- OPENING THIS WEEK

- Monday, March 30

Washington County Old Pioneer Courthouse (97 E. St. George Blvd., St. George, 435-674-1739) - The 11th Annual Pioneer Courthouse Invitational through April 11.

- Wednesday, April 1

Sweet Avenues Branch Library (455 F St., 524-8276) - "It's All in the Family: The Harrington Family Exhibit," featuring art by members of the family, through May 19. Public reception Saturday, April 4, 2-4 p.m.

Weber State University (visual arts department, Ogden, 626-6445) - Contemporary ceramics from the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania through April 24. Reception Wednesday, April 1, 7 p.m.

- Saturday, April 4

Dolores Chase Gallery* (260 S. 200 West, 328-2787) - "Pots, Bottles and Pears," featuring paintings by Linda Etherington, through May 2. Artist reception on Friday, April 17, 6-9 p.m. during monthly Gallery Stroll.

- CONTINUING EXHIBITS

Alpine Art and Frame (430 E. South Temple, 355-1155) - Contemporary abstract works by Steve Larson and paintings by Julie Jacobsen.

Antelope Island State Park Visitors Center (Exit 335 off I-15, west on Antelope Drive) - "Images of Gunnison Island: Utah's Galapagos," featuring photographs by Bruce Anderson, through March.

Aperture Gallery (307 W. 200 South, No. 1003) - "Alternative Processes," featuring a group exhibit of alternative photographic process print, through April 14.

Art Access Gallery* (339 W. Pierpont Ave., 328-0703) - "Tiritiri O Te Moana (Gifts of the Sea)," featuring work by Mataumu Alisa, Les Calles, Taniela Niu, Edwin Napia, Lupe A. Niumeitolu and VaiMoana Niumeitolu, through April 8.

Art Barn/Finch Lane Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - Paintings by Cassandra Barney and ceramics by Jeffrey A. Goodsell, through April 10.

Art Barn/Park Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - Mixed media work by students from Rowland Hall/St. Mark's Middle School through April 3.

Arts of Utah Gallery* (2226 S. 700 East) - "In the Heavens," featuring mixed medium paintings by Fatemeh Dibiayan, through April 11.

Artspace Artists Association (337 W. Pier-pont, California Rubber and Tire Building) - New works and works in progress.

Atrium Gallery (fifth floor, Salt Lake Public Library) - "Unobserved Events: Paintings by David Linn" through April 25.

Bibliotect Architecture/Art Bookstore and Gallery (329 W. Pierpont Ave., 236-1010) - "Views of Italy," featuring paintings by Jean Arnold, through April 24.

C Gallery (466 S. 500 East, 359-8625) - "B is for Blackburn: Spacescapes & Serigraphs" through May 30.

Cherry Street Gallery (4790 S. Cherry St., 281-0075) - Works by Red Allen, Lee Anne Walker, Don Coy, Scott Ruston, Steve Harvey, Jim Despain, Cynthia Binyon, Dave Sorenson, Ian Ramsey and Paul Brimhall.

Chroma Gallery (170 W. 2950 South, 487-4316) - Acrylics/serigraphs by Darryl Erd-mann. Exhibit ongoing.

Cordell Taylor Studio/Gallery (575 W. 200 South, 355-0333) - Works by Dayna Kerns and Dennis Reynolds through April.

D.B. Gallery (125 E. 6100 South, Murray, 268-9562) - Ongoing exhibit of Utah artists Richard Murray, Dave Keough and Jim Weiss.

Don Brady Drive Through Gallery (1301 S. 2100 East, 582-4500) - Paintings by Richard Murray, through May.

Framery (1519 S. 1500 East) - Works by Glania Perova.

F. Weixler Gallery (132 E St., 534-1014) - Works by Valoy Eaton, Harrison Groutage, Kimball Warren, Karl Thomas and Dennis Smith and others.

Glendinning Gallery (617 E. South Temple, 533-5895) - "Group of Nine Exhibition," featuring work by Bevan Chipman, Marian Dunn, Carole Evans, Wilamarie Huelskamp, Jossy Lownes, Dottie Miles, Woody Renzetti, Steve Sheffield and Sue Valentine, through April 10.

Holladay Library (2150 E. 4800 South, 943-4636, Ext. 334) - "Visual Textures," featuring watercolors by Lisa Scopes Oliver, through April.

King's Cottage Gallery (2233 S. 700 East, 486-5019) - Ongoing exhibit of Utah landscapes and cityscapes by Susan Gallacher, Rick Graham, Rob Adam-son, Linda Curley, Trent Ellis, John Hughes and Brad Slaugh.

Lamb's Restaurant (169 S. Main, 364-7166) - Photographs by Michael D. Bush, through March.

Light Spot (1043 E. 900 South) - "GI-GAN-TI/DRAGHGLI/EROI" (the Giants, the Dragons, the Heroes), featuring glass from Murano, Italy, by artisans Noti Massari, Renato Toso and Roberto Pamio.

Loge Gallery (Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 1340 E. Broadway, U. of U., 581-7222) - Watercolors by Cynthia Fehr through April 4.

Lost Art Gallery (4699 Holladay Blvd., 568-0659) - Metaphysical/new age art.

Moonbird Studio (353 W. 200 South, Studio #301, 322-3816) - Kids' art from "Bad Dog Rediscovers America," urban kids mentoring project. Exhibit is ongoing.

Museum of Church History and Art (45 N. West Temple, 240-2299) - "Towards the Eternal Center: Israel, Jerusalem and the Temples," an exhibit on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of American, through June 29. "The Homemade Kingdom: Nineteenth-century Mormon Regional Furniture," featuring furniture created by 19th century LDS converts, through Jan. 18. Also, "Tell Me a Story: Truths from the Old Testament," featuring 22 illustrations created for children's Bible stories, through April 26.

Nativo (353 W. 200 South, 531-8555) - Contemporary interpretations of antique Victorian jewelry by Cheryl Elliot.

Oasis Cafe - Golden Braid Books (151 S. 500 East, 322-1162) - Rebecca Carter's collection of aboriginal art through April 30.

Petersen Art Center Gallery (1025 E. 2100 South, 467-5444) - Watercolors by Carollyn Daye through April 2.

Phillips Gallery* (444 E. 200 South, 364-8284) - Paintings by Waldo Midgley. Dibble gallery: A local view of children's illustrations. Both exhibits run through April 10.

Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple) - "ME WE," featuring sculpture by Amie McNeel and Tre Arenz, through April 5. Also, "James Castle: A Voice of Silence" in the Street Level gallery, through today.

Salt Lake Community College (Markosian Library Art Gallery, Redwood Campus, 4600 S. Redwood Road, 957-4905) - "100 Years of Utah Women Artists: A Historical View," featuring work from the UAC traveling exhibit, through April 9.

Salt Lake City-County Building (451 S. State) - Photographs by Kent Miles, celebrating 150 years of ethnic pioneers in Utah.

Sandy City Library (10100 S. Petunia Way

1450 EastT) - Folk Art by Eric Dowdle through March.

Sego Gallery (637 E. 500 South, 328-9848) - Group show with works by Kathy Wilson, Ken Baxter and Sam Collett.

Silvertip Gallery (664 Union Square, Sandy, 571-9504) - Ongoing exhibition of sculpture by William L. Jorgensen, Dee Jorgensen, R.L. Blair, Victor Reece, Avard Fairbanks and Shawn Beeler.

Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery (627 Trolley Square) - Exclusively showing Kin-kade's works. His original painting, "Bridge of Faith," is on exhibit, as well as other limited edition canvases and paper images.

Tivoli Gallery* (255 S. State, 521-6288) - Patented process sculpture and acrylic paintings by Rose Marie Russell.

Twiggs & Moore Art Gallery (Gardner Historic Village, 1095 W. 7800 South, 255-3004) - Works by Arnold Friberg, Eric Dowdle, Robert Duncan, Thomas Kincade and Alan Maley. Exhibit ongoing.

Urban Arts Gallery (Second floor, Trolley Square, 322-3111) - Group show with Karl Pace, Tom Mulder, Richard Murray and Jim Stewart.

Utah Museum of Fine Art* (University of Utah, South Campus Drive, 581-7332) -"Renaissance at the Jungle's Edge: Genesis, Prohibition and Rebirth in the Art of the Asmat" and "Dancing in the Face of Power: Masks from the Owen D. Mort Jr. Collection of African Art," through July 26. "Close Relations: Works of Art, Their Preparatory Studies and Alternative Versions," featuring work that explores art of similar composition but made from different media. The exhibit runs through April 5. Also, "The Val A. Browning Memorial Collection of 500 Years of European Masterworks," featuring paintings by Brueghel, Gainsborough, Fragonard, Corot, Van Dyke, Vigee Le Brun and many others. The exhibit will run indefinitely.

Utah State Historical Society (300 Rio Grande, 533-3500) - "A Woman's View: The Photography of Elfie Huntington (1868-1949)," through June 30.

Williams Fine Art* (Main Lobby, Eagle Gate Plaza, 60 E. South Temple, 534-0331) - Works by early Utah artists including John Hafen, J.T. Harwood, LeConte Stewart, Howell Rosenbaum, Maynard Dixon and others, through March 31.

* Member, Salt Lake Art Dealers Association.

OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY

Bountiful/Davis Art Center (745 S. Main, Bountiful, 292-0367) - A juried exhibit by Utah artists, featuring all forms of media, through April 4.

Brigham City Museum-Gallery (24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, 723-6769) - High school art show from Box Elder, Bear River,

Mountain Crest and Skyview, through April 4.

The Coda Gallery (804 Main, Park City, 655-3803) - "Group Show," featuring David Dornan, Chris Young, Brad Aldridge, Paul and Silvia Davis, Ray Hare, Patty Kimball, Ron Richmond, Doug Himes, A.D. Shaw, Dennis Smith and many more. The gallery also shows jewelry, glasswork and fabrics.

Eccles Community Art Center (2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, 392-6935) - Third Floor gallery: "Textures in Art," featuring work taken from the Art Center's permanent collection, through May 31.

Fairview Museum of History & Art (85 S. 100 East, Fairview, 427-9216) - Works by Theodore Milton Wassmer, Avard Fairbanks, Lyndon Graham, Norman Rockwell, Ella Peacock, Lee Udall Bennion and others.

Flat Rabbit Gallery (421 Main, Park City, 435-649-2155) - Paintings by Pilar Pobil through April.

Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 649-8882) - Main gallery: Figurative art by Brian Kershisnik, Alex Bigney, Marcelino Stuhmer and Laura Lee S. Bradshaw, through April 12. Badami gallery: Paintings by Karen Horne, also through April 12.

Museum of Art (Brigham Young University, North Campus Drive, Provo, 378-2787) - "Allegories of Empires," featuring bird lithographs of the British empire during the 19th century. The exihibit runs through Sept. 5. Also, "Questioning Context: A Spectator Sport," featuring 12 works of art, through June 7. Also, "That He Who Runs May Read," featuring 42 Book of Mormon-theme mural paintings by Minerva Teichert, through May 16. Also, "From Heart and Hand: Religious Folk Art," featuring Polish folk art, through July 21. Also, "150 Years of American Painting," artwork from BYU's permanent collection, on display through August 1999.

Myra Powell Gallery (Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, 629-8444) - Watercolors by members of the Cache Valley Chapter of the Utah Watercolor Society, through March.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (650 N. 1100 East, Logan, 797-0163) - "Video Video Video: Productions by Alan Hashimoto" Also, American 19th century paintings, drawings and sculpture from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Both through March.

Park City Gallery (592 Main, Park City, 649-4514) - Oils by Gary Smith and Steve McGinty, and pastels by Yugoslavian artist Marinko Cetvei.

Peteetneet Art Gallery (10 N. Peteetneet Blvd.

600 EastT, Payson, 465-3579) - Paintings by the Associated Utah Artists through March.

Taminah Gallery (608 Main, Park City, 655-3264) - Continuing exhibit of works by Jim Wilcox, William Reese, Walt Gonske, John Encinias, Zhang Wen Xin, Veryl Goodnight, Sandy Scoot, Joseph Bohler, Shirley Thompson Smith, Dean Mitchell, Kirk Randle and Lowell Ellsworth Smith.

Torrey Gallery (80 E. Main, Torrey, 425-3909) - Works by artists who live in or are influenced by the Capitol Reef area: Doug Snow, Tony Smith, Paul Davis, Sylvia Davis, Wulf Barsch, Bonnie Posselli, Carol Brown, Patricia Kimball, Doug Braithwaite, David Muench, John Telford, Susan Beck, Scott Peterson and Lyman Whitaker.

- CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Asian Association of Utah announces a call for entries for their 1998 Asian Pacific Festival's "Year of the Tiger Contest." Categories are art, photography and literature, and individuals may enter in three areas: Children ages 7-12; teens ages 13-18; and adults age 18 and over. Entries are due before May 1. For more information, call Jo-Ann at 236-6051 or Jian at 242-1588.

The Artists' Gallery, at Zion Park Inn on the Green, announces a call for entries for their Spring Art Fest that will run April 4 and 5. Deadline for entries is March 31. For more information call 435-772-3200.

The Salt Lake City Public Library is accepting applications for exhibition in the libraries. Those wishing to exhibit must submit porfolio of slides to the city library by April 10. For entry information, contact the library at 524-8200.

Bountiful/Davis Art Center is accepting applications for exhibits through May 15. Original work in all media will be considered. Those interested should contact the BDAC at 745 S. Main, Bountiful, or call 292-0367.