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CENTER OF THE EARTH GALLERY A Sculptor's Life. Featuring works by James Clark. Continues through May 29. CTE Collects. Featuring gallery acquisitions. Continues through May 29. 3204 N. Davidson St. 704-375-5756.

CHRISTA FAUT GALLERY Behind Harold's. Featuring new paintings on paper and canvas by John Borden Evans. Continues through June 19. 19818 N. Cove Road, Cornelius. 704-892-5312.

CORNELIUS ARTS CENTER Aspiring Artists Exhibit. Featuring works in various mediums. Continues through June 30. 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.

DOMA GALLERY Mysticism, Apparitions, Dreams A group exhibition of photography by Andrea Brown, Igor Malijevsky and Raymond Grubb. Continues through Aug. 15. 1310 S. Tryon St. 704-333-3420.

ELDER GALLERY Spacious Landscapes. David Skinner's landscape paintings reflect his contemporary vision of the American landscapes. His paintings capture his emotional attachment to the Blue Ridge and California landscapes. Continues through May 29. 1427 South Blvd. 704-370-6337.

EVERGREEN STUDIO & GALLERY How We Met. The exhibition features a collection of photographs that celebrate love. Continues through July 1. 143 Brevard Court.

GALLERY UP LB Squared. Featuring works by Linda Brown and Laura Barnhart. Continues through June 11. 201 E. Main St., Rock Hill.

GREEN RICE GALLERY The Changing of the Seasons. Featuring Holt McLean's oil paintings, which depict the changing seasons of North Carolina. Continues through May 30. 451 E. 36th St. 704-344-0300.

HARVEY B. GANTT CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTS + CULTURE Evolution: Five Decades of Printmaking by David C. Driskell. This exhibition, organized by the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, includes more than 75 prints by Driskell, as well as several works on paper and woodblocks used to produce the prints. Continues through June 20. The John & Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art. Featuring works from artists Romare Bearden and Elizabeth Catlett. Continues through Jan. 2, 2011. Spirits and Spaces: The Prints of Michael B. Platt. Continues through Sept. 15. 551 South Tryon St. 704-547-3700.

HODGES TAYLOR GALLERY Mark Flowers: Visual Vocabulary. Flowers' current works seek a balance between the sculptural and the illusionary, exploring the use of faces, figures and objects to create a visual poetry. Continues through May 29. 401 N. Tryon St. 704-334-3799.

JERALD MELBERG GALLERY Paintings. Featuring abstract paintings by J. Bardin. Continues through July 3. Works on Paper. Featuring works by artist Robert Kushner, who is well known for his richly textured and opulent paintings of flowers. Continues through July 3. From the Storeroom: A Selection of Works by Gallery Artists. Featuring art by Romare Bearden, Wolf Kahn, Robert Motherwell, Dale Chilhuly, Raul Diaz, Rick Horton, Hans Haofmann, Ida Kohlmeyer, Thomas McNickle, Brian Rutenberg, Richard Stenhouse and more. Continues through June 15. 625 S. Sharon Amity Road. 704-365-3000.

LARK & KEY GALLERY (Southend location) A Chorus From the Brain Forest. New works by Duy Huynh. Continues through May 29. Drawn Together. Pottery exhibit with Julie Wiggins and her mentor, Suze Lindsay. Continues through May 29. 128 E. Park Ave., Ste. B. 704-334-4616.

MINT MUSEUM RANDOLPH The Art of Affluence: Haute Couture and Luxury Fashions. This exhibition features custom-fitted luxury garments from the top designers of the late-20th and early-21st centuries. Continues through June 30. Chinese Court Robes: The Mint Museum Collection. In 1644, the Manchu-Qing nomads took control over China and imposed dress codes for their ruling imperial family to distinguish these individuals from the general citizenry. A hierarchy of color and decoration distinguished the rank of the wearers. Continues through Dec. 31. The Golden Age of English Art. The 18th century witnessed the "Golden Age of English Art" in which artists explored the variety and abundance of the times. Portraiture ranked high, but no aspect of English life was exempt from the artist's eye, which recorded the triumphs and changes in society. Continues through Dec. 31. The Heights of Fashion: Platform Shoes Then and Now. The exhibition showcases an array of diverse and unique platform shoes from the 1930's through the present. Continues through May 30. The Transformed Self: Performance Masks of Mexico. The works presented in this exhibition come from the primary mask-producing regions of Mexico where dance performances commonly accompany religious rituals and civic events. This includes masks from the states of Veracruz, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Sonora, Sinaloa, Michoacán, Hidalgo and Guerrero. Continues through Dec. 31. 2730 Randolph Road. 704-337-2009.

THE LIGHT FACTORY The 38th Annual Members Show. The exhibition showcases works by members of The Light Factory. This includes works in a variety of mediums and formats. Held in Middleton McMillan Gallery. Continues through Aug. 8. My Family, Our Stories: A Photo-Literacy Project with English as a Second Language Students. An exhibition of student work created by English-as-a-Second-Language students at several area high schools. The exhibition offers a glimpse into the lives of 75 youths, who recently immigrated to Charlotte and the U.S. Held in Wachovia Gallery. Continues through June 27. The Light Factory Third Juried Annuale. The Light Factory asked photographers and artists throughout the country to submit challenging and inventive works for this exhibition. Held in Knight Gallery. Continues through Aug. 15. 345 N. College St. 704-333-9755.

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