“River Marina” by Timothy Mulligan, who studied at Sacramento City College and California State University, Sacramento, is one of the vibrant California landscapes in his strong solo show “Between the Lines” at Elliott Fouts Gallery, 1831 P St., Sacramento. 916-736-1429.
“Freeman,” by veteran Sacramento artist D.L. Thomas is included in his solo show, “Histories/Essays,” which features figures from art history as well as his personal history. The show is up at Archival Gallery, 3223 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. 916-923-6204.
“Magic Light,” by Bay Area painter Nikki Basch-Davis, who studied at London’s Royal College of Art, is one of the painterly and poetic works in her solo show at Tim Collom Gallery, 915 20th St., Sacramento. 916-849-0302.
“Friends” by photographer Anna Skacel is a striking image from her series documenting unfamiliar cultures and amazing new landscapes that reflect the rich diversity of our planet. It’s up with photos by Jerry Berry and Jane Olin at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, 2015 J St., Sacramento. 916-441-2341.
Julia Haft-Candell’s “Pretzel” is one of the works in “Brightsiders,” a show of paintings and sculptures by 18 artists based in Los Angeles. Curated by Adam D. Miller, co-founder of the Los Angeles gallery The Pit, the exhibition features many works made of soft materials or fabric, or which make reference to soft forms that call up association with our bodies. The exhibition is up at Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St., Sacramento. 916-448-2985.