JANUARY 20, 1997

 The Edwards Agency


art & galleries

Art shows, gallery exhibits

   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 Abstraction and Expression in Chinese Calligraphy through Mar. 23. Twenty-four hanging scrolls and handscrolls are being presented, dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Arts of Korea and Vietnamese Ceramics will also be featured. For information on lectures, films, tours, and performances, call 654-3100.

   Bellevue Art Museum's 11th Annual Celebration Especially For Children--Once Upon A Time runs through Feb. 9. Admission is $3 and every Tuesday is free. For more information, call 454-3322.

   The Seafirst Gallery is the first West Coast venue to present two distinct photographic exhibitions from Latin America: Artes Y Oficios de Chile (Traditional Arts and Trades of Chile), through Feb. 28, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 585-3200.

   The January exhibition in the King County Art Gallery is in*visible links, on view through Jan. 31. Call 296-7580.

   Shoreline Community College Gallery presents new works by Jan Erion through Jan. 30. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thurs., and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fridays. Call 546-4774.

   The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle presents the 20th Annual Minority Art Exhibition at the Washington State Convention Center through March 26. Call 447-5012.

   Interior Art & Frame presents artist William Kent's Northwest Landscape Watercolors through Feb. 2. Gallery hours are from Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun. 12 noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 206-827-5324.

   Clay and Fibers, works from various artists, will be on show through Feb. 7 at North Seattle Community College. Hours are weekdays at 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wed.-Thurs. 5 p.m.-8 p.m. For more information, call 527-3709.

   The Peter Reiquam exhibit, In the Mode of Furniture: Some Recent Inventions Inspired by the Wheel, is on view through Feb. 16 at the Anderson Glover Gallery. Call 739-0303.

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