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Fraker Scott opens Juxtaposition today from 6-8pm

Contrasting ideas about self determination, Tracy Kay Fraker’s show, “Juxtaposition,” opens at the Fraker/Scott Gallery, 121 Prefontaine Place South, on March 19 from 6-8pm. The gallery is also showing new work by ceramic artist Pamela Mummy.

Photography of Jerry Gay at Lowell Art Works in Everett

lowell During the Everett Art Walk on March 19 from 4-9pm, Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. 2nd Ave., opens “Seeing Reality: The Photography of Jerry Gay.” Featured are images from the Pulitzer Prize winner’s book, “Seeing Reality.” The show runs through April 19. Shown: The Hands of Life by Jerry Gay.

Rare Japanese prints at Fine Impressions Gallery

finei Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue is celebrating not only the Ides of March but also St.Patrick’s Day at the gallery this month with some of their fine antique prints. But more  importantly, they want to draw the public’s attention to their collection of Japanese prints  Owner, Carol Maurer says, “Japanese prints are some of the most intricate and beautiful in the world. This is “Drying Persimmons,” an engraving by Ryohei Tanaka. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of this now devastated country.”

Jennifer Phillips opens at Cole Gallery March 17 5-8pm

cole Opening March 17 during the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm, is a new show at the Cole Gallery, 107 5th Avenue, featuring the work of Jennifer Philips. The show is one view through April  20. Phillips will  attend the champagne reception in her honor tomorrow night at the gallery. Shown: Release Me.

New show featuring Jared Rue’s work at Woodside/Braseth

woodside “Mirror Tent,” a new body of work exploring the spirit of nature and the introduction of animals and insects  by Jared Rue, opens at the Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 2101 9th. Avenue at Lenora, March 17 in a special reception from 5:3p0-8:30pm. . Also on view is “New Northwest Coast: An Investigation of Seabrook, Washington,” by Nathan DiPietro. Shown: Jared Rue , In Liew of the Storm.

Two new exhibits begin March 16 at the Columbia City Gallery

Columbia City Gallery, 4864 Rainier Ave S in Seattle, is hosting two new exhibits: “Full Circle” and “Paradoxes of Living on Holy Land,” running from March 16 – May 1, 2011. The Artists’ Reception will be held on Saturday, March 19, 5-8p at the gallery. “Full Circle” features gallery artists Jacqui Beck, Lori Duckstein, Eric Edgerton and Inye Wokoma, two painters, a photographer and a sculptor. “Paradoxes of Living on Holy Land, “photographs from Jerusalem and West Bank, are by Indian-born artist Rajiv Kapoor.

Andy Wentz has first show at Joe Bar in Seattle

joebar Joe Bar, located at 810 East Roy Street, is featuring the digital prints of Seattle artist Andy Wentz. The show, “You Name It,” will be on view through April 14.

Hi-Fructose Invitational opens at Roq La Rue

The Hi-Fructose Group Invitational will be held this year at Roq La Rue Gallery, 2312 Second Avenue in Seattle,  and opens on March 11 from 6pm – 9pm. Artists included are Edwin Ushiro, Aron Wiesenfeld, Chris Berens, Dalek/James Marshall, Femke Hiemstra, Jeremy Geddes, Kazuki Takamatsu, Martin Wittfooth, Rob Sato, and Tim Biskup.

Jeffrey Ochsner to speak at Northwest Fine Woodworking tonight

Northwest Fine Woodworking, 101 S. Jackson Street, is hosting the presentation of Furniture Studio: Materials, Craft & Architecture by renowned UW professor, Jeffrey Ochsner. The reading begins at 6pm, and the public is invited.  Call the NWFW gallery at 206.625.0542.

David Milton opens at fog|Fairhaven Originals in Bellingham

fogfairhaven fog | Fairhaven Originals  Gallery , 960 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven district of Bellingham, is hosting an appearance by artist David Milton in their gallery the evening of Friday, March 11 from 5pm to 8pm. Milton will share the inspirations behind his canvases.The public is invited to meet this abstract artist whose colors convey energy and movement. Milton will be in the gallery from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on the night of the opening, and his work will continue to be featured in the gallery in the weeks following. Shown: Sunken Treasure.

Book Club, Good Omens opens at Bherd Studios Gallery

bherdKane-Elder_Dog 17 Seattle urban contemporary artists provide their visual interpretations of the book “Good Omens” by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett at the Bherd Studios Gallery, 8537 Greenwood Ave N, opening Friday, March 11 from 6-10pm. Featured are Seattle artists: Nick Beery, John Belli, Mike Capp, Cris Cook, Duffy, Justin Kane Elder, Eddy Lee, Matt Lewis, Xavier Lopez, Eric Osborne, John Osgood, Augie Pagan, Kate Protage, Chris Sheridan, Brian Thies, Siolo Thompson and Brian White. Shown at the right: Dog by Kane Elder.

Child’s Play at ArtsWest Gallery through April 23

artswest ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Ave SW in Seattle, is showing “Child’s Play” alongside the theater production, Distracted. Michael Lowe, Jessica Dodge, and Wanda Pelayo interpret excessive stimuli in a contemporary life with Tess Martin in AMP at ArtsWest.  Join the artists for lively conversation and  art at the artists’ opening reception during ArtWalk on March 10 from 6-7:30PM.

Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery’s Charlie Barr exhibit opens March 9

gunnar Charlie Barr’s new show, “Northwest Landscapes,” opens at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 111, on March 9 in a special reception from 6-9pm. Barr is a Northwest landscape artist working with a unique mixed media blend of acrylic and cement on panel.

Lucy Pullen’s Cloud Chamber at the Henry Art Gallery

henry “Lucy Pullen: The Cloud Chamber and Related Works,” is on view at the Henry Art Gallery, at 15th Avenue NE. and 41st Street on the western edge of the University of  Washington campus, through June 26. In the. exhibit, unexpected terrain opens up when the disciplines of visual art, philosophy, and physical science meet. Working with engineers and astrophysicists, Pullen created two new sculptures to act as detectors that present cosmic rays as they pass through our earthly environments. Each geometrically specific chamber contains a distinct atmospheric condition. When a cosmic ray passes through The Cloud Chamber a contrail is formed. When a cosmic ray passes through The Spark Chamber, a spark ignites.

Two new shows opens at the Kittredge Gallery in Tacoma

Two exhibitions that explore the artistic impulse to mirror or recreate nature.open at the Kittredge Gallery at the University of Puget Sound on March 7 and are on view through April 9. “Abby Williams Hill: Wanderlust, Works on Paper, 1895–1927” consists of drawings,  some fully realized, others only the sparest of sketches, span three decades in time and range in subject from Vashon Island, the North Cascades, Montana, and the Southwest to Germany, France, Switzerland, and Belgium. “Nature/Sculpture/Image,” the exhibition in the Large Gallery, features contemporary works that move beyond recording nature into imitation. Rather than using organic materials to create their work, however, these artists have used a variety of media both traditional and unexpected. The gallery is  located at North 15th. Street and N. Lawrence in Tacoma.