Contemporary Western Visions

Art: Friday, May 11

To complement its current slate of cowboy-inspired exhibits, the Arts Center presents Project Creo: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The show rounds up works by five cutting-edge artists with a fresh take on the Wild West: paintings by USF professor Julie Weitz, including a portrait of Clint Eastwood (pictured); Pale Rider, a video by Norwegian artist Agnes Nedregard; assemblages by St. Pete-based Margaret Steward; sculpture by recent Eckerd College grad Alex Hudgins; and 2-D works by Brooklynite Michael McBean. If you haven't caught the Arts Center's other Western-themed shows — The Wild Bunch: Cowboys in Contemporary Art and Cracker Country: Florida's Cowboy Culture — be sure to check in before they ride off into the sunset on May 27. Project Creo: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, May 11-June 2, opens with an artist reception Fri., May 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-822-7872,

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