Jay Jay ↓
“Buddha Play Monk #9” is one of the jazzy abstractions in internationally known artist Peter Wayne Lewis’ show, up with sculptures by Dean DeCocker, at Jay Jay, 5520 Elvas Ave. (916) 453-2999.
Sacramento Temporary Contemporary ↑
William Ishmael explores the effect of oxidation on materials in works with simple forms that have a wide range of colors and textures at Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, in one of several fine exhibitions for the gallery’s closing show, 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 921-1224.
b. sakata garo ↑
“Keeping Balance” is one of the witty works in renowned ceramic sculptor Richard Shaw’s show at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento (916) 447-4276.
Alex Bult Gallery ↓
Jeff Myers continues to explore the relationship between man and machines in “The Nature of Droids and Machines,” a show dedicated to the memory of his father, renowned photographer Tom Myers. It’s up at Alex Bult Gallery, 1114 21st St., Suite B, Sacramento. (916) 476-5540.
Verge Center for the Arts ↑
William Haddad’s “View of a City” is one of the idiosyncratic works in “Many Happy Returns: Celebrating 35 Years of Short Center North Opening Reception” at Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St., Sacramento. (916) 448-2985.