Like Frida Kahlo, Kim Scott is known for her striking, surreal self-portraits. “Memoirs of the 6th Great Extinction” is the title of her retrospective exhibition at Artspace 1616 (formerly Sacramento Temporary Contemporary), 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 849-1127.
Milton 510 Bowens focuses on the African American experience in contemporary America in his show “All Blues Ain’t Blue” at Gallery 2110, at its new location, 1023 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 476-5500.
b. sakata garo
Prominent Sacramento artist Jack Ogden turns his hand to sculpture in a show of mixed media “portraits” of artists at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. (916) 447-4276.
Mary Kercher’s abstracted landscape “Ebb and Flow” is one of the strong paintings in a group show at Sparrow Gallery, 2418 K St., Sacramento. (916) 382-4894.
Red Dot Gallery
“Common Threads” is the title of a show of intimately scaled abstractions by Linda Welch (formerly of Exploding Head), Melanie Bown, and Stephen Schumm at Red Dot Gallery, 2231 J St., Suite 101. (916) 267-8100.