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Turkish Rondo

    Turkish Rondo, a watercolor collage (shown above), is part of the "Works on Paper" show featuring pieces by Pia Messina at Interior Art & Frame's new location, 107 Park Lane in Kirkland. An artist's reception is planned for Nov. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The show runs through Dec. 1.

   Knight Visions Gallery in Bothell's Country Village will hold an evening celebrating art Nov. 15, 6-9 p.m., with Washington's own premiere artist, Jody Bergsma. Collectors are invited to view an array of Bergsma's artworks, which will include limited edition prints, plates, figurines, artcards, and shadowboxes. The artist, known for her wildlife and Native American themes, will be available to autograph all art purchases. Call 487-3408.

   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.

   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.

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

   Howard/Mandville Gallery in Kirkland presents prints by fantasy artist and author James C. Christensen through the month of November. For more information, call 889-4408.

   Summer Song Gallery in Seattle will feature artist Sally Banfill in an exhibition entitled American Artifacts through Dec. 4. 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.

   Chop Suey, a series of color photographs by Rick Wong, will be featured through Nov. 29 at the King County Art Gallery in the Smith Tower in Seattle. Call 296-7580.

   Artist Linda Jochimsen is presenting her collection of 20 original drawings, called "Art of the Soul." Her prints will be at Alderwood Mall from Nov. 14-27, and she will be there on Nov. 16, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call (206) 441-3393.

   Works by Madge Gleeson, Corky Luster, and Gail Simpson will be at the Anderson Glover Gallery from Nov. 14-Dec. 24. Free parking is available. For more information, please call 206-739-0303.

   Meet artist Jiang Tiefeng at Kenneth Behm Galleries. Jiang will be at the Bellevue Square store on Nov. 15 from 6-9 p.m., at the store in Southcenter on Nov. 16 from 1-3 p.m., and at the store in Alderwood on Nov. 17 from 1-3 p.m. The display of the works of Jiang will be out till December 15. For more information, call 454-0222 (Bellevue), 246-2800 (Southcenter), or 744-9000 (Alderwood).

   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.

   Abstraction and Expression in Chinese Calligraphy is at the Seattle Asian Art Museum from Nov. 21-Mar. 23. Twenty-four hanging scrolls and handscrolls are being presented, dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries. There will be special lectures throughout the time that the scrolls are displayed. For more information about the dates and time of lectures, call 654-3100.