b. sakata garo
Strong, emotive color and dreamlike imagery come together in the works of prominent Sacramento artist Irving Marcus, whose paintings are up at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. (916) 447-4276.
Center for Contemporary Art
Black surfers break waves and stereotypical boundaries in "White Wash," a documentary film and exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, 1519 19th St. (916) 498-9811.
Evolve, the Gallery
"The Fabric of Race," works by Renee Billingslea, examines a post-racial America through the lens of multiethnic and interracial glasses. It's up from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Evolve the Gallery, 2907 35th St., Sacramento. (916) 572-5123.
Sacramento Poetry Center
Bethanie Humphrey's mixed media "Resin Jar Study" is one of the works on view in "The Writer's Brush," a show of visual art by literary artists at the Poet's Gallery/Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St., Sacramento. (916) 240-1897
Elliott Fouts Gallery
"Truly Girls" is a series of paintings by Deborah Hamon that explores the construction of identity of girls as they try to figure out who they are and who they will ultimately become. The show is up at Elliott Fouts Gallery, 1831 P St., Sacramento. (916) 736-1429.