b. sakata garo
The works of legendary Bay Area Figurative painter Theophilus Brown, who died in February at the age of 92, were prized by his fellow artists. Works by Brown from their collections are on view at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St. (916) 447-4276.
Alex Bult Gallery
"Sugar Loaf #5" is one of the strong watercolor landscapes by Jay Welden in his solo show at Alex Bult Gallery, 1114 21st St. (916) 476-5540.
Skinner Howard Gallery
Hand-painted neckties, silk scarves, paintings by local artists and jewelry made of inner tubes and recycled vinyl records are among the attractions in a pop-up shop at Skinner Howard Gallery, 723 S St. (916) 446-1786.
"Towers," an exhibition of new large-format color photographs by Richard Gilles, is up at Axis Gallery, 1517 19th St. (916) 443-9900.
"Echoes of the Sweetest Sounds," a 20-year anniversary showing of works by Milton 510 Bowens, includes images from his Jazz and Soul series celebrating many legends of American music. It's up at Beatnik Studios, 2421 17th St. (916) 443-5808.