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Fine Arts Sept. 13-21

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Fourteen Claremont Immersion School students will be exhibiting their original art books in the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The students have been involved in a yearlong book making project, "Bridging Communities." The exhibit will be on view until Sept. 16. Visit www.nmwa.org for more.

Ongoing

Arlington Arts presents "Aachen to Arlington: Imaging the Distance" with artwork by multiple artists including paintings by Taek Lee. On display through Sept. 22 at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for more.

Cindy Ann Coldiron will have several contemporary kiln-formed and kiln-cast glass vessels on display during the month of September at the Shirlington Library (in the display cases). Her artwork has been exhibited at numerous juried shows and exhibitions, including the Art League (Torpedo Factory) and large corporate venues. Visit http://artist-cindyann.tripod.com/ for more on Cindy’s work.

Century 21 Redwood Realty will host local artists Linda Maldonado and Elisabeth Hudgins for an art show during September called "Nature: Great & Small." The show will be open during business hours, call 703 528-8195. Century 21 Redwood Realty is located at 1711 Wilson Blvd. in Arlington. This is an Arlington Artists Alliance event.

See "You Are Here: Maps Re-defined by Mid-Atlantic Contemporary Artists" through Oct. 13 at Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive. The exhibition presents artists Dawn Gavin, Julie Jankowski, Karey Kessler and Renee van der Stelt. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-7710.

See "The Bodies" exhibit through Oct. 28 at the Dome at Rosslyn, 1101 Wilson Blvd. This exhibit tells about the human body using real specimens. Purchase tickets at www.bodiestickets.com or 800-BODIES-9. Tickets are $26.50/adult; $21/senior; $18/child; and discounts for groups and students. Visit www.bodiestheexhibition.com for more.

The Barry Gallery's opening exhibition for the 2007-2008 academic year will be "Sequence - Recent Paintings" by Richard L. Dana. The exhibit will showcase the artist's abstract work and will be his first exclusively abstract show in a decade. The exhibition runs through Oct. 31. Marymount's Barry Gallery is located in the Reinsch Library on the University's Main Campus, 2807 North Glebe Road. Call Denise Alexander at 703-526-6847.

Arlington Arts presents "The 0 Project" from Oct. 5-March 5, 2008. Located at 3550 Wilson Blvd, the exhibit wraps around the building. The image is based on a drawing by Rosemary Covey. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or 703-248-6800.

F.Y.I.

Antiques and Collectibles Market. Year-round Saturday event. 2900 Wilson Blvd. About 50 vendors. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free parking available at 3033 Wilson Blvd.

Figure Drawing Open Studio Sessions. Nude model is provided, but there is no instructor. Participants bring their own materials. At the Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Wednesdays from 7-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from noon-2:30 p.m. No reservation necessary. Cost is $60 in advance for six sessions or $15 per session for drop-ins. Call 703-248-6800.

The Arlington Arts Center is offering adult classes in Drawing, Painting, Mixed-Media Acrylic Painting, and Photography at the Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. This is the first time the AAC will offer summer classes for adults since the center reopened in 2005 after extensive renovation. AAC prides itself in having small classes with individualized instruction by professional, working artists. Classes are reasonably priced and members receive a discounted tuition. Other tuition assistance is available. A full listing is available on the art center Web site at www.arlingtonartscenter.org. Early registration is encouraged to ensure a place in classes. Call 703-248-6800.

Arlington County Libraries presents exhibitions by local artists and groups of artists. Log onto www.arlingtonva.us, click "Libraries", click "about" in the menu and then "art program guidelines." Call 703-228-7721.

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.