Devo is everywhere this summer - at the state fair, on the radio, in an Ohio Historical Center exhibit. Now they've even inspired art on display at Lindsay Gallery, which ordinarily sticks to showing folk art.

Devo is everywhere this summer - at the state fair, on the radio, in an Ohio Historical Center exhibit. Now they've even inspired art on display at Lindsay Gallery, which ordinarily sticks to showing folk art.

The album art of Devo's "Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!" and other classic rock and pop albums has been re-imagined by local artist Robert Falcone.

"He's come up with his own version of what the album cover should look like," explained gallery owner Duff Lindsay. Other covers include The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" and Frank Zappa's "Hot Rats."

Lindsay has paired Falcone's work with steel sculptures by Kendall Polster, a Milwaukee-based welder.

"His work displays well with Robert's," Lindsay said. "He takes scrap steel from his welding shop and turns it into art."

Polster's work on display includes an actual-size guitar and a scaly tuna fish made of many little pieces of metal.

The show of the men's work, which had its opening last weekend, is to benefit Annie's Fund for the Creative Arts. The fund was set up in honor of artist Anne Miller, Falcone's wife, after she was killed in an automobile accident. It gives grants to artists and groups who are working to advance hand-crafted art forms.

Sherrie Galler ie

Usually the only art that requires a strong stomach is work that's truly awful. In "Vessels and Viscera," opening Saturday at Sherrie Gallerie, some of the pieces require it for another reason entirely: Some of the sculpture is made out of pig intestines.

Carrie Longley uses the innards in her mixed-media sculptures, which look like items from a science classroom. That's what Longley is going for - she enjoys exploring the relationship between science and art.

"Vessels and Viscera" also includes bowls and vases by Jenny Floch, who has been exploring new ways to glaze and fire her work.

Marcia Evans Gallery

Mixed-media paintings by Brian Reaume and Trevor Boyle will be on display in "The Art of Abstraction" at Marcia Evans Gallery. Both artists use acrylics, ink, tar, newspaper and other materials to create abstract work. Reaume draws inspiration from urban decay and from nature, so trees are frequently featured in his artwork.