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"Pearlescent Flood," 1970 by Jules Olitski is featured at BYU Museum of Art through Jan. 3.

OPENING THIS WEEK

Today

A Gallery* (1321 S. 2100 East, 583-4800) — Brent Godfrey, solo exhibition. "Processes of Abstraction: Perspectives & Realities, opening Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Runs through Oct. 5.

Monday

Chapman Library (577 S. 900 West, 525-8285) — Mixed Oil and Acrylics by John Snell, runs Sept. 8 through Nov. 7.

Jewish Community Center (2 N. Medical Dr., 581-0098 ext. 118) — "What I Thought I Saw," an exhibit about the lives behind the pictures, runs Sept. 8-26.

Bountiful/Davis Art Center (745 S. Main, Bountiful, 292-0367) — Contemporary illustrators exhibit plus paintings by Sandra Rast, shows Sept. 12 through Oct. 10.

Saturday

Anderson-Foothill Branch Library (1135 S. 2100 East) — Paintings from Rumi's Poetry by Setsuko Yoshida, runs Sept. 13 through Nov. 1.

Springville Museum of Art (126 E. 400 South, Springville, 489-2727) — "Unbound: Original Picture Book Art by Utah Illustrators," "Terpsikhorov: Master Artist of Mother Russia," "The Art of J. Kirk Richards," "The State Street Project: A Portrait of Utah," and "Utah Watercolor Society Signature Show" exhibition. Opens Sept. 13 and runs through Oct. 15.

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS

21st Street Gallery (1064 E. 2100 South, Rockwood Art Building) — Artwork of seven women, including watercolors, collage, acrylics, photography and furniture. Open by appointment by calling 467-3694.

A.M. Stein Imports (3408 Highland Drive) — Mayan paintings, African textiles and Judaica.

Abravanel Hall (123 W. South Temple) — Dale Chihuly's "Olympic Tower" and art from the Salt Lake County Art Collection.

Alice Merrill Horne Gallery* (617 E. South Temple, 236-7555) — Exhibit of the five paintings added to the Utah State Fine Art Collection during the 2007-08 fiscal year plus six recently conserved pieces.

Anthony's Antiques and Fine Art (402 E. 200 South, 328-2231) — Fine art and furniture.

Art Access* (230 S. 500 West, 328-0703) — "14th Annual Partners Exhibit," featuring art by nine emerging adult artists and their professional artist mentors, through Sept. 12.

Art Access II* (230 S. 500 West, 328-0703) — "11th Annual Art Access Teen Workshop Exhibition," featuring juried work by 50 teens with and without disabilities, through Sept. 12.

Art at the Main (Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 363-4088) — "Places to Go, People to See," featuring works in pastel by Diana Stover through Sept. 13.

Art Barn/Finch Lane Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) — Sculpture by Tom Hartvigsen and paintings by Jim Sullivan through Sept. 12.

Art Barn/Park Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) — Sculpture by Chip Larkin through Sept. 12.

Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts (Isaac Chase Home in Liberty Park) — "Everyday Art," on weekends, noon-5 p.m.

Cherry Street Gallery (4790 S. Cherry St., 281-0075) — Art by Ken Baxter, Dan Baxter, Ed Begay, Beso, Larry Christensen, Don Coy, Mike Fletcher, Steve Harvey, Jo Gilkey, Julie Jacobsen, Scott Ruston and Lee Anne Walker.

Children's Gallery at Library Square (Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 524-8200) — "Children as Illustrators: The Power of Expression," featuring art for children's books by Fahimeh Amiri and local youth, through Oct. 19.

City Library (Lower Urban Room Gallery, 210 E. 400 South, 524-8200) — "NAMI Utah Artists' Project," featuring paintings by artists with mental illness, through Oct. 11.

Contemporary Design & Art Gallery (127 S. Main, 364-0200) — "From Factory to Forest," featuring Utah landscapes by Aaron Bushnell and Michelle Condrat, through Sept. 30.

David Ericson Fine Art* (418 S. 200 West, 533-8245) — Contemporary and early Utah art. Paintings by Brian Kershisnik, Russell Case, Edie Roberson, Lee Bennion, Michael Workman and others.

Day-Riverside Branch Library (1575 W. 1000 North, 594-8632) — "One World, Many Stories: Community Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Day, May 10, 2008," featuring a traveling exhibit of high school student photographs, through Nov. 1. Reception Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m.

F. Weixler Gallery* (132 E St., 534-1014) — Contemporary and early Utah art. Paintings and sculpture by Clark Bronson, Valoy Eaton, Harrison Groutage, Frank Huff, Earl Jones, Dennis Smith, Karl Thomas, Lance Turner and Kimball Warren, as well as custom furnishings.

Gallery 8 (150 S. 600 East) — Utah painters, jewelers, photographers, fabric artists.

Gallery at Library Square (Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Level Four, 524-8200) — "Operation Salt: Surveillance," featuring work by 10 artists experimenting in sight-, sound- and time-based media, through Sept. 13.

galleryuaf (230 S. 500 West, No. 120) — "Desert: A Photographic Journey," featuring work by Chris Noble, through September.

Hope Gallery and Museum of Fine Art (151 S. Main, 532-1336) — Featuring a distinctive collection of old Scandinavian and European masters from the 15th through early 20th centuries. Also features prints by Carl Bloch. Kayo Gallery* (315 E. 300 South) — "Secret: Print Exchange & Show," featuring art by 40 local and national artists, through Sept. 15.

Leigh-North Gallery* (417-8021, by appointment only) — Specializing in historic American art (1850-1950).

Local Colors of Utah* (535 S. 700 East, 363-3922) — "Women as the Face of Humanity," featuring impressionistic photographs by LaRene Gaunt, through Sept. 16.

Main Street Gallery* (299 S. Main, 535-4660) — Art by Kent Wallis, Scott Wallis and Eric Wallis. Also art by Sandra Rast and Court Naumann.

Michael Berry Gallery* (163 E. 300, 521-0243) — Intermountain Society of Artists "Member of Merit Art Show" through Sept. 12.

Museum of Church History and Art (45 N. West Temple, upper level, 240-2299) — "Something Extraordinary: A Sampler of Women's Gifts," featuring assorted objects, gifts and talents of Relief Society women. "The Salt Lake Tabernacle: Gathering the Saints Under One Roof," through Jan. 11. "I Am a Child of God," featuring an educational exhibition of interactive and hands-on art for children, through Jan. 18.

Phillips Gallery* (444 E. 200 South, 364-8284) — Main gallery: "Waldo Midgley: 1888-1986," featuring eight decades of work by Midgley, through Sept. 12.

Pickett Fairbanks Gallery* (39 I St., 363-7764) — "Birds and Water," featuring art by gallery regulars.

Q Street Fine Crafts (82 N. Q St., 359-1899) — Crafts by Boris Bally, Thomas Mann, Josh Simpson, Alessi, James Stewart and Carla Jimison.

Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple, 328-4201) — Main Gallery and Projects Gallery: "Present Tense: A Post 337 Project," featuring artwork and site-specific installations by 25 artists who participated in the recent art phenomenon, through Sept. 27. Street Level Gallery: "Interweave: Innovations in Contemporary Basketry" through Oct. 4.

Sprague Branch Library (2131 S. 1100 East, 524-8280) — "This Is/Was Sugar House: Photography by Susan Petheram" through Sept. 22.

Twiggs & Moore Gallery (797 E. 6400 South, 747-3520) — Art by James Christensen, Greg Olsen and more.

Twiggs & Moore Gallery (Gardner Village, Midvale) — Art by James Christensen, Greg Olsen and more.

Utah Arts Alliance Main Street Gallery (127 S. Main) — "Defining Moments," featuring art by Sonya Dinsdale, through Sept. 27.

Utah Artist Hands Gallery* (61 W. 100 South, 355-0206) — Latest work by Steven K. Sheffield through Sept. 15.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts (University of Utah, South Campus Drive, 581-7332)"Monet to Picasso From the Cleveland Museum of Art," featuring 74 works of art by such artists as Monet, Degas, Cezanne, Renoir, van Gogh, Picasso and more, through Sept. 21. "A Fragile Empire: Rome and Her Glass," featuring glass work from the museum's collection. Artwork from the museum's permanent collection is continually on display.

Williams Fine Art* (200 E. South Temple, Suite 100, 534-0331) — Specializing in early Utah artists: John Hafen, Lee Greene Richards, LeConte Stewart and more, including contemporary painters.

OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY

Art Around the Corner (Main Street and St. George Boulevard, St. George, 435-673-5595) — Outdoor sculpture by L'Deane Trueblood, Ed Hlavka, James Christensen, Matt Clark, Nate Johansen, Jeannine Young, Grant Speed, Annette Everett and others.

Art Cottage (26 W. Tabernacle, St. George, 435-668-5154) — Artwork by Annette Everett, featuring sculpture, oil, pastel and watercolor.

Art in the Village (1100 W. 7800 South, Gardner Village, 255-8900) — Original paintings by Linda Curley, David Jackson, Bonnie Conrad, Colleen Howe, Sandra Rast, Debbie Broadhead, C. Rogers Atkinson, Elizabeth Stanley, Rebecca Blue and more. Also, sculpture by Stan Watts, Adam Reeder, Ed Spears, Shari Hamilton and Claudia Packer.

Brown House Gallery (274 S. Main St., Springville, 801-651-3937) — Pastels by Anne Weber

Canyon Gallery (265 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights, 801-544-4262) — Art by Ken Corbett, Linda Curley, David Jackson, Colleen Howe and Sandra Rast.

Coda Gallery (804 Main, Park City, 435-655-3803) — Art by Cassandra Barney, Heather Barron, David Dornan, Aaron Fritz, Charlie Snow, Ben Steele and more.

Coleman Studios (117 N. University, 225-5766) — Art by Brittany and David Scott.

Covey Center for the Arts (425 W. Center, 852-7007) — Art by Mark Finch Hedengren.

Datura Gallery (845 N. Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, 435-674-9595) — Art by Laurie Burns, Cheryl, Gary and John Collin, Elva Malin, Holly Pendergast, Melodie Williams, Roland Lee and more.

Eccles Community Art Center (2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, 392-6935) — Main Gallery: Paintings by Tom Howard and Craig Christensen through Sept. 27.

Fairview Museum of History & Art (85 N. 100 East, Fairview, 427-9216) — Works by Avard Fairbanks, Lee Udall Bennion, Ella Peacock, Max Blain, Dale Peel, John Heber Stansfield, Edith Roberson, Ted Wassmer and others.

Gallery 25 (268 Historic 25th St., Ogden, 334-9881) — "Small Works," featuring paintings from the Palette Club, through September.

Gallery at the Station (Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, 629-8446) — Works by Sharon Mikkelson, ceramics and Douglas Aagard

Great Basin Cooperative (449 Main, Park City) — The gallery opening, featuring a retrospective of 50 paintings by Gary Ernest Smith.

Harold B. Lee Library (Auditorium Gallery, Level 1, BYU, Provo) — "Financial Melt Down: Art Shows on the Financial District and NYC Street Performers," featuring photographs by Mark Finch Hedengren, through Sept. 15.

John Wesley Powell River History Museum (885 E. Main, Green River, 435-564-3427) — Works by Mike Fitch, Brady Fairbanks, Carel Brest Van Kempen, Kent England, Richard Miles, Richard Prazen, Gary Prazen, Cliff Green, Paul Twitchell, Arlo Johnson, Jo Baxter, Joseph S. Venus, Lori Nicholas, Rebekah Hartvegson, Chris Trainor, Anton Rasmussen and Jean Gasser.

Joseph F. Smith Building Gallery (Brigham Young University campus, Provo) — "Educating the Soul: Our Zion Tradition of Learning by Faith," featuring videos, antiques, facsimiles, photographs and letters. The exhibit is on permanent display.

Julie Nester Gallery (1255 Bonanza Drive, Park City, 435-649-7855) — "New Encaustic Paintings," featuring new paintings by Tracey Adams, Robin Denevan, Amber George, Thea Schrack and Kirsten Stolle, through Oct. 8.

Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 435-649-8882) — Main Gallery: "Brittany Powell: West Elm," featuring a site specific installation, through Oct. 26. Garage Gallery: "Erin W. Berrett: The Shoe Series" through Oct. 1. Badami Gallery: "John Sproul: A Question Beautiful" through Nov. 3.

Lamplight Art Gallery (170 S. Main, Bountiful, 298-0290) — Horses in pastel by Nichole Kamanski. Also western-themed paintings by Dixie Mitchell, photographs by Valerie Taylor and Alixanne Taylor, and jewelry and drawings by Shawney Taylor, through September. Reception Friday evening, Sept. 26, from 6-9.

Moab Art Works (35 N. Main, Moab, 435-259-3010) — "So Much Red Rock — So Little Time" and "Spaced Miners," featuring art by R. Geoffrey Blackburn, through September.

Museum of Art (Brigham Young University, North Campus Drive, Provo, 378-2787) — "Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art," featuring 30 works of art by national artists working in the 1960s, like Morris Louis, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt and others, through Jan. 3. "Dismantling Geneva Steel: Photographs by Chris Dunker," featuring 60 pigment prints from Dunker's three-year coverage of the plant taken with a large format camera, through Nov. 1. "American Dreams," featuring 115 pieces of art from the museum's permanent collection, including prints, sculpture, photography and painting.

Repartee Gallery (4801 N. University, Riverwoods, Provo) — Highlighting work by James C. Christensen, Kurt Knudsen, Barbara Lyman, Jack Morford, Greg Olsen and more. Also, original works in oil and watercolor, sculpture, pottery, stained glass and more.

St. George Art Museum (47 E. 200 North, St. George, 435-634-5942) — "A Century of Sanctuary," featuring art of Zion National Park, through Jan. 24.

Staples Art Center (120 S. 100 East, Elsinore, 435-527-4170) — Showing art by Pat Matheny, Emmi Anderson, Jean Higginbotham, Sondra Mills, Sue Brady, Barth Hansen, Rachel Olsen and others.

Terra Nova Gallery (41 W. 300 North, Provo, 801-374-0016) — Fifth anniversary group exhibit, featuring Donna Corno, Ben Hammond, Garth Harrison, K.A., Brett Larsen, Courtney Lunt, and others, through Sept. 26.

Torrey Gallery (80 E. Main, Torrey, 435-425-3909) — Works by Doug Snow, Tony Smith, Paul and Silvia Davis, Patty Kimball, Denis Phillips, Andrew Skorut, Bonnie Posselli, Cordell Taylor and others.

Twiggs & Moore Art Gallery (200 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, 435-673-6363) — Roland Lee, Leonard Parkin, David Jackson, Colleen Howe, Bonnie Conrad, Linda Curley and Darwin Dower.

Utah County Gallery (Utah County Health and Justice Building, 151 S. University Ave., Provo) — Photography/digital juried exhibition.

UVU Woodbury Gallery (University Mall, Orem, 801-426-6199) — "The da Vinci Experience," an international traveling exhibit featuring working mechanical models based on the drawings found in Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks. Visitors can fidget, fiddle, build and explore 11 of da Vinci's devices. The exhibit runs through Oct. 4.

Winborg Masterpieces Art Gallery (55 N. Main, Suite 208, Logan, 435-792-4278) — Oil paintings and giclee prints by Larry Winborg and Jeremy Winborg.

Worthington Gallery (789 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, 435-772-3446) — Pottery by Greg Worthington, Jim Stewart, Bruce Larrabee and Pat Cluff. Also, paintings by Jim Jones, Willamarie Huelskamp, Rebecca Livermore and Lynn Berryhill. Wind sculptures by Lyman Whitaker.