ORDINARY EXTRAORDINARY Tom Gregg, a painter carrying the torch once held by Andy Warhol and Wayne Thiebault, is currently showing recent paintings at George Billis Gallery from April 29 through May 24. Relying on a palette of super-saturated colors, Gregg renders these simple still-life scenes with a heightened realism creating a dialogue between kitsch, pop imagery and formal painting. The Gallery is located at 511 West 25th Street and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (212) 645-2621 for more information.
ACA GALLERIES, 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-206-8080: Painting the Town, paintings by MAX FERGUSON, through May 10; NIELS STROBEK, recent paintings, through May 10.
A.I.R. GALLERY, 511 W. 25th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 255-6651: MIMI ORITSKY, new paintings, through May 24; ANN SCHAUMBURGER, new paintings, through May 24.
AMERICAN INDIAN COMMUNITY HOUSE, 708 Broadway, 2nd fl. Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 598-0100: call for current exhibition information.
AMOS ENO GALLERY, 59 Frankling St., B2, Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 226-5342: Material Improvisations, constructed fabric collages by CHARLEEN KAVLESKI, April 30-May 24.
ANDREA ROSEN GALLERY, 54 W. 24th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 627-6000: And Jeopardize the Integrity of the Hull, photographs by CHARLIE WHITE, through May 10.
ANNINA NOSEI GALLERY, 530 W. 22nd St., 2nd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-741-8695: GRACIELA HASPER, recent installation & paintings, through May 8.
ANTON KERN GALLERY, 532 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 367-9663: The Song of the Bird is NONSENSE, new work by LOTHAR HEMPEL, through May 10.
APEXART, 291 Church St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 431-5270: Undesire, group exhibition, through May 17.
ASIAN AMERICAN ARTS CENTER, 26 Bowery, 3rd fl., Mon.-Fri., 12:30-6:30 p.m., Thu., 12:30-7:30 p.m., 212-233-2154: Below the Canal after 9/11, group show, through May. 2.
AXIS GALLERY, 453 W. 17th St., 4th fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-741-2582: Glass Lace: Zulu Beadwork from Maphumulo, by various artists, through June 28.
BANNING, 64 N. Moore St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-966-4144: Objects that Create a Poetic Response, group photograph exhibition, through May 10.
BLUE MOUNTAIN GALLERY, 530 W. 25th St., 4th fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., (646) 486-4730: In the Studio, recent aintings by MARJORIE AUERBACH, through May 17.
BOTTOM FEEDERS STUDIO GALLERY, 352 Seventh Ave., 7th fl., Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m., or by Appointment, 917-974-9664: Fruition, small works group show, through April 30.
CAPELUTO ARTS, 443 Greenwich St., by appt., 219-8287: SHINMAN YAMADA, JISSEI OMINE & FRANK BOYDEN, ceramics, ongoing.
CAVIN-MORRIS GALLERY, 560 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3768: call for current exhibtions.
DUSTY MOVEMENTS The large-scale works on paper of Susan Grossman are on view at DFN Gallery through May 31. This selection of new work features charcoal drawings of New York streets and Long Island landscapes. Grossmans works are predominantly monochromatic, using splashes of color that act as visual markers, guiding the eye through the composition and creating a particularly focused incidence in a field of imminent change. The Gallery is located at 176 Franklin Street and can be reached by calling (212) 334-3400. They are open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY, 15 W. 16th St., hours vary, please call, 294-8301: THE JEWISH WRITER, by Jill Krementz, photographs of the centurys literary talents, ongoing; TRADERS TO TARTARY: FROM SAXONY TO THE CASPIAN SEA, the story of Jewish traders from Germany & Poland, ongoing; PERSECUTING GRANDFATHERS, INTERVIEWING GRANDSONS? ongoing.
CERES GALLERY, 584-588 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., non-6 p.m., 212-226-4725: PHYLLIS ROSSER, new wood sculpture, through April 26.
CHERYL PELAVIN FINE ARTS, INC., 13 Jay St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-9424: Arrangements, paintings by DONNA SHARRETT, through May 10.
CLAMPART, 531 W. 25th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 646-230-0020: Photographs of the Palouse, original photographs by CHRISTPHER HARRIS, through May 31.
DCA GALLERY, 525 W. 22nd St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-255-5511: Pillar of a Cloud, paintings by MAJA LISA ENGLEHARDT, through May 24.
DEBS & CO., 525 W. 26th St., 2nd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-243-2070: Where We Come From, new work by EMILY JACIR, through May 17.
DEITCH PROJECTS, 76 Grand St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-343-7300: X-STaTIC Pro=CeSS, a collaboration between MADONNA & STEVEN KLEIN, through May 3.
DENISE BIBRO FINE ART, INC., 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-647-7030: HOWARD KALISH, recent sculpture, through May 10; Upward Bound, recent sculpture by CAROL GOEBEL, through May 10; Energy of the Matrix, new work by CAROL NIFFENEGGER, through May 10.
DFN GALLERY, 176 Franklin St., call for hours, 212-334-3400: SUSAN GROSSMAN, new paintings, through May 31.
DIGITAL SANDBOX GALLERY, 55 Broad St., 4th fl., call for hours, 212-825-2059: Tondos, mixed media work by MARY FRANCES JUDGE, through April 30.
THE DRAWING CENTER, 35 Wooster St., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-2166:The Stage of Drawing, drawings from the Tate collection, through May 31; Street Selections, eight artists from the viewing program, through May 31.
THE EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE, 197 E. Broadway, Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-9 a.m., Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-780-2300: My Mothers An Artist, group exhibition, through May 29.
ELDRIDGE STREET PROJECT, 12 Eldridge Street, call for exibition hours, 212-219-0903: Trance, a site specific art installation by PEARL GLUCK & BASYA SCHECTER opens April 30, through May.
ETHAN COHEN FINE ARTS, 37 Walker St., Tue.-Fri., noon-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 625-1250: Making China, contemporary Chinese art by 13 artists, curated by HUANG DU & BINGYI HUANG, call for closing date.
FEIGEN CONTEMPORARY, 535 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 929-0500: Imaging the Abstract, group exhibition, through May 24; Thirty to One, new mixed media work by SHIRLEY KANEDA, through May 24.
FIRST STREET GALLERY, 526 W. 26th St., 9th Fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., (646) 336-8053: call for current exhibition information.
FLORENCE LYNCH GALLERY, 531-539 W. 25th St., Tue.-Sat., 1