One of Quallss most iconic works is her piece Black Madonna, an image of the Madonna with a decidedly African look. Her hair is tied up in tight braids, her lips are full and her skin is dark. Roses adorn her halo, while her dress is made of an intricate geometric pattern.
Profusion + Multiplicity, large installations created from exposed X-ray film by Julia Barello, and Pysanky
, paintings and decorated objects by Nestor Topchy, complete the trio of spring shows currently at the Galveston Arts Center. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Through May 18. 2127 The Strand, Galveston. For information, call 409-763-2403 or visit www.galvestonartscenter.com. Free.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: April 12. Continues through May 18, 2008