- OPENING THIS WEEK

- Monday, Aug. 31

Weber State University (visual arts department, Ogden, 626-6445) - "Selections 6: Works from the Polaroid Collection" through Sept. 25. Opening reception Wednesday, Sept. 7 p.m.

- Tuesday, Sept. 1

East Millcreek Library (2266 E. Evergreen Ave., 943-4636) - Watercolors by Janice Slusser and presidents of the Watercolor Society through September.

Holladay Library (2150 E. 4800 South, 943-4636, ext. 334) - Pastels by Kent Rich of the Intermountain Society of Artists through September.

Lamb's Restaurant (169 S. Main, 364-7166) - Watercolors by Cal Gaddis through September.

Sandy City Library (10100 S. Petunia Way [1450 East]) - "The Simplest Things," featuring oil paintings by Jeri Parker through September.

Tyler Library (315 Wood St., Midvale) - Watercolors by Mark Palmer of the Intermountain Society of Artists through September.

Whitmore Library (2197 E. 7000 South) - Photography by Kathy Gardner of the Photographic Print Society through September.

- Wednesday, Sept. 2

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (Southern Utah University, Cedar City, 586-5432) - "Turn, Turning, Turned," featuring wood crafts. Also, "Interior Landscapes: New Work by Valerie Cohen. Both exhibits run through Oct. 9. Opening reception Thursday, Sept. 3, 7:30-9 p.m.

Leftbank Gallery* (242 S. 200 West, 539-0343) - Joan Duran/Heieki (Generator project/part one) featuring modernist creations, through Sept. 30.

- Thursday, Sept. 3

Day-Riverside Branch Library (1575 W. 1000 North, 524-8287) - "The Electric Present: A Series of Photographs from Mexico and Central America," featuring work by Kate Seggar, through Oct. 14. Public reception Sunday, Sept. 13, 2-4 p.m.

- Friday, Sept. 4

Eccles Community Art Center (2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, 392-6935) - Paintings by Graydon Foulger, photography by Laurel Casjens and more paintings by the Palette Club of Odgen. Opening reception Friday, Sept. 4, 7-9 p.m. The exhibits end on Sept. 4.

Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 649-8882) - Utah Watercolor Society's Fall Show through Nov. 2. Opening reception Friday, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m.

Utah Museum of Fine Art* (University of Utah, South Campus Drive, 581-7332) -"Abstracting the Elements of Art," featuring artwork from Salt Lake City students in the PARTners Program. The exhibit runs through Nov. 22.

- Saturday, Sept. 5

Anderson-Foothill Library (1135 S. 2100 East, 524-8278) - "Quiet Places: Watercolors by Rebecca Livermore through Oct. 13. Public reception Friday, September 11, 7 p.m.

Torrey Gallery (80 E. Main, Torrey, 425-3909) - Bonnie Posselli will have a One person exhibit through Sept. 21. Opening reception is Saturday, Sept. 5, 4-7 p.m.

- CONTINUING EXHIBITS

Art Access Gallery* (339 W. Pierpont Ave., 328-0703) - "An Outside Turn," featuring a group exhibition of artists from Turn Community Services. Also, photography by Walter Hunter. Exhibit runs through Sept. 4.

Art Barn/Finch Lane Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - Paintings and woodcuts by Royden Card and prints and painted gourds by Jenni Christensen through Sept. 11.

Art Barn/Park Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - "Angels & Aliens," featuring work by local youth, sponsored by Bad Dog Rediscovers America, a nonprofit urban children's art education program based in Salt Lake City. The exhibit runs through Sept. 11.

Art Works Inc. (14 E. 300 South, 363-1717) - A rotating exhibit of works by Ann DerGara, T.L. Lang, Enrico Embroli and Annora Spence.

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

Atrium Gallery (fifth floor, Salt Lake Public Library) - Works by Downy-Doxie-Marshall through Sept. 5.

C Gallery (466 S. 500 East, 359-8625) - "B is for bronzes: Small bronze birds" through Aug. 31.

Chase Home Museum (Liberty Park, 533-5760) - "Creating Utah: The Folk & Their Art," featuring artwork by nearly 100 contemporary Utah folk artists, through the summer.

Cherry Street Gallery (4790 S. Cherry St., 281-0075) - Summer Group Show, featuring works by Ken Baxter, Julie Jacobson, Lee Anne Walker, Ian Ramsey, Red Allen, Jim Despain, Steve Harvey, Randall Lake, Julie Jacobson, Cynthia Binyon, Don Coy, Rick Jackson, Dave Sorenson, Scott Ruston, Steve Harvey, Paul Brim-hall and Arlene Connolly.

David Ericson Fine Art* (260 S. 200 West, 533-8245) - Watercolors and oils by Richard Van Wagoner through Sept. 15.

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

Excell Gallery (Inkley's, 2150 S. State, 486-3921) - An exhibit by the Photographic Print Society through Sept. 19.

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.

Lamb's Restaurant (169 S. Main, 364-7166) - Oil paintings by Linda Jones through August.

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

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

Moonbird Studio (353 W. 200 South, Studio No. 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) - "Artwork of Faith and Purpose," featuring artwork that has been purchased for temples, meetinghouses, visitors centers, public monuments, etc., through Jan. 18. Also, "Sunday School: 150 Years of Teaching the Gospel," featuring the Centennial Box of 1949 and other historical objects, through Nov. 15. Also, "A Season, a Time and a Purpose: Images of the Sacred in Landscape," featuring paintings by 27 Latter-day Saint artists, through Nov. 1. Also, "The Homemade Kingdom: Nineteenth-century Mor-mon Regional Furniture," featuring furniture created by 19th-century LDS con-verts, through Jan. 18.

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

Oasis Cafe - Golden Braid Books (151 S. 500 East, 322-1162) - "Island of Gods and Demons," featuring Balinese paintings by Ida Bagua Rai, I. Nyoman Suradyna, Ida Bagus Nadera and M.D. Karya through Sept. 15.

Phillips Gallery* (444 E. 200 South, 364-8284) - "Annual Summer Group Show," featuring work by the gallery's prominent artists, through Sept. 11.

Repartee Gallery* (Valley Fair Mall, 955-1224) - Prints by Liz Lemon Swindle, Greg Olsen, James Christensen, Scott Gustufson, Bev Doolittle, Stephen Lyman and more.

Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple) - "Water," featuring work by 30 of Utah's best artists giving their interpretations, through Oct. 4. Some of the artists are Ansel Adams, Anna Campbell Bliss, Teresa Flowers, Brian Kershisnik, Craig Law, Edie Roberson, Doug Snow, Bonnie Sucec and many others. Also, a tongue-in-cheek exhibit, "Studio Sweepings," featuring junk swept from the studio floors of 30 famous artists. Included are Richard Diebenkorn, Jean Dubuffet, Adolf Goitleib, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Mangold, Claes, Old-en-berg, Norman Rockwell, Tom Wes-sel-man and many others. The exhibit runs through Sept. 27.

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.

Sprague Branch Library (2131 S. 1100 East, 524-8280) - "Piecework: Mixed Media" by Susan Price through Sept. 8.

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.

Thomas Kinkade Showcase Gallery (Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan, 255-3004) - Specializes in custom-framed Thomas Kinkade art and collectibles. Exhibit ongoing.

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, West Jordan, 255-3004) - Works by Greg Olsen, James Christensen, Arnold Friberg, Nancy Glazier and more. Exhibit ongoing.

Union Gallery (Olpin Student Union, University of Utah, 245 University Union, 581-7469) - Paintings by Sarah Rodgers through Sept. 18.

University Hospital (Medical Drive, second floor) - Fifteen works from the permanent collection of the Salt Lake Art Center that refer to our environment. The exhibit runs through Sept. 20.

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) -"Light, Water, Stone and Blood," featuring paintings and drawings by Judith Neaman, through Oct. 25. 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.

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

* Member, Salt Lake Art Dealers Association.

- OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY

Artists' Gallery (95 E. Telegraph St., St. George, 628-9293) - Paintings by Reta R. Hall through August.

Art Shack (Sundance Resort, Provo Canyon) - "Young Contemporaries Utah," featuring the work of artists from Utah's uni-versity art departments who won awards in 1997. The exhibit runs through the summer.

Brigham City Museum-Gallery (24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, 723-6769) - Landscapes in oil and watercolor by Jeannie Chambers Millecam, Lorraine Harris Randle, Jill Petersen Bliesner and Shelly B. Hoffman through Sept. 5 .

Central Utah Arts Center (86 N. Main, Ephraim, 283-5110/4195) - "Barn Again! Celebrating An American Icon," featuring photographs, artwork, advertisements, architectural models and objects found in popular culture that explore and highlight the cultural, historical and architectural importance of the American barn. The show runs through Oct. 10.

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, glass work and fabrics.

Fairview Museum of History & Art (85 S. 100 East, Fairview, 427-9216) - 40 additions to the Theodore Milton Wassmer collection, including Osral Allred, Bonnie Posselli, Rick Graham, Will South, Lee Deffebach, Wulf Barsch and others. Also, the museum collection of Avard Fairbanks, Florence Ware, Jon Rappleye, Ella Peacock, John Heber Stansfield, Lee Udall Bennion and others.

Flat Rabbit Gallery (421 Main, Park City, 435-649-2155) - Paintings by Pilar Pobil, David Montanoro, Jan Perkins and Guy Buffets signed limited editions. Exhibit ongoing.

Gallery 303 (F303 Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, 378-2881) - Paintings by Valoy Eaton through Sept. 4.

Heritage Museum of Layton (403 Wasatch Drive, Layton, 546-3524) - An exhibition of clothing, artifacts and photographs of the Alexander Dawson family through August.

Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 649-8882) - Main gallery: "The 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Invitational Exhibition," featuring artwork from around the West, through Sept. 1.

Meyer Gallery (305 Main, Park City, 649-8160) - Paintings by Alexander Selytin and Travis Humphreys through August.

Museum of Art (Brigham Young University, North Campus Drive, Provo, 378-2787) - "Westward Bound," featuring a juried exhibition of artists' books, fine press editions and exquisite bindings, through Nov. 12. Also, "Andy Warhol: Marilyn Series," featuring silk screens by Warhol, through November. Also, "Goldstein's Zion: Visions and Reflections," featuring photographs by Milton Goldstein, through October. Also, "Allegories of Empires," featuring bird lithographs of the British empire during the 19th century. The exhibit runs through Sept. 5. Also, "The Art of Architecture: Works by Winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize," featuring 140 large photographs, 10 models and drawings that spotlight the recipients of the profession's most prestigious award. The exhibit runs through Oct. 10. 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) - "Annual Invitational Exhibit," featuring the work of 15 artists from the intermountain area, through August.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (650 N. 1100 East, Logan, 797-0163) - "The Complete Picture: Monochrome Photography" by Ralph Johnson through Dec. 3.

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

Springville Museum of Art (126 E. 400 South, Springville, 489-2727) - Abstract landscapes by Craig Ivan Mathews through Sept 27.

St. George Art Museum (47 E. 200 North, St. George, 634-5942) - "People and Places Along the Way," featuring paintings by Gaell Lindstrom. Also, "Cultural Icon or not," featuring photographs from a Japanese concentration camp. Both exhibits run through Oct.10.

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.

Tippetts Gallery (Utah State University campus, 797-3460) - Scott Franson's MFA exhibition through Sept. 19.

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 Braith-waite, David Muench, John Telford, Susan Beck, Scott Peterson and Lyman Whitaker.

Worthington Gallery (789 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, 435-772-3446) - Pottery by Greg Worthington, Jim Stewart, Bruce Larr-a-bee and Suzanne Storer. Also, paintings by Willamarie Huelskamp and sculptures by Ly-man Whitaker.

- CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Eccles Community Art Center is accepting applications for its 11th Statewide Photographic Competition that will run from Oct. 9-30. The competition is open to all photographers residing in Utah. Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26 are the receiving dates for the artwork. For more information, or to receive a copy of the competition's call for entry, call Debra or Rose at 801-392-935.

Kid's Art For Peace Sake is looking for children's art to ship to the Middle East and around the world as a "vision" of peace. For more information on the project, call 801-485-5501.

The Helper Arts Festival is accepting applications for its 4th Annual exhibit that will run Sept. 12 and 13. Interested artists should contact Framed Art Gallery at 435-472-8655 or Helper Main Street Program at 435-472-0161.