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Ghanaian carvings on display at Orobs

Orobs Fine Arts Gallery, 1822 North Reynolds Rd., is presenting woodcarvings from Ghana by master carver NII Amartey Laryea, on view through the end of July. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Information: 419-537-9443.

American Gallery, 6600 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, presents Ohio Landscapes: A Bicentennial Celebration, through July 26. The display comprises 20 artists who work in acrylic, clay, glass, oil, photography, and watercolor. Artists featured include Toledoans Pete Beckmann, Bob Martin, Janet McCarren, and Mr. Atomic, and Tom Durnford, Scott Hall, Scott Hudson, and Jim Ladd, all of Sylvania. Duane Bastian of Adrian, who won Best of Show in this year's Toledo Area Artists Exhibit, will also be included in this show. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 419-882-8949.

Arts Council Lake Erie West is presenting arts workshops for teens and adults at Common Space, 1700 North Reynolds Rd. Classes range from basic to intermediate drawing and clay hand building to a shadow puppet and children's art workshop. Most classes with fees run through August. Information: Leslie Wirick at 419-531-2046.


Sauder Village, 22611 State Rt. 2, Archbold, presents Images of Native Americans From the Boren Collection in its Greenburg Gallery through Nov. 1. Oils, watercolors, acrylics and bronze sculptures highlight this exhibit at the entrance to the village. Information: 800-590-9755 or


Sybaris Gallery, 202 East Third St., Royal Oak, presents Your Turn: Collecting Wood Art, an exhibition that runs through July 12 of 27 nationally and internationally known wood artists, including Eli Avisera, Ron Fleming, Stuart Mortimer, Nancy Sansom Reynolds, Frank Sudol, and Howard Werner. Information: 248-544-3388 or

The University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St., Ann Arbor, presents Four Seasons in Japanese Art, on view Sunday through Jan. 4, 2004. In this special installation in the museum's Japanese Gallery, guest curator Natsu Oyobe, a PhD candidate in Japanese art history at the U of M, offers an ensemble of paintings, prints, ceramics, and lacquerware of the 18th to 20th centuries in which seasonal and calendrical motifs play a major role. Information: 734-763-UMMA or

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