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Jan McMurty Arnold’s inspired shoe painting of John Wayne is part of an exhibit at Orchard Gallery.


All weekend – “PHOTOGRAPHS” – Works of Fort Wayne Photographers Club members and ACPL Teen Photo Contest; ends Feb. 24; Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; call for hours, 421-1200,

All weekend – “DEREK DECKER AND PATRICIA WEISS: CERAMICS AND PAINTINGS” – Ends Feb. 10; Visual Arts Gallery, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; 481-6705 or

All weekend – “M. SHAWN CORNELL: A WEEK IN WABASH” – Ends Sunday; Clark Gallery, Honeywell Center, Wabash; hours, 260-563-1102.

All weekend – “FACES OF HAITI” – Photographs by Rebekah Hubley; ends Feb. 21; Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington; free; 260-359-4331.

All weekend – “92 COUNTY ART SHOW” – Opens Wednesday, through March 4; Legacy Hall, Honeywell Center, 275 W Market St., Wabash; 260-563-1102, ext. 567.

All week – “ CELEBRITY PORTRAITS IN OILS BY DAN GAGEN & CELEBRITY INSPIRED SHOE OIL PANTINGS BY JAN MCMURTY ARNOLD” AND “VALENTINE HEARTS” – Opens today through Feb. 27; The Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312 Covington Road; free; 436-0927.

All week – “AMERICAN TAPESTRY BIENNIAL 9” – Ends Feb. 21; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; 422-6467.

Today and Sunday – “THE KEFFER COLLECTION” – Ends March 8, Gallery G; “Visual Renderings of the Word,” ends Feb. 4, Link Gallery, Manchester University, North Manchester; hours, 260-982-5334.

Today – “LINDA HALL AND ANNETTE COSGROVE, OILS” – Ends Feb. 28; Aldersgate Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; 432-1524.

Today – “JENNIFER PARKS, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Townhouse Retirement Center Library, 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 483-3116.

Today – “LINDA BINEK, WATER MEDIA, AND DICK HEFFELFINGER, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; ResCare Adult Day Service, 3711 Rupp Drive, Suite 106, Triangle Park; hours, 483-2888.

Today “JENNIFER PARKS, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Allen County Retinal Surgeons, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hours, 436-2181.

Today – “ELIZABETH ENGLISH AND DONI ADAM, OILS” – Ends Feb. 28; Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Campus, 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd., hours, 453-6100.

Today “JOHN KELTY, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road; 435-3222.

Today “KAREN BIXLER, ACRYLICS, AND TONI MURRAY, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Will Jewelers, 10146 Maysville Road; for exhibit information, call 493-2026.

Today – “COLLENE HITCHCOK, GRAPHITE DRAWINGS” – Ends Feb. 12; Café Verde, Ivy Tech Community College, 1800 N. Anthony Blvd.; 482-9171.

Today – “REGIONAL UNIVERSITY EXHIBITION” – Plastic Fantastic Toy Camera Extravaganza!; ends Feb. 27; Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; 424-7195.

Saturday and Sunday – “FIGURATIVE CERAMICS: LISA CLAGUE, NANCY KUBALE AND DIANA FARFAN” – Ends Feb. 17; Weatherhead Gallery, University of Saint Francis, Mimi and Ian Rolland Visual Communication Center, 2701 Spring St.; 672-8390.

Sunday – “RECENT DIRECTIONS” – Ceramics by Gregg Luginbuhl; ends March 4; Hershberger Art Gallery, Goshen College, Goshen; free; 574-535-7572.

Thursday – “AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL” – 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; free; 422-6467.