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- OPENING THIS WEEK

- Monday, April 24

Key Bank (2299 S. Highland Drive) - Oils, watercolors and mixed media by Carole Helt and seven art associates through April 28.

- Wednesday, April 26

Loge Gallery (Pioneer Memorial Theater, 1340 E. Broadway, University of Utah, 581-7222) - Paintings by Kamyar Esmaeli and Frederick Brayman through May 27.

- Thursday, April 27

Alvin Gittins Gallery (Art and Architecture Bldg., U. campus, 581-8677) - MFA graduate show featuring ceramics by Victoria Hixson through May 10.

- Friday, April 28

Bountiful/Davis Art Center (2175 S. Main, Bountiful, 292-0367) - "The Figurative Motif Revisited," paintings by Alvin Gittins.

- Saturday, April 29

Nicolaysen Art Museum (400 E. Collins Drive, Casper, Wyo., 235-5247) - "Ceramics Invitational" exhibit featuring regional artists Duane Brandt, Phyllis Kloda, Debbie Matthew, Matt West, Scott Chamberlain, Carolyn Wagner and Lynn Munns through July 23. Opening reception Friday, May 5, 5-7 p.m.

- CONTINUING EXHIBITS

A Woman's Place Bookstore - Cottonwood (4835 S. Highland Drive [Cottonwood Mall], 278-9855) - Watercolors by Shirley Nelson, colored pencil by Holly Williams and earthenware bowls by Kathleen Reagan through May 28.

A Woman's Place Bookstore - Hidden Valley (Hidden Valley Mall, Draper, 576-8500) - Varied media by Stacee Clayton, to continue indefinitely.

A Woman's Place Bookstore - Foothill (1400 Foothill Drive, Foothill Village, 583-6431) - Photographs by Ruth Gier through April 23.

Ancient Future Gallery* (863 E. 900 South, 539-8777) - "Uncontrollably Contained," featuring vessels and handmade baskets by member artists through April.

Anderson-Foothill Library (1135 S. 2100 East, 524-8278) - Oil paintings by J. L. Sloan, through May 26.

Alpine Art (#2 Main Street, 355-1155) - Large collection of LeConte Stewart plus sculpture by Ortho Fairbanks, oils and watercolors by Pilar Pobil, Lynn Farrar and Rose Ann Peterson, and oils by George Hanrahan. Also exhibited are works by Robert Barrett, Michael Bedard, Marian Dunn, W. Kent Ethington, Fred Lyman, Anne Oborn, Garth Oborn, Ian Ramsay, Paul Reynolds, Arielle Siegel, Miri Weible and James Wilson. Exhibit is ongoing.

Alvin Gittins Gallery (Art and Architecture Bldg., U. campus, 581-8677) - MFA graduate show featuring printmaking by Greg Roach through April 25.

Art Access Gallery* (339 W. Pierpont, 328-0703) - Installation, "No Sheep May Safely Graze," (about nuclear testing, bureaucracy and unintended consequences) by Anne Vinsel through May 5.

Atrium Gallery (third floor, Salt Lake City Public Library) - "The Absent Iron Curtain: Images of Eastern Europe in Transition." Photographs by Mary Troutman through May 24.

C Gallery (466 S. 500 East, 359-8625) - "N is for Nelson: Joan's PX - Tickle the Funny Bone," work by Joan Nelson through June 4.

Color Litho Gallery (1055 S. 700 West, 972-1056) - Artwork by Al Rounds, Helen Paul, Kurt Randall and other artists. Upstairs gallery: Selections by Norman Rockwell and Charles M. Russell.

Dolores Chase Gallery* (260 S. 200 West, 328-2787) - "The Figure," featuring paintings and sculpture by Rita Lambros, Jon Rappelye, Neil Jussila, Linda Anderson, Judith Stewart and gallery regulars through May 13.

Finch Lane Gallery (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - Sculpture by Zach Hadlock, ceramics by Kathleen Royster and works on paper by Gregory Schulte through June 2.

Glendinning Gallery (617 E. South Temple, 533-5895) - An exhibit of commissioned artwork in public buildings throughout the state through June 23.

Hogle Zoo Auditorium (2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., 582-1631) - The Second Annual Zoo Exhibition, "The World of the Wild," through April 16.

Holladay Library (2150 E. 4800 South, 943-4636, Ext. 334) - Oils by Carleen Logan through April. Also, trout wood carvings by J. D. Pettegrew through May 31.

Leftbank Gallery* (242 S. 200 West, 539-0343) - "Hallucinations Before Sleep," a mixed-media exhibition featuring works by Suzanne Simpson, Anthony Siciliano and Trent Biltoft through May 12.

Meyer Gallery (305 Main, Park City, 649-8160) - Two-man show featuring the paintings of Michael Workman and Luke Frazier through April.

Museum of Church History and Art (45 N. West Temple, 240-2299) - "Sacred Connections: Native Art of the American Southwest," curated by senior museum curator Richard Oman, through Aug. 20, 1995. East Gallery: "Jesus Once Was a Little Child . . . ," an exhibit designed especially for children, through September 1995. Also, "Visions of Faith: Selections from Latter-day Saint International Art Competitions," which opened in January, will remain open for nearly a year, closing Jan. 7, 1996. Also, "The Lord's Supper," a special Easter season exhibit that includes a piece by Salvador Dali, through April 30.

Park Gallery (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - Works in ink, pencil, tempera, acrylic, oil and watercolor by Jack Whitaker through April 28.

Phillips Gallery* (444 E. 200 South, 364-8284) - "Laws of Nature" by Allen Bishop through May 12.

Repartee Gallery* (592 Main, Park City, 649-4514) - "Images of the Land," featuring the work of Steve Adams, Brad Aldridge, Marilee Campbell, Marinko Cetvei, Elva Malin, Robert Marshall, Dennis Smith and Andrew Watson through April.

Rio Grande Cafe (270 S. Rio Grande, 364-3302) - Paintings of Thomas Elmo Williams through April.

Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple, 328-4201) - "Domestic Neon," sculpture by Montana artist Willem Volkersz, through April 27. Also, in the Upstairs gallery, A. F. Caldiero's "The Food that Fits the Hunger" through May 7.

Schorr Gallery - West Jordan City Hall (8000 S. Redwood Road, 569-5100) - Featuring the work of daughter and mother (Shirley Panting and Lorita Cardon Dymock) through April 27.

Southam Gallery (50 East Broadway, 322-0376) - Spring group show through May 31.

Tyler Library (315 Wood St., Midvale) - Oil paintings by Mona McGuire through April.

University of Utah Hospital Lobby - "Making a Good Impression," featuring prints - relief, intaglio, planographic, stencil and digital - and printmaking tools through July 10.

Utah Museum of Fine Art* (University of Utah, S. Campus Drive, 581-7332) - Paintings by Marion Stiebel Siciliano through May 7. Also, "Dreamkeepers: The Utah Opera Company," featuring costumes and set designs through May 21.

Williams Fine Art* (Main Lobby, Eagle Gate Plaza, 60 E. South Temple, 534-0331) - Works by Kent Wallis, Richard Murray, Al Rounds, Alvin Gittins and early Utah artists through April.

* Member, Salt Lake Art Dealers Association.

- OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY

Art Gallery (F303 Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, 378-2881) - "Annual Student Show" through April 28.

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (Southern Utah University, Cedar City, 586-5432) - Annual Cedar City Art Committee Exhibit through the April 28. Three of the participating artists are from Utah: Valerie Cohen and Bill Klein from Cedar City and Michael Pyler from Springdale. Also, ceramics by Brian Jensen through April 28.

Brigham City Museum-Gallery (24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, 723-6769) - "African Art: Matters of Life and Death" and "Navajo Children's Art: Make It Beautiful," Utah Arts Council traveling exhibits through April 27.

Central Utah Arts Center (80 N. Main, Ephraim, 283-5110/4195) - "Manti High School Student Art Show" through May 23.

Eccles Community Art Center (2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, 392-6935) - "Interlacements," weavings by the Mary Meigs Atwater Weavers Guild of Utah and watercolors by J. Lynn Peterson through April 25. Also, watercolors pastels and Prismacolors by William A Lewis through April 28.

Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 649-8882) - Main gallery: Exhibit by artists participating as instructors in the center's 1995 Summer Art Institute Series. Trevor Southey, Joan Grabow, Fred Wright, Royden Card and Jen Shurtliff are some of the artists showing through May 5. Badami gallery: Handmade paper and collage by Joyce Blegen through May 5.

Museum of Art (Brigham Young University, North Campus Drive, Provo, 378-2787) - "To Be In This Country," featuring the paintings of V. Douglas Snow through April. Also, "American Musical Instruments from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," through Sept. 30; "150 Years of American Painting," artwork from BYU's permanent collection, on display through August 1999; "C.C.A. Christensen's Mormon Panorama," through September; and "Out of Print: Works by 25 Utah Artists," through September; "West Meets East: Folding Screens and Paintings" by Allen West through August, and an installation by world-renowned artist Patrick Ireland, through the summer.

Myra Powell Gallery (Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, 629-8444) - Ceramic works by the Wasatch Front Potters through April.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (650 N. 1100 East, Logan, 797-0163) - NEH Museum of Art (Utah State University, Logan, 750-1351) - Harrison Gallery: "Nora Eccles Harrison Ceramics Collection," through August.

Nicolaysen Art Museum (400 E. Collins Drive, Casper, Wyo., 235-5247) - Abstract paintings by Lynn Brooks Korn through May 21. Also, "Images of the Land: Works from the Nicolaysen Art Museum collection" through Aug. 27. Some of the artists exhibiting are Rodney Kerswill, Lyle Tayson, Conrad Schwiering, Kirk Randle, Rupert Conrad and Montana and Steve Naegle. "The Radiant Object: Self Taught Artists From the Volkersz Collection" through April 23.

St. George Art Museum (175 E. 200 North, St. George, 674-4256) - Watercolors of the Grand Canyon and Southern Utah by Allan J. Schulz through May 19.

- CALL FOR ENTRIES

Salt Lake County has approved a program allocating $50,000 to stimulate small, community-based arts groups in the county. Funding comes from the TRCC (tourism, recreation, cultural and convention) fund. The committee will consider an organization's demonstrated need for support, ability to implement the project and evidence of intent to provide public service to citizens of Salt Lake County. Local arts councils and community-based organizations with budgets less than $100,000 are encouraged to apply for county grants. Applications are available from the Department of Community and Support Services, 2001 S. State, N4100. The deadline for submission is May 5 at 5 p.m. For more information contact Heather Montgomery at 468-3624.

Oil Painters of America announces that the "Mountain Regional Competition," open to Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Nevada, will hang in the Kimball Art Center May 7-10. Slide entries due April 10. Actual painting entries due May 3. Juror will be Dr. Vern Swanson, Springville Museum of Art. For more information contact Linda Curley, 10292 Dimple Dale Rd., Sandy, UT 84092 or call 942-0289.

The Dinnerware Artists' Cooperative Gallery announces a call for entry in the "Biennial Seven State Juried Exhibition." Artists must be over 18 and reside in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas or Utah. Work must have been completed in the past two years. Media accepted: drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and video. For a $20 fee, artists may submit up to four slides or one videotape for consideration. Slides/tapes and entry form must be received by May 2. For entry form, send a SASE to Dinnerware Artists' Cooperative Gallery, 135 E. Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701 or for more information call (602) 792-4503.

1995 Asian Festival announces a call for entries for work incorporating the theme, "The Year of the Pig." Participants may submit up to one entry per category: literary (poetry, short stories and essays), visual art (two or three-dimensional of any media) and photography (black and white or color). Age categories are children (7-12), teens (13-18) and adult. All entries must be accompanied by an entry form available at the Asian Association of Utah, 21 E. 2100 South, Suite 102, Salt Lake City, UT 84115. Entries must be received on or before May 5. For more information, contact Jo-Ann, 237-2131; Allison, 486-5987; or Karen, 581-5206.

The Bountiful/Davis Art Center invites artists and fine arts and crafts organizations interested in presenting their work for exhibition during 1996 to apply. Artists should submit application, resume and up to 10 slides of work by Monday, May 15. All media are eligible. For an application and any additional information, contact the Bountiful/ Davis Art Center at 292-0367.

Schorr Gallery invites artists to participate in "Wondrous Things," an exhibition to bring the work of serious artists to the people of West Jordan. The exhibit is open to Salt Lake County artists with a limit of three entries per artist. All art must be original, framed, wired and ready to hang. All two-dimensional work accepted, but no photography. Cheryl Parkin, director of the Repartee Gallery in Foothill Village, will be the juror. There is a nonrefundable fee of $7 for each entry or $18 for three. Entries will be accepted at the Schorr Gallery, third floor of the West Jordan City Hall, on Friday, April 28, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information and entry form call West Jordan City Hall at 569-5100 (Arlene) or Arts Council at 566-8606 (Karleen).