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Published: Tuesday, 7/24/2001

Utopia seeks entries for its coming exhibit

Utopia Arts Center is announcing a call for entries for its Mixed Media Show. Entries should combine more than one medium, such as textiles and photography, and entrants must be a local or regional artist. Interested artists should bring their finished work to the Utopia Arts Center, 2491 Collingwood Blvd, from 1 to 6 p.m. today-Thursday. The show will be open for viewing from July 31 through Aug. 31 in Utopia's gallery, where hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. Information: utopiaarts@hotmail.com or 255-8041.

Now showing at Utopia is The Americana Show, featuring Tim Callaghan and Lyn Willis, and the Best of Tuileries Road, featuring Dave Poulsen, Kim Thanasiu, and Katie Chipps.

Toledo artist J. Ann Masiker lists www.watercolorangels.com as her new on-line art gallery of personal works of painted angels in watercolor. Information: e-mail at watercolorangels@aol.com or 478-3393.

A collection of abstract oil paintings by Robert Kasprzak is on display at the Original Sub Shop & Deli, 402 Broadway, through July 31. Deli hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Information: 243-4857.

For the month of August, the works of artist Amy Pollman will be featured at the shop.

REGIONAL

ArtSpace/Lima in Lima, Ohio, has scheduled Transportation Art and our Love Affair, an exhibit of art of vehicles, Aug. 5 through Sept. 10. Featured are works by Todd Buschur, John Joyce, James Mitchell, and Mary Dierstien. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 419-222-1721.

The Contessa Gallery in Cleveland will present Landscapes and Cityscapes, an exhibit and sale of works by painters B. Jung, Henry Peeters, Marie Tissot, and Ramon Vilanova. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Information: 216-861-9280.

The first installment of Unfolding Beauty, a collection of Japanese screen paintings from the 16th through 19th centuries, is on display through Aug. 12 in the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. The second installment runs Aug. 14-Sept. 16. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Friday. Information: www.clevelandart.org or 888-262-0033.

The South Bend Regional Museum of Art, in South Bend, Ind., is presenting The Grass is Always Greener, ceramic tile works by Sandra Ginter. The show runs through Dec. 16. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 219-235-9102.

MICHIGAN

The Detroit Institute of Arts is presenting Reflections In Black: Smithsonian African American Photography. The exhibit, which spans 1842 to the present, features early daguerreotypes (an early photographic process), the Harlem Renaissance, the civil rights era, and many contemporary works. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. the first Friday of the month. Information: 313-833-7900 or www.dia.org



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