↑ b. sakata garo
“Betty at Fort Bragg,” Jerald Silva’s masterful watercolor of a sleeping woman, is up with painterly meditations on mature women and metaphoric still lifes in his solo show at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. 916-447-4276.
↓ Elliott Fouts Gallery
“Liquid Therapy” is the title of Ken Waterstreet’s solo show of hyper-real paintings and drawings of moving and mysterious rivers and streams. Walking a line between realism and abstraction, these meditative, labor-intensive works done from memory are up at Elliott Fouts Gallery, 1831 P St., Sacramento. 916-736-1429.
Shimo Center for the Arts →
Sarah Flohr teaches at California State University, Sacramento. Her paintings are rarely seen here but are well known in Europe and Russia. Glowing with soft light, her amorphous oil painting “Trade Wind” is up in her solo show at Shimo Center for the Arts, 2117 28th St., Sacramento. 916-706-1162.
Poised between abstraction and figuration, Susan Tonkin Riegel’s quixotic narrative “Be Here Now,” a beguiling mixed-media work, is up along with works by Kim Scott, Anri H. Begovic, and Thulani Earnshaw at artspace1616, 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. 916-849-1127.
↓ Viewpoint Gallery
“Untitled (Buzzards)” is one of the eerie and evocative works by photographer Hans Gindlesberger in “I’m in the Wrong Film,” his fascinating show of staged images at Viewpoint Gallery, 2015 J St., Suite 101, Sacramento. 916-441-2341.