b. sakata garo
Nationally known artist Carlos Villa offers a new series of richly textured works at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. (916) 447-4276; www.bsakatagaro.com.
Alex Bult Gallery
Marcie Friedman’s acrylic paintings present bold figures in richly patterned interiors. They are up at Alex Bult Gallery, 1114 21st St., Sacramento. (916) 476-5540; alexbultgallery.com.
Viewpoint Gallery presents its annual show and auction of fine art photographs by national, regional and local artists. The gallery is at 2015 J St., Sacramento. (916) 441-2241, www.viewpointgallery.org.
Evolve the Gallery
Evolve the Gallery pays tribute to SPIRAL, a New York based collective of African American artists who produced powerful artworks arising from the struggle for human rights in the 1960s. The gallery is located at 3428 3rd Ave., Sacramento. (916) 572-5123, www.evolvethegallery.com.
Shimo Center for the Arts
After a trip to China in February, the artist Shimo brought back exquisite porcelain vessels that he created there. He describes the brushstrokes on the ceramics as “musical notes dancing.” The show is at Shimo Center for the Arts, 2117 28th St., Sacramento. (916) 706-1162, shimogallery.com.