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Fine Art

New Exhibits

The Artists‚ Undertaking Gallery in Occoquan presents "Prelude to Spring," an exhibit that includes basketry by artist Barbara Weber of Arlington. The exhibit runs March 6-April 2. The gallery is located at 309 Mill St., Occoquan, and is open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 703-494-0584.

See "Hand Pulled" at the Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, from April 6-May 26. This exhibit is juried by Joan Boudreau and displays all art that is hand pulled in someway, including photography, screen printing and others. 703-228-7710.

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<lst>See "Color: Field & Forest" by Lou Gagnon at Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. The exhibit runs through Feb. 27. The exhibit explores arrangements in color and space. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org/leearts.htm or 703-228-0560.

2007 Recycled Art Show Deadline. Artists of all ages and abilities are encouraged to submit two- or three-dimensional artwork comprised of at least 50 percent recycled material to this exhibition to be held at Arlington Central Library. Download an application from the Web site, and return it to the Library with a photo, slide or digital image by Feb. 28. E-mail ikauff@arlingtonva.us or call the library at 703-228-5996. Application can be found at www.arlingtonva.us/Departments/Libraries/LibrariesEvents.aspx?lnsLinkID=967.

Washington Printmakers Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of linocut prints, electronic media and sculptural installation by Arlington artist Rob Lindsay. Exhibition runs through Feb. 25 at Washington Printmakers Gallery, 1732 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20009. First Friday Reception Feb. 2, 5 - 8 p.m. Artist reception Feb. 18, noon - p.m. Gallery talk/Brown bag lunch Feb. 8, noon - 1 p.m. Call 202-332-7757 or visit www.washingtonprintmakers.com .

"Prints" by Maura Imparato through Feb. 28 at Rosslyn Spectrum Gallery, 1611 N. Kent St., Rosslyn. Call 703-276-6701.

Ongoing

"Photo 07" is a juried exhibition of photos that have been taken over the past 75 years by amateur and professional photographers from Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and West Virginia. The juror is fine art photographer Frank Day. At Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive. Call 703-228-7710 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/ellipseartscenter.htm for more information. The exhibit runs through March 10.

The Sixth annual Faculty art show will run through March 13 at The Gallery at The Art Institute of Washington, 1820 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington. Free admission. This annual show highlights a collection of design and media arts submitted by the faculty of the Art Institute of Washington.

"Equinox: A Juried All-Media Exhibition" runs through March 31 at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. This exhibit represents 22 artists from across the mid-Atlantic. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for more.

"Sculpture on the Grounds" through March 31 at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Curated by Twylene Moyer, featuring work by artists Laura Amussen, Jackson Martin and Renee Rendine. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for more information.

See "KM 164: 40 Anos Despues (40 Years Later)" by Salvadoran photographer Mario Ernesto Quiroz-Servellon, featuring black and white photographs of life In the Salvadoran village of Intipuca. Exhibit runs through March 31 at Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850.

Sculpture on the Grounds art exhibit runs through March 31, at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Curated by Twylene Moyer, featuring work by artists Laura Amussen, Jackson Martin and Renee Rendine. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or 703-248-6800.

Arlington Arts Center presents "Three Sculptors/Three Views" through April at 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Exhibit features Roberto Bocci, Evan Reed and Millicent Young. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for more information.

F.Y.I.

The Arlington Commission for the Arts makes grants available to artists and arts organizations in Arlington. Applications are now available for projects and programs that will take place from July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008. The deadline is Jan. 30, 2007. For application forms, see www.arlingtonarts.org/cultural_affairs/funding.htm, or call Steven Munoz at 703-228-1852.

The Virginia Commission for the Arts announces a series of statewide grant workshops to be held in Jan. 17 – Feb. 6. Workshops will offer information about the grant award programs of the Virginia Commission for the Arts in preparation for the March 1, and April 2 application deadlines. Workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required. Attendance at the workshop is not required in order to apply for funding from the Commission; however, it can be helpful in preparing requests for funding. Visit www.arts.virginia.gov or call 804-225-3132. Workshop in Arlington is Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 4-6 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-248-6800 or visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announces an art exhibit at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport featuring the work of artists from The Torpedo Factory Art Center in Old Town Alexandria. The exhibit is sponsored by The Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, a non-profit membership organization that promotes awareness and appreciation of the visual arts through community outreach programs, exhibits and events in support of The Torpedo Factory. The exhibit runs through December and is located in the hallway between the old terminal and the new terminal.

Arlington Arts Center announces a call for entries for its juried all-media exhibition, "Equinox." It is open to all artists living or working in Virginia, D.C., Maryland, West Virginia, Deleware and Pennsylvania. Contemporary artworks in both 2-D and 3-D in any medium are eligible. There are no size restrictions, but the work must fit through a standard double doorway. Installations, video, and other technological works, performance and outdoor works are encouraged. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org/call_for_entries.htm for more.

Lee Arts Center houses open studios for artists working in ceramics and printmaking. The open studio program is designed for self-directed individuals working at advanced levels, who are expected to work independently and to help perform technical tasks and maintain studio equipment. The Master Workshop program provides an opportunity to interact with visiting master artists in workshops covering a wide variety of media. Call 703-228-0506 or visit www.arlington arts.org/leearts.htm.

Arlington Artists Alliance offers educational programs and public exhibitions at a variety of locations in Arlington. Participating artists include painters, printmakers, ceramicists and sculptors, who are Arlington residents. The group sponsors classes, mentor programs and scholarships through its Alliance Academy. Call 703-894-0539 or visit http://www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org.

The Woodmont Weavers is an artisan group of developmentally disabled adults, sponsored by the Arlington County Department of Human Services and the Arlington Community Services Board. Since 1988, the weavers have turned out hand-woven products of wool, cotton and fiber blends, learning independence and developing technical and social skills along the way. The hand-woven textiles include placemats, pillows, totes and hats and are for sale to the general public. The Weavers work regular hours and are paid for their products. They welcome custom orders. Visit the Weavers' Studio Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Ballston Common Mall, third floor, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-528-9474 or e-mail Sally Lloyd at slloyd@arlingtonva.us.