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    Over thirty wood engravings of rural people and villages of 1920s France, Italy, and Yugoslavia by the popular British-American artist Clare Leighton are on exhibit at Carolyn Staley Fine Prints in Seattle through Nov. 16. Call 621-1888.

   The Anderson Glover Gallery in Kirkland presents Furniture and Light Exhibition, featuring over 50 works by Cornish College of the Arts alumni, faculty, and students through Nov. 10. Call 739-0303.

   Kenneth Behm Galleries presents an exhibition and poster signing for internationally known French painter Michel Delacroix. His works will be on display through Nov. 15 at the Galleries in Bellevue Square, Southcenter, and Alderwood Malls. Call 827-5599 for dates and times of the poster signings.

   Kites from Around the World are featured at the Gallery at North Seattle Community College through Nov. 1. Call 527-3709.

   Shoreline Community College Gallery presents the paintings of Jackie Brooks through Nov. 21. Call 546-4774.

   Artists at Work: Instructional Technicians of the School of Art are featured at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery on the UW campus in the Art Building Room 132 through Nov. 7. Call 685-1805.

   Dimensions Gallery in Bellevue will host the Women Painters of Washington Fall Exhibition with a meet-the-artists reception Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m. Call 455-0607.

   Howard/Mandville Gallery in Kirkland presents prints by fantasy artist and author James C. Christensen through the month of November. A slide presentation with the artist will be held on Nov. 1st at Lake Washington High School and Nov. 2 at the Edmonds Theater. For more information, call 889-4408.

   Summer Song Gallery in Seattle will feature artist Sally Banfill in an exhibition entitled American Artifacts, Nov. 2-Dec. 4. An artist reception will be held Nov. 5, 2-6 p.m. Call 329-1377.

   Exhibitions at the Seattle Art Museum for the winter include Design 1885-1945, African Orthodox Art, Aborginal Australian Art, Northwest Master Guy Anderson, and Collection Highlights: 1945 to the Present. Upcoming exhibitions include Matisse, Picasso and Friends, scheduled for Feb. 20-Apr. 20, and a Fay Jones Retrospective, Mar. 20-July 20. For information on lectures, demonstrations, family programs, films, and tours, call 654-3100.

   Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park will have a special exhibition of Chinese Calligraphy, Nov. 21-Mar. 23. Arts of Korea and Vietnamese Ceramics will also be featured. For information on lectures, films, tours, and performances, call 654-3100.

   Bel-Square Art and Frame will feature original pastels by Nancy Coffelt, a Northwest artist, through Nov. 1. Call 454-0823 for more information.

   Recent work by oil painter Erika Bass will be exhibited at the King County Art Gallery, located on the 11th floor of the Smith Tower in downtown Seattle, through Nov. 1. Call 296-7580 for information.

   The Burke Museum will host Maui's Turning Back the Sky: Contemporary Hawaiian Art through Jan. 26. Call 543-5590 for details.

   Roger Shimomura: Paintings, Prints, Installation, and Performance, a multi-dimensional exhibition, is on display at the Bellevue Art Museum through Dec. 1. Call 454-3322.

   Seafirst Gallery presents the Korean Artists Association of Washington State's sixth annual membership exhibition and student art awards through Nov. 8 at Columbia Seafirst Center. Call 585-3200.

   The Arts Council of Snohomish County presents The Art of Recycling through Nov. 7 at the Everett Center for the Arts. Call 259-0380.

   Works by artist Catherine Foster will be exhibited at the Bon Marche Gallery in Seattle through Oct. 31. Call 850-3792.

   The Seattle Asian Art Museum features Kesa, The Elegance of Japanese Monks' Robes through November 3.