Richard Neutra and Shag). Thurs April 30, 6 pm. Henry Art Gallery Auditorium, 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.
VASHON ISLAND ART STUDIO TOUR
Vashon: so close, and yet a world away. See what artists over there do. Sat-Sun May 1-2, 10 am-5 pm. Information available at Silverwood Gallery, 23927 Vashon Hwy SW, 463-1722, free.
WEIRD GENIUS REAL SCIENCE
Science exhibits by scientists and artists and other various oddballs. Organized by the Seattle Outsider Artist Project, with music. Fri April 30, 10 pm-2 am. The Hall, 153 14th Ave, $7.