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Visual Illusions: "Zebras" by Leslie Hodgin allows a close look at nature's complexity at Sally Griffin Senior Center, at 700 Jewell Ave., Pacific Grove.

OPENING THIS WEEK

center for photographic art Six Decades of Men and Other Portraits: photography installation by Tobin Keller, with an artist talk 1pm, 1/31. Sunset Center, San Carlos and Ninth, Carmel. 625-5181, 626-1766, http://www.photography.org. Regular hours: 1-5pm Tue-Sun.

LYSAKOV ART COMPANY Form & Freedom: Michael St. Mary of Pacific Grove displays 10 of his sculptures, created over the past 27 years, made from wood, marble and cement. A reception 4-7pm, 1/31, includes refreshments. 305 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-7100, http://www.lysakovartcompany.com. Regular hours: 10am-4pm Tue-Fri and by appointment.

Monterey Museum of Art/pacific Rediscovered murals by Armin Hansen and Carolyn Mytinger are displayed for a sneak peak; Executive Director E. Michael Whittington discusses the work 2pm and 3pm, 1/31. 559 Pacific St., Monterey. 372-5477, http://www.montereyart.org. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Wed-Sat, 1-4pm Sun.

pacific grove Library 1906 San Francisco Fire Sketches: early Carmel artist Mary DeNeale’s pastel and color sketches of post-earthquake San Francisco. 550 Central Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5760, http://www.pacificgrove.lib.ca.us. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Thu, noon-5pm Fri-Sat; noon-7pm Tues; 10am-5pm Wed.

Rodrigue studio Painter of the ubiquitous Blue Dog, artist George Rodrigue relocates his gallery in Carmel, doubling the size of his prior location. Dolores between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 626-4444, http://georgerodrigue.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat; noon-5pm Sun.

the works cafe MEXICO LINDO: Mary Anne Anderson photography and poems on San Miguel de Allende, Central Mexico. Black and white photographs of “The Children of Pozos Project.” 667 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 372-2242, http://www.theworkspg.com. Regular hours: 7am-6pm Mon-Sat; 8am-5pm Sun.

CONTINUING EXHIBITS

Big Sur

Del Campo Gallery Miniature works. Hwy 1, Loma Vista, Spirit Garden, Big Sur. 667-2618.

fernwood resort art gallery California flower paintings by Darlene S. Boyd. Hwy. 1, 30 miles south of Carmel, Big Sur. 667-2422.

Hawthorne Gallery The work of the Hawthorne family. Opposite Nepenthe Restaurant, Hwy. 1, Big Sur. 667-3200.

Phoenix Shop at Nepenthe The Abstracted Landscape: paintings by Erin Lee Gafill. Nepenthe, Highway 1, Big Sur. 667-2347.

sofanya’s gallery Magical Muses: exotic paintings by Bohemian Underground Artists. Fernwood Resort, off Hwy. 1, Big Sur. 667-2130.

soul river studios Inspiring Landscapes: David Dilworth color photographs of Big Sur. Hwy 1, next to River Inn, Big Sur. 667-2559.

Carmel

american art gallery Paintings of women by various artists. Dolores between Ocean Avenue and Seventh, Carmel. 625-4030.

AVALON GALLERY Works by Daniel Merriam. Lincoln and Seventh, Carmel. 622-0830.

Big Sur Gallery Combined exhibit with the works of the Gallery at Ventana. 26543 Carmel Rancho Shopping Center, Carmel. 624-1172.

carl cherry center The Art of Gaming: paintings of gambling, casinos and personalities by Lisa Esherick and Jan Wurm. Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel. 624-7491, http://www.carlcherrycenter.org. Regular hours: 11am-4pm Mon-Fri.

carmel art association Miniatures art, Mission Trail show, Salvation Army fundraiser. Dolores and Fifth, Carmel. 624-6176.

CARMEL bay company Fierce Beauty: Big Sur oil paintings and reproductions by Erin Lee Gafill. Ocean and Lincoln, Carmel. 624-3868.

CARMEL FOUNDATION Artist of the Month: Phil Hartman. Outcalt Activity Building, Eighth and Lincoln, Carmel. 624-1588.

carmel mission Carmel Mission in Art Retrospective, Phase III: Works on Paper. Free-$5. 3080 Rio Road, Carmel. 624-3600 x214.

center for photographic art Six Decades of Men and Other Portraits: photography installation by Tobin Keller. Sunset Center, San Carlos and Ninth, Carmel. 625-5181, 626-1766, http://www.photography.org. Regular hours: 1-5pm Tue-Sun.

claypoole freese gallery Paintings by Barry Masteller. San Carlos between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 250-7157.

Coast gallery carmel Works by Tim Cotterill. Ocean and San Carlos, Carmel. 625-3200.

dawson cole fine arts ii Born of Fire: 20-year Richard MacDonald retrospective. Lincoln and Sixth, Suite G, Carmel. 624-8200.

D.E. Craghead Fine Art Gallery Works by various artists; Salvation Army toy and food drive. Sixth and Dolores, Carmel. 624-5054.

galerie plein aire Sweet Treats: works by Cyndra Bradford and Jeff Daniel Smith. Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 625-5686.

galerie rue royale Dark/Light: works by Todd White. Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 625-5686.

gallery i fine art Dichroic and crystal sculptures by glass master Toland Sand. Mission and Ocean, Carmel. 626-1617.

GALLERY NORTH Color Suites: paintings, sculpture. Dolores and Fifth, Carmel. 620-1987.

george stern fine arts Historically significant works by early California artists. 2 SW of San Carlos on Sixth, Carmel. 626-1100.

hanson gallery Knotty Problem: political cartoons by Dr. Seuss. Carmel Plaza courtyard, Ocean and Mission, Carmel. 625-6142.

Highlands sculpture gallery New mobiles and stabilo-mobiles by Laurent Davidson. Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 624-0535.

JAMES J. RIESER FINE ART GALLERY Early California works by Lillie May Nicholson. Dolores and Fifth, Carmel. 620-0530.

LAURYN TAYLOR FINE ART Miniatures exhibition. San Carlos and Seventh, Carmel. 624-1161.

Lu Lu’s Silk Art Gallery Chinese Folk House: Paintings by Chunming Yu. Mission and Fifth, Carmel. 620-1122.

mike ball Gallery In and Out of the Desert: New works by Steven Ruiz. Mission and Fifth, Carmel. marykennedy14@gmail.com.

mimosa Holiday Art Event: handblown glass, painting demonstration, photography, mixed media. 161 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel. 620-0525.

new masters gallery Works by Gerald Brommer, watercolorist. Dolores between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 625-1511.

Oliver Elliott and sebastian fine art Works by Durer, Rembrandt, Manet, Whistler, Matisse, Picasso, Miro, Dali and more. Ocean at San Carlos, Carmel. 626-0178.

PHOTOgraphy WEST GALLERY Autumn Landscapes: photographs by Christopher Burkett. Ocean Avenue and Dolores, Carmel. 625-1587.

Portnoy Galleries New watercolors by award winning artist Miguel Dominguez. Sixth and San Carlos, Carmel. 624-1155.

ROBERT KNIGHT GALLERY Award-winning photographs. Dolores and Seventh, Carmel. 626-1230.

sandy by the sea gallery Works by various artists. Dolores and Fifth, Carmel. 624-0260.

simic galleries Poet of the Land and Sea: Mario B. Simic. San Carlos and Fifth, Carmel. 624-7522.

Steven Whyte Sculpture Studio and Gallery Sculpture gallery expansion. Su Vecino Court, Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 620-1917.

studio 441 Fresh Obsessions by Janet Roberts. 441 Corral De Tierra Road, Carmel. 484-1330.

weber goldsmith New, handcrafted and custom jewelry gallery. 107 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel. 626-7600, www.webergoldsmithgallery.com.

WESTON GALLERY Photographs of Latin America by Jeffrey Becom. Sixth between Dolores and Lincoln, Carmel. 624-4453.

white oak gallery of carmel valley village Spirit of the West: paintings. 1 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 625-0550.

william a. karges fine art Early California paintings. Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 625-4266.

WINFIELD GALLERY A Sense of Place: An Homage to Robinson Jeffers: David Ligare NEA Big Read. Dolores and Ocean, Carmel. 624-3369.

winters gallery Jerry Winters’ Americana and French folk paintings. San Carlos and Seventh, Carmel. 626-5452.

winters sculpture gallery Archie Held’s new bronze and stainless steel water sculpture. 29251 Hwy. 1, Carmel. 626-4500.

Carmel Valley

Blagojce Stojanovski Fine Art Gallery Once We Were Children Too. 16B Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. 277-0056 or blagoart.com.

carmel valley art association Winterfest: 3-month exhibition by member artists. 13766 Center St., Carmel Valley Village. 659-2441.

carmel valley village gallery Works by international artists. 9 Delfino Place, Carmel Valley Village. 659-1008.

Gallery O Tom O’Neal’s private collection, rock and roll photos, still lifes, masks. 19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley Village. 659-5040.

jody royee Gallery Paintings, photographs, jewelry, ceramics, glass, enamel sculptures. 317 Mid Valley Center, Carmel Valley. 620-0303.

lyonshead gallery Various artists. 12 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley Village. 659-4192.

Masaoka Design Gallery 2008 Winter Glass Exhibition: various artists. 13766 Center St., Suite G-2, Carmel Valley. 659-4953.

parsonage Village Gallery Quilts and various works. 19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. 659-7322.

Valley girls Carmel Valley Art Association exhibit of Bill Bates, Karuna Licht, Shelley Alioti, Carney Brown, Ginna B.B. Gordon, Patty Gaglioti, Kim Birdsong, Warren Poitras. 13766 Center St., Carmel Valley Village. 659-2441, http://valleygirlsgallery.com. Regular hours: 11am-4pm Wed-Sun.

wild heart gallerie Labor, The Land & Love of Country: multiple artist juried show. 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley. 949-283-7070.

Gonzales

blackstone gallery Douglas Steakley photography. 850 S. Alta St., Gonzales. 675-5341.

Marina

ATRIUM GALLERY Sculpture by Richard Mayer and photos by Steve Zmak. UC MBEST Center, 3180 Imjin Road, Marina. 582-1020.

coffee mia Photos on Canvas: by Tara Hendrick Devlin. 250 E. Reservation Road, Marina. 384-1048.

Monterey

alvarado gallery Journeys Through the Lens: photography. Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-5648.

ANTON GALLERY Noise: Art of Democracy: multi-artist political and social issues exhibition. 701 Hawthorne St., Monterey. 656-1490.

BUTTERFLY AND LANTERN Anthony LoSchiavo and Terrence Zito new landscapes and seascapes. 845 Wave St., Monterey. 655-0303.

cafe lumiere Our Lady Guadalupe: group art show. 365 Calle Principal, Monterey. 656-1490.

California Views Photo Archives Thousands of historical Monterey and California photos. 469 Pacific St., Monterey. 373-3811.

Christopher Bell Gallery Oils, jewelry, glass art, bronze and more. 200 Alvarado Mall, at Portola Hotel and Spa, Monterey. 649-0214.

east village coffee lounge Faces of Conflict: MIIS and Salinas Juvenile Hall student work. 498 Washington St., Monterey. 373-5601.

Emily Brown STudio gallery Local Recognition: Urban Art for the Masses. 700 Cannery Row, Suite SS, Monterey. 559-302-8129.

guy buffet gallery cannery row Culinary/restaurant art by Guy Buffet. 640 Wave St., Monterey. 372-4629.

joann dost golf lifestyle gallery Golf-related photography by Joann Dost and others. 2700 Garden Road, Monterey. 375-3678.

Mcgowan house A Sense of Place Over Time: photographs. 381 High St., Monterey. 238-0902.

Miriam’s cafe New show of Mike Dabo’s graffiti-inspired screen prints and originals. 615 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 277-5655.

Monterey conference center Locals Looking Outside the Box: six local artists show abstract work in various mediums under the direction of Dick Crispo. One Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-3770, 242-8743, http://www.montereyconferencecenter.com.

Monterey Maritime AND History Museum. Point Sur Lightstation: various paintings of the historic lighthouse. 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 372-2608.

Monterey Museum of Art/La Mirada Angela Strassheim: photography restrospective, MontereyNow: drawings by Susan Manchester, Cunningham, Weston & Adams: modern photography, Painters at the Press: Selected 20th Century Prints. 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. 372-3689, http://www.montereyart.org. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Wed-Sat, 1-4pm Sun.

Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation Gallery Remember Monterey: More than 30 local artists present new work. 425 Cannery Row, Monterey. 655-1267, http://www.mpaf.org. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.

mpc art gallery The Eclectic Eye: 132 photographs from Shirrel Rhoades collection. 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-3060.

never on sunday Heidi McGurrin’s digital photography. 251 Pearl St., Monterey. 372-1051.

orientations fine asian antiques Asian art, furnishings, sculptures. 700 Camino El Estero, Monterey. 655-9766, www.orientations.us.

pinckney photography Prints by Jim Pinckney. 425 Pacific St., Monterey. 375-1964.

rip squeak and friends gallery Various illustrations. 685 Cannery Row, Ste. 113, Monterey. 643-9999.

sheila delimont studio GALLERY New studio gallery. 700 Cannery Row, Suite BB, Monterey. 333-1099.

stevenson house Monterey State Historic Parks collection. 530 Houston St., Monterey. 649-2900.

studio one Oil paintings by Erin Lee Gafill and silver gelatin prints by Tom Birmingham. 177 Van Buren St., Monterey. 646-9000.

the parlor Monterey Peninsula’s Hidden Treasures: by various artists. 542 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 375-5440.

thomas kinkade national archive Largest display of Kinkade originals. 361 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 655-5520 x108.

titus contemporary Gallery Contemporary art by Mary Titus. Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal, Monterey. 649-4234 x1805, http://www.marytitusart.com.

venture gallery New works by Vivian Cornwall and Carol Gray. Portola Hotel & Spa, 260 Alvarado Mall, Monterey. 372-6279.

wave street studios Duel Art Gallery: San Francisco’s Michael Snodgrass, Los Angeles’ Christine Colone Norlander dual art show. 774 Wave St., Monterey. 655-2010, http://www.livenetworks.tv.

YOUTH ARTS COLLECTIVE Fall Art Show: multi-artist exhibit extended until end of January. 472 Calle Principal, Monterey. 375-9922.

Moss Landing

Haute Enchilada Gallery Photographs, paintings, jewelry and watercolors by Tomas Spangler, Leonore Perez, Janis Spencer and W.M. Lawrence. 7902 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing. 760-0952, http://www.hauteenchilada.com/cafe.html. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.

Pacific Grove

ARTISANA GALLERY Works by various artists. 309 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 655-9775.

back porch fabric & quilt gallery Coats of Many Colors: garments by Norma Petersen. 157 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-4453.

encore boutique The Bohemian Underground Artists. 125 Lighthouse Ave., P.G. 375-1700.

Gallery at 417 Works by Vivian Cook & member artists. 417 Cannery Row, Monterey. 645-9923.

grand avenue art works! Re-imagination: found and recycled art by Charlsie Kelly. 178 + 170 B Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 373-1798.

Le Beau Soleil Gallery Small Wonders: miniatures group exhibit. 210 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 333-9046.

lisa coscino gallery Breakthrough H’Art: Art of the mentally ill and homeless. 216B Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 646-1939.

nelson ocean art outlet Robert Lyn Nelson: Recent marine art. American Tin Cannery, Ocean Blvd., Suite 127, Pacific Grove. 641-0196.

pacific grove art center New exhibits by various artists. 568 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-2208.

pacific grove museum of natural history Group show of 14 local artists. 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5716.

POSSIBILITIES ART STUDIO AND GALLERY Works by S.L. Greek. 232 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 643-9392.

the loft gallery Works by various artists. 208 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 655-9887.

Salinas

@ Risk Postcards from Rumi: works by Robert Smith. 14 Soledad St., Salinas. 776-8038.

National Steinbeck center Kay Villalobos: Auspicious Spirits and Sunset of the Dead. 1 Main St., Salinas. 775-4721.

ROLLICK’s Coffeehouse American Relics: Toni Chiapelli photography. 201 Main St., Salinas.

seminar gallery Layers: Stephanie M. Wilson hand-painted and b/w photographs. Hartnell College, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. 755-6791.

valley art GALLERY Beneath the Surface: paintings and poetry by Daniel Van Gerpen. 218 Main St., Salinas. 422-4162.

Sand City

johnny apodaca studio Apodaca paintings. 720 Redwood Ave., Sand City. 601-6357.

ol’ Factory café Dual Art Show: acrylic paintings and woodblock prints and giclees by Erin E. Hunter and Ian Harlow. 1725 Contra Costa, Sand City. 394-7336, http://www.olfactorycafe.com. Regular hours: 7am-close daily.

sweet elena’s New works by L. Chappellet, J. Burbank, N. Juelicher. 465 D Olympia Ave., Sand City. 393-2063.

the corner gallery Works by Sand City artists. 1717 Contra Costa, Sand City. 394-6409.

Seaside

alternative café For Those Who Showed Up Late: rare, signed and limited edition prints and posters by Shepard Fairey, David Choe, Banksy, Shawn Barber and others. 1230 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. 583-0913, http://www.thealternativecafe.com. Regular hours: 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, noon-3pm Sat.

AVERY GALLERY Contemporary Art: Director’s Choice: retrospective. City Hall, 440 Harcourt St., Seaside. 899-6811.

CSUMB Balfour/Brutzman Gallery F( )ck Cancer: Whitney Aiken installation. Bldg. 71, 100 Campus Center, Seaside. 582-3005.

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